Montana State (12-13, 9-6) vs. Montana (19-6, 12-2)
Dahlberg Arena, Missoula, Montana; Saturday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Montana looks for its eighth straight win over Montana State ...
Montana House passes bills to restrict local gun control
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana House on Thursday passed two bills seeking to prohibit local governments from passing strict gun ordinances.
Republican Rep. Matt Regier said his bills are ...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on bills to restrict local gun control (all times local):
The Montana House has passed two bills seeking to prohibit local governments ...
Montana deputy attorney general announces run for open seat
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Attorney General Tim Fox’s chief deputy has announced plans to run for Fox’s seat in next year’s election.
Republican Jon Bennion said Thursday that his ...
Agency says it can no longer oversee troubled teen programs
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The state agency that regulates private residential treatment programs for troubled teens concedes it lacks the expertise to continue its job.
The Missoulian ...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The University of Montana’s McGill Hall remains closed while it is cleaned of asbestos.
The building was closed Jan. 31, and classes were relocated even though ...
Montana tribes could access coal fund loans under proposal
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Montana lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow Native American tribal governments to take out loans from the state Coal Tax Fund for ...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The trial of a woman charged in the deaths of two people whose dismembered bodies were found in tubs of chemicals in a basement is being pushed back.
One of Tiffanie Pierce’s lawyers, Brian Smith, said during a hearing Friday that she has rejected plea deals offered ...
Montana House sends bill to rename Columbus Day to Senate
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana House has approved a proposal to change the name of Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day.
The bill sponsored by Democratic Rep. Shane Morigeau of Missoula passed a final House vote 62-35 on Thursday.
The measure now goes to the Senate, which killed ...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Enrollment continues to decline at the University of Montana but the decline has slowed.
The university counted 10,644 students for the spring 2019 semester. That is down 2.9 percent from the fall semester.
Undergraduate enrollment at UM’s central mountain ...
Groups says new Montana forest plan could harm bears
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Two conservation groups say the Flathead National Forest’s new management plan will allow new road building that could harm threatened species like grizzly bears.
Western Montana districts hit female mountain lion quotas
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — State wildlife officials say hunters in several western Montana hunting districts have met the quota of female mountain lions for the season.
The Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks department says hunting in portions of Mineral, Sanders and Missoula counties closed ...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Anti-Semitic fliers have been found on the windshields of cars parked near the University of Montana.
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Asbestos found in 2nd preschool at University of Montana
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The University of Montana says it has found asbestos contamination in a second preschool facility.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Sayeed Pridgett scored 21 points as Montana routed Idaho 100-59 on Thursday night for its sixth straight win.
Montana (16-6, 9-2 Big Sky Conference) scored 100 points for the first time this season. The Grizzlies have a half-game lead over Northern Colorado atop the ...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on a bill to modify the death penalty in Montana (all times local):
The ACLU of Montana reluctantly opposes a bill that would require prosecutors to provide indisputable biological proof that a person committed a capital crime before that ...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — An Oregon man has pleaded guilty to charges alleging he abandoned a 5-month-old baby under a pile of debris in the woods of western Montana.
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- Daily Inter LakeGlacier claims Montana AA Speech and Debate titleJanuary 27, 2019
- Daily Inter LakeWimpy winter marches on in FlatheadJanuary 15, 2019
- Daily Inter LakeA room with a view - of another roof Growth pains continue in Flathead ValleyDecember 30, 2018
- Columbus TelegramHarlan GrierDecember 13, 2018
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The city of Missoula soon will have a new, $10.9 million YWCA homeless and domestic violence shelter.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The federal government has released a signed Record of Decision for the new Flathead National Forest plan.
Frigid weather hitting Montana after storm brings snow
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Frigid weather is hitting Montana after a winter storm brought snow and strong winds to parts of the state.
A blizzard warning was issued Sunday in Missoula as gusts up to 50 mph (80 kilometers per hour) blew the snow around. The Missoulian
No jail time for Montana bounty hunter in plea deal
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A bounty hunter will not serve jail time after pleading guilty to criminal endangerment and unlawful restraint in a case that raised questions about Montana’s lack of regulations for the industry.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Montana parents are demanding more information about high levels of asbestos found in a University of Montana building that housed a preschool.
The Latest: Man who hijacked bus in Montana surrenders
BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on an armed man who hijacked a bus and held a hostage in Montana (all times local):
Authorities say an armed man who hijacked a passenger bus and held a person hostage during a prolonged standoff with police in Montana has ...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The case of a former Montana sheriff’s deputy accused of choking a handcuffed man during an arrest in 2017 has been resolved through a deferred prosecution agreement.
A deferred prosecution agreement means a charge of mistreating prisoners will be wiped from former ...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education has reduced the fines against the University of Montana for reporting “inaccurate and misleading” crime statistics from 2012 to 2015.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — House Majority Leader Brad Tschida said he never expected to be called “the great unifier” for his proposal to eliminate social science from the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks.
