Unidentified Body Found Floating in Clark Fork River
Missoula County Sheriff’s deputies pulled an unidentified body from the Clark Fork River on Thursday afternoon.
Death Penalty off the Table for Accused Cop Killer Lloyd Barrus
The Broadwater County Attorney’s office has filed notice with the Montana District Court on Thursday that it will no longer be seeking the death penalty for Lloyd Barrus, the man accused of murdering Broadwater County Sheriff’s Deputy Mason Moore.
Montana Unemployment Rate Now Lowest in More Than a Decade
Montana's unemployment rate continues to plummet, hitting lows that the state hasn't seen since before the so called "Great Recession" that lasted from December of 2007 to June of 2009.
Montana Morning State Headlines for Friday, July 20
Today's state headlines include a look at the first big Montana wildfire of 2018, an update of federal, state and local law enforcement attempts to crack down on meth dealers, and a look at the trial of a man suspected of killing a woman during an intoxicated hit-and-run accident in Missoula.
Missoulian's Sarcastic, But True, Photo Comment Goes Viral
Missoula has pretty much answered this man's post with "couldn't have said it better myself."
Commissioners Deliver Official Letter to Judge Marie Andersen
Responding to the situation that has arisen in Missoula Justice Court Division One under Justice of the Peace Marie Andersen, the Missoula County Commissioners delivered an official letter to the judge on Thursday morning.
Bearmouth Rest Areas Closed Today, Expect Travel Delays
Be aware of planned road work
State Law Enforcement to Meth Dealers ‘We are Coming for You’
An impressive group of Montana’s senior law enforcement professionals gathered in the Montana U.S. Attorney’s office in Missoula on Thursday to promote the dramatic results of the ‘Project Safe Neighborhoods Initiative’.
Missoula Superintendent Explains Meth Impact on Local Schools
Despite the rise of meth throughout Montana, MCPS superintendent Mark Thane says there is some good news when it comes to meth in Missoula schools.
Montana's First Big Fire of 2018 is in the Bitterroot
According to Bitterroot National Forest spokesman Todd McKay, they’ve only experienced two small fires about a tenth of an acre up until this recent fire, which is being called the Reynolds Lake Fire.
Montana Morning State News Headlines for Thursday, July 19
$250,000 bond for a man accused of sexually molesting a child in Missoula, after a lengthy criminal history in other states
$250,000 Bond for Man Charged With Sexual Abuse of a Minor
38 year-old Wes Lee Whitaker is in the Missoula County Jail on $250,000 bond charged with felony sexual intercourse without consent, as well as being held on an extra jurisdictional warrant.