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MISSOULA — Students attending any one of Montana’s public colleges or universities this fall are finding more than philosophy homework and essays on their to-do list.
Students cross the Oval at the University of Montana recently. Students within the Montana University System are required to take a number of tutorials this semester, including those on alcohol and sexual assault.
The Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education filed a motion this week with the Montana Supreme Court, appealing a lower court decision ordering the state to release records to author Jon Krakauer that detail the 2012 disciplinary hearing of a University of Montana student.
MISSOULA — The University of Montana said Monday that one occupant injured in an apartment blast on Sunday evening was a university student, and the investigation has been turned over to the Missoula Police Department.
MISSOULA — Voters this November will decide if a push aimed at ending Election Day voter registration will become law, a move supporters believe would streamline the process and shorten lines at polling places.
MISSOULA — On a spring day 46 years ago, Don Rakow and his platoon of U.S. Marines secured a bridge to allow for safe passage of a military convoy heading back to Khe Sanh.
MISSOULA — The Montana University System has received a temporary stay in releasing records to author Jon Krakauer pertaining to the 2012 disciplinary hearing of University of Montana Grizzlies quarterback Jordan Johnson.
MISSOULA — The president of the University of Montana has charged the school’s faculty with identifying ways to strengthen academic programs and better promote the importance of a liberal arts education to students and their parents.
MISSOULA — He was a torpedo man in World War II, a University of Montana graduate, a U.S. Forest Service ranger and a regional forester — Raymond Karr had nearly done it all.
MISSOULA — Tuition to Montana’s four-year colleges has doubled over the past 14 years, leaving a growing number of students strapped with a mountain of debt as they enter the workforce, a group of advocates said Tuesday.
Missoula health officers are working to deal with tens of thousands of pounds of rotting chickens inside a stolen semi that was abandoned at the Missoula Wye.
WYE — A big white trailer parked at a truck stop isn’t likely to turn heads, unless it’s been sitting there for days, dripping the juices of rotting chickens onto the ground.
MISSOULA — The Missoula Police Department on Tuesday concluded its investigation into the fatal Labor Day shooting at the Fox Club Cabaret and passed its report on to the Missoula County Attorney’s Office for review.
Missoula police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred outside the Fox Club Cabaret over a month ago.
MISSOULA — The third-floor hallway in the University of Montana’s School of Journalism reads like a museum, a who’s who of Montana reporters, its defenders of the First Amendment and the public’s right to know.
MISSOULA — Advocates for renewable energy gathered outside Main Hall at the University of Montana on Tuesday to call on school administrators to wipe the university’s endowment portfolio clean of fossil fuels.
MISSOULA — The man arrived from Louisiana full of life and energy, but he died in a dark Montana parking lot just after midnight on a Monday morning. Shot in the chest, nothing could save him.
MISSOULA — The superintendent of Missoula County Public Schools reassigned the top two administrators at Sentinel High School on Thursday, six days after suspending them for undisclosed reasons.
MISSOULA — The Missoula Mercantile appears on vintage postcards and black-and-white photographs recalling the city’s early days. More recent residents remember the Bon Marche and Macy’s.
MISSOULA — Missoula County Public Schools officials declined Tuesday to say why they suspended two top administrators at Sentinel High School last week, or whether the suspension would be extended beyond the initial five days.
MISSOULA — The Missoula County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim in the shooting outside a Missoula strip club early Monday morning as Christopher Hymel, a 23-year-old man from Louisiana.
Missoula police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred outside the Fox Club Cabaret early Monday morning.
MISSOULA — Students at the University of Montana who aren’t old enough to purchase alcohol are required to take a new statewide tutorial this semester on the dangers and consequences of drinking.
MISSOULA — Two former National Public Radio reporters will have a hand in directing the news at Montana Public Radio and shaping the next generation of journalists at the University of Montana.
MISSOULA — The search continued Tuesday for a 21-year-old college student who disappeared in southwestern Idaho while traveling to the University of Montana in Missoula.
MISSOULA — Ads seeking forklift operators and mill laborers at the Missoula Job Service signal improving times for the state’s wood products industry, reflecting the findings of a recent report that showed a bump in wages and hiring at regional mills.
MISSOULA — The death of a man whose body was pulled this week from the Clark Fork River was classified as a homicide after a state medical examiner determined he’d been assaulted, shot and thrown into the water.
