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MISSOULA — The Unemployment Insurance Division of the Montana Department of Labor and Industry has been serving a steady stream of federal employees furloughed during the government shutdown.
MISSOULA — Negotiations between the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and PPL Montana to transfer ownership of Kerr Dam to the tribes will continue as planned, despite the announcement Thursday that NorthWestern Energy will buy 11 of PPL’s hydroelectric dams – including Kerr.
WASHINGTON — Eleanor Weidman, Lois Van Fossen, Lois Berry, Bernice Stephenson and Fran Andersen represented the largest group of Montana women who have made the trip to Washington, D.C., aboard the Big Sky Honor Flight.
WASHINGTON — June Haigh dug out his green wool Marine Corps dress cover hat from a drawer where it had rested for 40 years as he packed for the trip to Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON — Beneath the steady gaze of Abraham Lincoln, the towering Washington Monument reaching into the skies just beyond him, Dean Grenier thought back to his wartime flying days.
After an early wake-up call Sunday, the World War II veteran guests of the sixth Big Sky Honor Flight lifted off from Billings in a chartered 737 on their way to Washington, D.C.
MISSOULA — From 3,000 feet above Washington-Grizzly Stadium, they could hear a roar.
The largest group yet of World War II veterans from western Montana will join the Big Sky Honor Flight to Washington, D.C., on Sept. 8.
MISSOULA — The grounds of Arlington National Cemetery were grassy hills free, for the most part, of the now-familiar rows of white crosses when Eleanor Weidman roamed the memorial as a young Navy WAVES recruit.
MISSOULA — After more than 30 years with the same company, beginning in 2014 the hotels, lodges, restaurants, stores and fleet of iconic red buses that host millions of visitors to Glacier National Park each year will be under new management.
MISSOULA — Cabela's Inc. officially announced plans Thursday to open a 42,000-square-foot Cabela’s Outpost at the former Kmart site on south Brooks Street in Missoula.
MISSOULA - Ronan’s longtime chief of police, Dan Wadsworth, was stripped of state certifications and suspended from service last week after a state board found that he falsified records to allow his son to attend a law enforcement academy on the city’s dime.
MISSOULA — The search for ore at the third-largest gold mine in the world – located in a subarctic, far eastern region of remote Russia – goes on 24 hours a day.
MISSOULA — Aluminum trailers began rolling out of ALCOM LLC’s new manufacturing facility at the old Stimson mill site in February.
MISSOULA — Less than three months after announcing the closure of all three Vann’s stores in Western Montana, the chief executive officer of Vann’s Acquisition LLC has left the company.
Kalispell native Mike White’s construction business is booming.
MISSOULA — The liquidation of the inventory at Vann’s in Missoula is in full swing, as store employees prepare the company to vacate its longtime home on Brooks Street.
Authorities have identified two people killed Wednesday in a one-vehicle rollover near Drummond as David Crow, 24, and Katrina Mae, 23, both of Colorado.
A janitor at the University of Montana School of Law who allegedly was keeping a knife and two pistols in a janitorial closet there accidentally shot himself in the foot Wednesday night while handling one of the guns.
MISSOULA — A Missoula man was charged with attempted deliberate homicide Tuesday morning after allegedly shooting his wife in the face with a small-caliber rifle.
MISSOULA — Vann’s stores in Missoula and Hamilton will close this spring, as the appliance and electronics company gets ready to move its headquarters to Bozeman.
MISSOULA — John M. Richards enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps League out of high school in 1946, hitting boot camp in San Diego then serving in the VMR 142 transport squad before joining the reserves when his two years were up. He was called back to active duty in 1950 when he served in Kore…
MISSOULA - Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook chief operating officer, will headline the 2013 Montana Economic Development Summit, Sen. Max Baucus announced Thursday.
MISSOULA — Missoula charmed Mark McCarter from afar last week.
