A ‘Mesmer’ising Personal Best for Local Missoula Marathon Winner
Missoula’s own Mark Messmer won the 2018 Missoula Marathon on Sunday morning with a personal best time of two hours twenty-seven minutes, not bad for a young man who did not consider himself much of a runner at Sentinel High School.
$2 million Impact - 100,000 Cups of Water for Marathon Weekend
The Missoula Marathon will result in approximately $2 million in benefits to the western Montana economy, and over 100,000 cups of water and Powerade will be handed out at the 15 official aid stations along the course.
Evidence from Stabbing Incident Leads to Suspects Release
On July 9, Christopher Newrider and Valerie Thompson were arrested by Missoula police and charged with attempted deliberate homicide and assault with a weapon after a stabbing incident.
Celebrated American Record Holder in Missoula for Marathon
Deena Kastor started running at age 11 in 1984, after witnessing Joan Benoit Samuelson, the first American to ever win the Olympic marathon, and she ended up breaking Benoit Samuelson’s American record at the London Marathon.
Montana Morning State News Headlines for Thursday, July 12
More details on the miraculous rescue of a baby abandoned in the western Montana forest. The baby has been released from a hospital.
Miracle Baby Released from Hospital
The five month-old baby miraculously rescued after being left in the woods near Lolo Hot Springs has been released from a local hospital.
July is Deadliest Month for Hot Car Deaths of Children
Nationwide, July is the deadliest month for kids dying after being left alone in hot cars, and Safe Kids Missoula’s Kira Huck has advice, and a new device to help parents ensure their children’s safety
Great Weather – Friendly Community to Welcome Missoula Marathon
The 12th annual Missoula Marathon gets started officially on Friday, when over 6,000 runners and walkers will descend on Missoula for an entire weekend of fun and fitness.
Montana Morning State News Headlines for Wednesday, July 11
Dramatic recounting by searchers who found a baby alive after he had been abandoned in the woods near Lolo Hot Springs.
Several Agencies Respond to Wildfire Near Huson
Several agencies responded to a wildfire near Huson on Tuesday evening.
$200,000 Bond for Man Who Abandoned Baby in Montana Woods
32 year-old Francis Crowley, the man accused of crashing a vehicle in the woods near Lolo Hot Springs and abandoning a five month-old child buried under a pile of sticks, appeared in Missoula Justice Court on Tuesday.
Deputy and Forest Service Officer Relive Miracle Baby Rescue
Missoula County Sheriff’s Deputy Ross Jessup and U.S. Forest Service Officer Nick Schultz were the two searchers who rescued that five month-old baby boy who had spent over nine hours buried under a pile of brush and sticks
Montana Morning State News Headlines for Tuesday, July 10
Missoula County Commissioners approved the addition of a $15 million open space bond on the upcoming November general election ballot.
Department of Commerce Presents ‘Resiliency Summit’ in Missoula
On Tuesday, July 24, the Montana Department of Commerce will present a regional ‘Resiliency Summit’ in Missoula.
County Approves $15 Million Open Space Bond for November Ballot
The Missoula County Commissioners on Monday approved a $15 million general obligation open space bond to be placed on the November general election ballot.
FWP Urges Floaters to Use Caution on Cold Fast Running Rivers
With temperatures into the 80’s in western Montana, the temptation to grab the float tubes and hit the river can be irresistible, however, officials with Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks urge caution after the just finished flood season.
Beware a 'Devil's Bargain' When Wildfire Season Begins
When wildfire smoke begins to affect western Montana, as it is predicted to do this fire season, Air Quality Specialist Sarah Coefield warns of what she calls a 'Devil's Bargain'.
Montana Morning State News Headlines for Monday, July 9
In what is being termed 'a miracle rescue', a five month-old baby was rescued early Sunday morning after a 32 year-old man allegedly buried the child in the woods near Lolo Hot Springs.
Weekend Valley Haze Due to Distant Wildfires
This weekend's hot summer weather also included a bit of smoky haze over both the Missoula and Bitterroot valleys, reminiscent of last year's wildfire season.
Miracle Rescue of Infant Buried in Western Montana Forest
'Members of the Missoula County Sheriff’s Office were called out last night at approximately 8 pm for a male suspect who was acting strange in the Lolo Hot Springs area.