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Coeur d’Alene artist Chase Halland draws attention with his mounted animal artwork for HGTV Dream Home in Montana

Winner of HGTV’s latest Dream Home will also win a piece form Coeur d’Alene artist Chase Halland.

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018

White nationalist Richard Spencer accused of physically abusing wife throughout their marriage

White nationalist Richard Spencer’s wife, Nina Koupriianova, accused him of physically, emotionally and verbally abusing her over the course of their eight-year marriage, according to documents and exhibits filed in …

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 12, 2018

Matt Shea to join Ammon Bundy at far-right gathering in Whitefish, Montana

The “New Code of the West” conference will be a reunion of sorts for the Spokane Valley state legislator and public-lands opponent Ammon Bundy, both of whom rail against what …

UPDATED: Tue., April 3, 2018

Judge to decide if Nazi ‘troll storm’ is protected speech

Attorneys for a neo-Nazi website publisher and a Montana woman asked a judge Tuesday to decide whether the white nationalist had a First Amendment right to unleash a “troll storm” …

UPDATED: Sat., March 10, 2018

Whitefish soccer company finds global success

Legend Soccer Co., based in Whitefish, manufactures and sells specialty shin guards for soccer players. They made their debut several years back but have recently seen their business increase sizably.

Montana Airbnb hosts earn nearly $20 million in 2017

Airbnb says Montanans who rented rooms and homes to visitors earned nearly $20 million last year.

Frank Lloyd Wright preservation group seeks building rescue

The Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy is making an 11th-hour effort to save one of the last buildings designed by the famous architect.

Neo-Nazi site founder asks court to toss ‘troll storm’ suit

A neo-Nazi website publisher has asked a federal judge to throw out a lawsuit that accuses him of orchestrating an anti-Semitic internet trolling campaign against a Montana real estate agent …

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 1, 2017

Whitefish sues over payments for Puerto Rico power work

A small Montana company that landed and lost a $300 million contract to restore Puerto Rico’s hurricane-shattered electric grid has sued a subcontractor for allegedly interfering with tens of millions …

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017

Whitefish halts power work in Puerto Rico over $83M owed

Whitefish Energy Holdings said late Monday that it was halting work to help restore power in Puerto Rico because the U.S. territory’s government has not paid crews as part of …

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017

Documents: Puerto Rico utility ignored advice on repair deal

Puerto Rico’s bankrupt electric utility ignored advice from its own lawyers before signing an expanded contract worth $300 million with a tiny Montana company to repair its damaged power grid, …

Whitefish Democrat Jared Pettinato launches U.S. House run

Whitefish attorney Jared Pettinato says he’s running for Montana’s at-large U.S. House seat as the Democratic field seeking to challenge Republican Rep. Greg Gianforte continues to grow.

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 31, 2017

FEMA chief says agency didn’t approve Whitefish contract

Federal Emergency Management Agency officials had nothing to do with approving a pricey no-bid contract to restore the power grid in Puerto Rico, the head of the agency told Congress …

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 27, 2017

Cantwell, others in Congress call for investigation into Whitefish Energy contract in Puerto Rico

Senator Maria Cantwell is calling for an investigation into how a small company from Whitefish, Montana, got a contract to restore power in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria.

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 27, 2017

Trump administration disavows Puerto Rico power contract

The Federal Emergency Management Agency said Friday it had no involvement in the decision to award a $300 million contract to help restore Puerto Rico’s power grid to a tiny …

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 24, 2017

Democrat urges probe of Puerto Rico power contract to Zinke’s Montana neighbor

A Democratic congressman is calling for an investigation into a $300 million contract awarded to a small company based in Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s hometown of Whitefish, Montana.

Company from Whitefish, Montana, helping put Puerto Rican power grid back on line

Whitefish Energy from Whitefish, Montana, signed a $300 million contract with the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authorityto repair and rebuild electrical transmission infrastructure on the hurricane-ravaged island.

High school researcher finds microplastics in Spokane River fish

A Spokane high school student applied the “think global, act local” concept to his senior science project and discovered the seeds of a giant ocean problem in the guts of …

A small-town stage for national refugee debate

As images of dead Syrian children flashed across his television this month in Montana, David LeBleu prayed it would finally change minds.

Rabbis plan response to white supremacist threats in Montana

Orthodox Jewish rabbis said Wednesday they will counter white supremacists’ harassment of the Jewish community in the Montana town of Whitefish by sending students to visit the Auschwitz concentration camp …

Montana governor, legislators condemn plans for white-nationalist march

Montana’s top elected officials in both parties have denounced plans for a white-nationalist march in Whitefish, the town that’s become home to alt-right movement writer and activist Richard Spencer. It’s …

Montana ski town roiled by white supremacist ‘troll army’

The ski resort town of Whitefish, 6,600 people strong in a valley just west of Glacier National Park about 60 miles from the Canadian border, is an unlikely flashpoint between …

Whitefish Mountain Resort a hidden ski gem close to the Inland Northwest

You might not know it, but one of North America’s best-loved ski areas sits within easy driving distance of the Inland Northwest.

Idaho confirms whitefish kill in South Fork of Snake River

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game says biologists have confirmed thousands of dead whitefish on the South Fork of the Snake River in southeastern Idaho.

Pair of grizzlies relocated from Whitefish

Residents around Whitefish are being asked to pick fruit trees and lock up food sources after two grizzly bears were captured in Whitefish and had to be relocated.

Montana Jesus statue case won’t be appealed by anti-religion group

A statue of Jesus that has spent more than 60 years overlooking a northwestern Montana ski hill is there to stay as an anti-religion group says it will not appeal …

Why whitefish?

When I told some fly fishing buddies I was heading out to target whitefish recently, you’d have thought I was making an alibi for bushwhacking to a still in the …

Whitefish Mountain Resort gears up for record-breaking fun

“This is the earliest we’ve had this much snow,” said Donnie Clapp, public relations manager at Whitefish Mountain Resort, who was clearly stoked as of Oct. 29.