Forecasts Indicate That The Worst of Missoula's Flooding is Past
The bad news is that the rivers could stay in the minor to moderate flood stage for weeks,
Montana Morning State News Headlines for Thursday, May 24
Health Department officials ask for EPA help in case toxic materials behind berms at the old Smurfit site break through into the Clark Fork River due to flooding.
County Commissioners Want EPA Plan for Smurfit Berms Breach
One of the most significant effects of the Clark Fork River flooding is the danger of toxic materials stored for the last half-century in the old Smurfit settling ponds that are separated from the swollen river by only a series of earthen berms, being released into the river.
Sheriff Calls Political Practices Complaints ‘Trivial’
Missoula County Sheriff T.J. McDermott has called many of the complaints filed against his reelection campaign by opponent Travis Wafstet ‘de minimis’, or ‘too trivial or minor to merit consideration, especially in law’.
Missoula Schools Prep for Graduation Next Week, No Valedictorians
Missoula’s high schools are busy as classes prepare for graduation this coming week.
Pierce and Standingrock Trial Prep Underway – Hearing Friday
Trial preparations for Tiffanie Rae Pierce and Augustus Storm Standingrock are underway by both the Missoula County Attorney’s office and the two defense attorney