Man Accused of Stealing Fast Food Soda Fights Police, Gets Tased
A man who asked for a cup for water at a Missoula fast food restaurant is now facing a felony charge and multiple misdemeanors after apparently choosing to take soda instead.
Montana Morning State News Headlines for Friday, August 10
A young girl was injured during a carnival ride accident at the Western Montana Fair and a man was arrested by police for theft and meth in Missoula.
Officials Question Legality of Governor's $6 Million Easement
“Any state dollars that enrich a private entity need to have oversight,” said Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen.
Missoula Police Catch Meth Suspect, Find Stolen Bike
Just before 6:00 p.m. Wednesday evening, August 8, Missoula Police were called out to an apartment complex over reported drug activity in the area.
Suspect in Sentinel High School Shooting Caught in Missoula
Police have arrested a 17-year-old juvenile who is a suspect in a shooting near a Missoula High School that occurred more than a month ago.
Man Caught Outside Missoula Casino With Heroin, Meth, Stolen Car
A vehicle reported stolen from River Street in Missoula was found by police around 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday evening during an unrelated call.
Missoula Nearing Record High Temperature For August
Missoula could break an all-time hottest temperature record on Friday, but it will have to get warmer than expected to do so.
Garden Creek Explodes, Triples in Size to Become Largest MT Fire
The Garden Creek fire exploded overnight on Tuesday, August 7, to become the largest fire in Montana so far this year.
Lost Man Saved After Two Days in Bear Country With Fractured Leg
A man from Tiburon, California was rescued from the Bob Marshall Wilderness early Tuesday.
South Reserve Closed at South Avenue Intersection After Crash
South Reserve street was shut down after a multi-car collision.
Western Montana Fair Kicks Off This Week, 90,000 Visits Expected
The Western Montana Fair kicks off this Tuesday, August 7, in Missoula and the biggest news for the public is that there will be no entry fee to enter this year.
Some of Montana's Biggest Fires Burning Right Now
There have been a bunch of new fires that sprang up over the past week, July 29 -August 6, on the Northern Rocky Coordination Center watch list for Montana.
Man Caught With Heroin Released, Caught Again With Heroin
Missoula Police see a lot of familiar faces, and 33-year-old Corey Williams is one of them.
18 New Missoula Felony Cases This Week, Half Were Violent Crimes
Violence cases played a major roll at the Missoula County Attorney’s Office this past week.
Montana Morning State News Headlines for Friday, August 3
Montana Morning headlines include details concerning a tragic crash on I-90 near Missoula that took at least one life
Most of Montana Facing Above Average Fire Threat Through October
On Wednesday, August 1, the Northern Rockies Coordination Center Released its projected fire danger levels for the region.
Burst Semi Tire Thought to Have Caused Blaze Near Alberton
On Wednesday, The Lolo National Forest had its biggest wildfire so far this year.
Man Arrested in Christmas Weekend Home Robbery, Caught Again
A Stevensville man accused of breaking into a couple’s home and then robbing them at gunpoint during Christmas weekend last December, was caught by Missoula Police Wednesday night around 6:00 p.m., apparently trying to break into a different home.
Clark Fork Power Line Closure Finally Lifted, Three Months Later
A section of river near Missoula has been blocked off for months after flooding collapsed infrastructure and led to some hazardous conditions.
MT Begins to Backfill Funding Cuts in K -12 Education, Special Ed
Money is beginning to be poured into some of the services that were cut during the special legislative session.