The Story Behind the "M"

The "M" is 620 feet above the Missoula Valley floor. It is 125' feet long and 100' feet wide. University of Montana forestry students cut the switchbacks into the side of the hill in the early 1900's. The first "M" was assembled out of whitewashed rocks in 1909, and given a fresh coat of paint by freshmen every year, until 1968, when all those rocks were cemented together with concrete.

Photo by Nelson Kenter,



Hall Adds to Heptathlon Record

By JOEL CARLSON - Montana senior Lindsey Hall tied for 11th at the Mt. ... more

No. 6 Big Sky’s 50 Greatest Moments: Dave Dickenson Wins Walter Payton Award & National Championship in 1999

By JON KASPER - In 1995, Montana's Dave Dickenson capped his record-set... more

Do You Know What’s Under There?

By BOB WIRE -The day I pulled on my first pair of boxer shorts is the d... more

JC Standout to Join Griz Basketball Team

By DAVE GUFFEY - Montana men’s basketball head coach Wayne Tinkle has signed a top-notch junior college player who will join the Grizzly basketball program for the 2014-15 season.... more

Entirely Genetic Bliss

By ROB BREEDING - Rainbow trout don’t belong here. Still, I just can’t seem to quit them. Rainbows may be the most popular gamefish in the Rocky Mountain region, but this is westslope and Yellowstone cutthr... more

Missoula Community Theatre’s Les Miserables Opens April 25th

Les Misérables, the Missoula Community Theatre’s final production of the season opens on Friday, April 25th and runs April 25-27, April 30-May 4 and May 7-11. Performances are at 7:30pm.... more

Time to Catch a Rainbow

By BRUCE AUCHLY - Want a fishing tip? Rainbow trout are spawning. Run, don’t walk, to your closest reservoir and start fishing near shore for a rainbow trout. ... more

2014 Garden City BrewFest Slated for Saturday May 3, in Caras Park

Check Out the 2014 Garden City BrewFest on Sat. May 3, 2014 in Caras Park from noon to 8 pm. The BrewFest again serves as the culminating event of the Missoula Craft Beer Week. ... more

Celebrate Earth Day with 6th Annual Superfun(d) 10k, 5k, or 1 Mile Fun Run

By Hillary Ogg- Join Run Wild Missoula in celebrating Earth Day with the 6th Annual Superfun(d) 10K, 5K, or 1 mile fun run, on Saturday April 19th!... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of April 14

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN- Twenty Years ago this week one of Missoula’s more unique sporting traditions came to an end amid some controversy and hard feelings. ... more

Missoula Job Service Featured Jobs | Week of April 14

Featured Jobs this week include: A Resource Specialist, Automotive Service Technician, Noxious Weed Technician, Engine Bosses, Fire Fighters and Camp Crew Members, and Barender and evening Cook. ... more

Make it Missoula Monday | Week of April 14

In addition to the Wildlife Festival happening this week, check out the various bands and live music all over town sprinkled with an occasional fundraiser. ... more

Griz “D” Solid in Spring FB game; Nguyen Paces the Offense

By DAVE GUFFEY - The University of Montana’s annual spring game and football scrimmage was highlighted by the dominant play of the defense.... more

Ten Things I Dig About Missoula

By BOB WIRE - I thought I'd make a list of things I dig about Missoula. To spice things up a bit, I've also collected a few opinions from Regular Joes asking: "What do you love about Missoula?"... more

Business Rules of the Road

By MARK RIFFEY - While they vary from person to person, our values are the central driving force in our everyday lives. It's worth considering where your rules come from and how you use them.... more

‘Winter in the Blood’ Screening in Whitefish, Bigfork

By DILLON TABISH -A conversation with filmmaker Andrew Smith, whose critically acclaimed film 'Winter in the Blood' will be screening in Whitefish, Bigfork.... more

Hall Named Big Sky Athlete of the Week

By JOEL CARLSON - Montana senior Lindsey Hall was named the Big Sky Conference Field Athlete of the Week following her record-setting performance last week at the Montana State Invitational at Bozeman.... more

