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1 person dead after structure fire in eastern Montana
Dawson County Attorney Brett Irigoin tellsThe Billings Gazettethe victim, whose name has not been released, was pulled from the fire north of Glendive on Tuesday evening.
BCSO: Structure fire spreading to trees, threatening property in Sagle
The sheriff's office is advising people to avoid the area to allow access to first responders.SAGLE, Idaho -- The Bonner County Sheriff's Office is reporting a structure fire on W. Garfield Bay Road and Summer Lane in Sagle.The fire is spreading to trees and threatening nearby structures.The sheriff
Long Bridge in Sandpoint closed due to multiple car collision
SANDPOINT, Idaho-- Long Bridge on Highway 95 is closed on Wednesday evening.Sandpoint PD said the closure is due to a 3 vehicle collision on Long Bridge.Officials are asking drivers to avoid the area.© 2018 KREM
Buckle up: Montana’s Senate race will be another wild ride
HELENA — The results of June 5 primary elections gave some clues as to the mood of Montana’s electorate, and all signs points to another competitive — and expensive — U.S. Senate race this fall.State Auditor Matt Rosendale, who ran much of his primary campaign as though he was the frontrunner, confi
Wayside expands, adds outdoor event venue
Just in time for summer, the Wayside in Trout Creek has added an outdoor venue for music and other events. Steve Anderson, owner of the Wayside, expanded the business recently. Additional seating in the restaurant can accommodate up to 30 more people, and Anderson said it can also be closed off if p
Bruins open Big Bucks with win over Loggers
LIBBY, Mont. — Six hours on a bus took a measured toll on the Walla Walla Bruins Wednesday as they journeyed to Big Sky Country where they will participate in the 10-team, four-day Big Bucks American Legion baseball tournament that begins here today.
Kalispell man, 41, identified as Olney crash victim
June 18, 2018 at 9:31 am | Daily Inter Lake A man killed in a single vehicle crash on Saturday near Olney has been identified as 41-year-old Rian Erik Britt.The Kalispell resident was driving southbound on U.S. 93 at around 6:30 a.m. when the vehicle left the roadway and rolled.Britt was alone in th
Schweitzer offers new way to hit the trails this summer
It will add daily hosted electric bike trail tours to its offerings. Dani Demmons, the resort’s activities manager, describes the bikes as “bicycles with a battery so you can get a little extra help in spots that you might need it.”
Woman with Local Ties Mauled by Grizzly Bear
Kornak, who was working alone collecting samples for the first time in the remote Cabinet Mountains in Montana, was mercilessly mauled by a bear near a stream during the sneak attack. Kornak was mauled from behind.
Weekend sales kick off summer season
Sanders County encompasses more than 2,700 square miles. This weekend, tourists and locals will scatter to find the best deals on the best treasures during the annual Sanders County Yard Sale-ing event.
Spring burning season nears end
The Plains/Thompson Falls and Superior Ranger Districts and the Montana DNRC have officially ceased the issuing of burn permits as of June 17 on their areas of responsibility, and the Cabinet Ranger District, headquartered west of Trout Creek, will not issue permits past June 24.
UI Boundary County variety trials and field day is June 28
The 2018 University of Idaho Variety Trials and Field Day will be held Thursday, June 28, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Houck Farms, 5285 Farm to Market Road, Bonners Ferry.
Marion Man Pleads Not Guilty to Assault, Criminal Endangerment - Flathead Beacon
According to court documents, a chaplain had been at Evangelestomp’s home to help the man and his wife work through some issues. At one point, Evangelestomp allegedly left the home but came back soon after to get his gun. When Evangelestomp’s wife found out he was allegedly looking for his gun, she
Quest Kodiak Takeoff, Flypast, and Landing
During a trip from the Quest Aircraft factory in Sandpoint, Idaho, to Santa Monica, California, chief demo pilot Mark Brown showed the new Kodiak 100 Series II’s off-airport capabilities with a stop and a flypast in the Black Rock Desert in northern Nevada, which is the site of the annual Burning Ma
N. Idaho man sentenced following fatal collision
Police say 61-year-old Katherine Stelzer of Mead, Washington, died after being hit by Goullette in June 2016. Zualita Updike of Clark Fork, Idaho, was injured.
Trip Report: Quest Kodiak Series II
Driving on an early May morning to Sandpoint, Idaho, to see the Quest Aircraft factory and then fly a new Kodiak 100 Series II to California, it was clear that icing conditions were not only forecast but likely in the wet gray clouds that shrouded the local mountains. For the flight-into-known-icing
New Bonner County ordinance dials back the tunes
Prior to the new ordinance the county had no law governing noise on the water, said Commissioner Dan McDonald. A marine deputy who received a complaint didn’t have the authority to write a citation. Instead, they would have to call a land-based deputy who would then need to write the citation. This
Sandpoint retirement home resident accused of firing shot at employee
BONNER-COUNTYPhoto: KGWSandpoint retirement home resident accused of firing shot at employeeThe victim told police that a resident, James Raftery, pulled a pistol out of his waist, leveled it off at him and fired, officials said.
Gates open at shooting complex
June 14, 2018 at 5:21 pm | By BENJAMIN KIBBEY The Western NewsThe automatic gate at the Lincoln County Shooting Complex on Farm to Market Road is now active, and the public can gain access with a gate code.Dan Ackeman with the Libby Rod and Gun Club said that members of the public desiring access ca
Early Childhood fair in Libby Saturday
The event is geared toward providing fun, free activities for children and families, while also educating the community about services available.