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.'
Traffic Resumes on North Russell Street After Gas Leak
A ruptured gas line on North Russell Street has shut down traffic on one of Missoula’s busiest roads.
Montana Morning State News Headlines for Friday, March 16
Four meth arrests in under two hours by Missoula police highlight a busy day for law enforcement.
Rosebud Coal Mine Exceeded Pollution Limit by 19,500 Percent
A report by the Montana Environmental Information Center and Environment Montana states that in one instance, Western Energy's Rosebud Coal Mine in eastern Montana exceeded the allowed amount of pollution into area waterways by up to 19,500 percent.
Lack of Funding From Federal Lands Hurting Rural MT Counties
"The county doesn't have any real economic means other than a sawmill, which depends on the forest service to provide timber for it," Zylawy said
Missoula Voters to Decide on School Levy Requests in May
On Tuesday, May 8th, Missoula voters will be asked whether or not to vote for levies that will impact Missoula County Public Schools.
Four Missoula Arrests in Two Hours, S. Dakota Felon Caught
Missoula Police made four arrests in less than two hours over Wednesday night, and most were methamphetamine related.
Montana Morning State News Headlines for Thursday, March 15
Missoula school kids joined thousands of others across the country as part of an organized walkout to protest gun violence in schools.
Major Lake County Drug Bust – Suspect Released – No Room in Jail
Lake County Sheriff Don Bell announced on Wednesday that in cooperation with the Northwest Drug Task Force, 58 year-old Tessie Curley of Charlo was arrested and charged last week with felony distribution of dangerous drugs
Missoula Police to Have Extra Patrols on St. Patrick’s Day
With St. Patrick’s Day coming up on Saturday, Missoula Police will be scheduling extra patrols to ensure that people don’t drink and drive as they celebrate.
Interior Secretary Zinke Bristles at Question About Jet Trip
At a hearing on Tuesday before the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Washington Senator Maria Cantwell asked Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to explain since he is advocating higher admission prices at national parks, why he chose to take a private jet home from Las Vegas.
MT Revenue Update 'Optimistic', Despite Blame Game Over Cuts
The Montana Legislative Finance Committee met on Monday and Tuesday this week with an update on the state budget.
Children and Parents Protest Gun Violence at Paxson School
Nearly 100 children and parents gathered on the sidewalk outside Paxson Elementary School on Wednesday, joining thousands of others across the country to speak out against gun violence in schools
Green Party Responds to Questions About Republican Infiltration
Questions were raised this week about Montana Green Party Senate Candidate Tim Adams, and whether or not he was actually just a republican running to split votes away from Democrat Jon Tester.
Montana Morning State News Headlines for Wednesday, March 14
Senator Steve Daines promoted the 'Stop School Violence Act' yesterday in Washington, D.C., and statewide school walkouts are expected today.
Daines – Other Senators Meet to Promote Bill to Secure Schools
On a windy Tuesday morning in Washington, D.C., Montana Senator Steve Daines met with several other Senators, a Parkland Florida survivor and the father of a slain child to introduce the Stop School Violence Act.
Woman Causes Crash on Miller Creek Road– Then Flees the Scene
24 year-old Amanda Mays is in the Missoula County Jail charged with felony criminal endangerment and several other misdemeanors after allegedly driving under the influence of drugs, causing an accident and fleeing the scene on foot.
Brutally Beaten Woman Still in Hospital – Investigation Ongoing
The Missoula County Sheriff’s Office continues to lead the investigation into a woman who was badly beaten about the head and shoulders, sustained serious injuries and remains in St. Patrick Hospital
More Sign-Ups Needed For Missoula St. Patrick's Day Parade
A large portion of Montana families boast Irish descent and that means St. Patrick’s Day gets a little more attention here than it does in other parts of the country.