Jon King

Post Your Good Samaritan Snow Reports Here
I was delighted this morning when Peter asked everyone to call in with polite recomendations for the city plows and instead of whining, we were treated to tales of heroism, work ethic, and neighborly service. So, if you have a great story of someone helping you out please leave a comment of thanks a…
New Weather System on Its Way, City Reveals Its Snow Plow Priorities
The intense snow system that is pummeling Missoula is almost over, but as it leaves a new storm system will move in to take its place. Although the new system should be less aggressive than its predecessor, Missoula Weather Service forecaster Marty Whitmore details why we should still be concerned.
Structure Fire on Snow Bowl Road [Update]
Missoula Rural Firefighters are actively fighting a structure fire at 750 Snow Bowl Road. The public is asked to stay away from the area. The only information we have at this time is that the west side of the residence is engulfed and that firefighters are doing all they can to mitigate the damage.
Missoula Downtown Association Awards Dinner
The Missoula Downtown Association (MDA) is preparing to host its annual Membership Awards Dinner. The banquet will cover the accomplishments of 2011 and honor the 12 individuals it has selected for the coveted Downtown Award. The membership will also ratify new individuals that have been asked to se…
More Snow on the Way, Avalanch Danger on the Rise
The snow is going to keep falling and although there is less likelihood of freezing rain on Friday, the thick accumulation of snow isn't going to be fun to drive in either. Warning Coordination Meteorolgist at Weather Service Missoula, Marty Whitmore explains how much snow we can expect by the …
Grizzly Football Social in Kalispell
The Flathead Valley Chapter of the Grizzly Scholarship Association is bringing Coach Robin Pflugrad, Director of Athletics Jim O'Day, and other UM staff members out to Kalispell to celebrate the Montana Football team's class of 2012. The event will run a video showing off the teams signees…
Ultra-High Speed Internet Coming to Montana
Earlier this week, it was announced that the State of Montana will work with the Montana University System to bring an ultra-high speed telecommunications network to the State. By working together, the State and University System hope to save $500,000 in annual costs while increasing the bandwith an…
Science Brings Brazil and UM Together
Brazil's "Science Without Borders" project will send 11 Brazilian undergrads to Missoula this spring. The program is designed to help Brazil develop in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics through international study. Because of the program's focus, the n…

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