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When the sport of slopestyle skiing makes its Olympic debut in Sochi, Russia, in February, two western Montana teenagers hope to be among the U.S. skiers vying for gold.
Despite protest from the American Civil Liberties Union of Montana, three public high schools in the Flathead Valley will allow their choirs to perform at a Kalispell church Thursday.
A Missoula man is heartbroken and angry after a day of cross-country skiing with his malamute dogs near Lolo Pass turned into his worst nightmare Sunday afternoon. Layne Spence was skiing with his three dogs on a quiet logging road in Lee Creek when, according to Spence, a rifle shot echoed …
MISSOULA — Defending his home from an intruder, a 77-year-old Missoula homeowner shot a man in the torso early Sunday morning.
MISSOULA — Police presence has been increased at Big Sky High School because of graffiti found Monday that included a personal threat to a specific student, a bomb threat and derogatory comments about the school’s dean of students and two female students.
MISSOULA — A 23-year-old Missoula man died early Sunday morning from a gunshot wound to the chest.
MISSOULA — Firefighters in the Missoula area were busy Sunday afternoon trying to quash two new wildfires that were ignited by lightning earlier in the morning.
MISSOULA — Like setting a beautiful table for the holidays, a handful of Missoula volunteers on Friday helped to arrange a world-renowned exhibit of ancient and sacred relics of the historical Buddha Shakyamuni and other Buddhist masters.
MISSOULA — While standing knee-deep in the Clark Fork River, Kaleb Renfro and Conner Morisson celebrated the partial success of their homemade low-head turbine.
MISSOULA — Taking their practice to a whole new level, a handful of adventuring yoga students glided into the cool waters of the Clark Fork River on stand-up paddle boards Wednesday afternoon.
MISSOULA — A pie in the face and a KISS spoof made a crowd of parents roar with laughter during a talent show and awards ceremony on the last day of a six-week summer arts and leadership camp for Missoula’s at-risk youth.
MISSOULA — It was a tragic weekend across western Montana, with 11 people killed in four different vehicle accidents.
MISSOULA — A 3 percent base raise for Missoula's public school teachers got the final stamp of approval Tuesday night from school board members.
MISSOULA — When the 2013-14 school year begins, 40 students at Paxson Elementary will pioneer a Spanish immersion program that is being launched by Missoula County Public Schools.
Firefighters fought a stubborn blaze in an outbuilding alongside Highway 93 South on Sunday afternoon.
FLORENCE – When the wind kicked up Sunday afternoon it carried a spark from Boyd Lambson’s slash fire, which set off a significant threat to cable and telephone access for the Bitterroot Valley.
MISSOULA — When 14-year-old Tanner Olson was killed in a car accident in 2011, his friends and their parents gathered to grieve the loss of his bright spirit.
MISSOULA — When you want to celebrate the 100th anniversary of a beer named Highlander, what do you do?
From highway truck stops to small-town restaurants, huckleberries can be found seemingly everywhere during the Montana summertime, mixed into just about everything: ice cream and skin cream, syrup and soap.
ALBERTON – They aren’t the smallest graduating class to have ever matriculated from this railroad town’s high school, but the six seniors may be the closest-knit class ever.
MISSOULA — On the first day of spring break, Chance Geery and his girlfriend walked downtown to browse in secondhand stores, then hit McDonald’s for lunch before strolling back home along the sidewalk on Mullan Road.
MISSOULA — Easter is many things, and for A Carousel for Missoula the holiday is truly the start of the riding season.
MISSOULA — There was nothing particularly remarkable about the medium-hair orange cat that a man brought to the Humane Society of Western Montana last week.
MISSOULA — Lake County authorities have released the names of the two men involved in a deadly stabbing in Polson early Saturday morning.
MISSOULA — If you are Tracy Stone-Manning, a person who is passionate about public service and who has spent the past 20 years helping to solve some of the state’s most daunting environmental problems, there is no hesitation about what to do when Montana’s CEO calls and asks for help.
MISSOULA — Just as 40,000-some people rallied on the National Mall in the Washington, D.C. to demand action against climate change, a multi-generational crowd in Missoula gathered at the Xs on Sunday with the same mission.
MISSOULA — A Whitefish man was killed in a suspected homicide in Whitefish on Saturday night and police have arrested the suspect involved in the death.
Supterintendent Alex Apostle told Missoula County Public Schools trustees and union representatives Wednesday that he will finish out his professional career as the district’s superintendent.
Lately, Melanie Charlson has spent her workdays fielding complaints and talking through outrage.
Lolo’s youngest students may be getting a new school in a new location.
MISSOULA — One of downtown Missoula’s favorite spots is in desperate need of emergency care.
MISSOULA — A groundbreaking partnership between the University of Montana and Missoula’s public schools was sealed Wednesday with a $1.6 million commitment from the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation.
A groundbreaking partnership between the University of Montana and Missoula’s public schools was sealed on Wednesday with a $1.6 million commitment from the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation.
As promised, Missoula County Public Schools is moving forward to make the city’s schools safer.
Alex Apostle’s job performance will be one of several topics the Missoula County Public Schools Board of Trustees will tackle Tuesday when the board convenes for its monthly meeting.
MISSOULA — A 21-year-old Plains woman was killed Sunday afternoon in a multivehicle crash on Evaro Hill.
While Missoula police increased their presence in schools this week and security procedures were tightened, troubling and unfounded rumors regarding two Missoula high schools erupted on Thursday and Friday, creating a groundswell of hysteria among students and parents.
A seemingly abrupt end to the contract with mental health support services at Franklin Elementary School has upset several parents who are concerned about the insensitive timing of the change.
With each passing day, details are falling into place for Missoula County Public Schools’ effort to make the district a safer place for children and their teachers.
As the nation mourns the lives lost in last week’s massacre in Newtown, Conn., and discussions heat up about gun control, Missoula County Public Schools’ top administrator is moving forward to create safer schools for Missoula.
Police officers and administrators markedly increased their presence in Missoula County Public Schools on Monday, walking the halls and checking in on classrooms in the wake of last week’s school shootings in Connecticut.
Missoulian Facebook users were eager to talk about the hot topic of school safety and the email alert Missoula County Public Schools sent to all parents, notifying them a police officer would be stationed at every school and there would be increased patrols around schools.
MISSOULA — Montana’s first-ever school-based health clinic has cleared all the hurdles and is finally moving forward.
MISSOULA — A group of parents at Chief Charlo Elementary School are so upset over the selection of songs for the school’s holiday music program they are considering legal counsel.
Huddled over the engine of 1968 Chrysler 300, a handful of Missoula high school students puzzled over the car’s oil leak on Tuesday afternoon.
MISSOULA -- A Missoula woman who was stabbed five times in the chest and neck on Monday afternoon is in stable condition at St. Patrick Hospital, and her husband, the alleged attacker, is in jail.
Missoula police fired a warning shot when a 20-year-old man they believed to be carrying a gun refused to stop for questioning.
MISSOULA - A Missoula police officer fired a warning shot late Sunday afternoon when a 20-year-old man suspected of being mentally unstable and carrying a gun refused to stop for questioning.
MISSOULA — A mountain of fleece tie blankets fills the living room of the Gornick family’s home in Missoula’s South Hills.
Search efforts to find two missing hikers in Glacier National Park’s Two Medicine area were greatly hampered by Mother Nature on Sunday.