Lumber prices surge, then settle a bit

June 21, 2018 at 7:16 am

Lumber prices have surged in the past six months, which is good news for suppliers, but means higher home prices for consumers. The Random Lengths Framing Composite price, a weighted average of 15 k...

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Celebrating the Mountains

Celebrating the Mountains

June 20, 2018 at 7:00 am

Sheena Pate may have grown up in the hills of Texas, but she always knew that the mountains were home. “I love snow and I can’t stand heat and humidity,” Pate said in an interview last week. Today,...

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Cats and some neighbors stop mosquito spraying

Cats and some neighbors stop mosquito spraying

June 20, 2018 at 7:02 am

Columbia Falls’ Mosquito Flats neighborhood lived up to its name this spring. At times, there were clouds of the biting insects in the city River’s Edge Park, as the park was inundated with flood wat...

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Report: Firefighters thought they could have hemmed in Sprague Fire that burned Sperry Chalet when it was small, but order for Hot Shots was never placed. Those that fought the fire fought valiantly

June 21, 2018 at 4:45 pm

Hungry Horse News A “lessons learned” report released Thursday commends the firefighters who fought the Sperry Chalet blaze, noting they worked tirelessly in an ember storm stoked by high winds from the Sprague Fire l...

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Grizzly committee delays endorsement of conservation strategy; will give public more time to review the plan

June 20, 2018 at 2:47 pm

Lake County Leader The Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee Tuesday delayed a decision on whether to endorse a new strategy that would guide the recovery of the grizzly bear population in Northwest Montana. While the gr...

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Heavy rain along Rocky Mountain Front leads to flooding

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June 20, 2018 at 12:02 pm

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Heavy rain falling along the Rocky Mountain Front over the last several days triggered flooding in the town of Augusta, closed all roads into the town and trapped a horseback par...

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Yesterdays: Hungry Horse sought

June 20, 2018 at 7:04 am

Hungry Horse News 70 years ago June 18, 1948 The Flathead Citizens Committee was looking for the “leanest” horse in the valley, ribs showing, for the Hungry Horse Dam July 10th official start of the construction of ...

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Electric bikes are fun, but illegal behind most gates

June 20, 2018 at 7:02 am

Hungry Horse News You know what it’s like, the feeling in your legs as you grind up a hill on a bicycle. The burn that never ends. But with an electric bike, that hill is 10 times easier. Sure, there’s some work invo...

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Faith, friendship and the art of the ‘tag’

June 20, 2018 at 7:01 am

Lake County Leader The voices are growing louder and the footsteps coming nearer as Father Sean Raftis sits crouched in the trunk of a car ready to pounce as soon as the compartment opens. What kind of desperate situat...

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