Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Palmer undergoes surgery, remains nonverbal
July 10, 2019
There's encouraging news to report on the two surviving victims of a March crime spree in Missoula where two peopleRead more.
Court documents reveal details of hit-and-run crash that killed 9-year-old Hamilton boy
July 8, 2019
A Hamilton man charged with striking and killing a 9 year old Ravalli County boy Sunday afternoon made his firstRead more.
Mark Messmer, Kayla Brown win Missoula Marathon
June 30, 2019
The winner on the men’s side of the 2019 Missoula Marathon is a familiar face. For the second year inRead more.
Rescuers recover body of 16-year-old; jumped into Clark Fork River to elude police
June 18, 2019
The high flows of the Clark Fork River claimed a 16-year old male Tuesday morning after he jumped in theRead more.
March Missoula shooting victim dies in Washington state
June 4, 2019
A victim in the March shooting incident that killed one man, critically wounded a Montana Highway Patrol trooper, and leftRead more.
Montana Highway Patrol ‘eternally thankful’ for safe return of Palmer, Blanchard
June 3, 2019
A sigh of relief across the state of Montana this weekend. As of Saturday, the two victims fighting to surviveRead more.
Missoula shooting victim to remain in Salt Lake City rehab center until June
May 24, 2019
Casey Blanchard, one of the victims of a mid-March shooting in Missoula, continues to recover in a Salt Lake CityRead more.
Trooper Palmer returns home to Montana, and a hero’s welcome
May 22, 2019
Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Wade Palmer was discharged from University Hospital in Salt Lake City on Wednesday and returned to Missoula,Read more.
Highway Patrol Trooper Palmer heads home to Montana; welcome processions planned
May 21, 2019
Highway Patrol Trooper Wade Palmer will return home to Montana on Wednesday after several months of care in Utah followingRead more.
Missoula County whooping cough cases hit 100
May 13, 2019
Local health officials report that as of midday Monday the number of confirmed pertussis cases in Missoula County has reachedRead more.
Fundraising for Highway Patrol trooper shot at Evaro exceeds expectations
May 8, 2019
The “301 Strong Benefit” for injured Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Wade Palmer far exceeded expectations.The Missoula County Sheriff’s Office teamed up withRead more.
Pertussis spreads to Frenchtown schools; 32 cases confirmed in Missoula County
May 2, 2019
The number of whooping cough cases continues to climb in Missoula County.Missoula City-County Health Department Director Ellen Leahy says asRead more.
Missoula-area pertussis cases double to 14
April 30, 2019
The number of confirmed pertussis cases has doubled in the Missoula area. Missoula City-County Health Department Director Ellen Leahy toldRead more.
Students at Florence, Lolo schools confirmed with whooping cough
April 27, 2019
Just days after Missoula health officials diagnosed several cases of whooping cough in the community, students at schools in LoloRead more.
Missoula pertussis cases grow to 8; health director warns of ‘outbreak’
April 25, 2019
The number of confirmed pertussis cases in Missoula County has grown. Missoula health officials tell MTN News that two moreRead more.
Former Bozeman schools chief named head of Missoula County Public Schools
April 19, 2019
Missoula County Public School trustees are deciding to stay “close to home” for the district’s next superintendent, offering Bozeman PublicRead more.
Trooper Palmer still receiving care in Salt Lake Hospital; challenges ahead
April 16, 2019
Tom Butler, chief of the Montana Highway Patrol, said Trooper Wade Palmer has shown indications that he recognizes certain people,Read more.
Mother says missing Polson teen has been found, is safe
April 15, 2019
The mother of a missing Polson teen said Monday that she has been found safe, but did not elaborate onRead more.
15-year-old Native girl reported missing in Polson
April 12, 2019
A 15-year-old Native American girl has been reported missing in Lake County.According to the Montana Missing Persons Clearinghouse, Whisper Littleowl-HorsemanRead more.
American Legion to build indoor practice facility; Missoula County has questions
April 10, 2019
Missoula County took a step back Wednesday from granting the American Legion permission to construct an indoor practice facility onRead more.
Missoula County sheriff releases name of woman found dead near I-90
April 9, 2019
Authorities have released the name of the woman who was found dead under suspicious circumstances. Missoula County Sheriff TJ McDermottRead more.
Discovery of woman’s body near East Broadway prompts safety alert from UM
April 8, 2019
The Missoula Police Department is investigating a body that was found off the 1100 block of East Broadway near Interstate 90.Read more.
Poverello reaches out to neighbors in effort to address concerns
April 5, 2019
Over the past two years, the Poverello Center has shifted its focus from providing food and shelter to the homelessRead more.
Trooper Wade Palmer regains consciousness, condition upgraded to stable
April 2, 2019
After being shot three times last month, Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Wade Palmer has regained consciousness and his condition upgraded,Read more.
Paraglider crashes near top of Mount Sentinel
April 1, 2019
A paraglider crashed in a timbered ravine near the top of Mount Sentinel’s south peak Monday afternoon, prompting a rescueRead more.
