$1.5 Million Grant from Washington Foundation Benefits Schools
The 21st Century Teaching and Learning Initiative has been reinvigorated with an additional three-year, $1.5 million grant from the Phyllis and Dennis Washington Foundation.
Neighborhood Learns Facts about 2019 Flood Season at Meeting
On Wednesday evening at Hawthorne School residents in the Orchard Homes area met with various county and other governmental officials to hear about the 2019 flood season.
DPHHS is Providing Clinics to Prevent Senior Exploitation in MT
Montana seniors are being exploited because of confusion surrounding Powers of Attorney and Guardianship.
MCPS Requests Two Levies Due to Increased Enrollment in Missoula
Missoula County Public Schools Trustees have approved two levies to appear on the May 7, 2018 ballot.
Montana Morning State News Headlines for Thursday, April 25
Six cases of pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, have been diagnosed in Missoula County, with over 300 other possible exposures. Testing is underway.
County Commissioner Rowley Steps Down to Take Job in Bozeman
Missoula County Commissioner Nicole ‘Cola’ Rowley informed county officials this week that she would be stepping down from the commission to take an administrative leadership position in Gallatin County.
UM Report says Visitors Spent $3.7 Billion in Montana in 2018
The Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research at the University of Montana has released a report detailing the spending throughout Montana by out-of-state visitors in 2018 that actually set a new record.
Senate Aides Participate in Rankin Peace Center Red Sand Project
Cracks in sidewalks on Higgins Avenue in downtown Missoula have been filled with red sand to build awareness about human trafficking in Montana and throughout the world.
100 Montana High School Seniors Received $1,000 Scholarships
Several Montana high school seniors were recently awarded scholarships to help out with college expenses.
Health Department Investigates 6 Whooping Cough Cases in Missoula
The Missoula City-County Health Department is currently investigating six case of whooping cough in the Missoula area.
Man Faces Several Charges After Police Pursuit, Meth Was Found
Missoula Police officers responded to the report of a male who had outstanding warrants and was also threatening to harm himself.
Montana Morning State News Headlines for Wednesday, April 24
The National Weather Service has issued the second flood advisory this week for the Clark Fork River as it flows through Missoula.
OPI Head says ‘We Can Do Better’ in ESSA Math and English Scores
Montana’s Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen rolled out the results of the ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act) report cards for each of the state’s over 800 public schools, and said frankly ‘we can do better’.
Candidate Fox Invites Chick-fil-A to Open another Montana Store
Gubernatorial candidate Tim Fox has reached out to the owners of Chick-fil-A restaurants to open a second location in the state, after some airports have refused to host the restaurants due to their donations to Christian organizations.
Montana FWP Gives Tips for Navigating the Dangers of High Water
Snowmelt creates high water in our streams and rivers and that can lead to deadly conditions.
Missoula Airfares Lowest in the State, Customers Saved $5 Million
The Missoula International Airport is pleased to announce that their average ticket prices are the lowest in the state.
Unlimited Access at Hamilton's Surgery Center Grand Opening
See areas that are normally restricted.
Montana Morning State News Headlines for Tuesday, April 23
31 year-old Autumn Heinz, the woman who created a 'meth den' inside the YMCA Daycare Center was sentenced to 20 years in prison, all suspended and ordered to pay over $400,000 in restitution
Woman who made '[meth den' at YMCA receives suspended sentence
Autumn Heinz, the 31 year-old woman who was caught after creating her own ‘meth den’ in the YMCA learning center last April, was sentenced by district judge Robert l. ‘Dusty’ Deschamps on Monday.
Missoula Church Security Training Workshop Planned for May 3 - 4
Over Easter weekend there were multiple bombings that took hundreds of lives in Sri Lanka and there have been attacks on and in churches in the U.S. over the past several years.
The Montana DOJ Gives an Update on Casey Blanchard's Status
Casey Blanchard was shot on March 14, 2019, in Missoula when he exited his vehicle to check on a motorist who he thought needed assistance.
Kehrwald Drive Flooding – More Expected as River Rises in May
The National Weather Service has inspected the areas in the Orchard Homes area near the Clark Fork River and found that the river has overflowed its banks and affected streets and property in the area.
Federal Government Announces Montana is REAL ID Compliant
Montana’s legislature and governor tasked the Motor Vehicle Division with creating an optional driver license that complies with the federal REAL ID Act of 2005.
Montana Morning State News Headlines for Monday, April 22
An unidentified man is in custody after a high speed pursuit ended with a vehicle on its side between two restaurants on Brooks.
Clark Fork to Surpass Flood Stage - Orchard Homes Area on Alert
The National Weather Service is predicting that the Clark Fork River will exceed its flood stage on Monday.
High Speed Chase in Missoula Ends in Capture of Active Shooter
A listener recaps a high speed chase and crash around 6:30 p.m. this evening near the Southgate Mall on Brooks.
OPI Celebrates Passage of Student Safety and Accountability Act
Montana Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen announced on Thursday that bills she helped shepherd through the legislature to protect students passed the Senate and are headed to Governor Steve Bullock for his signature.