Flathead Area News

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Glacier County Helps Cash-Strapped Browning

February 6, 2016

Glacier County is paying to keep the lights on at the Browning Volunteer Fire Department and City Hall as the town teeters on the edge of bankruptcy.... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

U.S. Global Leader in Wind Production

February 6, 2016

Wind energy is one of the biggest, fastest, cheapest ways to cut carbon pollution and costs while growing Montana’s economy, despite Public Service... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Kalispell School District Considering New 25-Acre Property on North End

February 5, 2016

Kalispell school officials are considering the addition of an elementary school on the north side of town along with two new sites on the southern... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Montana State Student Dies While Backcountry Skiing Near Bozeman

February 5, 2016

BOZEMAN — A Montana State University student from Alaska was found dead after failing to return from a back-country ski trip in the Hyalite Canyon... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Judge Denies Bid to Halt Yellowstone Bison Slaughter

February 5, 2016

BILLINGS — A federal judge has denied a request to halt the planned capture and slaughter of bison migrating from Yellowstone National Park. U.S.... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Senate Majority Leader Enters Race for State Auditor

February 5, 2016

HELENA — Montana Senate Majority Leader Matthew Rosendale said Friday he will run for the open seat of state auditor in an election where he will... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Opposition to Milk Assessment Fees Halts Proposal

February 5, 2016

HELENA — A Board of Livestock proposal to impose a fee for milk assessment inspections on dairy farmers in Montana has stalled. The Economic Affairs... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Scientists: Climate Influencing Global Trout Populations

February 5, 2016

Temperature-sensitive trout thrive in water that is cold, clear and abundant – not exactly groundbreaking news. But a recent study tracking the... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Skeletal Remains Found Near Ulm at Least 200 Years Old

February 5, 2016

GREAT FALLS — Officials with the Montana Burial Preservation Board say skeletal remains found along the Smith River in Cascade County are at least... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Super Bowl 50 Arrives, Mr. D Awaits Hall of Fame Decision & Canadian Economy in Rough Shape

February 5, 2016

Good morning, Montana. Super Bowl weekend is almost upon us. My prediction is Denver 27, Carolina 24, with the Sheriff riding into the sunset with... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.