MISSOULA — Brewery battles are heating up again in Helena as the Montana Tavern Association and the Montana Brewers Association prepare to put separate, vastly different bills before state legislators as they consider how best to regulate the growing craft brew industry.
BONNER — The aluminum trailer manufacturer ramping up business at the old Stimson Lumber Co. mill site has been awarded nearly $1 million in state grants to help it reach a goal of hiring 200 people by 2015.
Delta Air Lines will begin offering seasonal nonstop flights from Missoula International Airport to Atlanta, the carrier’s largest hub, this June.
MISSOULA — University of Montana President Royce Engstrom reminded the campus community in an email Friday of the important role student-athletes play at UM, noting that “actions of individuals do not characterize our student-athletes in general any more than they do for other groups of peop…
The old Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. mill site has been officially renamed.
MISSOULA — Two revered Missoula summer festivals got a boost Monday from the Montana Office of Tourism’s Special Events grants.
The Missoula Chamber of Commerce has made support for funding for a new Missoula College its top legislative priority this year.
FLORENCE — As far as Bonnie and Steve Arno can tell, not much about Florence’s casino scene has changed since 1999, the first time Town Pump Inc. wanted to put a new bar and casino in its convenience store at the intersection of U.S. Highway 93 and the Eastside Highway.
After national news reports warned of serious dangers presented by some narrow-necked water bottles, Missoula’s Mountain Water Co. decided to offer free, wider-necked replacements for the potentially harmful bottles.
MISSOULA — Miss Montana charmed the entire nation Saturday night.
It’s hard not to notice the sweeping upgrades being finished on the old railroad warehouse on Hickory Street that is now home to the Montana Natural History Center and Five Valleys Land Trust.
MISSOULA — The woman accused of running over a Missoula police officer during an attempted arrest on a probation violation was charged Friday with a third felony.
A local development firm has started construction on a 224-unit apartment complex on Russell Street, and the first unit is set to open by July.
MISSOULA — Two popular Allegiant Travel Co. flights from Missoula to major California cities are set to return in June.
Police are investigating a possible sexual assault at a Missoula day care reported by the family of a 4-year-old girl.
MISSOULA — A Missoula man accused of robbing two casinos and a convenience store pleaded not guilty Thursday to three counts of felony robbery.
MISSOULA — The 22-year-old Missoula man accused of stealing painkillers from a local pharmacy after telling employees he had a gun has been charged with felony robbery.
FRENCHTOWN – Green Investment Group Inc. is moving forward with redevelopment and marketing plans at the Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. mill site, even though government officials have recommended it for Superfund priority listing, company officials said recently.
MISSOULA — Much as it dominated campaign trail debates this election season, health insurance reform will be at the top of Monica Lindeen’s priority list during the 2013 legislative session.
MISSOULA — The suspect in a grisly Dixon home invasion and murder was found outside the residence with a bloody hunting knife and a bloody rifle that had broken as he repeatedly beat one victim “because he would not die.”
MISSOULA — Britt Fred moved his Northwest Paint Inc. and Northwest Factory Finishes businesses to the old Stimson mill site almost three years ago.
MISSOULA — In 2013, Missoula County’s economy will be almost idle again, with small growth in long-depressed industries tempered by national question marks and consumers who remain wary of spending.
MISSOULA — With shelves full of books behind her, Fact and Fiction manager Barbara Theroux was busy dressing her bookstore’s front window with holiday cheer. Among the decorations featured prominently was a large poster encouraging passers-by to “shop indie.”
Missoula County Public Schools officials sent a districtwide notice to parents Friday acknowledging the “major school shooting in Connecticut” and offering tips on how to help kids cope with the tragedy.
POLSON — Lake County officials have identified the 63-year-old Ronan man killed Tuesday in a hit-and-run as Robert Van Gunten.
DIXON – A shocked community mourned the loss of a “wonderful man” Monday, as the investigation continued into a brutal home invasion and murder in Dixon last week.
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