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Breaking News, Evergreen teen killed when vehicle strikes house  Daily Inter Lake

A 15-year-old Evergreen girl was killed Friday morning after a vehicle traveling on Spring Creek Drive in Evergreen struck a home, according to the Flathead ...



Bond increased to $500000 for suspect in vehicular homicide  Daily Inter Lake

A Flathead County Justice Court Judge on Monday set a $500000 bond for Jared Parsons of Kalispell, who is bei.



Breaking News, Dangerous roads close schools in Columbia Falls  Daily Inter Lake

School was called off Monday in Columbia Falls due to dangerous winter driving conditions.In a message from Sc.



Browning Schools thank Columbia Falls girls basketball for sportsmanship  ABC FOX Montana

Browning Public Schools thanked Columbia Falls High School's girls basketball team for a generous gesture of sportsmanship.



Local News, Trustee candidates profiled for upcoming school elections  Daily Inter Lake

April 20, 2019 at 5:00 am | (EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the second and concluding article focusing on a preview on local school elections.) By HILARY MATHESON ...



C-Falls wins state speech title after scoring error detected  Daily Inter Lake

In an unusual twist of events, Columbia Falls High School has reclaimed the title of state speech and debate c.



Columbia Falls principal speaks out on incident involving parent, sign at basketball game  KPAX-TV

COLUMBIA FALLS – A Columbia Falls parent is under fire after holding what some interpret as a racist sign at the Class A basketball game. According to a ...



Stop the 3-letter messages | Editorial  The Missoulian

Here's a trend that needs to stop immediately: sports fans in western Montana showing up to games wearing shirts or holding signs with three initials on them, ...



Local students perform well at mock UN conference  Daily Inter Lake

In a global world, local students showed a keen understanding of international relations with several top winn.



Columbia Falls Students Walk Out In Support Of Second Amendment  MTPR

About 100 students walked out of Columbia Falls High School today in support of the Second Amendment. The walkout was part of a larger nationwide event.



Sports, Showtime for Vikes, Kats  Daily Inter Lake

Bigfork's Anders Epperly (0) drives to the basket against Columbia Falls' Dillon Wanner (10) at Columbia Falls High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily ...



Local Sports, Big 4th quarter powers Glacier over CFalls  Daily Inter Lake

COLUMBIA FALLS – Glacier outscored Columbia Falls 22-7 in the fourth quarter en route to a 58-44 victory over.



Fight of Her Life  Flathead Beacon

Kimberly Peacock is still smiling more than a year after a devastating diagnosis, but in a community rocked by a spate of cancer cases among high school ...



Galleries, PHOTOS: Lady Wildkats down Browning in thriller, 57-55  Daily Inter Lake

Photos from Columbia Falls Lady Wildkats' 57-55 win over Browning at Columbia Falls High School on Saturday.



Columbia Falls leads way in graduation rate  Daily Inter Lake

Qyn Ingraham, center, is all smiles as he heads into the gym for Columbia Falls' graduation in this file photo. (Hungry Horse News). Four of five high schools in ...



Montana High School All-Star volleyball match set for Sunday in Great Falls  Montana Sports

(Providence Athletics Media Release). GREAT FALLS – The University of Providence is pleased to announce that it will host the Montana High School All-Star ...



Local Sports, Columbia Falls spikers drop Whitefish  Daily Inter Lake

COLUMBIA FALLS – The Columbia Falls Wildkats downed the Whitefish Bulldogs 25-17, 25-16, 25-7 in Northwest Cla.



2018 General Election Q & A: House District 3  Flathead Beacon

How do you intend to balance the state budget? 2. What taxes are you willing to increase, if any? 3. Are there any services you are willing to cut? 4. How do you ...



Fire officials talk limited resources, difficult conditions on northwest Montana fires  NBC Montana

Over 100 people from the Flathead Valley spent their Saturday night at Columbia Falls High School to get more information on several fires in northwest ...



Local News, Pro-gun walkout planned today  Daily Inter Lake

Columbia Falls student Braxton Shewalter led a group of students during a walkout in March that memorialized those lost in the Florida shooting, but also ...



Boys and Girls Club looks to build in Columbia Falls  Daily Inter Lake

The Boys and Girls Club of Glacier Country is in a period of transition.After the decision to disband its Ever.



