Flathead Area News

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Montana Senator Responds to Plagiarism Accusations

July 23, 2014

U.S. Sen. John Walsh responded Wednesday evening to a withering New York Times report accusing the Montana Democrat of plagiarizing substantial... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Local and Ready to Shine at The Event

July 23, 2014

2014 is the year of the horse and Flathead Valley will be celebrating it with The Event at Rebecca Farm, a four-day equestrian triathlon on July... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

State and Xerox Resolve Medicaid Contract Problems

July 23, 2014

HELENA — State officials say they’ve resolved a breach of contract issue with Xerox Corp. over developing a new computer program for Medicaid... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Fire Season in West Expected to Get More Intense

July 23, 2014

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Despite widespread drought in the West, wildfires have burned less than half the 10-year average area so far this summer. U.S.... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Supreme Court Upholds Firing of Tourism Director

July 23, 2014

HELENA — The Montana Supreme Court has upheld the 2010 firing of a former state tourism director. Elizabeth “Betsy” Baumgart served as... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Copper Mine Project Draws Hundreds of Comments

July 23, 2014

BOZEMAN — A proposal to dig test wells at the site of a planned copper mine near White Sulphur Springs has drawn about 940 public comments. A Tintina... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Annoying Kids

July 23, 2014

9:26 a.m. A Kalispell woman accused a man of damaging her property in retaliation for an event that occurred three years ago. 10:07 a.m. A Hungry... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

New Safety Rules Proposed to Curb Oil Train Fires

July 23, 2014

WASHINGTON — Responding to a series of fiery train crashes, the government proposed rules Wednesday that would phase out tens of thousands of older... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Missoula Man Denies Charge He Tried to Kidnap 10-year-old

July 23, 2014

MISSOULA — A man accused of grabbing a 10-year-old girl as she played with her brother in a Missoula park has pleaded not guilty to attempted... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Go Funk Yourself, Shakespeare in the Parks, Israel Cease-Fire

July 23, 2014

Good midweek morning, Beacon readers! Here are the links Molly thinks you should check out on this beautiful Wednesday. And, as always, be sure to... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.