Person killed in officer-involved shooting identified
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Authorities have identified the person who was killed in an officer-involved shooting in Missoula over the weekend.
Missoula County Undersheriff Rich Maricelli said Monday that 49-year-old Jenessa Cooper died after officers responded to reports of a disturbance in a ...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — University of Montana Dean of Students Rhondie Voorhees has filed an employment grievance against the institution after being asked to depart the university in August.
Suspect dead after officer-involved shooting in Missoula
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Authorities say a suspect is dead after an officer-involved shooting in Missoula.
Police say the incident occurred Sunday when officers responded to a report of a disturbance and a gunshot in a Missoula residence.
No officers were injured.
The suspect’s ...
Ammo company operators get probation for wastewater dumping
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Two Montana men who ran an ammunition company that illegally dumped lead-contaminated wastewater into city sewers have each been sentenced to five years probation and ordered to pay a $50,000 fine.
Judge Dana Christensen sentenced 27-year-old Zachary Daniel Flanagan ...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A wild fourth quarter ended with a timeout, then a fumble, and Montana State pushed past Montana 29-25 in the 118th Brawl of the Wild game Saturday.
Senior running back Logan Jones’ 13-yard touchdown with 2:19 left proved to be the difference for Montana State, which ...
AP Exclusive: State, county officials differ on voting needs
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana’s midterm elections saw a record number of absentee ballots overwhelm voting machines, found election officials in a dozen counties hand-counting votes and underscored the need to replace hundreds of aging voting machines for the disabled.
But money for ...
Man accused in Missoula deadly shooting pleads not guilty
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man accused in the deadly shooting of a man and woman at a Missoula motel has pleaded not guilty to the charges.
KGVO-AM reports 18-year-old Preston ...
Rorie, Manuel help Montana beat NAIA Montana Tech 79-55
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Ahmaad Rorie scored 20 points and had three steals to help Montana beat NAIA Montana Tech 79-55 on Monday night.
Kendal Manuel, a junior transfer from Oregon State, had 17 points for Montana (2-0). The 6-foot-4 guard made 5 of 5 from the field, including two ...
Montana hunter attacked by bear northwest of Columbia Falls
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man is recovering from a bear attack that occurred while he was hunting northwest of Columbia Falls.
KECI-TV reports the attack happened at about 9:25 Sunday morning.
Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry says the victim and a second man were hunting ...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Jamar Akoh had 22 points and eight rebounds Friday night and had a key dunk with 38 seconds left to help Montana open its season with an 81-74 win over Georgia State.
Michael Oguine added 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Grizzlies, who extended their home winning ...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The University of Montana is planning to reduce its faculty by 58 members and cut its budget by $5 million by 2021.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A 6-year-old girl Missoula was injured when she was struck by a sport utility vehicle as she crossed the road to get to her bus stop west of Missoula.
The Montana Highway Patrol says the driver slowed down and tried to swerve but was unable to avoid hitting the girl. ...
KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence’s campaign visit in Montana (all times local):
Vice President Mike Pence says re-electing Montana U.S. Sen. Jon Tester to a third term would embolden the opposition to President Donald Trump and risk unraveling ...
KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is headlining a rally for State Auditor Matt Rosendale in northwestern Montana as the Republican’s bid to unseat Democratic incumbent Sen. Jon Tester barrels toward its conclusion.
Meanwhile, Tester is holding rallies in Missoula and Great ...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A high schooler in northwest Montana has been cited for reportedly bringing a gun onto campus.
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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on Montana’s 2018 election (all times local):
The two sides in Montana’s closely-contested U.S. Senate race are each making a pitch focused on veterans in their closing arguments to voters.
During a Sunday rally in Missoula, two-term ...
9 Montana counties to receive funding for flooding relief
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — President Donald Trump has approved a major disaster declaration, allowing federal funding to be funneled to nine Montana counties for repairs to infrastructure damage caused by flooding.
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Montana tribe sues pharmaceutical companies over opioids
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana Indian tribe has filed a lawsuit against companies that produce and distribute opioid pain medication, alleging the drugs have caused a public health hazard on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation.
The lawsuit alleges the companies misrepresented the risks of ...
Montana school district to pay $350K in harassment suit
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A western Montana school district has agreed to pay $350,000 to settle a lawsuit that claimed school officials did not adequately protect a student from being harassed and groped by a music teacher.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Former White House strategist Steve Bannon is scheduled to deliver the keynote speech at an upcoming conference in Montana.
University of Montana spokeswoman Paula Short told the
Former Tribune publisher named Missoulian publisher
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — James Strauss, the former publisher of the Great Falls Tribune, has been named the publisher of the Missoulian and the Ravalli Republic newspapers.
The Missoulian reports Strauss succeeds Mike Gulledge, who announced in September he was leaving Lee Enterprises due to ...
Charges dropped against Montana teen for school threats
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped charges against a Montana teen who made threats against his school following the Parkland, Florida school shooting.
The Missoulian reports that the Ravalli County Attorney’s office dismissed the charges ...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The UC Davis Aggies are used to rallies, though maybe not of the scale they showed Saturday in a 49-21 win over the Montana Grizzlies.
