Flathead Area News

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Yellowstone Grizzly, People Run-Ins Drop in 2013

August 1, 2014

BILLINGS — Conflicts between humans and grizzly bears in the region around Yellowstone National Park dropped last year, but that wasn’t enough... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

State of the Senate Race

August 1, 2014

By Joe Carbonari In my opinion John Walsh has been offered a way out. It seems to me that it would benefit all if he simply withdrew from the... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Grizzly Bear Clears the Highline Trail

August 1, 2014

If you’re going to run into a grizzly bear, best to do it away from 150-foot cliffs. But that is exactly what happened to a North Carolina hiker who... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Campaign Watch: House Candidates Explain Energy Plans

August 1, 2014

HELENA — While U.S. Sen. John Walsh visited with local newspapers in an attempt to move past the plagiarism scandal that broke last week, candidates... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Court: Freed Felons Still Face Gun Restrictions

August 1, 2014

MISSOULA — Freed Montana felons can’t possess any firearms if they don’t qualify for a concealed-weapons permit, even though the... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

A Tale to Tell

August 1, 2014

7:46 a.m. A cat on Helena Flats Road was chased by a skinny, mutt-looking dog. The dog was picked up and taken to the animal shelter. 10:02 a.m. A... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Clinton Man Pleads Not Guilty to Kalispell Rape

August 1, 2014

A Clinton man pleaded not guilty in Flathead County District Court to raping a Kalispell woman last summer. Jacob McLaverty is charged with felony... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Study: Fee Hike Could Offset Yellowstone Bear Cost

August 1, 2014

JACKSON, Wyo. — A new study says visitors to Yellowstone National Park want to see grizzly and black bears so much they would pay more than double... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

UM Breaks Ground on Softball Stadium

August 1, 2014

MISSOULA — The University of Montana broke ground on its new softball stadium as the women’s team prepares to take the field next spring.... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Former Griz Cherry Agrees to 2-Year Deal with Raptors

August 1, 2014

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Former University of Montana point guard Will Cherry has agreed to a two-year deal with the Toronto Raptors of the NBA.... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.