Oil Pipeline ‘Valve Turner’ Gets Three Year Deferred Sentence
66 year-old Leonard Higgins was found guilty in November of 2017 for committing an act of what he termed civil disobedience when he cut two chains at the Enbridge Tar Sands pipeline at Coal Sands, Montana and manually turned the emergency shutoff valve.
Montana Ag Producers, Breweries Concerned Over Trump Tariffs
President Donald Trump’s proposed 25 percent tariff on steel and 10 percent tariff on aluminum imports is a worrying prospect to many members of the Montana Chamber of Commerce.
School Resource Officers a Success for both Students and Police
After Missoula County Public Schools voiced their support for School Resource Officers assigned to high schools and middle schools, the Police Department echoed the positive results of the program.
Hellgate High School Student Wins National State Diplomacy Prize
Hellgate High School senior Ian Knight was honored on Tuesday at City Hall for winning the Grand Prize in the U.S. State Department’s nationwide 2017 Citizen Diplomacy Challenge for a photo entitled ‘Unity’.
Mountain Lions Stalking Prey in Missoula Trigger Daily Reports
There have been many recent sightings of mountain lions in Missoula's five valleys and warnings that they are hunting deer in the Grant Creek area.
Missoula Will Welcome 29 New U.S. Citizens This Week
Missoula will host the first of only three naturalization ceremonies in 2018.
Montana Morning State News Headlines for Tuesday, March 20
Missoula teen arraigned in district court for being responsible for the incident at Big Sky High School last week. Bail set at $20,000.
Bitterroot Girls Named to Southwest District 'A ' Teams
The Southwestern Conference was well represented.
Official Credits Big Sky Students for Telling SRO about Suspect
The trust and rapport that the Big Sky High School Resource Officer has built with students was the impetus behind the 17 year-old suspect being apprehended after a chase on Friday.
Missoula Teen Charged for Friday Incident at Big Sky High School
A Missoula teenager has been arrested and charged with several crimes after allegedly fleeing from the Big Sky High School Resource Officer and attempting to run him over with his vehicle.
Coming Soon to a Construction Site Near You – Robot Bricklayers?
According to an Associated Press story published this weekend, a wave of automation is transforming the construction industry, as it struggles to find enough skilled workers.
Low Number of DUIs in Missoula Over St. Patrick's Day
Over the St. Patrick’s Day weekend, the Montana Highway Patrol made 51 DUI arrests statewide, but only three of those came from Missoula County.
Fight Over Infidelity Leads to Strangulation Charges
Missoula Police were called on Saturday to what appears to have been a very public domestic dispute.