Montana Morning State News Headlines for Wednesday, March 21
21 year-old Helena man charged with killing elderly husband and wife. He is identified as Kaleb David Taylor.
Oil Pipeline ‘Valve Turner’ Gets Three Year Deferred Sentence
66 year-old Leonard Higgins was found guilty in November of 2017 for committing an act of what he termed civil disobedience when he cut two chains at the Enbridge Tar Sands pipeline at Coal Sands, Montana and manually turned the emergency shutoff valve.
Montana Ag Producers, Breweries Concerned Over Trump Tariffs
President Donald Trump’s proposed 25 percent tariff on steel and 10 percent tariff on aluminum imports is a worrying prospect to many members of the Montana Chamber of Commerce.
School Resource Officers a Success for both Students and Police
After Missoula County Public Schools voiced their support for School Resource Officers assigned to high schools and middle schools, the Police Department echoed the positive results of the program.
Hellgate High School Student Wins National State Diplomacy Prize
Hellgate High School senior Ian Knight was honored on Tuesday at City Hall for winning the Grand Prize in the U.S. State Department’s nationwide 2017 Citizen Diplomacy Challenge for a photo entitled ‘Unity’.
Mountain Lions Stalking Prey in Missoula Trigger Daily Reports
There have been many recent sightings of mountain lions in Missoula's five valleys and warnings that they are hunting deer in the Grant Creek area.
Montana Morning State News Headlines for Tuesday, March 20
Missoula teen arraigned in district court for being responsible for the incident at Big Sky High School last week. Bail set at $20,000.
Official Credits Big Sky Students for Telling SRO about Suspect
The trust and rapport that the Big Sky High School Resource Officer has built with students was the impetus behind the 17 year-old suspect being apprehended after a chase on Friday.
Missoula Teen Charged for Friday Incident at Big Sky High School
A Missoula teenager has been arrested and charged with several crimes after allegedly fleeing from the Big Sky High School Resource Officer and attempting to run him over with his vehicle.
Coming Soon to a Construction Site Near You – Robot Bricklayers?
According to an Associated Press story published this weekend, a wave of automation is transforming the construction industry, as it struggles to find enough skilled workers.
Low Number of DUIs in Missoula Over St. Patrick's Day
Over the St. Patrick’s Day weekend, the Montana Highway Patrol made 51 DUI arrests statewide, but only three of those came from Missoula County.
Missoula Man Assaulted, Alcohol Stolen on St. Patrick's Day Eve
On Friday, Missoula police made an arrest after a report came in that a man had been robbed while sitting with his wife at a Missoula bus stop.
Montana Bed Taxes Pouring in at Record Rate
The money is re-invested in tourism and infrastructure.
Montana Morning State News Headlines for Monday, March 19
State Department of Criminal Investigation takes over the case of a Missoula School Resource Officer who fired his weapon at a student who tried to run him down
Missoula Seeing 'Huge Influx' of Mental Illness Commitment Cases
On Wednesday, many Missoula County Departments will be discussing the impact of recent budget cuts on their ability to serve the public.
Select Committee Chosen to Examine State Employee Settlements
A select bipartisan, bicameral committee has been asked to examine more than $1.2 million in state employee settlements since the beginning of 2017.
State DCI Releases Initial Report on Big Sky Shooting and Crash
Anastasia Burton with the Montana Department of Justice released the following statement about the shooting incident at Big Sky High School and ended with a crashed vehicle at a local car dealership and a juvenile high school student in custody.
$50,000 Bail for Man Who Spit on and Slugged Casino Employee
25 year-old Jordan Nall didn’t understand why he was handcuffed and appearing via video in Missoula Justice Court from the county jail.
Missoula Charges Include Crash Into Patrol Car, Abuse of Children
A full one third of the 18 felony charges in Missoula this past week, March 16, were violent crimes
Montana Green Party Denounces Own Candidate Over Bigoted Remarks
The Montana Green Party is denouncing a candidate running under the Green Party banner over what it views as 'bigoted remarks.'