Local News, Voters consider school levies, trustees  Daily Inter Lake

EDITOR'S NOTE: The Inter Lake is writing about school elections in two parts, today and tomorrow. We are incl.



Local Sports, Bigfork blasts C-Falls, 70-20  Daily Inter Lake

COLUMBIA FALLS – Colton Reichenbach scored a career-high 19 as Bigfork coasted to a 70-20 nonconference boys b.



Columbia Falls High School | Hometowns  The Missoulian

Parents: Kristine and Troy Bowman. GPA: 4.085. Activities: National Honor Society; Peer Allies; football; basketball; track and field; speech and debate.



Local News, Contrasting rallies held in downtown Kalispell  Daily Inter Lake

Kwen Shirley and Braxton Shewalter are clearly on opposite sides of the fence when it comes to their politics,



Students Across Montana Join National Gun Walkout  MTPR

Students at Glacier High School in Kalispell, MT memorialized the Parkland shooting victims on March 14, 2018 by placing 17 empty chairs outside, one for each ...



Trib Top Ten: Top high school football contests from around Montana  Great Falls Tribune

Lee Vernoy selects the top ten high school games of the week across the state.



Missing C-Falls man found dead in North Dakota  Daily Inter Lake

Williston, North Dakota, police found a body on Friday that is believed to be Brandon Barnes, formerly of Colu.



Columbia Falls student fighting cancer returns home  Daily Inter Lake

Columbia Falls High School student Kimberly Peacock embraces her father Jim Peacock last Thursday at Glacier Jet Center. (Aaric Bryan/Daily Inter Lake).



Columbia Falls wins 13th consecutive speech and debate championship  Daily Inter Lake

Columbia Falls High School Speech and Debate propelled itself to a 13th consecutive state title in Corvallis o.



Local News, Results from Flathead County Science Fair  Daily Inter Lake

There were about 185 third- through 12th-graders who competed in the Flathead County Science Fair March 1 at t.



Chris Finberg Selected As Columbia Falls Boys Basketball Coach  Flathead Beacon

Chris Finberg is the new head coach of the boys basketball team at his alma mater, Columbia Falls High School. Finberg, a former standout athlete in Columbia ...



EPA Reaches Out To Columbia Falls As Superfund Study Progresses  MTPR

Shannon Stringer has an opinion that's not entirely popular in Columbia Falls. “I do. I've gotten into heated discussions with other people in the.



Columbia Falls Speech and Debate team takes first  Daily Inter Lake

Columbia FALLS High School Speech and Debate accepts the first-place trophy after winning the Class A state championship. Front Row: Coach Alicia Gillen, ...



Local News, Community mourns death of beloved teen  Daily Inter Lake

Paxton Fisher, a captain of the Columbia Falls High School boys soccer team, died Tuesday from an aggressive form of cancer. (Hungry Horse News file).



School board lets Columbia Falls High student return after gun incident  The Missoulian

COLUMBIA FALLS - A 16-year-old Columbia Falls High School student who unwittingly brought an unloaded hunting rifle to school in the trunk of her car will ...



Local News, New sheriff schedules five town-hall meetings  Daily Inter Lake

As a way of involving the community in the department, Flathead County Sheriff Brian Heino will take his agenda to the public by holding town-hall meetings to ...



“Ransom note” released after cyber-threats to Montana schools from "Dark Overlord" hackers  CBS News

KALISPELL, Mont. -- Classes were scheduled to resume Tuesday in northwestern Montana's Flathead Valley after more than 30 public and private schools ...



House District 3 candidate Q&A: Zac Perry | 406 Politics  The Missoulian

What is your strategy to balance the state budget? What taxes, if any, would you be willing to increase? What services, if any, would you be willing to cut? Should ...



Best of the Flathead 2017 results  Daily Inter Lake

BEST OF ENTERTAINMENTCasino1. Windiggers Casino, Kalispell2. Brannigan's Pub, Kalispell3. Nickel Charlie's Cas.



New school year set to begin  Daily Inter Lake

A new school year is here with many school districts in the Flathead Valley starting Wednesday, Aug. 30. Colum.



