Jon King

Old Faithful Cabins Might Return to Public Use
For Ten years, visitors to Yellowstone National Park were not able to use the cabins near Old Faithful. After a new environmental assessment, the park is thinking about changing course. Spokesman for Yellowstone National Park, Al Nash tells us what the plan is.
Dead Man Found in Downtown Missoula
A man was found dead in the 200 block of west Pine Street near the Mountain line bus station on Thursday morning. The man was found by an acquaintance and although the man's name has not yet been released, the police know his identity. Missoula Police Detective Sargent
Missoula County Seeks EPA Grant for Asbestos
Missoula County plans on applying for a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Grant. The grant, known as the Brownsfields Multi-Purpose Pilot Grant is meant only for "community based organizations" and requires those organizations to conduct community notification before submitting a…
Police Looking for Assault Suspect
The Missoula Police Department is currently investigating a case of assault that occurred on Tuesday, January 17th in a casino parking lot in the 1500 block of Dearborn Avenue.
Weight, Nutrition Now Key In Cancer Prevention
The American Cancer Society has updated its prevention guidelines. New priorities such as maintaining a healthy weight and exercising regularly are now side by side with kicking the smoking habit for those who want to reduce their risk of developing cancer. People who are overweight have higher leve…
Black Ice Causes Multiple Crashes Near Missoula
As this incident report photo shows, vehicles had a difficult time keeping their wheels on the slick pavement of I-90 this morning. Gusty winds and black ice made long stretches of highway, particularly around the Rock Creek area, almost impossible to safely navigate. Montana Highway Patrol Captain …
Help Stop Child Sex Abuse in Montana
Before American children reach the age of 18 one out of every four girls and one out of every six boys will be the victims of sexual assault. Montana is no exception to the problem of child sex abuse, in 2009 and 2010 local child advocacy centers helped over a thousand children. The saddest part of …
The State of the Union: Three Tactics for the Coming Campaign
I just finished watching the State of the Union Speech and thought I would write a bit about what I heard. Obama employed three tactics in tonight's speech that I think he will continue to press as the campaign moves forward. First of all, he is beginning to try to appeal to the right in an eff…
Canadian Lumber Agreement Extended
The 2006 U.S.-Canada Softwood Lumber Agreement was extended earlier this week for another two years until October 12, 2015. After the United States imposed 27 percent duties on Canadian lumber imports back in 2002, Canada protested the duties in the North American Free Trade Agreement, World Trade O…
New Allegiant Air Routes Take Montanans To California
Montanans have a new way to travel to California. Allegiant air, which specializes in connecting small cities to popular destinations announced today that the cities of Billings, Missoula, Kalispell, and Bozeman will have routes flying directly to the Oakland/San Francisco area by late April 2012. S…

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