Early Morning Fire Reported at Business on South Avenue
Crews from the Missoula Fire department responded to a structure fire early Friday morning at a business near the corner of South Avenue and Russell Street.\Fire Chief Jeff Brandt said the fire was reported at Far Side Signs.
Montana Morning State News Headlines for Friday, August 17
The Ravalli County Coroner reports that a 28 year-old woman from Florence drowned in Lake Como on Friday.
$250,000 Bail for 64 year old Man Charged with Child Sex Crimes
64 year-old Jack Jarvey of Great Falls is in the Missoula County Jail on $250,000 bond accused of committing numerous sex crimes against children.
Missoulian Joins Hundreds of Newspapers with Editorial on Trump
The Boston Globe reached out to newspapers across the country this week encouraging them to publish an editorial challenging President Donald Trump’s attacks on what he terms ‘fake news’, and the Missoulian newspaper participated with their own editorial.
The Princeton Review Names UM Among Best Colleges for 2019
The University of Montana was just named one of the best colleges for 2019.
City Councilor Talks About Proposed 3.6 Percent Budget Increase
At the Wednesday Budget Committee of the Whole meeting at the city council chambers, Mayor John Engen proposed a 3.6 percent overall increase in property taxes to cover the cost of city government.
Montana Morning State News Headlines for Thursday, August 16
Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament unapologetic in his response to outrage by some over a poster he helped design portraying a dead Donald Trump. citing the 1st Amendment.
Helicopters Scooping Water from Lake McDonald to Fight Park Fire
Specially equipped helicopters are scooping thousands of gallons of water from Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park to fight the Howe Ridge Fire.
‘Unrelenting Haze’ – However Air Quality is still Moderate
When the haze is so thick the mountains to the north are mere silhouettes, the presumption is that western Montana is socked in with wildfire smoke.
Ravalli Commissioners Ask For Investigation of 'Green Decoys'
Ravalli County Commissioners are asking Montana Attorney General Tim Fox to investigate a number of environmental groups.
Montana among 20 States with Most Underprivileged Children
In a survey where being first is the worst, Montana did not fare well in a recent survey released by Wallet Hub on the 20 states with the most underprivileged children.
Residents Raise Concern Over Transients, Needles and Crime
Missoula Council chambers were packed this Monday with folks raising concerns about public safety and a rising crime rate.