Flathead Area News

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Flathead County Stays at Stage 2 Fire Restrictions for Long Weekend

September 4, 2015

While federal and state lands are likely scaling back from Stage 2 fire restrictions to Stage 1 in the wake of cool, rainy weather, the Flathead... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Blackfeet Tribal Council Votes to Banish Drug Dealers

September 4, 2015

To address a growing drug problem on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, the tribal council is reviving an historic punishment to banish dealers and... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Accused Missoula Flasher to Move to Bigfork While Awaiting Trial

September 4, 2015

A 22-year-old University of Montana student who allegedly exposed himself to at least four young girls in Lolo in March is moving to Bigfork while... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Judge: Injunction Against Water Rule Limited to 13 States

September 4, 2015

BISMARCK, N.D. — A federal judge in North Dakota said Friday that his injunction blocking a new Obama administration rule aimed at regulating some... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Lawsuit Claims Dam Transfer Would be National Security Risk

September 4, 2015

HELENA — A lawsuit seeking to block the transfer of a Montana dam to two Native American tribes makes the unusual assertion that the transfer could... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Lawsuit Over Transfer of Mentally Ill Patients to Go Forward

September 4, 2015

HELENA — A lawsuit that challenges the way the state decides to transfer mentally ill inmates from the Montana State Hospital to prison can move... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Republican Leaders Want Primaries Closed to Remove Moderates

September 4, 2015

HELENA — Leading Republican lawmakers say in court documents that a lawsuit seeking to close Montana’s primary elections intends to keep... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

We Must All Support Congressman Zinke’s Forest Stewardship Program

September 4, 2015

There is no time to waste. We are way behind the eight ball. Right now there should be hundreds of trucks on our highways hauling a variety of wood... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Alberta to Formally Protect 250,000 Acres Near Waterton-Glacier Peace Park

September 4, 2015

The Alberta government announced Sept. 4 that 250,000 acres just north of Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park will be protected from logging... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Essex Evacuation Lifted as Cool Weather Calms Sheep Fire

September 4, 2015

Cool weather and rain have calmed the Sheep Fire on the southern edge of Glacier National Park and the pre-evacuation order for Essex has been... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.