Chris Ferreira

KCFW Reporter

POSTED: 4:29 PM Jun 06 2014   UPDATED: 4:33 PM Jun 06 2014
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Chris Ferreira is a reporter for KCFW in Kalispell. He is a native New Englander, born and raised in West Hartford, Connecticut.

Chris earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from Roger Williams University in Bristol, R.I. During his time at RWU, Chris spent two summers as an intern with NBC Connecticut. He also lived in Washington, D.C., for four months while interning with the CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley.

Chris is a big-time UConn Huskies basketball and Red Sox fan and can be found taking in a game whenever possible. 

Being new to Montana, he is excited to explore what the state has to offer and is ready to go hiking, skiing and whatever else Big Sky Country has in store for him. 

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Columbia Falls man arrested after standoff

A standoff in Columbia Falls ended safely on Wednesday after 31-year-old Mitchel Lewis Anderson barricaded himself inside an unoccupied cabin.

Flathead County Fairgrounds Construction

Flathead Co. Fairgrounds improvements behind schedule

With the fair just two weeks away, crews are scrambling to finish up work at the Flathead County Fairgrounds. Construction started in June on the grandstands and utility lines, but is yet to be completed.

Bear Spray Safety

Preparation is key for bear safety

On Saturday a bear was shot after it charged a man hiking in Glacier National Park. He deployed his bear spray and then shot the bear, which ran off into the woods. The hiker was not injured, but the incident has raised questions about hiker safety.

Kerr Dam in Polson

Concerns voiced as Kerr Dam sale progresses

It's a dam that has sat on tribal land since the 1930's. Now, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes are closer than ever to finally owning it.

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Wildfire Prep Week: When wildfire strikes

Lincoln Chute knows just how devastating wildfires are. Not only is he the Fire Service Area Manager for Flathead County, but he also fights the fires.

CHERRIES

Cherry farmers monitor weather as season approaches

When we visited Buena Vista Orchards earlier this month, the cherries were dealing with 90-degree temperatures. Now, growers are worried about the chance of rain, and some damage has already been done.

Search for Missing Polson Kayaker

Search for Polson doctor enters 4th day

Search crews were back out on Flathead Lake Tuesday, searching for any sign of Robert McDonald. The Polson doctor was last seen on Saturday when he went out on his kayak.

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Search continues for kayaker missing at Flathead Lake

Officials in Lake County are pursuing a new lead in the search for a missing Polson man who disappeared on Saturday.

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Whitefish startup reinvents the shin guard

Three guys in Whitefish are trying to reinvent the way you look at the game of soccer.

Salish Kootenai College

Salish Kootenai College receives NASA grant

Salish Kootenai College in Pablo is getting a grant from NASA. The school is one of four tribal colleges that will be receive a grant from NASA.

McDonald Creek Glacier National Park

Boy rescued from McDonald Creek in Glacier Park

For the second time since Saturday, someone fell into McDonald Creek in Glacier National Park. Officials tell us a 12-year-old boy fell into the creek while he was playing on a log.

Wayfarers State Park to receive updates

Wayfarers State Park will be receiving some updates in the coming months.

Glacier National Park Hot Weather

Visitors, locals cool off at Glacier National Park

With temperatures topping out in the nineties this weekend, folks are looking for ways to keep cool. Many are flocking to Glacier National Park to take advantage of the lakes and chances to get out on the water.

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Hot temperatures make Flathead cherry season tricky

Temperatures in the Flathead are soaring as cherry picking season is almost in full swing. Local growers say these temperatures could mess with the start of the harvest.

Mountain Mall Whitefish

Mountain Mall gearing up for Shopko addition

The Mountain Mall in Whitefish is getting ready for some major upgrades, including the addition of a Shopko Hometown and a renovation to the facade and interior.