LOLO NATIONAL FOREST - If it weren’t for some dedicated volunteers, one of the most historic buildings on the Lolo National Forest might have tumbled from its high mountain perch. More than eight miles up Elk Meadows Road west of Lolo, within yards of the Montana-Idaho border, a small square building has balanced on a boulder outcrop for 92 years. At 7,215 feet, the … [Read more...] about Skookum Butte: Volunteers save historic lookout for the ages
Wildlife biologists report there is at least one black bear looking for food in the Rattlesnake neighborhood by prying open garbage cans. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks bear managers urge residents to contain all attractants in a bear-resistant manner and to not put out garbage until the morning of pick-up. Missoula Animal Control is patrolling for garbage ordinance … [Read more...] about Bear spotted looking for food in Missoula neighborhood
https://youtu.be/Oll9QKGkOk8 (KPAX) – Trenton Johnson lost his life while protecting his home state from a Seeley Lake wildfire which would eventually become part of the massive Rice Ridge fire. On Friday morning, next to Seeley Lake, officials dedicated a stretch of highway in his honor, as well as declaring Trenton Johnson Day — something his sisters says he would have … [Read more...] about Stretch of Highway 83 named in memory of Missoula firefighter Trenton Johnson
After closing its doors for 14 days to install new seats, a new sound system and other upgrades, the historic Roxy Theatre held a grand reopening celebration Thursday night – a “Roxy Revival” as they call it – with a live performance by Missoula’s Homegrown Comedy troupe, hosted by John Howard. While Sarah Aswell, Charley Macorn, Reese Dowdy, Dan Trimble and a dozen other … [Read more...] about Roxy Theater hears customers, installs new sound system
(KPAX) In Montana’s 2020 U.S. Senate race, incumbent Republican Steve Daines has a huge head start on campaign money — including $1.5 million from political action committees, or more than a third of his donations. And in the battle for Montana’s open U.S. House seat, Democrat Kathleen Williams is the early fundraising leader, garnering $431,000 almost entirely from … [Read more...] about What are the early sources of money in Montana’s U.S. House, Senate races?