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Staudenmayer awaits sentencing

A Bigfork man is facing a maximum 10 years in prison for his participation in a storage unit theft involving over $1,000,000 in rare coins and other items. Robert Earl Staudenmayer, 34, entered into a plea agreement at District Court in Polson on Dec. 16 that will dismiss, at sentencing, one count of mone...

Two grizzly bears killed near Bigfork

News from FWP  BIGFORK — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks are investigating the death of two grizzly bears near Bigfork. The carcasses of an adult female bear and cub were located Nov. 9 on Bear Creek Road near Montana Highway 83. No additional inform...

Public welcome to watch Bigfork film festival from home until Oct. 26

News from the Bigfork Independent Film Festival  BIGFORK — After the decision was made to move the Fourth Annual Bigfork Independent Film Festival from April to October 2020, the bigger question was whether anyone would attend.  During Saturday night’s showing of Josiah Burdick&...

Man dies in Bigfork crash

News from Lake County Sheriff Don Bell BIGFORK – Geremy Madsen, 51, of Bigfork, was killed in a single-vehicle, single-occupant crash in the Crane Mountain area of Bigfork on July 25. The Montana Highway Patrol is investigating the vehicle crash.  

Locals graduate from Carroll College

News from Carroll College HELENA – On Saturday, May 9, 2020, Carroll College conferred degrees on graduates in a virtual conferral ceremony in lieu of what would have been the 110th commencement ceremony of the college. In light of the mandates put in place due to COVID-19, Carroll College has res...

Gordon sentenced to 20 years in storage unit theft Gordon sentenced to 20 years in storage unit theft

A third co-defendant in a Bigfork storage unit theft has been sent to the Montana State Prison for a total of 20 years with 14 years suspended. Richard Gordon, 50, was given 10 years with seven years suspended for theft and 10 years with seven years suspended for money laundering. He was also ordered to p...

Man gets 10 years for storage unit thefts

A Kalispell man, with at least four prior felony convictions, was sentenced at District Court in Polson on Oct. 9 to the Montana State Prison for ten years with six years suspended on a felony theft charge. The charge stems from a storage unit theft in the Ferndale area. Joshua Wilson, 39, was also ordere...

Local students named to MSU spring semester 2019 honor rolls

MSU News Service BOZEMAN — Montana State University has announced its undergraduate honor rolls for spring semester 2019. A total of 4,464 undergraduates have been named to the university’s two honor rolls for the 2019 spring semester. Students must complete a minimum of 12 credit hours to b...

Birding event planned for Bigfork

BIGFORK — Join Flathead Audubon for several upcoming field trips. Every Thursday in May you can enjoy a stroll with Anne Morley on the Swan River Nature Trail. Meet Anne at 10 a.m. in Bigfork by the bench between the Playhouse and Showthyme Restaurant. It is a fun morning adventure filled with native p...

Flathead cherry crop expected to be later this season Flathead cherry crop expected to be later this season

YELLOW BAY – The Community Clubhouse was full of talk about soil health, bud size and harvest dates at the Flathead Cherry Growers co-operative meeting. According to Bruce Johnson, President of the co-op’s board of directors, the event serves as a springboard for the coming season. Growers lea...


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