Tomorrow, June 2, Mineral County Commissioners will meet, but the union contract negotiations that have led to a strike by Sheriff’s Deputies, 911 dispatchers and detention officers aren’t even on the agenda.
Hundreds of officers standing outside the church where a funeral is being held for a New York City policeman killed in an ambush shooting have turned their backs on the mayor as he spoke during the service.
On Wednesday, April 23, Missoula Mayor John Engen revealed his proposed budget for the city. The plan involves a 3.92 percent tax increase and a new tax district to fund police, firefighters and the courts, but not everyone is pleased with the plan.
Missoula Democrats have decided to endorse current Mayor John Engen for another four-year term as Mayor of Missoula. Engen beat out candidates Peggy Cain, Michael Hyde and Dean McCollom for the Democrats endorsement after all candidates responded to a questionnaire.
Missoula mayor John Engen says he's ready for a third term and wants to keep serving Missoulians for another four years. Engen ran against six opponents when he was first elected in 2006 and ran unopposed four years later. This time, he'll be competing against three other candidates.