Suspect in Missoula, Evaro shootings pleads not guilty; MHP trooper in critical condition
March 28, 2019
(KPAX) The suspect in a series of shootings that left one dead and three more injured, including a Montana Highway PatrolRead more.
MHP starts social media campaign to support injured state trooper
March 22, 2019
The Montana Highway Patrol is asking people to show support for Trooper Wade Palmer through a new social media campaignRead more.
Wade Palmer: MHP trooper shot in head, face, neck; remains in induced coma
March 20, 2019
The Montana Highway Patrol trooper who shot multiple times last week in Evaro remains in extremely critical condition in aRead more.
Bond for Missoula shooting suspect set at $2 million; law officers fill courtroom
March 18, 2019
The suspect in a series of shootings on Friday that left one man dead and three more people injured, includingRead more.
Wife of wounded MHP trooper thankful for community support
March 18, 2019
The wife of the Montana Highway Patrol trooper who was shot in the head and critically wounded in a Friday shootingRead more.
Montana Highway Patrol: Support for wounded trooper ‘overwhelming’
March 16, 2019
An outpouring of community support has overwhelmed the family, friends and fellow officers of a Montana Highway Patrol trooper who wasRead more.
1 victim dies in Missoula shooting; MHP trooper shot near Evaro airlifted to SLC
March 15, 2019
The Montana Highway Patrol trooper who was shot in the Evaro area early Friday morning is in critical condition. MHPRead more.
New round of anti-Semitic fliers appear on Missoula doorsteps, cars at UM
February 12, 2019
Another round of anti-Semitic fliers appeared around Missoula doorsteps on Tuesday morning, as well as on cars at the UniversityRead more.
Missoula doc: Measles outbreak could easily make its way to Montana
February 4, 2019
It could be just a matter of time before the public health emergency over measles in Washington state affects Montana. DoctorsRead more.
West Broadway home a total loss in Friday afternoon fire
January 18, 2019
A Missoula family’s home was a total loss in a Friday afternoon fire on West Broadway. City Fire Chief JeffRead more.
Catholic order releases names of Hi-Line priests with “credible” claims of abuse
January 3, 2019
The West Province of the Jesuits, a Catholic order of priests, has released the names of priests who once servedRead more.
Missoula firefighters quickly knock down flames beneath Cooley Street home
December 22, 2018
Missoula city firefighters quickly extinguished a fire burning from beneath a home on Cooley Street Saturday afternoon, although the residentsRead more.
Missoula grandmother, 2 grandchildren escape Howell Street house fire
December 16, 2018
Alerted by a fire alarm, a Missoula grandmother got herself and two grandchildren out of a burning home on HowellRead more.
Missoula firefighters knock down 2nd house fire of holiday weekend
November 24, 2018
Missoula city firefighters responded to the second house fire of the holiday weekend on Saturday. Flames were showing through theRead more.
Missoula firefighters extinguish Burlington house fire Thursday night
November 23, 2018
The Missoula Fire Department extinguished a structure fire early Friday morning at a home on Burlington Avenue. Jeff Kroll, actingRead more.
Missoula police: Suspect dead after officer-involved shooting
November 18, 2018
Missoula police officers were involved in the fatal shooting of a suspect after responding to a domestic violence call atRead more.
Havre High School closed by threat on bathroom wall
November 12, 2018
Havre High School has been canceled Tuesday because of a threat found in the boys’ bathroom. Parents received text messages at 8Read more.
Reducing breast cancer deaths by 50 percent: Missoula’s 1st Race for the Cure is Saturday
October 12, 2018
The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is taking place in Missoula for the first time this Saturday, withRead more.
Scheduled maintenance leads to unexpected outage of Missoula 9-1-1 center
August 2, 2018
Scheduled service to the Missoula 9-1-1 dispatch center resulted in a three-hour outage early Thursday morning, prompting officials to issueRead more.
Search and rescue recovers body of 70-year-old man missing on Clark Fork River
June 16, 2018
Missoula County Search and Rescue crews on Friday recovered the body of David Hall, who went missing on the ClarkRead more.
High flows and debris: Crews suspend search for missing man on Clark Fork
June 11, 2018
Missoula County Search and Rescue crews on Sunday night ceased their search for a 70-year-old boater who went missing on the ClarkRead more.
Missoula County WIC program to offer $30 vouchers for Farmers Market produce
May 21, 2018
The Missoula County Health Department is gearing up for the summer season, the Farmers Market in particular, where it willRead more.
Dwight Yoakam to headline 2018 Red Ants Pants Music Festival
April 8, 2018
Dwight Yoakam will headline the eighth annual Red Ants Pants Music Festival this July, it was announced at a blockRead more.
Man charged in sick animal cruelty case after distributing video to Montanan
March 30, 2018
A former Navy petty officer faces up to seven years in federal prison after pleading guilty this week to sharingRead more.
Missoula County remains state’s 2nd most populous, but Gallatin, Flathead make gains
March 27, 2018
Missoula County added more than 8,100 residents over the past seven years, maintaining its place as Montana’s second most populousRead more.