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Jon Krakauer Opens Talk in Missoula – Explains Why He Chose Missoula [WATCH]

Here is part of Jon Krakauer's opening statement at the Doubletree Inn in Missoula, as he explains why he chose Missoula for his book, "Missoula; Rape and the Justice System in a College Town."

The video is courtesy of Missoula County Access Television.

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Photo Courtesy of David Lentz/Thinkstock
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Video of Hostage Hoax in Missoula [NSFW]

You probably heard about the hostage hoax from yesterday afternoon in Missoula. Although, you probably didn't know there was a live stream video that was recording from inside the house that was occupied by the two people who were questioned in the incident

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Early Morning Missoula Fire Stopped in the Knick of Time Near Mount Sentinel

A little after 7:30 this morning, 911 received a call about a house fire on Maurice Avenue, near the base of Mount Sentinel in Missoula.

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UM and Swartz Family Announce Legacy Scholarship – First Recipient [YouTube]

Kole Swartz, a 19 year-old freshman defensive end for the Montana Grizzly football team, lost his life in a tragic accident on March 15. 

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Lolo School Examining Cuts After Levy Fails to Pass

Voters rejected a $90,000 levy for Lolo School on Tuesday. Lolo School Superintendent Mike Magone says that his team is currently examining what types of cuts the school can make.

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Photo courtesy of Ruth King
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Voter Turnout at 18 Percent as Missoula Sours on Trustee-Only Ballots

With turnout at about 18 percent, it appears that most Missoulians weren't that concerned about the results of the Tuesday, May 5, election.

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Missed TEDxWhitefish 2015? Now You Can See Every Speech

In the tradition of sharing Ideas Worth Spreading, Whitefish Montana held it's second ever TEDxTalks event last Monday. And if you were not able to attend or stream it live, you can now watch the whole Livestream event anywhere you are.

The 2015 Tedx Whitefish event took featured a wide variety of guest speakers. I personally had a chance to share my speech at this event and was just amazed at how diverse the rest of the lineup was as well! From political figure, Andy Shirtliff sharing an emotional and personal speech most hadn't ever heard, to Chuck Tooley former Mayor of Billings speaking about the rich history of the town he once served and all others in between. This was a well organized and deeply thought-provoking day for Montana.

What is TED Talks? 

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‘Best Sports Bar in Missoula?’ Debate Heats Up Online

One week ago today, a Reddit user posed a question on the Missoula page simply asking where the best sports bar in town was? Ah! The question asked over and over again, causing eternal opinions! We love these. Lets see what the readers said... 

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2015 Bike For Shelter in Missoula

We are pleased to be part of  the 15th annual Missoula Bike For Shelter event to benefit one of our favorite local non-profits, Watson Children's Shelter.

  • Saturday, May 30th
  • 8 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
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Ravalli County Resource Advisory Committee Looking for New Projects to Fund

The Ravalli County Resource Advisory Committee is now accepting new project proposals from the public.

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