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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Christoper Showen Arraignment

Suspect arraigned in Whitefish road rage incident

Christopher Showen appeared in court Thursday for an arraignment on felony charges related to an early August road rage incident.

Exchange families and students

Host families needed for exchange program

Students from all over the world are coming to Montana as part of a high school exchange program. It's run by a program called International Cultural Exchange Services.

WILD HORSE ISLAND STATE PARK

Wild horse injures young girl at state park

A 7-year-old girl was injured on Sunday by a wild horse at Wild Horse Island State Park. The island is on Flathead Lake, east of Big Arm State Park.

Middle Thompson Lake

Search continues for Missoula man who drowned

It's the second full day search crews spent on Middle Thompson Lake searching tirelessly for Anthony Bachman, who fell off a boat on Saturday. He wasn't wearing a life jacket.

Village Greens Golf Course

Golf scramble to benefit Flathead professionals

A golfing event in the Flathead will be raising funds for Flathead professionals. This week the Flathead Area Young Professionals will be hosting their annual golf scramble.

USAF Thunderbirds

Mountain Madness Air Show adds box seats

The Mountain Madness Air Show is just 12 days away, but new seats are being made available.

24 Hours of Flathead Food Booth

Fair booth raises money for special cause

Take a walk through the North West Montana Fair and  you'll see plenty of local groups selling food. But one booth is raising funds for a special event coming up in a few weeks.

North West Montana Fair food inspections

North Star Amusements food troubles continue

North Star Amusements is one of the concession companies supplying rides as well as some food booths at this weeks Northwest Montana Fair. They came under fire last week when three of their food vendors were forced to close in Missoula and they are facing more questions now in Kalispell.

Route 66 Diner Booth

New problems found with unrefrigerated fair food

North Star Amusements arrived at the Flathead County Fairgrounds early to unload rides and set up food booths.

NW Montana Fair

Flathead Health Department ready for NW Montana Fair

The final touches are being put on the Northwest Montana Fair, but last week's food safety incident in Missoula is on the minds of many.

Old Red Bridge Columbia Falls

Columbia Falls man works to save historic bridge

It's been in limbo since it was closed to traffic in 1989. But Greg Fortin is trying to bring the Old Red Bridge back to life.

Columbia Falls Aluminum Company

State puts pressure on Glencore to clean up site

The state of Montana is putting pressure on Glencore to clean up their act in Columbia Falls. Glencore owns the site of the old Columbia Falls Aluminum Company plant. The plant was shut down in 2009.

Stumptown Marketplace opens in Whitefish

David Gatton was inspired to start the Stumptown Marketplace by his daughter.

The marketplace in Whitefish opened last Friday with its first vendors. It is a unique space for the area, where local businesses can rent vendor spots to house their businesses.

Kalispell Regional Medical Center Emergency Room

KRMC looks to expand emergency room

The emergency room facilities at Kalispell Regional Medical Center are slated to be upgraded. A $14 million expansion is planned and more than half the money has already been raised.

Huckleberries in bags

Abundant huckleberry season drives down prices

It's hard to describe the taste of a huckleberry, but locals know just how good they are.