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Labs rescued from Sanders County puppy mill recovering; will go to new homes soon

Labs rescued from Sanders County puppy mill recovering; will go to new homes soon

Labradors recovered from an alleged puppy mill operation are now finding their way into news homes.

December 14, 2014 2:30 pm Photos

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Thompson Falls animal shelter rescues 30 dogs from alleged puppy mill

MISSOULA — Volunteers and staff from the Thompson River Animal Care Shelter rescued 30 dogs from an alleged puppy mill operation in Plains on Sunday.

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Vigil in Missoula

Vigil in Missoula

More than 100 friends and family of 17-year-old Dante James Martin and the 16-year-old driver in a Saturday morning car crash hold a vigil at the intersection of Spurgin Road and 27th Avenue. Martin died from the injuries sustained in the crash. The teenage driver remains in critical condition.

November 17, 2014 8:40 am
Family, friends hold vigil for Missoula teen killed in crash

Family, friends hold vigil for Missoula teen killed in crash

MISSOULA — The passenger hospitalized after a car crash on Saturday morning has died.

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Montana Public Radio changes programming lineup

Montana Public Radio changes programming lineup

Montana Public Radio has started a new schedule for its broadcast offerings, including changes to its Montana news and evening programming.

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HBO miniseries "Lewis and Clark" holds casting session in Polson

HBO miniseries "Lewis and Clark" holds casting session in Polson

POLSON — Antoinette Yazzie paced the floor of the conference room at the KwaTaqNuk Resort in Polson, eyes flicking down to the piece of paper in her hands, mouthing the words as she walked back and forth.

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Casting session

Casting session

John Matt has his hair combed by his niece Aaliyah Tucker before walking over to the signup table at the casting session. Tucker calls him “nunu” the Salish word for uncle.

November 09, 2014 10:23 am
UM's School of Forestry houses traditions that endure

UM's School of Forestry houses traditions that endure

The College of Forestry and Conservation serves not only as an enduring icon of the University of Montana, but of all Missoula.

November 07, 2014 12:14 pm
Hook’s art still enjoyed at City Hall

Hook’s art still enjoyed at City Hall

Artist Walter Hook’s legacy as a painter of iconic local people and places continues to be celebrated by Missoula – and by all those who attend meetings of the Missoula City Council.

November 07, 2014 12:12 pm
Western Montana sees weekend mountain snow

Western Montana sees weekend mountain snow

MISSOULA — People in western Montana saw the early signs of winter as snowfall fell and stuck in the higher elevations around the state.

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Motel robbed by man with butcher knife

MISSOULA — Police are searching for a suspect after a Missoula motel was allegedly robbed by a man with a butcher knife early Sunday.

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Frenchtown man killed in motorcycle crash

A Frenchtown man is dead after the motorcycle he was driving hit a car near Frenchtown on Friday. The Montana Highway Patrol said a 55-year-old man was driving a 2008 Kawasaki motorcycle westbound on Frenchtown Frontage Road around 7:20 p.m. Friday when he collided with an eastbound 2009 …

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Missoula's Lowell School survives, still serves students

Missoula's Lowell School survives, still serves students

Despite multiple near closures, Lowell School, Missoula’s oldest still-occupied elementary school continues to welcome new students.

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Ravalli County authorities recover body of missing Stevensville man

Ravalli County authorities recover body of missing Stevensville man

STEVENSVILLE — The body of a Stevensville man who had been missing since Aug. 26 has been found and recovered in the Ambrose Creek area east of Stevensville, just inside Granite County.

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Body of missing Missoula man found in Blodgett Canyon

Body of missing Missoula man found in Blodgett Canyon

MISSOULA — The body of a Missoula man who had been missing since the middle of August in Blodgett Canyon west of Hamilton has been found.

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Sentinel High School principal, vice principal suspended

MISSOULA — Missoula County Public Schools has suspended two of the top administrators at Sentinel High School following a "personnel issue."

