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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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.

McDonald Robert MD

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.

Legend Soccer Bamboo Shin Guards

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.

Cherry Tree at Buena Vista Orchard

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.

Plum Creek alsmot operational

Plum Creek plant almost at full production

Nearly a month after explosions and fire at the Plum Creek Plant in Columbia Falls, operations are returning to normal. The fire knocked down two production lines, one of which is back up and running. The other will be brought online soon.

Kalispell City Lights

Kalispell City Council considers light ordinance

The Kalispell City Council will host a hearing during tonight's City Council meeting to discuss a proposed light ordinance. The ordinance would change who is assessed for the maintenance and operation of city lights.

U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds

Air show hopes to boost Kalispell businesses

The Mountain Madness Air Show will be coming to Kalispell this August. The event will run from the 30th to the 31st. It is the first time in nine years that the air show has come to Kalispell.

Logan Pass Opens

Logan Pass opens with special surprise

Logan Pass and the entire Going-to-the-Sun Road opened to visitors Wednesday night. The gates were opened around 8 p.m. and there was a line of cars waiting to get in, but one woman was surprised with being the first to drive through.

Big Sky Waterslides

Summer heat boosts aquatic businesses

After a cold and wet June, the summer season is starting to heat up. Temperatures hovered around 90 on Wednesday and Flathead aquatic businesses took advantage of the warm weather.