Flathead LGBTQ+ Alliance offers safe space for gay, trans and questioning youth  Daily Inter Lake

On Wednesday night in the basement of the ImagineIF Library in Kalispell more than two dozen students and pare.



Local News, Local students organize pro-gun rally  Daily Inter Lake

Three area high school students are planning to lead a pro-gun rights rally at Depot Park in Kalispell on Satu.



Montana Wildfire Update for August 18, 2018  NBC Montana

The following is a collection of updates on wildfires burning across Montana. NBC Montana is continuing to follow these fires and this list will be updated ...



Pro-Gun Rally Scheduled For Kalispell Saturday  MTPR

Grant Miller, Braxton Shewalter and Cole Medhus stand in Kalispell's Depot Park April 4. The three high school students are planning a pro-gun rally here April ...



Local News, Voters to decide county commission, sheriff races  Daily Inter Lake

Flathead County voters today will decide a number of local contested races in the primary election.Topping the.



DaVall Building Comes Down in Columbia Falls; Apartment Complex to Be Built  Flathead Beacon

The Big Store is no more. Construction crews began tearing down the large vacant building, originally called the Big Store but later renamed the DaVall Building, ...



Local Sports, WRESTLING: Polson grapplers slip by C-Falls by 9  Daily Inter Lake

COLUMBIA FALLS — The lower and middle weights all favored Polson in a Northwest A conference wrestling dual on.



Local News, Longtime Columbia Falls judge gets national award  Daily Inter Lake

Longtime Columbia Falls City Judge Susan “Tina” Gordon has been named the most outstanding non-attorney judge.



Obituaries, Mark D. Hader, 51  Daily Inter Lake

Mark D. Hader, 51. Mark Duane Hader, 51. Born to Jack and Marge Hader of Columbia Falls on Feb. 10, 1965, Mark Duane Hader was the eighth of 10 children.



Little Guy Wrestling preps for Western Montana Tourney  Polson Lake County Leader

RONAN LITTLE Guy wrestler Shawn Stump attempts to position himself for a take-down at the Little Guy Wrestling Tournament at Arlee High School. (Photo by ...



C-Falls teens rise above the ranks to become U.S. Presidential Scholars  Daily Inter Lake

Columbia Falls High School seniors Colin Norick and Annabel Conger joke together in the high school's library on Friday. The two were chosen as U.S. ...



'We must speak' - Gun rights activists rally in Kalispell  Missoulian

KALISPELL — About 200 people gathered Saturday at Kalispell's Depot Park for a “Rally for Our Rights,” where speakers and gun rights advocates ...



Kalispell Pro-Gun Rally Draws 200  MTPR

On the same day Second Amendment advocates demonstrated at state capitols across America, an unaffiliated pro-gun rally in Kalispell drew about 200 people.



Local Sports, Glacier High School rules Crosstown Boxing Smoker  Daily Inter Lake

Glacier High School's Andrew Glynn, right, exchanges punches with Flathead's Chance Sheldon-Allen at the 9th annual Crosstown Boxing Smoker at the ...



Guess Who's Back?  Flathead Beacon

Logan Kolodejchuk spent his summer as a ranch hand, baling hay and wrangling 60 head of cattle on a daily basis. That's bad news for opposing teams this fall.



Local teams looks at season ahead  Daily Inter Lake

Class A speech and debate state champion Columbia Falls High School is starting the season with 42 members who.



Four Candidates Vie for Three Columbia Falls City Council Seats  Flathead Beacon

Columbia Falls is enjoying healthy economic growth as the tourism industry benefits local businesses and families increasingly move into town. Since 2010, the ...



Strong start for C-Falls, Whitefish at Western A divisional volleyball  Daily Inter Lake

Columbia Falls senior Morgan Stenger hammers the ball past a pair of Stevensville defenders during the Wildkats' 3-game victory at the Western A Divisional ...



Local News, Cedar Creek Lodge opens in C. Falls  Daily Inter Lake

The $7 million-plus Cedar Creek Lodge and Conference Center opened Friday in Columbia Falls, and the place is.



Family-owned Montana timber mill values forest conservation  Great Falls Tribune

Roy and Ben Thompson of Columbia Falls don't run a conventional lumber business, but they've thrived nonetheless.



