The pedestrian who was killed on Friday morning on I-90 has been identified as Jake Kallen, 19, a member of the UM Hockey team.
Minimum wage bill has little chance of passing the Republican controlled legislature..
Partly sunny and mild in western Montana
A bill (SB 2) before the Montana Legislature would raise the state’s minimum wage by two dollars and five cent up to $10.10 an hour. Box Elder Representative Jonathan Windy Boy says a living wage would be around $15 an hour, but that $10.10 has a better chance of making it through the legislature.
Montana’s minimum wage is going up 15 cents an hour to $8.05 beginning in January. An estimated 12,850 Montana workers, or 2.9 percent of the workforce, received hourly wages less than $8.05 an hour last year. The question everyone is asking now is, is this good or bad for Montanans?
Missoula police and sheriff's personnel are looking for the public's help in finding suspects wanted for theft..while another theft case has been solved, but help is needed returning stolen items to their rightful owners.
At $7.80, Montana currently pays more in minimum wage than all but a few states, but according to Montana Department of Labor and Industry Communications Director Casey Kyler-West, the minimum wage will be going up again in 2014.