Update – Butler Fire Burning Near Ch – Paa – Qn Peak [AUDIO]
Fire crews are responding to a 40 to 50 acre fire burning not far from Ch-Paa-Qn peak, and several miles from Frenchtown Pond. Spokesman for the Lolo National Forest Boyd Hartwig says the Butler Fire is burning in very rugged terrain and is not threatening any structures or homes.
Mick Delaney Meets the Press [AUDIO]
After the official announcement that Mick Delaney signed a two-year contract to be head coach of the Montana Grizzlies football team, he took a moment to answer questions from reporters. Delaney fielded questions about players character. the fact that many out of state commentators have compared the…
Mick Delaney Now Official Griz Head Football Coach
They want him to stay.
Mick Delaney Named Griz Head Coach – No Longer Interim
At a press conference held today Tuesday, July 26, The University of Montana announced that interim head Grizzly football coach Mick Delaney has signed a two-year contract. Thus, ending his interim designation.
Sheriff’s Department Looking for Sexual Assault Suspect [AUDIO]
During the early morning hours of July 21, a 39 year old female (local resident) was walking home from a bar on Brooks Street when an unknown male attempted to sexually assault her. She left the bar around 1:15 am and was walking near Shopko on Reserve Street when a large Chevy truck pulled up ne…
Forest Service Working on Two Small Fires
Missoula Rural Assistant Chief Tom Ziegler says the U. S. Forest Service and Department of Natural Resources and Conservation are working on to small fires in the Missoula area. One fire near the Blue Mountain recreation area was burning in rugged terrain where there are no roads of trails, so helic…
Drought Will Lead to Higher Food Prices in Montana [AUDIO]
The drought that is devastating the Midwest has also affected farms and ranches here in Montana. Chris Christiaens is a lobbyist and Project Specialist for the Montana Farmers Union. Christiaens says the drought has affected hay producers, which has led to higher cattle feed prices. Many ranchers in…
Update – Sam Schultz finishes in 15th place in Olympic Race [AUDIO]
27 year-old Sam Schultz has been all over the world competing in mountain bike races, but his most important trip begins next week when he travels to Europe, and eventually to London for a shot at Olympic gold. Schultz is a Missoula native who attended Hellgate High School but now trains in places a…
$75,000 Bond for Hit and Run Suspect [AUDIO]
34 year-old John Lorengo is in the Missoula County Jail on $75,000 bond after being charged in Justice Court with striking and running over Dale Gummer with his white Chevy Silverado pickup truck on Friday the 13th. Deputy Missoula County Attorney Jason Marks says Lorengo had an order of protection …
Sunday Storms Batter Lake County [AUDIO]
National Weather Service forecaster Ryan Leach says Western Montana and Eastern Idaho experienced over a thousand lightning strikes from Sunday’s thunderstorms, however, he says Lake County felt the brunt of the storms.