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Firefighter recounts rescuing mountain lion cubs from blaze

Firefighter recounts rescuing mountain lion cubs from blaze

FLORENCE — One of the firefighters on the crew that found a pair of mountain lion cubs in a fire near Florence said she’s glad both animals got out of the situation unharmed.

September 01, 2014 9:19 am Photos

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1 dead after shooting outside Missoula strip club

1 dead after shooting outside Missoula strip club

MISSOULA — Missoula police are investigating a fatal shooting outside a Missoula strip club early Monday morning.

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Firefighter recounts rescuing mountain lion cubs from blaze

Firefighter recounts rescuing mountain lion cubs from blaze

FLORENCE — One of the firefighters on the crew that found a pair of mountain lion cubs in a fire near Florence said she’s glad both animals got out of the situation unharmed.

August 31, 2014 8:21 pm Photos

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Rocky Mountain Museum of Military History retells story of 'Star-Spangled Banner'

Rocky Mountain Museum of Military History retells story of 'Star-Spangled Banner'

MISSOULA — At Fort Missoula, a military museum is honoring the history of the conflict that has been referred to as America’s second war of independence.

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UM student goes missing on way to Missoula

UM student goes missing on way to Missoula

MISSOULA — The Boise County Sheriff’s Office is currently looking for a University of Montana student who has been missing for several days.

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'Bare as You Dare' nude bike ride goes smoothly; no citations or protests

'Bare as You Dare' nude bike ride goes smoothly; no citations or protests

MISSOULA — For Rob Braun, Sunday was an opportunity for an unusual father-son bonding experience. So he brought his young son to “Bare as You Dare,” a nude bicycle ride along the riverfront and through downtown Missoula.

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4 cited at coal train protest in Missoula

MISSOULA — Four people, including a prominent Montana writer, were cited with misdemeanors while protesting a coal train that passed through Missoula on Saturday.

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Crews try to keep wildfires away from homes near Thompson Falls

Fire crews are still hard at work fighting the Thompson River Complex fires burning near Plains and Thompson Falls.

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Lightning sparks 23 new fires on Lolo National Forest

MISSOULA — Firefighters spent the weekend dealing with a series of small fires that sparked to life across western Montana.

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Stage going up as Missoula stadium gets McCartney concert makeover

Stage going up as Missoula stadium gets McCartney concert makeover

With days to go before the big show, crews were hard at work Friday giving Washington-Grizzly Stadium its Paul McCartney makeover.

August 02, 2014 10:31 am Photos

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3-year-old drowns in Bitterroot River

A 3-year-old boy is dead after drowning in the Bitterroot River on Friday.

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Kayaker missing on Flathead Lake

POLSON — The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a kayaker who went missing on Flathead Lake on Saturday.

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Lake County Sheriff releases name of missing kayaker

POLSON — The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a kayaker who went missing on Flathead Lake on Saturday.

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Train derails near Fish Creek; aircraft fuselages in Clark Fork

Train derails near Fish Creek; aircraft fuselages in Clark Fork

MISSOULA − A Montana Rail Link freight train has derailed near Fish Creek, sending three aircraft fuselages down a steep embankment into the Clark Fork River.

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Husband, expectant wife aid in river rescue in North Fork of Flathead River

Husband, expectant wife aid in river rescue in North Fork of Flathead River

MISSOULA — Justin Woods and his wife Alexa were rafting down the North Fork of the Flathead River on Saturday, enjoying the first day of summer, when the couple noticed something was wrong in the water ahead of them. The Woods family was spending one last day on the river before Alexa was du…

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10-year-old boy killed in ATV rollover east of Corvallis

CORVALLIS – A 10-year-old boy was killed near Corvallis on Saturday after being involved in an ATV accident.

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Lake County deputies seek man in homicide investigation

Lake County deputies seek man in homicide investigation

MISSOULA — The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man who may have been involved in a homicide shortly after 4 p.m. Saturday in the Mollman Pass area outside of Ronan.

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Teenager shot, killed in Missoula garage

A Missoula teenager was shot and killed in a Grant Creek garage early Sunday by a resident of the home.

