October 5, 2017
The superintendent of the Missoula Street Division plans to increase the night crew this year to plow the city's main arterials before morning traffic picks up, freeing the day shift to reach residential streets sooner than in past years.
September 19, 2017
Last Best News partners Ed Kemmick and David Crisp will be featured in this week’s “Home Ground” show on Yellowstone Public Radio. Hosted by Brian Kahn, “Home Ground” is a weekly public affairs program that was launched in 1996 and is broadcast on radio stations throughout the Rocky Mountain West.
August 31, 2017
The U.S. Border Patrol said its agents arrested a 25-year-old man from Alberta, Canada, trying to enter the United States illegally this week while carrying “large amounts of U.S. currency" near the Sweetgrass, Montana, border crossing.
August 30, 2017
Bolstered by gifts from several local businesses, the United Way of Missoula County has raised more than $8,000 over the past week to assist residents impacted by wildfires in Lolo and Seeley Lake. The Missoula Family YMCA has also opened its facilities to fire evacuees.
August 17, 2017
The city is expected to divert $10,000 from a decades-old earmark to redesign an unfinished portion of Wyoming Street, a move that could see the odd blend of old and new construction merge into a unified roadway.
August 14, 2017
On Monday, as part of Community Health Center Week, Partnership Health Center launched a weeklong celebration to thank its patients and staff, and to unite the city services that work hand-in-hand to improve community health.
August 12, 2017
A family with deep roots in Montana met last Saturday on the land their ancestors homesteaded almost 140 years ago. “In Montana,” said Stan Stevens, at 93 the oldest of the clan at the family reunion, “we go back forever.”
August 11, 2017
Missoula College was awarded a $97,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to develop the state's first veterans studies course. The program could begin as early as next year and is intended to help students understand the experiences of veterans and their families.