Flathead Area News

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Man Accused of Indecent Exposure Deemed Unfit to Stand Trial

September 29, 2016

A 23-year-old Kalispell man accused of indecent exposure has been committed to a state mental-health facility after he was found to be mentally unfit... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Columbia Falls Woman Denies Running Ponzi Scheme

September 29, 2016

A Columbia Falls woman accused of operating a Ponzi scheme that took more than $1.5 million from 28 different investors pleaded not guilty to five... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Yosemite Chief Retiring Amid Complaints of Hostile Workplace

September 29, 2016

FRESNO, Calif. — The head of Yosemite National Park is retiring after employees complained that he created a hostile workplace by allowing bullying,... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Montana to Test 1,400 Unprocessed Rape Kits Dating to 1995

September 29, 2016

HELENA — Montana will test 1,400 rape kits dating back to 1995 that weren’t submitted to the state’s crime lab by local law enforcement... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Bavarian Fun, Montana Style

September 29, 2016

A few years ago, Kevin Collom was at the Great Northwest Oktoberfest in Whitefish watching the stein-holding contests when his wife urged him to get... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Cigarette Theft

September 29, 2016

7:09 a.m. An Airport Road resident found mail belonging to several other people stuffed into her mailbox. 8:31 a.m. An Ashley Lake Road resident... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Forest Officials Lighting Prescribed Burns Across the Valley

September 29, 2016

Ranger Districts on the Flathead National Forest are conducting multiple fall season prescribed fire projects when weather, fuel conditions and air... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Whitefish to Celebrate Opening of Skye Park Bridge

September 29, 2016

The City of Whitefish invites the public to the grand opening of the Skye Park Bridge on Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 6 p.m. City officials are asking people... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Whitefish Mountain Resort Honors, Ski Season Cometh & OPEC

September 29, 2016

Good morning, Montana. It’s a lovely fall day in the Flathead. Hurry up and enjoy this beautiful weather because a cold snap is in the forecast... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Congress Clears Stopgap Spending Bill, Avoids Another Government Shutdown

September 29, 2016

WASHINGTON — Averting an election-year crisis, Congress late Wednesday sent President Barack Obama a bill to keep the government operating through... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.