MISSOULA — A Missoula County man who claimed a terminal illness to get a 15-year-old girl to feel sorry for him before allegedly raping her at a barbecue faces a $50,000 fine and the possibility of spending 100 years in the Montana State Prison.
MISSOULA — The death of a man whose body was removed on Tuesday from the Clark Fork River was labeled a homicide after a state medical examiner determined he’d been assaulted, shot and tossed into the water.
MISSOULA — It bodes well for business when the boss is pleased. And after Tuesday night’s record-breaking concert in Missoula, Paul McCartney was pleased indeed.
MISSOULA — The wheels had been turning long before Paul McCartney took the stage under a golden sunset in Washington-Grizzly Stadium on Tuesday evening and proceeded to light up the August night.
MISSOULA — A semitrailer carrying the legacy papers of former U.S. Sen. Max Baucus arrived at the University of Montana on Monday, bolstering the school’s already robust legislative collection.
MISSOULA — Some 25,000 fans are expected to converge on Washington-Grizzly Stadium to see Paul McCartney light up the August night.
MISSOULA — The state’s wood products industry is on the mend, paying higher wages to workers and more for logs to keep up with a slow increase in demand, a new University of Montana study has found.
MISSOULA -- Jamie Pinkerton was sitting in a Kansas City, Missouri, traffic jam last August when his phone rang. It was the University of Montana offering him a job coaching the school’s new women’s softball team.
MISSOULA — A University of Montana student is attempting to join a class-action lawsuit against Higher One Holdings, accusing the firm of deceptively charging fees to college students who want to access their financial aid refunds.
BONNER - A semi tractor-trailer truck wrecked on Highway 200 about two miles east of Bonner and spilled industrial soap into the Blackfoot River early Tuesday morning.
MISSOULA — With freedom of speech on their side, organizers of Missoula’s first “Bare as You Dare” public bicycle ride have received their final permit, along with the official green light to hold the clothing-optional event.
MISSOULA — The state Board of Psychologists and a U.S. attorney representing a doctor with the VA Montana Health Care System have agreed to resolve a complaint filed by a veteran of the Iraq War.
MISSOULA — The University of Montana closed its 2014 fiscal year with a bang, shattering its old fundraising record by more than $16 million while improving its ability to recruit students with additional money for scholarships.
MISSOULA — In early 2003, Capt. Thomas Livoti joined the U.S. invasion of Iraq as a member of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force. The platoon commander had earned a bachelor’s degree in archaeology from the University of Montana, though his knowledge of Mesopotamia was limited.
FORT SMITH — The problem with Bighorn Canyon is that it’s not supposed to be here, at least in visitors’ expectations.
MISSOULA — Paying back that college debt doesn’t wait for anyone, including members of the armed services, but a bill bouncing around the nation’s Capitol may soon allow veterans to defer their college loan payments before deployment.
MISSOULA — They showed up at the University of Montana’s School of Law in the mid-1960s. The two newly hired professors became fast friends, a relationship they would maintain for all of time, or as long as a man can know it.
ABSAROKEE — It’s a long way up to Froze-To-Death Plateau, like 26 switchbacks rising 3,000 feet in roughly two miles. But as the saying goes, there’s only one way up, and that’s to take it one step at a time, elevation be damned.
With his boxes packed and a picture of his golden retriever on the computer screen, David Forbes is already dreaming of life’s next chapter, one that will allow time for golf and a trip to Europe with an uncertain return date.
MISSOULA — Work on several University of Montana building projects is set to begin this summer, but not until the Paul McCartney concert wraps up in August.
MISSOULA — A squirrel’s appetite for certain pine seeds may be driving evolutionary changes in lodgepole forests across the West and altering how the trees respond to fire, a study conducted inside Yellowstone National Park has found.
MISSOULA — Facing a spring wind on a chilly Friday morning, Ed and Leslie Wetherbee stood where the old Champion International sawmill once cut logs on Missoula’s riverfront. The mill is gone and the 46-acre site is now empty, save for a sign dubbing the property the Old Sawmill District and…
MISSOULA — Missoula Municipal Court Judge Kathleen Jenks arrived at the committee meeting last week with a stack of criminal files under her arm. She didn’t name the names listed inside, but rather referred to them as the “downtown core of problems.”