Columbia Falls Woman Sentenced to Prison for Running Ponzi Scheme  Flathead Beacon

A Columbia Falls woman who stole $1.5 million from 28 different investors in an elaborate Ponzi scheme has been sentenced to Montana Women's Prison.



'Tis the season for family-owned Christmas tree business  Daily Inter Lake

Thanksgiving turkey and dressing are already distant memories for the Rogers family. It's Christmas tree seaso.



Obituaries, Faithe Marie Schellinger, 72  Daily Inter Lake

Surrounded by her husband and children, Faithe Marie Schellinger, 72, “left this world to join her loved ones.



Glasgow Grapplers Have Great Showing in Great Falls  Glasgow Courier

After a stop in Ft. Benton as a warm-up, the Scottie grapplers spent Dec. 16 and 17 in Great Falls at the CMR Holiday Classic Wrestling Tournament.



Obituaries, Benny Hoerner, 63  Daily Inter Lake

Benny Hoerner, 63, passed away on July 22, 2016, at his home in Columbia Falls with his family by his side. He.



Local News, Columbia Falls Aluminum Co. permanently closed  Daily Inter Lake

Columbia Falls Aluminum Co. is closing permanently and will demolish some plant facilities, company spokesman.



Obituaries, Benjamin Thomas Creech III, 26  Daily Inter Lake

Ben left us on March 10, 2016, at the age of 26. He was born on May 18, 1989, to Shirley Creech and (Benjamin.



Mineral Independent , Thilmony captures title at Owen Invite  Clark Fork Valley Press

Trae Thilmony, a freshman on the Thompson Falls/Noxon wrestling team, captured the 113-pound title at the Owen Invite. (Joe Sova/Clark Fork Valley Press).



Local News, Teen succumbs to cancer  Daily Inter Lake

Columbia Falls High School senior Taylor Peterson, whose battle with cancer galvanized the community, died Mon.



Building bodies: Former competitor gives back through lifting, nutrition clinics  Daily Inter Lake

Todd Fedor no longer competes as a bodybuilder, but his bulging biceps are a reminder of his championship day.



Montana Shakespeare in the Schools to tour Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night'  Montana State University

BOZEMAN – Montana Shakespeare in the Schools enters its 25th season in 2017 with a tour of “Twelfth Night” to regional middle and high schools. Several ...



2018 Montana Democratic House Primary Voting Guide | MTPR  MTPR

Five Montana Democrats are running in June 5 primary election for a chance to unseat first-term incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte in the Nov. 6.



Grapplers cap another season of Little Guy Wrestling  Polson Lake County Leader

Every year Polson Little Guy Wrestling Coach Bob Owen hopes to instill several fundamental life lessons in his.



Bigfork-bred Bolt d'Oro Fades Late at Kentucky Derby  Flathead Beacon

Bolt d'Oro ran with the top horses for most of the 144th Kentucky Derby on May 5, but the 3-year-old colt ultimately succumbed to the field down the stretch and ...



Obituaries, Martha Mary Sloan, 91  Daily Inter Lake

Martha Mary Sloan, 91, “went to be with our Lord” on Oct. 6, 2016 at The Springs in Whitefish. Born June 18,



Salonen Steps Down as Glacier Girls Basketball Coach  Flathead Beacon

Kris Salonen has resigned as the head coach of the girls basketball team at Glacier High School, concluding a successful 25-year career devoted to leading ...



Obituaries, Julie "Julz" Marjorie Kaneen, 31  Daily Inter Lake

Julie 'Julz' Marjorie Kaneen, 31, of Kalispell, passed away suddenly on the morning of Feb. 22, 2015. Julie.



Three new officers join Kalispell police force  Daily Inter Lake

New police officers Sean Keller, Dan Williams and Justin Turner were confirmed Monday by the Kalispell City Co.



Obituaries, Peter Hubbard Keller, 49  Daily Inter Lake

Peter Hubbard Keller, 49. My husband, best friend, true love and constant companion passed away on July 7, 2015, by accidental drowning in Hackensack, ...



Local News, Columbia Falls man commands Navy cruiser  Daily Inter Lake

U.S. Navy Capt. Brian K. Sorenson, formerly of Columbia Falls, assumed command of the guided-missile cruiser U.