Junior quarterback Jake Maier threw for three touchdowns and ran for another as the Aggies piled up 46 second-half points to erase a ...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Seth Bodnar has formally taken the oath of office as president of the University of Montana.
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MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Attorney General Tim Fox’s latest bid to challenge the city of Missoula’s gun regulations has been denied.
The Missoulian reports that Missoula County District Judge Robert Deschamps ruled a second time in favor of the ...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Missoula statue is receiving a much-needed cleaning after more than 90 years of wear and tear.
The Missoulian reports Scott ...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Health officials say cases of sexually transmitted diseases have increased in Montana.
Dr. Chris Baumert, a family physician at RiverStone Health, told the
Missoula landmark sold to historic preservation expert
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The owner of a Texas engineering firm with expertise in building preservation has purchased the historic Florence Building in downtown Missoula.
Thomas Taylor on Tuesday said he started looking at the building a few years ago and thought owning it would be a great ...
Authorities identify victims in Missoula double homicide
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Missoula County authorities have identified the man and woman killed in a shooting at a Missoula motel last week.
The coroner’s office says 23-year-old Jason Flink and 31-year-old Megan McLaughlin were found dead Friday at the Mountain Valley ...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Donald Trump Jr. and former Fox News personality Kimberly Guilfoyle plan an eight-stop bus tour through Montana this weekend to campaign on behalf of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Matt Rosendale and U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte.
The tour includes Friday stops at Mixers ...
2 arrested in Missoula double homicide, another sought
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Two men are in custody as Montana police investigate the fatal shooting of two people in a Missoula motel.
Authorities say 18-year-old Preston Rossbach was arrested Saturday in Lolo and 27-year-old Jonathan Whitworth was arrested Sunday near Missoula International ...
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — President Donald Trump, seeking to frame the choices for voters in the midterm elections, said Friday that Democrats are “too extreme and too dangerous” to take control of Congress.
On a three-day swing out West to make his closing arguments for Republican candidates, ...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on a double homicide at a Missoula motel (all times local):
Police in Missoula are searching for a 27-year-old man they consider a “person of interest” in the shooting deaths of two people at motel on West Broadway Street.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Police in Missoula are interviewing “persons of interest” after two people were shot to death at a motel on West Broadway Street.
Officers responded to a reported disturbance at the Mountain Valley Inn 1 a.m. Friday and found a man and a woman dead. Police spokesman ...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — President Donald Trump praised a Republican congressman for body-slamming a reporter last year, calling him a “tough cookie” and saying he thinks it might have helped him win election in Montana.
At a campaign rally in Missoula on Thursday, Trump lauded Rep. Greg ...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday praised a Republican congressman for body-slamming a reporter last year, calling him a “tough cookie” and saying he thinks it might have helped him win election in Montana.
At a campaign rally in Missoula, Trump lauded Rep. Greg ...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — President Donald Trump suggested without evidence Thursday that Democrats or their allies are supporting a “caravan” of Central American migrants who are traveling north aiming to enter the United States.
Addressing thousands of supporters at a campaign rally in ...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump on the campaign trail (all times local):
President Donald Trump is accusing Democratic Sen. Jon Tester of Montana of viciously attacking Adm. Ronny Jackson, a former White House doctor whom the president had tapped ...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Officials in a western Montana county are trying to get the word out that inaccurate instructions were mailed with 1,250 absentee ballots for the upcoming general election.
Mineral County Clerk and Recorder Staci McGrew tells the
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The University of Montana says 22 faculty members have agreed to leave their jobs within the next three years.
The university asked for irrevocable departure pledges from faculty to determine how many additional layoffs will be needed to save $5 million in ...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The Missoula City Council passed two ordinances banning firearms in public places.
Both ordinances, passed Monday, ban firearms at all polling places, schools, parks, museums, libraries and the city council chambers.
The first was an emergency ordinance that ...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Montana’s attorney general is asking a state judge to reconsider a ruling that upholds Missoula’s right to enforce background checks on all firearms transfers in the city.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s visit to Missoula this week to campaign on behalf of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Matt Rosendale will be held at Missoula International Airport.
Trump’s campaign initially said the rally would be held at Neptune Aviation Services at 6:30 ...
Female inmate dies at Butte-Silver Bow Detention Center
BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — A female inmate died at the Butte-Silver Bow Detention Center over the weekend.
Sheriff Led Lester tells The Montana ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):
President Donald Trump’s campaign says he will rally for GOP candidates in several critical Western states late next week.
The campaign says Trump will campaign Thursday in Missoula, Montana; on ...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Rapid population growth and the desire to live near forests means new housing in western Montana is being built in wildfire-prone areas, increasing taxpayer-funded fire suppression liabilities and putting lives and property in danger, according to a new study.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana judge ruled that Missoula has the right to require background checks for private gun sales, which would be the first such expansion of background checks in a state that is fiercely resistant to new gun restrictions.
Attorney General Tim Fox, who had argued ...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — NorthWestern Energy is looking to move six towers that support a key 210,000-volt transmission line over Clark Fork River after seeing floodwater push three power poles over last spring.