Unidentified Body Found Floating in Clark Fork River
Missoula County Sheriff’s deputies pulled an unidentified body from the Clark Fork River on Thursday afternoon.
Death Penalty off the Table for Accused Cop Killer Lloyd Barrus
The Broadwater County Attorney’s office has filed notice with the Montana District Court on Thursday that it will no longer be seeking the death penalty for Lloyd Barrus, the man accused of murdering Broadwater County Sheriff’s Deputy Mason Moore.
Montana Unemployment Rate Now Lowest in More Than a Decade
Montana's unemployment rate continues to plummet, hitting lows that the state hasn't seen since before the so called "Great Recession" that lasted from December of 2007 to June of 2009.
Montana Morning State Headlines for Friday, July 20
Today's state headlines include a look at the first big Montana wildfire of 2018, an update of federal, state and local law enforcement attempts to crack down on meth dealers, and a look at the trial of a man suspected of killing a woman during an intoxicated hit-and-run accident in Missoula.
Commissioners Deliver Official Letter to Judge Marie Andersen
Responding to the situation that has arisen in Missoula Justice Court Division One under Justice of the Peace Marie Andersen, the Missoula County Commissioners delivered an official letter to the judge on Thursday morning.
State Law Enforcement to Meth Dealers ‘We are Coming for You’
An impressive group of Montana’s senior law enforcement professionals gathered in the Montana U.S. Attorney’s office in Missoula on Thursday to promote the dramatic results of the ‘Project Safe Neighborhoods Initiative’.
Missoula Superintendent Explains Meth Impact on Local Schools
Despite the rise of meth throughout Montana, MCPS superintendent Mark Thane says there is some good news when it comes to meth in Missoula schools.
Montana's First Big Fire of 2018 is in the Bitterroot
According to Bitterroot National Forest spokesman Todd McKay, they’ve only experienced two small fires about a tenth of an acre up until this recent fire, which is being called the Reynolds Lake Fire.
Montana Morning State News Headlines for Thursday, July 19
$250,000 bond for a man accused of sexually molesting a child in Missoula, after a lengthy criminal history in other states
$250,000 Bond for Man Charged With Sexual Abuse of a Minor
38 year-old Wes Lee Whitaker is in the Missoula County Jail on $250,000 bond charged with felony sexual intercourse without consent, as well as being held on an extra jurisdictional warrant.
Group Says Montana Lags Behind Other States in Renewable Energy
Environment Montana, based in Missoula, released a report on Wednesday claiming that Montana is lagging behind adjacent western states when it comes to solar and wind energy production.
Trump Discussed Supreme Court Decision With Montana AG Tim Fox
Montana's Attorney General may have helped President Trump select Judge Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court.
New Missoula Regional Park to Feature ‘Prescription Trail Walks’
Phase Two of the Missoula Regional Park will debut to the public on Thursday, July 26. Along with the softball fields, tennis courts, playgrounds and park areas will be literally just what the doctor ordered, Prescription Trail Walks
Montana Releases Shocking Statistics on Meth Increase
The Forensic Science Division of the Montana Department of Justice released its 2017 annual report today, Wednesday,July 18, and revealed some of the hard numbers behind the spread of meth and heroine throughout the state
Montana Morning State News Headlines for Wednesday, July 18
Missoula police have asked for the public's help in finding a missing 23 year-old woman, Jermain Austin Charlo, who has been missing since June 15.
37 year-old Illinois Man Caught Running Away with Juvenile Girl
He said they were running away together, but being over 20 years older than the juvenile female he was with, 37 year-old Matthew Scott was arrested in Missoula and charged with felony custodial interference.
Bail Set at $100,000 for Suspect Nabbed with 80 Grams of Meth
44 year-old Cody Lee Kendall appeared in Missoula Justice Court on Tuesday on charges of drug possession with intent to distribute when he was found with over 80 grams of methamphetamine.
Missoula Economic Partnership Hiring New Executive Director
The Missoula Economic Partnership is searching for a new Executive Director.
High Turnover Rate Prompts Investigation of Missoula Judge
There are two Missoula Justice Court divisions in the courthouse. JP 1 is Judge Marie Andersen, while JP 2 is Landee Holloway.
Girl Crossing Reserve Street at Crosswalk Hit by Passenger Car
Missoula Police are investigating after a passenger car hit a young girl on Reserve Street Monday afternoon at around 4:30.