But the Missoula Republican did earn that moniker in two hours of public ...
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- Globe NewswireWashington Prime Group Closes on Fixed Rate Loan Secured by Southgate Mall, a Tier One Dominant, Hybrid, Mixed Use Town CenterOctober 1, 2018
- BusinessWireSenator Jon Tester Visits Blackfoot Communications, Reviews Montana-Focused Innovation InitiativesJuly 3, 2018
- BusinessWireFCC Chairman Ajit Pai Visits Blackfoot Communications; Tours Fiber Network SitesJune 19, 2018
Firefighter recovering after 4-story plunge off highway
FRENCHTOWN, Mont. (AP) — If his plunge was terrifying, Kyle Rauch’s recovery is downright dizzying.
With no crutches and nary a wince, the 19-year-old Frenchtown Rural firefighter spent time Thursday recounting his harrowing experience in the early, dark hours of Dec. 18, when he responded ...
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MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Jamar Akoh scored 25 points while grabbing 10 rebounds to help Montana knock off Weber State 75-68 on Saturday night.
The Wildcats (13-7, 7-2 Big Sky) had won four straight and eight of their last nine games before encountering Montana Saturday. Weber State’s only ...
Judge: Double murder trial will remain in Missoula
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana judge has denied a woman’s request that her trial for the deaths of two people be moved to another county.
District Court Judge Jim Wheelis ruled Friday that Tiffanie Pierce’s trial will be held in Missoula County.
Pierce is charged in the 2017 ...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A federal judge says a lawsuit from conservationists can proceed against the Trump administration over its creation of a committee to review federal policies governing the extraction of fossil fuels from public lands.
U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy in Missoula ...
Western Montana jail closes again for lack of officers
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The only jail in a western Montana county has closed again less than a year after it reopened.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Jamar Akoh had 22 points and 17 rebounds, Montana made a pair of second-half runs stand up, and the Grizzlies defeated Idaho State 80-69 on Thursday night.
Ahmaad Rorie had 19 points and nine assists for Montana (13-6, 6-2 Big Sky) and Kendal Manuel added 16 points. ...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana jury has found a 64-year-old man guilty of sexually abusing multiple children in his Missoula home.
Missoula County becomes latest to sue over opioid crisis
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Missoula County is the latest among a slate of city, county, state and tribal governments in Montana to sue drug companies over the nation’s opioid crisis.
The lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Missoula on Tuesday accuses more than 20 drug manufacturers and ...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Two bills sponsored by a Missoula senator wending their way through the Legislature could change life as some Montanans know it by limiting plastic straws in retail food establishments and charging for plastic bags in stores.
And there is a bill by another lawmaker ...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — About 500 demonstrators attended a vigil on behalf of missing and murdered indigenous women at the University of Montana on Saturday.
The Missoulian reports they walked in silence holding candles. Then they stood in drizzle for ...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A former Montana state crime lab analyst who stole methamphetamine from the facility’s evidence supply will spend time behind bars.
The Missoulian reports that Judge Karen Townsend sentenced Derek Lee Thrush on Friday to a ...
LEWISTOWN, Mont. (AP) — A 76-year-old Montana State Prison inmate has died at the Lewistown Infirmary following an extended illness.
The Montana Department of Corrections says Ronald A. Dunn died on Wednesday.
A news release from the agency says Dunn was sentenced out of Missoula ...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Proposed legislation to boost financial aid for Montana college students from low-income families has attracted support.
Sam Forstag, with Montana Associated Students, was among those who testified for the proposal on Wednesday at a meeting of the Montana ...
Judge hears dispute over make-up of Trump energy panel
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. government attorneys have asked a federal judge in Montana to dismiss allegations that a Trump administration panel reviewing royalties paid by fossil fuel companies is stacked with industry supporters.
U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy in Missoula presided over ...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on authorities finding ammunition in a Missoula school (all times local):
Montana officials say they have determined there is no active threat after a loaded magazine of ammunition was found in a high school hallway.
Missoula County ...
Loaded ammunition clip found at Montana high school
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana high school has been placed in lockdown after a loaded, handgun ammunition clip was found in a school hallway.
Police and officials at the Sentinel High School in Missoula were investigating Monday where the clip came from and whether a firearm was in the ...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The public is unable to view final updates to a northwestern Montana forest management plan due to the federal government shutdown.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — University of Montana President Seth Bodnar has been sworn in to the Montana Army National Guard.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Preliminary data indicates the number of traffic fatalities on Montana roads last year was the lowest it’s been in nearly 70 years.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A former Missoula resident whose rape conviction was overturned after he spent years in prison has filed a lawsuit alleging Missoula County mishandled the case.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Robert McCoy tipped in a missed 3-pointer in the final minute and Holland Woods knocked down two clutch free throws as Portland State snapped a five-game losing streak by beating defending Big Sky Conference champion Montana in Missoula for just the fourth time in 22 ...