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Missoula students compete in culinary showdown

Missoula students compete in culinary showdown

A high school culinary battle royale played out like an episode of “Iron Chef” on Saturday at the University of Montana. Student teams from Missoula’s Big Sky, Hellgate and Sentinel high schools competed in the inaugural Student Culinary Competition, held in the University Center.

April 26, 2014 6:45 pm Photos

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Missoula police cite coal train protesters for disorderly conduct

Missoula police cite coal train protesters for disorderly conduct

MISSOULA — Seven people were cited for disorderly conduct for protesting a Montana Rail Link coal train passing through Missoula on Sunday.

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Missoula police cite coal train protesters for disorderly conduct

Missoula police cite coal train protesters for disorderly conduct

MISSOULA — Seven people were cited with disorderly conduct for protesting a Montana Rail Link coal train passing through Missoula on Sunday.

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Volunteers complete cleanup at Mount Jumbo avalanche

Volunteers complete cleanup at Mount Jumbo avalanche

MISSOULA — Volunteers used Saturday to finish cleaning up the debris and snow left by the avalanche that slid down Mount Jumbo and into the home of Fred Allendorf and his wife Michel Colville on the afternoon of Feb. 28.

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Should MCPS require senior projects at all high schools?

Should MCPS require senior projects at all high schools?

Parents and teachers from Missoula high schools were heavily divided Tuesday night during a discussion about whether to require all high school students to complete a senior project.

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MCPS runs more than $43K over snow removal budget

MCPS runs more than $43K over snow removal budget

Missoula’s heavy snowfall this winter forced Missoula County Public Schools to vastly overspend its budget for snow removal.

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10 days after deadly Mount Jumbo avalanche, Missoula family seeks return to normal

10 days after deadly Mount Jumbo avalanche, Missoula family seeks return to normal

MISSOULA — In the days after an avalanche careened down Mount Jumbo, burying three people, Casey Greene read a book by Bruce Tremper, director of Utah’s Avalanche Center.

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Almost 200 runners begin 18-week training for Missoula Marathon

Almost 200 runners begin 18-week training for Missoula Marathon

Clocks weren’t the only things moving forward Sunday. For a group of runners preparing to compete in this summer’s Missoula Marathon, it was time to tie on the trainers and pound the pavement.

March 10, 2014 6:15 am Photos

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Skier rescued near Snowbowl: Pair well equipped, took wrong turn

Skier rescued near Snowbowl: Pair well equipped, took wrong turn

One of the skiers lost overnight on the backside of Montana Snowbowl issued a written statement Sunday, describing how he and a friend were well-equipped with backcountry gear, but took a wrong turn and found themselves lost and in trouble.

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Mom saw children swept away by Mount Jumbo avalanche; community response overwhelming

Mom saw children swept away by Mount Jumbo avalanche; community response overwhelming

MISSOULA — Erin Scoles watched in horror from a bedroom window as an avalanche broke loose high on Mount Jumbo late Friday afternoon and hit her two children as they played in the yard below.

March 03, 2014 9:57 am Photos

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2 skiers found alive after night lost in mountains north of Missoula

Two skiers lost overnight in the mountains north of Missoula were located at about 10:30 a.m. Saturday by Missoula County Search and Rescue. They are alive and safe.

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9-year-old girl dies from injuries sustained in Saturday crash near Lolo

A 9-year-old girl died at a Missoula hospital Sunday after sustaining serious injuries in a head-on collision the night before south of Lolo.

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Libby man killed in avalanche on Montana-Idaho border

KALISPELL – A Libby man was killed in an avalanche Saturday near the Idaho-Montana border in the West Cabinet Range southwest of Troy. Bryan William Harlow, 49, was snowmobiling with three other men when he and another member of the group were caught in a human-triggered backcountry avalanch…

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1 killed, 4 injured in U.S. 93 wreck near Lolo

U.S. Highway 93 south of Lolo reopened around 9:30 p.m. Saturday following a crash that killed one person and injured several others.

February 22, 2014 10:15 pmLoading…

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