Wednesday, February 01, 2023

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 2 months, 3 weeks 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...

Updated 4 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 Aviat...

Updated 4 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 7 months, 4 weeks 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 8 months, 2 weeks 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 9 months, 3 weeks 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 10 months, 2 weeks 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 1 year, 1 month 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 ...

Updated 1 year, 6 months 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 1 year, 6 months 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...

Updated 1 year, 6 months 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 2 years, 3 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.

Updated 2 years, 3 months ago
Sanders County joins with CSKT police to investigate murder case

Western Montana law enforcement officials are seeking the public's help as they continues to investigate a two-year-old murder.

Updated 2 years, 5 months ago
Mineral County records first two COVID-19 cases

Mineral County became the latest in Montana to record a COVID-19 case when health officials received two lab-confirmed positive results Monday afternoon.

Updated 2 years, 6 months ago
Sanders County records first three COVID-19 cases

Last week’s first apparent COVID-19 case in Sanders County turned out to be a false positive, but a trio of cases this week are the real thing.