I just graduated from the University of Montana with a degree in broadcast journalism, in May. I am now a full time employee for KGVO and am excited for what the new year will bring.
Does Missoula Need A 24 Hour Bathroom?
A resolution that prohibits camping and structures on missoula county property was passed wednesday on a majority vote by the county commissioners. During that meeting several community members sited the need for a 24 hour bathroom down town, which they claim would help alleviate sanitation issues near the courthouse. [AUDIO]
Shopko Stores And Pamida To Merge
Photo courtesy of Universal Pops/Flickr Two of the nation’s leading Midwest-based general merchandise retail chains, Shopko Stores and Pamida, announced today that they will merge to create one of the largest U.S. retailers focused on serving smaller and rural communities. [AUDIO]
Anti Camping Ordinance Approved
County Commissioners and community members gathered in the crowded Missoula County Courthouse Annex room 201 today to discuss a resolution that would prohibit camping and structures on county property. Close to thirty community members got up to speak on behalf of the Occupy Movement and their rights to freedom of speech and their rights to peacefully assemble. [AUDIO]
Montana Hits the One Million Mark
It’s official, one million people now call Montana’s Big Sky Country home.
Academic Achievement Award Given to DeSmet Middle School
The DeSmet School District's middle school has been named a National Title I Distinguished School for continuing to meet federal academic standards. This honor is awarded to just two schools per states each year. [AUDIO]
Improved Health Care For Veterans
Many veterans, especially in rural states like Montana, have difficulty making it to appointments or receiving needed services.
Man Gets 40 Years For Running Over Twin
A Missoula man who ran over his twin brother with a van has been sentenced to 40 years in prison. District Judge John Larson sentenced Alberto Guillen on Thursday, saying he's "never had a case where someone's ran over their own brother and left him to die." Guillen pleaded guilty in November to attempted mitigated deliberate homicide and failing to stop at the scene of an accident in which someone was hurt.
2 Injured In Ski Lift Accident Recovering
Two teenage snowboarders who were injured when the double chair they were on fell off a lift at Red Lodge Mountain ski resort in southern Montana have been released from the hospital.
Dillon Woman Makes Court Appearance In Shooting
A 43-year-old Dillon woman charged with shooting her husband in the neck with a rifle made an initial appearance in Justice Court. Beaverhead County Justice of the Peace Candy Hoerning advised Nichole Curr on Thursday that she is charged with attempted deliberate homicide after her husband was shot with a .22-caliber rifle on Dec. 26.
Lady Griz Win First Game in Holiday Classic
The Lady Griz shot 45.9 % and scored a season-high number of points in a 79-64 win over Southern Mississippi on the opening night of the Lady Griz Holiday Classic at Missoula. Montana (6-6) hit eight of its 20 three point attemts.