Flathead Area News

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Montanans Should Embrace Real ID

September 20, 2014

The article “Montana, Other States Oppose Federal ID Rules as Deadlines Loom” (Sept. 17 Beacon) is inaccurate. Justin Franz incorrectly states that... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Complaint by Kalispell Defense Attorneys Referred to Office of Disciplinary Counsel

September 19, 2014

A complaint to the state Attorney General’s office by three local criminal defense lawyers alleging numerous ethical violations by Flathead County... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Carlyle Group Plans to Sell Missoula Water System

September 19, 2014

MISSOULA — The Carlyle Group has agreed to sell the company that owns Missoula’s water supply and distribution system to Canada-based Algonquin... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Lincoln Football Forfeits Varsity Season

September 19, 2014

GREAT FALLS — Lincoln High School has had to forfeit its varsity football season because it doesn’t have enough players to field a six-man... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Lewistown Gay Couple Denied Communion After Marriage

September 19, 2014

BILLINGS — A gay couple has been told they can no longer receive Communion or participate in church ministry after a new priest at a Roman Catholic... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Building Montana Economy Around Coal Exports Not a Productive Strategy

September 19, 2014

State Sen. Alan Olson in his recent guest column on coal exports (Sept. 10 Beacon: “Asian Coal Demand Will be Supplied, Why Not by Us?”) talks a lot... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Economics of the Timber Industry

September 19, 2014

Your cover story (Sep. 10 Beacon: “The Trials of Montana Timber”) gives a good picture of how the timber industry has evolved domestically. The side... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Ms. Wheelchair Montana Advocates for Better Access for Disabled

September 19, 2014

This summer Starla Hilliard-Barnes was able to have fun with her young daughter, Elissiah, on a playground in Ohio. It was the first time they shared... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Pig at Large

September 19, 2014

7:37 a.m. A woman on Foothill Road reported that the neighbor’s hungry cows were grazing on her property. 8:37 a.m. There was a complaint about the... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

At War with ISIS?

September 19, 2014

By Tim Baldwin Josh Earnest of the White House said America is “at war” with ISIS. Most Republicans laud this, but now Democrats are jumping on... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.