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Missoula Air Deemed “Unhealthy” as Western Montana Fills With Smoke

Smoke is clogging the skies over western Montana, causing air quality monitors to drop Missoula's air quality rating to "Unhealthy," today August 20.

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Air Quality Specialist – ‘Time To Buckle Up’ For Wildfire Smoke [PHOTO]

One picture paints a thousand words, so below, here is a photo of the wildfire smoke heading into the western Montana.

Sarah Coefield with the Missoula City-County Health Department says it may be time to buckle in.

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Ex-Griz Football Player Beau Donaldson Moved to Boot Camp

After being sentenced to 10 years in prison for rape in 2010, former University of Montana Griz football player Beau Donaldson has been moved to the Treasure State Correctional Boot Camp in Deer Lodge.

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New Missoulian Newspaper Editor Loves ‘Watchdog Journalism’ [YouTube]

The new editor of the Missoulian newspaper is Matthew Bunk, who comes to Missoula from Libby, where he was most recently the editor and publisher of The Western News. 

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Yellowstone National Park Spokeswoman says, “Best July Ever” For the Park

Yellowstone Park seems to be breaking visitation records on a regular basis this year and according to Park spokeswoman Amy Bartlett, July was no different.

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Most of Northwest Montana Going Into Stage Two Fire Restrictions

A large swath of Northwest Montana will be moving into Stage II Fire Restrictions at 12:01 am tomorrow, August 20 including Lincoln county, Sanders county, Flathead County, Lake county and Mineral county.

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Be Wary of Storm Chasing Home Repair Scams [YouTube]

In a press release issued on Tuesday, Montana Insurance Commissioner Monica J. Lindeen is warning Missoula residents to be aware of “storm chasers,” or contractors who come to communities recovering from a serious storm and solicit repair work, sometimes doing shoddy work or committing insurance fraud

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Focus Turns to Sheep Fire out of the Thompson-Divide Complex Fires in Glacier

There are numerous fires burning up throughout Glacier National Park and Flathead National Forest.

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Scotty Brown Fire Contained After Threatening Nearby Structures

After a week-long closure due to the Scotty Brown Wildland Fire, DNRC spokesman Jordan Koppen has good news for those that want to travel down the River Junction Road.

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$25,000 Bail For Missoula Man Who Allegedly Beat and Strangled Girlfriend [WATCH]

27 year-old Daniel Redman is being held on $25,000 bail after allegedly beating and strangling his girlfriend at their home in Missoula.

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