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Local veteran's critique of VA goes viral

DEVINE When a frustrated Jonathan Devine walked out of the Kalispell Veterans Affairs clinic on Tuesday, Feb. 13, he didnt blast music or visit a bar to blow off steam. Instead, he pulled out his phone, turned the camera on himself and hit record. My appointment was at 9:15, and its now ... 12:05, t

DAILY INTERLAKE - 2018-03-18 12:00:00

Local police can be lifesavers, too

We count on our law-enforcement officers for so much more than catching bad guys and upholding the law. That was evident recently when the Kalispell Police Department presented awards to two police officers who took exceptional action to save or attempt to save the life of another person. Officers J

DAILY INTERLAKE - 2018-03-18 12:00:00

Kalispell man gets deferred sentence for online harassment

KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) - A 35-year-old Kalispell man has been given a three-year deferred sentence after pleading no contest to creating Craigslist ads to harass women who rejected his romantic advances. In three instances, Mathew Cullen Bartlett posted ads with the women's contact information, image

KULR8 - 2018-03-17 17:33:00

Man sentenced for posting phony sex ads

A Kalispell man who posted phony Craiglist personal ads that falsely claimed to be naked pictures of women who had rejected him was sentenced Thursday to three years of probation. Mathew Cullen Bartlett, 36, made multiple internet posts that included a womans full legal name, face, her personal cont

DAILY INTERLAKE - 2018-03-17 01:42:00

Kalispell man sentenced for breaking toddler's leg

A Kalispell man is going to prison for breaking a toddlers leg and causing bruises to the majority of the childs body. Terry Larry Chandler II, 23, was sentenced to the Montana State Prison for 10 years with eight years suspended for a felony count of assault on a minor. He was sentenced in Flathead


Truck hitch used as a weapon in alleged attack

A man is facing an assault with a weapon charge following a road rage incident in Evergreen last week. Raymond Wayne Brackel, 51, allegedly retrieved a three-headed ball hitch from the back of his black Chevy pickup after he punched another driver. Witnesses allege Brackel began swinging the ball h


Yes, economy is growing, but it isn't just because of the GOP tax scam'

Like many so-called conservatives, Mr. Marcus Esmay of Columbia Falls (Sen. Tester in need of intervention? Daily Inter Lake op ed, Jan. 31) apparently clings to misinformation when it comes to the national economy. First of all, Mr. Esmay, Sen. Tester doesnt need an intervention. Hes doing reasona

DAILY INTERLAKE - 2018-03-18 12:00:00

Leave Women's Health Care Choices to Women

In Whitefish, we now have a wonderful new women's clinic for healthcare for the underserved women of our area. And, now, we have some men and women with signs protesting this clinic. Firstly, why do these people feel that they have the right to protest anything about women's bodies and their healthc

FLATHEAD BEACON - 2018-03-17 20:57:39

209-lot subdivision proposed west of Kalispell

The Kalispell Planning Board on Tuesday discussed for the first time an application to annex 90 acres of agriculture land west of city limits to make way for a major subdivision. The land directly southeast of the intersection of Three Mile Drive and West Springcreek Road has been in the Nobach fami


Whitefish Planning Board Recommends Approval of Corridor Plan

A blueprint designed to steer future growth along the lone artery connecting downtown Whitefish to Big Mountain was met with unanimous support March 15 by the city's planning board, which forwarded a recommendation of approval to city council for final action. The Wisconsin Avenue Corridor Plan is t

FLATHEAD BEACON - 2018-03-17 11:47:08