Flathead Area News

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Hazardous Water Cannon

July 23, 2016

6:51 a.m. Music from a firework stand in Columbia Falls was way too loud. 9:35 a.m. A Columbia Falls woman found her stolen lawn mower in someone... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

What is True Cost of Drinking Water from Plastic Bottles?

July 23, 2016

How many folks are aware of the negative impacts of water bottled in plastic? Did you know that there are two main forms of plastic that make up... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Commission Votes to Expand Overcrowded County Jail

July 23, 2016

The Flathead County Commission has given the green light to expand the current jail into the now-empty county attorney’s office in Kalispell. But... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Bullock Has Earned Second Term

July 22, 2016

Let’s be positive for a change. I am tired of all the negative political discourse on TV and in the press. Aren’t you? I have heard many times that... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Canadian Teens Detained for Pokemon Go Border Crossing

July 22, 2016

HELENA — U.S. Border Patrol officials say two Canadian teenagers were briefly apprehended after they accidentally crossed the U.S. border into... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Kalispell Man Sentenced to Prison for Sexually Assaulting 5-Year-Old

July 22, 2016

A 27-year-old Kalispell man whose previous rape conviction was overturned by a higher court was sentenced to 50 years in prison for sexually... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

FBI Seeks to Link Carjacking Suspects to Other Robberies

July 22, 2016

MISSOULA — FBI agents are analyzing cellphone data to determine whether two men accused of carjacking a family and holding them hostage while firing... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Montana’s Unemployment Rate Steady at 4.2 Percent in June

July 22, 2016

HELENA — Montana’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate continues to hold steady at 4.2 percent in June while the national unemployment rate... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Flathead Water Compact Endures District Court Ruling

July 22, 2016

The proposed Flathead water compact can proceed toward settlement with the U.S. government, while Montana employees and board members can be held... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Gianforte, Not Bullock, Has Real Montanan Values Related to Access

July 22, 2016

Often times the first casualty in politics is the truth. Currently, the Democrats are using out-of-state dark money to bastardize the truth relating... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.