Traffic Resumes on North Russell Street After Gas Leak
A ruptured gas line on North Russell Street has shut down traffic on one of Missoula’s busiest roads.
Montana Morning State News Headlines for Friday, March 16
Four meth arrests in under two hours by Missoula police highlight a busy day for law enforcement.
Rosebud Coal Mine Exceeded Pollution Limit by 19,500 Percent
A report by the Montana Environmental Information Center and Environment Montana states that in one instance, Western Energy's Rosebud Coal Mine in eastern Montana exceeded the allowed amount of pollution into area waterways by up to 19,500 percent.
Montana Morning State News Headlines for Thursday, March 15
Missoula school kids joined thousands of others across the country as part of an organized walkout to protest gun violence in schools.
Major Lake County Drug Bust – Suspect Released – No Room in Jail
Lake County Sheriff Don Bell announced on Wednesday that in cooperation with the Northwest Drug Task Force, 58 year-old Tessie Curley of Charlo was arrested and charged last week with felony distribution of dangerous drugs
Missoula Police to Have Extra Patrols on St. Patrick’s Day
With St. Patrick’s Day coming up on Saturday, Missoula Police will be scheduling extra patrols to ensure that people don’t drink and drive as they celebrate.
Interior Secretary Zinke Bristles at Question About Jet Trip
At a hearing on Tuesday before the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Washington Senator Maria Cantwell asked Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to explain since he is advocating higher admission prices at national parks, why he chose to take a private jet home from Las Vegas.
Children and Parents Protest Gun Violence at Paxson School
Nearly 100 children and parents gathered on the sidewalk outside Paxson Elementary School on Wednesday, joining thousands of others across the country to speak out against gun violence in schools
Montana Morning State News Headlines for Wednesday, March 14
Senator Steve Daines promoted the 'Stop School Violence Act' yesterday in Washington, D.C., and statewide school walkouts are expected today.
Daines – Other Senators Meet to Promote Bill to Secure Schools
On a windy Tuesday morning in Washington, D.C., Montana Senator Steve Daines met with several other Senators, a Parkland Florida survivor and the father of a slain child to introduce the Stop School Violence Act.
Woman Causes Crash on Miller Creek Road– Then Flees the Scene
24 year-old Amanda Mays is in the Missoula County Jail charged with felony criminal endangerment and several other misdemeanors after allegedly driving under the influence of drugs, causing an accident and fleeing the scene on foot.
Brutally Beaten Woman Still in Hospital – Investigation Ongoing
The Missoula County Sheriff’s Office continues to lead the investigation into a woman who was badly beaten about the head and shoulders, sustained serious injuries and remains in St. Patrick Hospital
Montana Morning State News Headlines for Tuesday, March 13
The one common thread tying several crimes in Missoula over the past few days..is methamphetamine
Challenge to Montana’s Anti-Polygamy Laws Overturned by Court
In what could have been a scene right out of ‘Sister Wives’, a U.S. District Judge adopted the findings of a U.S. Magistrate Judge challenging and then upholding Montana’s polygamy laws.
MCPS to Share Student Data from New STAR 360 Assessment
This week and again in April, MCPS parent teacher conferences will include new data gleaned from the STAR 360 formative assessment, which has replaced all other assessment tools.
Montana Morning State News Headlines for Monday, March 12
$1 million bail each for two suspects who allegedly shot and bear-maced two men in a Missoula convenience store last week.
Monday Morning Starts New ‘Morning Move’ Program for MCPS Kids
Four Missoula County Public elementary schools will kick off a new program on Monday morning called ‘Morning Move’, starting their day with exercise.
$1 Million Bail Each for Convenience Store Shootings
The two men charged with shooting a convenience store clerk and a customer are being held on $1 million bond each.
MCPS Prepares for Student Walkouts on March 14 and April 20
Administrators at Missoula School District One are aware of the national school walkouts on March 14 and April 20, and have created procedures to deal with the situation.
Montana Morning State News Headlines for Friday, March 9
Two men arrested in Missoula after a convenience store shooting and charged with attempted deliberate homicide.