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Kalispell Police Officer Accuses Department of Sexual Harassment
A longtime Kalispell police officer has sued the City of Kalispell alleging that she was harassed by fellow officers and was not promoted because she is a woman. Michelle O’Neil filed a lawsuit in Flathead County District Court on Dec. 5 seeking damages for alleged harassment from dozens of colleagu
Law enforcement officers urge caution on slick roads
KALISPELL, Mont. — Snow can make driving conditions treacherous, but Montana Highway Patrol officials warn drivers to be careful this winter, even if the roads seem clear. Trooper Jason Fredenberg said he sees a lot of vehicle rollovers and slide-offs in the winter.
Grinchmas event cut short after costume is stolen
KALISPELL, Mont. — Taking pictures with Santa is a common holiday tradition, but Kalispell mom and photographer Tiffany Floden wanted to do something a little different. “We realized everyone goes to see Santa, and that’s pretty much it,” Floden said.
One dead after vehicle fire in Flathead
KALISPELL, Mont. — The remains of one individual was found in a car after the Flathead County Fire Investigation Team was called to a vehicle fire near Lion Lake in the Hungry Horse area.
Flathead group seeks volunteers to honor veterans
KALISPELL, Mont. — Communities across the country will lay wreaths on veterans’ graves on Dec. 16 as part of Wreaths Across America, and the Flathead will be one of them. Wreaths Across America is a national event that coordinates wreath laying at Arlington National Cemetery with events at more than
Spotlight Event: This Sacred Season and Messiah
When: Saturday, Dec. 15, at 7:30 p.m. at Whitefish Performing Arts Center and Sunday, Dec. 16, at 3 p.m. at Flathead High School in Kalispell. The Glacier Symphony’s “This Sacred Season and Messiah” concerts in Whitefish and Kalispell will offer a delightful pallet of sacred music for the season wit
A Year After Chief Retired, a Second Interim Leader Takes Reins of Kalispell Police
For the second time in a year, the city has appointed an interim police chief as the search continues for a new leader for the Kalispell Police Department. On Nov. 30, Patrol Capt. Tim Falkner, a 20-year veteran of the KPD, became interim police chief when Wade Rademacher retired after 24 years with
Scoreboard: Knights of Columbus Badlands Bowl Montana roster
Quarterback: Blake Thelen, Great Falls; Kris Brown, Bozeman. Alternates: Mitch Norslein, Lewistown; Joe Byorth, Billings Central; Rylan Ortt, Missoula Sentinel. Running back: Blake Counts, Kalispell Flathead; Joe Olson, Bozeman. Alternates: Jack Studer, Billings Central; Preston Blaine, Kalispell Gl
Montana family searches for grinch who stole Grinch costume
KALISPELL — A Montana family is looking for a grinch who stole a custom-made Grinch holiday costume. The Daily Inter Lake reports the Kalispell Christmas parade on Saturday was the last time the costume, inspired by the Dr. Seuss classic story of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," was seen before it
Flathead Co. crews prepare for snowfall
KALISPELL, Mont. — Snow in the forecast means an early morning for the Flathead County Road and Bridge Department. Trucks are usually out on the roads clearing snow by 5:30 a.m.
Michelle Williams is 'looking forward to starting some new traditions' for holidays with new husband Phil Elverum
It's been a good year for Michelle Williams, who's seeking to end things on a great note. The Kalispell, Montana native, 38, told People that she's 'looking forward to starting some new traditions' for the holiday season in her first year of marriage to her husband, musician Phil Elverum, 40.
Overhaul planned for Hungry Horse Dam in northwest Montana
KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation is planning to spend between $150 million and $200 million to overhaul the 65-year-old Hungry Horse Dam in northwest Montana.
Changing a culture: Montana grapples with lenient drunk driving laws
Becky Sturdevant was in her Kalispell home preparing a surprise 30th birthday party for her son, Evan Schneider, when she received a call that he was killed in a head-on collision with a drunk driver.
Kalispell Bypass Receives Federal Funds to Expand Foys Section to Four Lanes
Thanks to a $12.75 million federal grant announced yesterday, a roughly two-mile section of the southern Kalispell bypass will be expanded to a four-lane highway while removing the Foys roundabout.
Volunteers sleepout to raise money, awareness for homeless youth It's not comm
KALISPELL, Mont. — It's not common to see people camping in December, but on Saturday night in Kalispell volunteers slept outside to raise money and awareness for homeless youth.
Overhaul planned for Hungry Horse Dam
KALISPELL, Mont. — The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation is planning to spend between $150 million and $200 million to overhaul the 65-year-old Hungry Horse Dam in northwestern Montana.
Kalispell Gets $12.7 Million Federal Grant To Expand Highway 93 Bypass
Kalispell has received $12.7 million in federal funds to expand a section of the Highway 93 Bypass outside of town. The U.S. Department of Transportation BUILD grant will expand a two-mile stretch from two to four lanes and remove the roundabout at Foys Lake Road.
Mountain snow possible by Monday
Below normal temperatures will continue for the remainder of the weekend in Missoula and Kalispell with highs in the upper 20s. Highs in Butte and Bozeman will be in the low 30s. Lows will range from single digits to the low 20s. Sunday will be dry with mostly sunny skies across the region.
Local groups accepting holiday gift donations
KALISPELL, Mont. — Holidays can be expensive, and for some, the cost of presents is just too much. A Ray of Hope and the Salvation Army in Kalispell are working to make sure every child has a gift to unwrap.
Law Enforcement Investigating Deadly Car Fire
One person is dead after a fire engulfed a vehicle in the Hungry Horse area on Dec. 8. According to Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry, officers received a report of a vehicle fully on fire in the woods near Lion Lake.