Flathead Lake News

2/23/2018 7:30:00 AM
8KPAX
Wild Horse Island State Park on Flathead Lake produced the largest ram in the world. The Boone & Crockett Club on Feb. 7 confirmed that a 9-year-old ram that died of natural causes at the state park is pending as the new world-record bighorn sheep.

2/22/2018 4:57:00 PM
Daily Inter Lake
Last heating season Energy Share, working with Community Action Partnership in Kalispell, helped over 700 families in Flathead, Lake, Lincoln and Sanders counties. Statewide, Energy Share helped 5,295 families. All the fourth graders who participated in ...

2/22/2018 4:15:00 PM
Independent Record
closed hunting districts 131, 132, 134, 141, 151 (Missoula, Flathead, Lake, Lewis & Clark and Powell counties) for mountain goat hunting. • approved language making it illegal to take a female mountain goat accompanying a kid or a female mountain goat in ...

2/20/2018 3:29:00 PM
The Active Times on MSN.com
One of its best features is that it is a gateway to the stunning Glacier National Park. Sleep under the stars and take in the regal views of Flathead Lake and the Mission Mountains. Adventurers can rent an RV site for a single night, a month or even longer.

2/20/2018 2:49:00 PM
KTVQ
There, wind chill factors could go as low as -10 to -25 degrees. Plus we have a Winter Weather Advisory for around the Flathead Lake area due to the lake effect snow on the eastern edge. Several inches of snow began the pile up there on state Highway 35.

2/19/2018 4:09:00 PM
Daily Inter Lake
Irrigators south of Flathead Lake are moving on after the Joint Board of Control was ordered to dissolve. The board was created in 1981 to represent irrigators served by the Flathead Irrigation Project in the Flathead, Mission, and Jocko irrigation districts.

2/18/2018 12:45:00 PM
Valley Journal
KALISPELL – Through conservation partnerships and critical habitat restoration, Wild Horse Island State Park on Flathead Lake has produced the largest ram in the world. The Boone & Crockett Club on Feb. 7 confirmed that a 9-year-old ram that died of ...

2/17/2018 12:42:00 AM
Lewiston Tribune Online
A game warden on routine patrol on the island in Flathead Lake found the ram's carcass late in 2016. The ram, which was believed to be about 9 years old, died of natural causes. Its head and horns were kept in cold storage for about a year, along with the ...

2/16/2018 12:20:00 PM
Lewiston Tribune Online
A game warden on routine patrol on the island in Flathead Lake found the ram’s carcass late in 2016. The ram, which was believed to be about 9 years old, died of natural causes. Its head and horns were kept in cold storage for about a year, along with ...

2/14/2018 1:04:00 PM
Cody Enterprise
Which explains to the uninitiated an island in Flathead Lake in Northern Montana appropriately named, “Wild Horse Island.” Legend has it that the Kootenai tribe used it as a sort of secret, free ranging corral in which to keep their horse herd safe ...

2/13/2018 12:09:00 PM
Newstalk KGVO
A world record ram was found by a Missoula man on Flathead Lake's Wild Horse Island. According to Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks Public Information Officer Dillon Tabish, the skull and horns weigh a whopping 48 pounds. "It's a pretty amazing sight to see ...

2/13/2018 9:20:00 AM
Great Falls Tribune
Beer for the event comes from Bayern Brewing, Draught Works Brewery and Highlander Beer out of Missoula, Flathead Lake Brewing Co. out of Bigfork, Bozeman’s Lockhorn Cider, Odell Brewing out of Colorado and Great Falls’ own Black Eagle Brewery ...

2/13/2018 9:13:00 AM
Forbes
Here are a few of the best: – Blacktail Mountain is the only Montana ski area where you can drive to the top. With views of Flathead Lake and the nearby Swan Mountains, the drive up is almost as enjoyable as the ski down. As every run is easy to access ...

2/11/2018 3:15:00 AM
WRAL.com
A game warden on routine patrol on the island in Flathead Lake found the ram's carcass late in 2016. The ram, which was believed to be about 9 years old, died of natural causes. Its head and horns were kept in cold storage for about a year along with the ...

2/11/2018 2:00:00 AM
Daily Inter Lake
Most rivers are “not like a pure gutter,” explained Bob Hall, a professor at the University of Montana’s Flathead Lake Biological Station. In some stretches, the Flathead squeezes through well-sealed bedrock canyons. But it also flows through ...

2/10/2018 4:55:00 AM
FlatheadBeacon
A bighorn ram that spent its life on Flathead Lake’s Wild Horse Island boasts the largest horns ever recorded for the species, besting the previous world’s record by nearly 7 inches and joining two other local rams in the top-10 all-time spread ...

2/10/2018 3:23:00 AM
WRAL.com
A game warden found the ram's carcass on the Flathead Lake island in 2016. It was kept in cold storage for about a year. FWP spokesman Dillon Tabish says it hasn't been determined where the specimen will be displayed.

2/9/2018 1:17:33 PM
Associated Press on MSN.com
A game warden on routine patrol on the island in Flathead Lake found the ram's carcass late in 2016. The ram, which was believed to be about 9 years old, died of natural causes. Its head and horns were kept in cold storage for about a year along with the ...

2/9/2018 12:31:00 PM
Daily Inter Lake
The storm also brought whiteout conditions, though snowfall totals were only a couple of inches in the north Flathead Valley. Up to 6 inches of snow was reported along Flathead Lake.

2/9/2018 12:30:00 PM
Billings Gazette
POLSON — Wild Horse Island State Park on Flathead Lake will soon be known as home to the world’s largest bighorn ram. Earlier this week, officials at the Boone & Crockett Club’s headquarters in Missoula measured the horns of the 9-year-old ram that ...