Mark Your Calendars for the 2014 Griz Got Talent and Monte Awards

The University of Montana Department of Athletics and Copper Connection will host the newly expanded Griz Got Talent and Monte Awards on Tuesday, April 29, at 7 p.m.... more

Shrimp with Chermoula

By JAMIE LIPHARDT- With the arrival of spring it’s time to excite the palette with some exotic, bright flavor. Your taste buds are begging you to switch up the long winter’s comfort food routine. ... more

How to Remove Pilling and Make Sweaters New Again

By ERIN TURNER- Here's an easy, do-it-yourself way of removing pilling from sweaters and fleece coats. ... more

Make it Missoula Monday | Week of April 7

Check out the various bands and live music all over town sprinkled with an occasional fundraiser. It's all happening this week in Missoula, MT... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of April 7

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN- In 1980 among the summer movies along with “Caddyshack” and “Airplane” was a movie called “The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh” starring pro basketball star Julius Erving.... more

Missoula Job Service Featured Jobs | Week of April 7

Featured Jobs this week include: A Director of Case Management, Chemical Research and Development Technician, Plumber, Wildland Firefighters, Loan Processor, and a Medical Record Reviewers/Collectors.... more

Hall Takes Down Own Heptathlon Record

By JOEL CARLSON - Montana senior Lindsey Hall won the heptathlon Friday at the Montana State Invitational at Bozeman with a score that broke her own school record by 64 points.... more

Silver Summit: A Playground For Everyone, Makes Fundraising Push for Phase II

By Julie Emnett, Development Director, Child Care Resources It kind of started with a yellow swing. Jenny Montgomery, who is the Owner/Tasting Room Director of Montgomery Distillery, remembers coming to Mi... more

Customer Relationships – Do Yours Mature and Adapt?

By MARK RIFFEY - Why do our companies, software, processes, communications and systems so infrequently adapt to the state of our customer relationships?... more

Celebrate Arbor Month with 22nd Annual Run for the Trees April 12

Register for the 22nd annual Run for The Trees on Saturday, April 12, at 9 a.m. 1-mile, 5K or 10K, races with proceeds used to help plant new trees in Missoula parks and schools.... more

Mount Jumbo South Zone Closure Extended to April 7

To protect wintering elk, most of Mount Jumbo’s south zone will remain closed through Sunday, April 6. However, the “L” trail will re-open to the public on Tuesday, April 1. ... more

Deadline for 2014 Griz Football Season Ticket Discount is Friday, April 4

REMINDER: the deadline for discounted 2014 football season ticket renewal is Friday, April 4th. This season features 6 home games including the 114th Brawl of the Wild.... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of March 31

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN- Over the past 5 years the Montana Grizzlies and Lady Griz have combined for 5 trips to the NCAA tournaments and 206 wins--by far the best among Big Sky Conference schools.... more

Make it Missoula Monday | Week of March 31

Check out the various bands and live music all over town sprinkled with an occasional fundraiser. It's all happening this week in Missoula, MT... more

Missoula Job Service Featured Jobs | Week of March 31

Featured Jobs this week include: A Director of Membership Relations and Marketing, Business Manager/District Clerk, Logistics Specialist, Forestry Worker, Childcare/Preschool Aid, and CNA positions with travel ... more

Budget Friendly Overnight Oatmeal

By ERIN TURNER- I am always searching for fun, healthy and frugal breakfast foods so when a friend mentioned a no-cook oatmeal made with various fruits, nuts and seeds I had to try it!... more

Griz Ignore Conditions, Open Well at At Manuel

Despite chilly & wet conditions, the Montana track & field teams opened their 2014 outdoor season in impressive fashion Saturday at the Al Manuel Invitational in Missoula.... more

Jamar Tabbed Mid-Major All-American

The University of Montana’s Kareem Jamar has been named to the 2013-14 Lou Henson Mid-Major All-America team, the second consecutive season he has been so-honored.... more

20 Surefire Signs You’re Married to a Guitar Player

By BOB WIRE - We guitar players...we’re weird. We know it. If your partner is a guitarist, well, you have my sympathies. Here are twenty ways a guitar freak keeps your life interesting. ... more