A Safe Place for Dylan  Flathead Beacon

As a Columbia Falls family struggles to care for their teenager with autism, they face a future with limited options. By Molly Priddy // Sep 27, 2017. Flathead ...



Teens in MSU outreach project head for international science fair  Montana State University

BOZEMAN – Two brothers from Columbia Falls who participated in Montana State University's youth outreach program BioScience Montana will be in Los ...



TRACK: Clear skies, fast times at A.R.M. Invite  Daily Inter Lake

WHITEFISH — The calendar may still read April, but don't tell Derek Schulz.For the Whitefish track and field c.



Reporters Grill Montana Democratic House Candidates On Electability  MTPR

From left to right, Democratic U.S. House Candidates John Heenan, John Meyer, Jared Pettinato, Grant Kier, Kathleen Williams, during the May 3, 2018 debate.



STEMfest launches to showcase careers to 2000 Montana high school students  Ravalli Republic

Annabel Conger is a high school junior with a high interest in STEM – science, technology, engineering and math.



HOOPS ROUNDUP: Trio of 'Kats lead C-Falls past Libby  Daily Inter Lake

COLUMBIA FALLS — A trio of high-scoring Wildkats carried Columbia Falls to a 52-41 win over Libby in a Northwe.



Local News, 'Ranger Doug' finishes 55th season at Glacier  Daily Inter Lake

Few people can tell a story like Doug Follett. At 90 years old, “Ranger Doug” just wrapped up his 55th season.



Brain tumor an inspiration for dragon-boat veterans  Daily Inter Lake

Kelsey Timothy celebrates with her partner, Derrick Whitby, at last year's Montana Dragon Boat Festival. The two have been there for each other since well ...



German family sues Whitefish Mountain Resort over death of skier  The Missoulian

The German family of a 16-year-old exchange student who suffocated after falling into a tree well at the Whitefish Mountain Resort in 2010 has filed a federal ...



State swimming results  The Missoulian

At Bill Swarthout Fieldhouse Pool. Great Falls. Saturday. Finals. CLASS AA. Girls. Team scores – 1. Missoula Hellgate 404; 2. Bozeman 226; 3. C.M. Russell ...



Saturday’s high school track, softball, golf  Great Falls Tribune

SOFTBALL. Anaconda 11, Thompson Falls 0 (5 inn.) T. Falls…000 00 – 0 1 2. Anaconda…902 0x – 11 8 0. Michaela Cortright, Ashley Gates (5) and Hannah ...



Boys basketball: Flathead narrows coaching search to Epperly, Gustafson, Schroeder  Daily Inter Lake

With the start of practice less than a month away, Flathead moved one step closer to naming a boys basketball.



Graduation dress codes, laws collide  Daily Inter Lake

The debate over whether high school students should be allowed to decorate graduation caps has gained a lot of.



The Strong Legacy of the Class of 2015  Flathead Beacon

Over 1,000 high school students from the Flathead Valley will celebrate graduation in the coming weeks. By Dillon Tabish // May 28, 2015. Flathead Beacon.



Griz add 22 student-athletes to incoming class of 2017 - University of Montana Athletics  GoGriz.com - Official Athletic Site - University of Montana

Montana head coach Bob Stitt unveiled his third recruiting class on Wednesday, officially welcoming 22 student-athletes to the University of Montana on ...



Obituaries, Joan Lynn Nelson Kuemmerle, 51  Daily Inter Lake

Joan Lynn Nelson Kuemmerle, 51, passed away Sept. 22, 2014, at the Colorado University Memorial Hospital Hospi.



A lesson in articulation and movement  Daily Inter Lake

West Valley School student Jaden Schreckendgust gestures while reading a line from “Twelfth Night” during a Montana Shakespeare in the School workshop on ...



Obituaries, Norma J 'Grams' Finberg, 84  Daily Inter Lake

Norma J. “Grams” Finberg passed away Feb. 23, 2015, at Kalispell Regional Medical Center, surrounded by her lo.



Prep Extra: Sentinel's good luck holds out | Girls' basketball  The Missoulian

Winning a state championship takes more than just talent and hours of commitment. There's also quite a bit of luck involved.



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