Flathead County

Flathead County Commissioners Oppose Syrian Refugee Resettlement
Another Montana county is considering writing a letter to the Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration on the issue of Syrian Refugees. This time, Flathead County is taking up the issue, and, much like Ravalli County before, is taking a stand in opposition to the resettlement of refugees in thei…
Sheep Fire Less Active on Friday – Evacuations Remain in Place
The Sheep Fire, part of the Thompson-Divide Complex, blew up on Thursday, prompting the closure of an 8-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 2 and evacuation notices for more than 100 homes and businesses. However, NBC Montana reports clouds and heavy smoke made the Sheep Fire less active on Friday.
Flu is Finding a Foothold in Montana
Montana has begun to see major increases in the number of flu reports.
For instance, Flathead County last week saw a doubling of reported cases from 44 to 98, according to the Flathead City-County Health Department.
Recent reports saw 450 cases in Billings and Yellowstone County, 57 cases in Great Fal…