The son of a man accused of killing a Broadwater County sheriff's deputy said the racist and extremist views of his father and half brother had been simmering for years, starting decades ago with domestic abuse before escalating to threats of violence against state authorities.
Missoula nonprofits that work to provide affordable housing and battle food insecurity expressed concern Wednesday over President Donald Trump's proposed budget cuts, saying they'll hurt the city's most vulnerable citizens, including its seniors and the working poor.
The ranking, based upon three years of data, placed the Alexander Blewett III School of Law at the University of Montana 15th in the nation and ahead of other prominent law universities, including Cornell, Notre Dam and New York.
The percentage of absentee ballots returned by Missoula County voters thus far continues to lag behind several other Montana counties at 61 percent; if Missoula is considered a Democratic stronghold, then a lackluster turnout locally could play in favor of Republican candidate Greg Gianforte in the race for U.S. Congress.
Missoula County commissioners on Tuesday approved three separate contracts totaling roughly $19,000 to treat several county parks and trails for noxious weeds, including houndstongue and other invasive species.
The largest conservation and open-space project ever launched on Missoula's wildlife-urban fringe continues to move forward, thanks to the diligence of several nonprofits, community partners and area land owners who share the same vision for Mount Dean Stone.
You know when you start a project and you think it will be simple, but then it turns out to be more complicated than you thought? That's what happened to Alexis Bonogofsky when trying to identify the Top 10 Montana photographers on Instagram.
When Sen. Bernie Sanders stopped in Missoula last year during his run for president, the lines ran long and many were left outside the venue at Caras Park; things were smoother Saturday, giving voters time to reflect on their key issues.