Flathead Area News

Welcome to Flathead Area News. You will find the top stories related to the Flathead and the surrounding areas.

 

 

Utah Man Owes $97K for Montana Work Comp Fraud

May 27, 2015

HELENA — A man who suffered a knee injury while working at the Montana State Prison in 2000 has acknowledged defrauding the state workers’... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Dead Grizzly Found at Yaak Falls Campground

May 27, 2015

Wildlife officials are investigating the death of another grizzly bear in Northwest Montana. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks spokesperson John... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Massive Housing Development Underway in Kalispell

May 27, 2015

The arrival of summer means construction season in the Flathead, and for Jim Davis and the rest of the team responsible for the Bloomstone... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Montana’s Unemployment Rate Drops to 4 Percent

May 27, 2015

Montana’s unemployment rate dropped to 4 percent in April, the lowest rate since September 2007. Over the month of April, Montana’s unemployment rate... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Commissioner to Reactivate $500,000 Campaign Donation Case

May 27, 2015

HELENA — The state commissioner of political practices is reactivating a complaint against 2012 GOP gubernatorial candidate Rick Hill for accepting a... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Bigfork Man Who Killed 3 Bears Receives Probation, $15,000 Fine

May 27, 2015

A Bigfork man convicted of killing three grizzly bears near his home in 2014 was sentenced in federal court to three years probation and fined... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

FIFA Sting, Record Marathon Runners & Raceway Park Revs Up

May 27, 2015

Happy Wednesday, Montana. It’s a bit gloomy out there but there’s sun in the forecast. Here are a few links to start your day, courtesy... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Great Falls Woman Charged with Stabbing Boyfriend to Death

May 27, 2015

GREAT FALLS — A 52-year-old Great Falls woman is charged with deliberate homicide in the stabbing death of her boyfriend. Diana Jo McClammy made an... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Senators Urge Funding for Sage Grouse Conservation

May 27, 2015

DENVER — Five Democratic senators are asking colleagues to fund preservation efforts for the imperiled greater sage grouse and Gunnison sage grouse.... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Third Grade Field Trip to Creationist Museum Canceled After Legal Threats

May 27, 2015

GLENDIVE — Third-graders in eastern Montana were unable to go on a field trip to a local creationist museum after an advocacy group called the event... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.