Breaking Through Business Frustrations

By MARK RIFFEY - What things about your business are you fed up about? Sometimes it might be everything or the biggest things, but at other times the tiniest of things.... more

The UM Track and Field Teams Open Outdoor Season This Weekend

By JOEL CARLSON - The Montana track and field teams will open their outdoor season this weekend when the Grizzlies host the annual Al Manuel Invitational at Dornblaser Field.... more

Future and Past

By LIZ MARCHI - How do Buddhist and Baptist compare and contrast? The poverty in the deep south of my childhood was not unlike what I saw in recent trip to Myanmar. ... more

Yonder Mountain String Band Plays the Wilma April 11 & 12

Yonder Mountain String Band has always played music by its own set of rules. Bending bluegrass, rock and countless other influences, Yonder has pioneered a sound of their own. ... more

City of Missoula Announces 2014 Street Cleaning Program

Spring is here, and the Missoula Street Maintenance Division will begin its street cleaning schedule on Tuesday, April 1 with cleaning take place Mon-Fri in the following zones: ... more

Look Out It’s Spring

By BRUCE AUCHLY - Some things in life we can delay, stop, even ignore without consequence. The changing seasons are not in that category. Animals are much more in tune than us with the changing seasons.... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of March 24

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN -For only the third time in the last 31 years the Montana State Men's basketball program is looking for a new head coach. For 35 of the last 40 seasons the MSU men’s coach had been a B... more

Lady Griz Fall to San Diego 60-57 (Photo Gallery)

Amy Kame scored a game-high 25 points to lead San Diego to a 60-57 victory over Montana Monday night in the second round of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament.... more

406 Mom: Mommy and Me Book Club

By KIM STANINGER - Prior to having kids I used to read a book every now and again. I was even in a book club. This winter I decided to restart the club but as a mommy and me book club. ... more

Run Wild Missoula Contributes $20,000 to Hellgate Track Resurfacing Project

Run Wild Missoula has contributed $20,000 to the resurfacing of Hellgate Track at John Toole Park (Riverbowl).... more

Employers: Sign Up for Western Montana’s Largest Career Fair

Employers, Register NOW for Western Montana’s Largest Career Fair and save! April 24th at the Hilton Garden Inn. Early-bird registration fee is $85; after Monday, the cost goes up to $125.... more

Make it Missoula Monday | Week of March 24

From Lady Griz action Monday night against San Diego in the NWIT, to live music all over town. Check out everything that's happening this week!... more

Missoula Job Service Featured Jobs | Week of March 24

Featured Jobs this week include: A mechanical EIT, Mechanical/Refrigeration CAD tech, Shuttle Driver, and Social Worker.... more

Lady Griz Host San Diego TONIGHT

By JOEL CARLSON - The Lady Griz will try to advance out of the round of 32 in the WNIT when it hosts San Diego Tonight at 7 p.m. in Dahlberg Arena.... more

Griz Host First Scrimmage of 2014 Spring Drills

The Montana Grizzlies held their first scrimmage of 2014 spring drills on Saturday and head coach Mike Delaney was pleased with what he saw--so much so that he ended the session early.... more

Where is Flight 370? These Guys Have No Idea

By BOB WIRE-At last count, 26 countries were involved in the massive search for Malaysian Airlines Flight 370. Was it hijacked? Sucked up into the heavens? Check out these transcripts of radio communications.... more

Lady Griz to Host San Diego in WNIT Round of 32

By JOEL CARLSON - Montana will host San Diego at Dahlberg Arena Monday night at 7 p.m. in the round of 32 of the NWIT. Tickets for Monday’s game will go on sale Friday at 8:30 a.m.... more

Kathy Kallick Kicks Off 2014 Ruby Jewel Jamboree Bluegrass Concert Series on 4/7

Bluegrass season is here and the Ruby Jewel Jamboree kicks off the season on 4/7 with Kathy Kallick-- one of bluegrass’s most famous female singers and writers.... more

Where Does New Business Hide?