2/9/2018 12:30:00 PM
Independent Record
POLSON — Wild Horse Island State Park on Flathead Lake will soon be known as home to the world’s largest bighorn ram. Earlier this week, officials at the Boone & Crockett Club’s headquarters in Missoula measured the horns of the 9-year-old ram that ...

2/9/2018 7:11:00 AM
Billings Gazette
“Severe driving conditions were reported by the Montana Department of Transportation all around Flathead Lake to Kalispell to Highway 2 at Marias Pass last night,” he said. The Potomac area reported the most snowfall at 8 inches Friday ...

2/8/2018 2:59:00 PM
Outdoor Life
Wild Horse Island is roughly 2,000 acres in the middle of Flathead Lake, the largest natural freshwater lake in the western United States. The island got its name because it was a favorite pasture for Kootenai Indians keeping their horses safe from raiding ...

2/8/2018 2:35:00 PM
Daily Inter Lake
In December, the Daily Inter Lake reported that three rams recently collected on the Flathead Lake island likely ranked among the ten largest bighorns ever found, and that one was within striking distance of the world record, a 209 and 4/8-inch ram killed ...

2/5/2018 11:00:00 AM
krtv.com
Nancy was born in Hilo, Hawaii to Alice and Edward Fockler on July 6, 1931. She was raised in the Flathead Lake area and graduated Big Fork High School in 1949. On a blind date in college in Havre, Montana, she met Stephen Copenhaver. On July 16 ...

2/4/2018 3:00:00 PM
The Weather Channel
Cloudy with rain and snow in the morning. Snow showers in the afternoon. Morning high of 38F with temps falling to near 25. S winds shifting to N at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precip 50%. Snow accumulations less than one inch.

2/2/2018 6:58:00 AM
The Montana Standard
I, for one, am not optimistic and will be delighted if it turns out as glorious as our president imagines it to be. Roger S. Smith is an economist and former business school dean. He lives with his wife on the shores of Flathead Lake.

2/2/2018 12:38:00 AM
Independent Record
I, for one, am not optimistic and will be delighted if it turns out as glorious as our president imagines it to be. Roger S. Smith is an economist and former business school dean. He lives with his wife on the shores of Flathead Lake.

2/1/2018 3:44:00 PM
Char-Koosta News
POLSON — Parked cars filled the streets of downtown Polson as folks delightedly crossed from sidewalk to sidewalk this past weekend to take in the sixth annual Flathead Lake International Cinemafest. The festival was started by a group of film fans ...

2/1/2018 11:09:00 AM
Leader Advertiser
The hustle and bustle of the city was exhausting, and for years I’d wanted a change. I didn’t, however, know that I’d find myself on a frozen Flathead Lake one morning, peeking into a hole as I sat, perched over to see what was going on. Last week I ...

1/31/2018 8:44:00 AM
Valley Journal
Much of the film, which was shown Saturday afternoon at Showboat Cinemas as part of the Flathead Lake International Cinemafest, was about Jonkel’s work with polar bears in the Arctic Circle. Jonkel began his work with polar bears in 1966 in Canada with ...

1/30/2018 5:25:00 AM
8KPAX
KALISPELL - Attorney's for the Montana Artesian Water Company says they can be ready to begin distributing their bottled water very soon. The announcement comes after the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation upheld a decision to grant ...

1/29/2018 5:38:00 PM
Daily Inter Lake
It’s part of Flathead Lutheran Bible Camp’s plan to offer more educational programs on its property, which encompasses 250 acres nestled along the west side of Flathead Lake, 15 miles south of Kalispell at 550 Lutheran Camp Road in Lakeside.

1/29/2018 1:14:00 PM
FlatheadBeacon
Will she be in Bigfork until after 10 p.m., making it a little tougher to navigate the Flathead Lake waters back to her Lakeside home? If so, the boat is switched out for a car. If not? It’s a lovely morning trip across the lake to her new job as the ...

1/29/2018 12:19:00 PM
Great Falls Tribune
For more information, contact Sara Smith at 406-444-9948 or email at sarsmith@mt.gov. Valentine's event to be held at Flathead Lake State Park Montana State Parks will be hosting "Love at First Sight" at Flathead Lake State Park-Wayfarers on Saturday ...

1/28/2018 4:49:00 AM
Bozeman Daily Chronicle
The group is seeking to establish Montana’s first cooperatively owned craft brewery. About 12 miles south of Flathead Lake, the town of Ronan is a community based largely on agriculture. With several schools, banks, a golf course and an active business ...

1/26/2018 10:53:00 PM
Missoulian
O'Connell is also the education and communications coordinator at Red Lodge Clay Studio. On view through Feb. 24. Flathead Lake International Cinema Fest presents features, shorts and docs from around the world. Informal gathering at Vine & Tap ...

1/26/2018 10:40:00 PM
Bozeman Daily Chronicle
In 1991, he took a job as a fisheries biologist in Kalispell. He spent the next two decades as the main biologist on Flathead Lake and the Flathead River. During his last four years in Kalispell, he was the fisheries manager, meaning he oversaw the other ...

1/26/2018 1:01:00 PM
KTVH.com
POLSON – From bears to balloons, this will be the perfect weekend for film buffs, as the Flathead Lake International Cinemafest makes its return to Polson. The festival, now in its sixth year, is starting to pick up steam and attract more films, and more ...

1/26/2018 11:33:00 AM
Great Falls Tribune
Cecil Rice was sentenced Thursday for the April 26 death of 34-year-old Anthony Walthers, whose body was recovered from Flathead Lake about a mile from the river's mouth. Rice was convicted of murder. Investigators say Rice was angry because he believed ...

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