East Mullan Road Levee Eroding Putting Infrastructure at Risk
Flood response officials are focusing their attention on a levee in the East Mullan Road area that is reportedly being eroded by the flooding of the Clark Fork River, possibly putting infrastructure in the area at risk.
Over the Top Fundraiser for United Way - Rappelling off Bank Roof
Just ten dollars gave a great many individuals a chance to rappel off the roof of the First Interstate bank building on Saturday in a fundraiser for the Missoula United Way.
Two Felony DUI Suspects Caught Last Night, Both 4th or Subsequent
Missoula police arrested two men on Felony DUI charges early last Friday morning
50 Pounds of Methamphetamine Nabbed by Wyoming Highway Patrol
A traffic stop by the Wyoming Highway Patrol netted approximately 50 pounds of methamphetamine worth over $425,000 on the street.
Floods Spoil Start of Fishing Season around Western Montana
Saturday, May 19 marks the official opening of Montana’s fishing season, but early flooding is making a mess for anglers around the area
Six Felonies in One Missoula Night, Attorney's Office Hits 26
For the second week in a row Missoula processed well over 20 felony cases, Missoula County Attorney Kirsten Pabst says three of those cases were assaults and two of those directly involved children.
Montana Morning News Headlines for Friday, May 18
A Missoula man rescued from the Clark Fork River after plunging from Orange Street Bridge. Missoula declares a flooding disaster.
Mayor John Engen Invites Citizens to Survey Open House on May 22
In March, the City of Missoula conducted a survey in which the top three concerns were affordable housing, high property taxes and city streets, and a citizen’s open house has been scheduled to discuss the issues on Tuesday, May 22.
Lake County Reservoirs Expected to be Full by Early June
Lake County Commissioners issued an Emergency Declaration this week over flooding concerns.
County Commissioners Declare Flood Disaster-State Aid Available
After declaring a flood emergency in late April, the Clark Fork, Bitterroot and Blackfoot Rivers have flooded and hundreds of thousands of county dollars have been expended, so Missoula County Commissioners officially declared a disaster on Thursday morning, making way for state aid.
Man Who Jumped Into Swollen Clark Fork River is Recovering
Fire, police and an ambulance responded to a call an emergency call this morning at 11:35 a.m. after a witness called 911, reporting seeing a man jump into the river near Taco Johns.
The Eleven Missoula Law Enforcement Officers Who Gave All
Tonight, May 17, at 7:00 p.m., Missoulians will gather to respect the fallen at the Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony in Rose Park. These are the individuals who will be remembered...
Montana District Court Denies Krakauer Attorney Fees
The Montana Supreme Court has denied author Jon Krakauer’s attempt to have the Montana University System pay his attorney fees for his successful attempt to access redacted student records of former Montana quarterback Jordan Johnson.
Montana Morning State News Headlines for Thursday, May 17
Flood briefing details weather patterns, removal of dangerous debris, including a small fire, and a bit of humor between sheriff's deputies and firemen.
Confederate Flag Causes 'Fear and Anxiety' Banned at Big Sky High
Officials at Missoula's Big Sky High School have asked several students to no longer wear items of clothing with the Confederate Flag, or to have that flag on any other item.
FWP Finds Proof Montana Grizzly Bears are Expanding Their Range
Montana’s grizzly bears are expanding into new territory and FWP has proof after a 3-year Old grizzly was caught in a culvert trap a few weeks ago.
Clark Fork and Bitterroot Rivers Will Be Back In Flood Stage Soon
Hot temperatures this week are pushing a bunch more snow melt down the Clark Fork River.
Air Quality Concerns over Controlled Burn in the Rattlesnake
There was a controlled burn in the Rattlesnake area on Tuesday, and residents in the area and on the north side reported air quality concerns reminiscent of last summer’s wildfires.
Man Caught Sleeping in Casino Smashes Jumps on Meth Pipe
A man caught sleeping in a Missoula business ended up facing three felony charges and a host of misdemeanors after police showed up on the scene early Tuesday morning, May 15.
Montana Morning State News Headlines for Wednesday, May 16
Missoula officials just days away from declaring a flooding disaster for the county, which would trigger more state aid.