Some FWP Watercraft Check Stations Now Open throughout Montana
With the advent of spring, Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks have opened selected watercraft check stations throughout the state.
Trooper Palmer Update – Recognizing People – Thumbs Up for Griz
The Montana Highway Patrol has released another update on the condition of severely wounded Trooper Wade Palmer, currently being treated at the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City.
Montana Morning State News Headlines for Tuesday, April 16
The embattled Medicaid Expansion bill passed the state senate by a narrow margin on it's second vote on Monday. A final vote is scheduled for today.
Medicaid Expansion Bill Survives State Senate by Two Votes
The embattled Medicaid Expansion bill cleared the Montana State senate by a narrow vote during Monday’s floor session.
MCPS to Introduce Three Finalists for Superintendent This Week
With the retirement of current MCPS Superintendent Mark Thane at the end of the school year, the Board of Trustees has been busy reaching out throughout the nation for potential candidates, and has settled on three, one from Bozeman, one from Wisconsin, and one from Pennsylvania
Three Community Leaders Speak Out on the State of Missoula
Every year, Missoula’s City Club hosts three community leaders to address the “State of Missoula’ from their particular perspective.
Montana Morning State News Headlines for Monday, April 15
Tiffanie Pierce and Augustus Standingrock were both sentenced on Friday to two life terms in the Montana State Prison for killing and dismembering two people in August of 2017.
Fund Raising Mounts for Families Affected by March Shootings
Various fundraising efforts begun not long after one person was killed and three others were gravely wounded after a road-rage sparked shooting spree on March 15 and 16 have increased, with new efforts being announced
County Attorney’s Office Works through a Light Week of Felonies
Some weeks the Missoula County Attorney’s office can see upwards to 20 or more serious felonies, but this week brought a brief respite with about half that amount.
Missoula Officials Participate in Crisis Intervention Training
All this week at the National Guard Armory, first responders have been participating in Crisis Intervention Training to help them hone their skills by simulating difficult situations that may involve persons suffering from mental illness or substance disorders.
Two Life Terms for Tiffanie Pierce and Augustus Standingrock
Tiffanie Rae Pierce and Augustus Standingrock were sentenced on Friday by District Judge James Wheelis to two life terms in the Montana State Prison, after being found guilty for the murder of 24 year-old Jackson Wiles and 15 year-old Marilyn Pickett.
Montana Morning State News Headlines for Friday, April 12
Two retired federal investigators have volunteered to help the Missoula County Sheriff's Office solve a cold case involving a double homicide from 1991.
Cease and Desist Order Filed Against Fake Insurance Company
Montana State Insurance Commissioner Matt Rosendale issued a cease and desist order on Thursday against a Tennessee man for selling auto insurance policies to Montanans through an unlicensed and unauthorized company the man created.
42nd Annual Wildlife Film Festival in Missoula April 13-19
The 42nd Annual International Wildlife Film Festival returns to the Missoula from April 13 through the 19 with most films showing at the Roxy Theater, with special showings at the Wilma Theater.
Cold Case Investigators Look into 1991 Homicides near Lake Inez
In 1991, Iva Larue and Kenneth Cheatham were vacationing in the area near Lake Inez up Highway 83 and were shot and killed on or about July 31.
Montana Morning State News Headlines for Thursday, April 11
Missoula County has revised the flood levels for areas affected by last year's flooding from 10 feet to seven and a half feet. A public meeting for residents in the Orchard Homes area is set for later this month
I-90 Construction Starts on Bonner Bridges with River Closure
Reconstruction of the Bonner bridges on Interstate 90 over the Blackfoot River begins the week of April 15.
Officials Lower Clark Fork Flood Stage – Set Public Meeting Date
Last spring’s flooding changed the landscape of the Clark Fork River to the point where the flood stage level has been reduced by nearly three feet.
FWP Official Defends State Watercraft Inspection Program
A recent Associated Press report stated that a newly created group expressed criticism of the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks' aquatic invasive species prevention program.
Montana Morning State News Headlines for Wednesday, April 10
No measles cases have been reported in Montana yet, however health officials are keeping a lookout for cases that could be headed east on I-90 from Washington and Oregon.