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MISSOULA — On Day 11 of her campaign for the U.S. Senate, Amanda Curtis released a six-point plan to improve education for students.
MISSOULA — The city of Missoula is alleging the Montana Public Service Commission held “unlawful ex parte communications” with Mountain Water Co. and The Carlyle Group, according to a brief it filed last week in Missoula County District Court.
MISSOULA — People who are homeless do get free bus tickets to Missoula.
MISSOULA — Opponents of a clothing-optional bike ride packed City Council Chambers on Monday to demand the city stop the Aug. 17 event – and rescind a permit for “Bare as You Dare.”
A few years ago, Emily Fisher helped some friends clear branches from ponderosa pines near Placid Lake. “They got me up in one of those trees, and I loved every second of it,” she said. She loved it so much, in fact, she moved to Seattle to learn the art and profession of tree climbing from…
MISSOULA — A young girl was pulled from the water and resuscitated Monday at Splash Montana, according to the Missoula Parks and Recreation Department.
MISSOULA — Chris Hahn sat down at the upright piano outside Higgins Plaza, and played part of a Chopin etude on the Kurtzmann manufactured in 1910.
MISSOULA — Jamee Greer started his human rights career in Missoula in 2006, and since then he’s tackled social justice initiatives around Montana.
MISSOULA — Beer unites – so said the owner of One Nation Brewing Co.
MISSOULA — They trample flower gardens.
MISSOULA — “It’s a funny little street, this part of Harrison.”
MISSOULA — This year, flowers and shrubs will grow along the boulevard on part of Van Buren Street, a major gateway to the Rattlesnake Valley.
MISSOULA — Missoula County Commissioner Bill Carey left his duties for five weeks in late 2012 with no explanation to the public.
MISSOULA — The Missoula Democratic Central Committee adopted a resolution this month calling on the Missoula County attorney and Board of County Commissioners to “realign their financial resources to create meaningful improvements in addressing sexual assault cases.”
MISSOULA — Jan and Harold Hoem put nearly 5,000 miles on the road in three trips to southeastern Montana and northeastern Wyoming to tell a story about coal exports to Asia.
MISSOULA — A perennial political candidate’s insistence on the resignation of Missoula City Councilwoman Caitlin Copple after Copple’s reference to “those of us who don’t have penises” has gone unheeded – so Kandi Matthew-Jenkins has filed a “hate crime and bias” report at City Hall.
The gnarliest blizzard of the year isn’t shutting down Mountain Line.
Mountain Line is offering free bus rides in Missoula Friday and Saturday on all routes due to the blizzard.
MISSOULA — The Missoula City Council may reconsider an ordinance intended to curb panhandling, given last week’s U.S. District Court decision in a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Idaho.
After O.D. Etter was in a head-on crash, he could no longer work, and money for groceries dwindled.
BONNER — Denise Heikkila beamed as she received the gift from strangers standing on her porch, and Cajun, her dog, peered out the window at the commotion.
MISSOULA — A Whitefish man who has maintained he is innocent of molesting a child since his conviction in 1995 is asking the Flathead County District Court to clear his name.
COLUMBIA FALLS — Hanging inside the building at 180 Trap Road are shimmering strips of top round and a map of the United States.
MISSOULA — The Lolo Creek and Gold Pan fires are likely to keep burning until a “season-ending event” dampens them, fire officials said Sunday.
MISSOULA — Rescuers continued the search Sunday for a 69-year-old man missing on Placid Lake, according to the Missoula County Sheriff’s Office.
MISSOULA — A Missoula City Council committee on Wednesday took one step toward approving a measure that aims to temporarily prohibit new homeless shelters and soup kitchens near residential neighborhoods.
MISSOULA — Smoke poured into the Missoula Valley on Sunday from fires burning in the region, and it could be even more thick and possibly “unhealthy” by Monday morning, according to the National Weather Service and the Missoula City-County Health Department.
MISSOULA — Missoula Police Chief Mark Muir has handed the reins of daily operations to Assistant Chief Mike Brady so Muir can focus on the city’s response to a U.S. Department of Justice investigation.
MISSOULA — A former Municipal Court judge who sued the city of Missoula for wrongful firing had been told to “improve her performance,” but she was not terminated from her appointment as assistant judge as she alleged, according to a court document.
MISSOULA — Missoula’s economy is poised to take advantage of opportunities in the Bakken, according to the Missoula Economic Partnership.
MISSOULA — Creating a registry for domestic partners would be “simple and straightforward,” Missoula City Clerk Marty Rehbein said Friday.
MISSOULA — A man who pleaded guilty to a decade-old rape was sentenced this week to 30 years in the Montana State Prison.
MISSOULA — A former tenant of the Vantage Villa apartments is in custody in connection with the fire that destroyed the complex last week, the Missoula Police Department confirmed Tuesday.
MISSOULA — Former medical-marijuana entrepreneur Jason Christ has represented himself in numerous court proceedings, but Tuesday the man convicted of levying a bomb threat against a Missoula Verizon store asked for a public defender -- and a delay in his sentencing.
MISSOULA — A Missoula man found “apparently asleep” and without pants or shoes in his running car was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, a felony violation that would be his fourth DUI.
MISSOULA — Missoula County Attorney Fred Van Valkenburg is willing to scrutinize the way his office handles sexual assault and rape cases – “but not with the threat of a lawsuit, not with a gun to my head.”
KALISPELL — A man and a woman from Columbia Falls died Friday after a near head-on collision in Kalispell on U.S. Highway 2, according to the Flathead County Coroner’s Office.
MISSOULA — More than 29 animals perished in a fire last week at a residence on Idaho Street, and the case remains under investigation, according to Missoula County Animal Control.
A 72-year-old woman from Arlee died Friday after a three-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 93, according to the Montana Highway Patrol.
MISSOULA — The sheer volume of sexual assault reports to the Missoula Police Department – 350 over the course of four years – shocked City Councilman Dick Haines.
MISSOULA — The driver who struck and killed a Hellgate High School student on the Mullan Road sidewalk pleaded guilty Thursday in Municipal Court to careless driving resulting in death.
MISSOULA — Felony charges will not be filed against the woman who drove onto the sidewalk and hit and killed a Hellgate High School student last month on Mullan Road, Missoula County Attorney Fred Van Valkenburg announced Thursday.
MISSOULA — Green Taxi got approval Monday from the Montana Public Service Commission to carry Missoula residents to the doctor and other medical appointments.
MISSOULA — An arson fire Friday temporarily closed the Missoula Senior Center, and the Missoula Police Department is looking for suspects in that blaze and another burn that took place the same morning.
MISSOULA — A type of yellow paint has an ingredient that’s “probably carcinogenic for humans,” and a local transportation activist has asked the city of Missoula to limit its use.
MISSOULA — Taking out the garbage isn’t an easy job, and it requires some heavy lifting — largely by men.
MISSOULA — A Hellgate High School student died Monday after being struck by a car on Mullan Road, officials said.
MISSOULA — A 52-year-old man charged with felony assault on a peace officer was in custody Monday on a $50,000 bond, according to the Missoula Police Department and the Missoula County Jail roster.
MISSOULA — Applause and sobs rang through a Missoula County courtroom Friday as former University of Montana quarterback Jordan Johnson was found not guilty of sexual intercourse without consent.
MISSOULA — Keep food and nutrition programs funded at the federal level so Montana children, families and seniors don’t go hungry.