By MARK RIFFEY - Are you monitoring the sales thermometer? If you're not, how can you consistently produce new business from existing and new customers?... more

Sam Bush to Headline 2014 River City Roots Festival

By LINDA MCCARTHY - Sam Bush, 2009 Americana Music Association Lifetime Achievement award winner, will headline the Main Stage at the 2014 River City Roots Festival in Downtown Missoula, Montana.... more

Skwala Season Has Arrived in Western Montana

By TONY REINHARDT -Skwalamania has arrived in full force in western Montana. This much anticipated event of the fishing season was delayed by record snow and cold in February, but it is finally upon us. ... more

Disconnecting to Reconnect

By BRIAN MARSH - i'm buying an alarm clock. why? because right now, i use my smartphone to wake me up in the morning. which means that i remain interconnected to the internet even when i sleep. ... more

On The Grill: St. Patrick’s Day Egg Roll

By PAUL SIDORIAK- I enjoy celebrating St. Patrick's Day with a cylindrical spin on the corned beef classic - the Corned Beef and Cabbage Egg Roll. Here's how I do it on the Grill:... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of March 17

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN -The Sentinel Spartans girl’s basketball team became only the third AA girls team to record a “threepeat”, Joining Great Falls High in the early 1980’s and Billings West a decade... more

Make it Missoula Monday | Week of March 17

Check out the St. Patrick's Day parties, the live music scene as well as theater and fundraisers in various venues all over town.... more

Frugal Living: Using Amazon to Save Money

By ERIN TURNER- Want to save money and living frugally, but not necessarily a fan of coupons? Here are some tips on saving money using more

Missoula Job Service Featured Jobs | Week of March 17

Featured Jobs this week include: A Head Housekeeper, Youth Development/Prevention Specialist Coordinator, Park Attendant, Receptionist/Legal Secretary, Childhood Teachers, and Machinist.... more

North Dakota Knocks off Montana 72-55

By JOEL CARLSON - Senior Torry Hill, who had her best game scoring a game-high 21 points wasn't enough as the Lady Griz fall 72-55 to North Dakota in the championship game of the BSC Tournament. ... more

Run For the Luck of It

By HILLARY OGG - Are you feeling lucky? Do you feel the need to dress head to toe in Kelly green? Come on down to Sean Kelly’s on Saturday morning and run the Run For The Luck Of It!... more

Highway 93 Haiku

By BOB WIRE-Highway 93 is my favorite Western Montana stretch of road. Few road experiences make your heart soar like it does the moment you set eyes on the Mission Mountains or Flathead Lake.... more

Mount Jumbo South Zone Closure Extended Through March 31

FYI - Mount Jumbo’s South Zone, including the "L" trail, the US West road and the Backbone Trail will remain closed through Monday, March 31.... more

Lady Griz Advance With a 75-66 Victory Over the Bobcats

By JOEL CARLSON - Junior Kellie Cole scored a game-high 20 points to lead Montana to a 75-66 victory over Montana State Thurs. in the quarterfinals of the Big Sky Conference women’s basketball tournament.... more

Griz Lose 70-63 in First Round to PSU (Photo Gallery)

By DAVE GUFFEY- The Montana Grizzlies’ amazing streak of Big Sky Conference championships ended today, as PSU defeated them 70-63 Thursday evening in a first-round tournament game.... more

Prevent Lost Customers With These Five Words

By MARK RIFFEY - Small businesses are always interested in getting more new customers, but sometimes forget that keeping existing customers is less expensive than the cost of replacing them.... more

406 Mom: My Kids’ Obsession with FROZEN

By KIM STANINGER -I might be the only parent out there who was sort of dreading the release of Disney’s Frozen on DVD. Now, my 4 and 5 year old's obsession has gone into overdrive.... more

Missoula’s 2014 St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festivities

By AUSTIN SMITH - Grab your shamrocks, green beer and Tylenol because Missoula’s St. Patrick’s Day festivities are coming up this Saturday, March 15! ... more

Cole Named First-Team All Big Sky Conference (Photo Gallery)

Kellie Cole was voted first-team All-Big Sky Conference, Jordan Sullivan was named second-team, Torry Hill earned honorable-mention, and Carly Selvig was voted the league’s Defensive Player of the Year.... more

