Flathead Area News

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

 

 

Supreme Court Race Takes on Partisan Edge

October 22, 2014

HELENA — A nonpartisan race for Montana Supreme Court is taking on a distinctly partisan edge. Challenger Lawrence VanDyke is trying to cast Justice... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Blackfeet Consultant Sentenced for Kickbacks

October 22, 2014

GREAT FALLS — A consultant for the Blackfeet Indian tribe who was convicted in a multi-million dollar fraud case as well as bankruptcy fraud has been... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

2 Dead in Shooting Attack at Canada’s Parliament

October 22, 2014

TORONTO — A gunman with a scarf over his face shot to death a Canadian soldier standing guard at the nation’s war memorial Wednesday, then... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Missoula Man Gets Deferred Sentence for Beating Girlfriend Unconscious

October 22, 2014

MISSOULA — A Missoula man who tried to make his girlfriend cut a tattoo of his name off her chest and then beat her unconscious has been given a... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Quadrocopter Takes Off

October 22, 2014

Quadrocopter’s offices and production shop along Montana Highway 40 between Whitefish and Columbia Falls are a far cry from the company’s first home,... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Wyoming Gay Couples Get Marriage Licenses

October 22, 2014

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming has become the latest state to allow same-sex unions, bringing the wave of legalizations to a place where the 1998 beating... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Young Musicians Urged to Apply for Exergy Young Artists Competition

October 22, 2014

The Montana Association of Symphony Orchestras (MASO) invites all Montana musicians, ages 13 to 22 that play any of the standard orchestral... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Police: Soldier, Gunman Dead in Ottawa Shootings

October 22, 2014

OTTAWA, Ontario — Police say a Canadian soldier who was shot as he stood guard at a war memorial in the country’s capital has died. Ottawa... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Former Tribal Health Director Sentenced to 1 Year

October 22, 2014

HELENA — A federal judge has sentenced the former head of the Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation’s health care system to a year in prison for... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.

Rocky Hoerner’s Fresh Canvas, Shooter in Canada Parliament, and Brazilian Serial Killer

October 22, 2014

Welcome to the midweek Beacon and Eggs, where Molly dishes up the links she thinks you should check out on this fine Wednesday. Be sure to check out... Visit FlatheadBeacon.com for the full story. Updated daily, always free.