Friday, July 19, 2024

Breaking News

For the latest breaking news, see below. We'll share breaking news stories as we have them so you're kept up to date at all times.

Updated 11 months, 3 weeks ago

Wildfire races across Montana 28 at Niarada

A wildfire west of Elmo raced across Montana 28 on Sunday, leaving a scorched swath of 5,000 acres in its wake.

Updated 1 year ago
Plan to raise Flathead Lake level torpedoed by water management team

A regional water management team on Friday opted not to alleviate Flathead Lake’s low water level by increasing flows out of Hungry Horse Reservoir.

Updated 1 year, 3 months ago
Montana Rail Link train derails into Clark Fork River

A Montana Rail Link freight train derailed in Sanders County on Sunday morning, sending multiple railcars into the Clark Fork River.

Updated 1 year, 8 months ago
Plains Mayor Dan Rowan elected to county commission

Plains Mayor Dan Rowan scored a decisive victory Tuesday night in his campaign for the Sanders County Commission seat in District 1, while John Holland secured…

Updated 1 year, 9 months ago
1 killed in plane crash into Flathead River

The pilot of a small airplane was killed after the aircraft clipped some power lines and crashed into the Flathead River on Sunday morning, the Federal Aviatio…

Updated 1 year, 9 months ago
Plains man killed in crash in Missoula County

Alcohol and speed are suspected factors in a crash that killed a 27-year-old Plains man early Monday morning in Frenchtown.

Updated 2 years, 1 month ago
Primary election: Loge secures win in HD-14

Rep. Denley Loge has secured another term in the Montana House following a hotly contested primary election.

Updated 2 years, 2 months ago
Body recovered from Clark Fork River

Fishermen on the Clark Fork River in Mineral County discovered a body along the riverbank on May 17, officials said Wednesday.

Updated 2 years, 3 months ago
Hot Springs man killed in collision with logging truck

A 74-year-old Hot Springs man was killed after crashing into a logging truck near St. Regis on Monday.

Updated 2 years, 4 months ago
Man dies in crash near Hot Springs

Speed and alcohol are suspected factors in a fatal single-vehicle crash near Hot Springs early Monday morning.

Updated 2 years, 7 months ago
Man dies after jumping off I-90 bridge fearing oncoming semi

A Baltimore man who got into a crash on Interstate 90 in western Montana died after jumping off a bridge, apparently in fear that an oncoming semitractor-trailer was going to strike the crashed vehicles, Mineral Co…

Updated 3 years ago
Fire officials hosting meeting tonight in Thompson Falls

Local and federal officials will provide updates to the status of work being done on wild fires scattered throughout the county.

Updated 3 years ago
Sanders County will implement Stage 2 fire restrictions

In the county, the National Weather Service is forecasting temperatures in the mid 90s through next Monday with south winds at 10 to 15 mph and gusts as high a…

Updated 3 years ago
Lolo National Forest Issues Closures for Two Mile Fire

The Lolo National Forest has issued road and trail closures for the Two Mile Fire.

Updated 3 years, 9 months ago
Sanders County investigators make two arrests in separate homicides

Sanders County law enforcement officers have made two arrests in separate homicide cases this week.