Jordan Sullivan Named Big Sky Conference Player of the Week

Montana senior Jordan Sullivan, who helped the Lady Griz to three wins last week, was named the Big Sky Conference Player of the Week. It's the second time in her career to receive the recognition. ... more

40 Days of Decluttering

By ERIN TURNER- This new challenge tackles all the “stuff” that seems to accumulate around the house. Clutter gets in the way emotionally and spiritually and binds us to those "things".... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of March 10

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN -For the first time since 2003 both the Montana Grizzly and Lady Griz basketball teams are playing in the Conference tournament quarterfinals.... more

Missoula Job Service Featured Jobs | Week of March 10

Featured Jobs this week include: Fish Processors for work off the Alaska coast, Operations Coordinator, Guest Services Manager, Purchasing Agent, temporary Data Analysts, and a Plumber.... more

Make it Missoula Monday | Week of March 10

Check out the Live Music Scene as well as theater and fundraisers in various venues all over town.... more

Lady Griz Draw Bobcats in Big Sky Tournament

Montana finished alone in third place in the final Big Sky Conference standings and will face No. 6 Montana State in the quarterfinals of the Big Sky tournament next week at Grand Forks, N.D.... more

At NAU 67, Montana 47

The Grizzlies struggled on both ends of the floor Saturday afternoon, losing 67-47 to the host Northern Arizona Lumberjacks in the final regular-season Big Sky Conference game.... more

Lady Griz Pick up Steam for Big Sky Tournament (Photo Gallery)

After two weeks of up-and-down performances that cost it a shot at a BSC regular-season championship, Montana appears to have things squared away at just the right time. (PHOTO GALLERY)... more

Are Missoula Drivers the Worst?

By BOB WIRE-I grew up in a military family so we moved around a lot. All the towns I've lived in boast that they have the worst drivers in the world--Missoula is no exception.... more

Does Your Wine Show Grape Restraint?

WINEGUYMIKE - It’s late at night and I’m sitting in my office drinking a very mediocre Argentinean Pinot Noir from the Patagonia region listening to the best of Bob Dylan.... more

Pad Thai

By CHEF JAMIE LIPHARDT-This week’s dish is one of my all-time favorites. I crave it. It’s all encompassing with sweet, sour, spicy, hearty, light, healthy and satisfying all in one big bowl. ... more

Pivots Make Customer Service Personal

By MARK RIFFEY - In customer service, the pivot is that little thing you do to transform what could be a customer-losing experience into one that almost guarantees they'll be back.... more

Lend Me a Tenor Opens Friday, March 21st

MCT's 'Lend Me A Tenor' opens on Friday, March 21st. Don’t let the name fool you; this is not a musical comedy. It is definitely a comedy, though, about a musical—an opera, to be exact. ... more

Tuesday’s City News: Avalanche Danger, Potholes, Flooding

City of Missoula employees are removing downtown snow berms, clearing storm drains, filling sandbags, and repairing potholes that are erupting with the temperature change.... more

Billings Landscaper Andrew Marble’s Brush with Oscar-Nominated “Nebraska”

By BRIAN D'AMBROSIO-Serendipity always compensates the prepared. And in the case of AJ Marble of Billings, it rewarded him with a brush with production on the set of the Oscar-nominated movie "Nebraska".... more

Lady Griz Use Big Second Half to Top Bobcats

By JOEL CARLSON - The Lady Griz scored 44 second-half points on its way to a 72-65 victory over Montana State Monday night at Worthington Arena in Bozeman.... more

Griz Edge Cats 53-50 (Photo Gallery)

By DAVE GUFFEY - It wasn’t pretty, but it was just enough, as the host Grizzlies edged Bobcats 53-50 Monday evening in a crucial BSC contest in front of a season-high crowd of 4,606. ... more

Hamilton Native Tony Neaves Shares His Paralympic Experience

By MARK VOSBURGH - When Nancy Stevens moved to Summit County, Colo., 21 years ago, her guide dog kept bringing her to the door of the same shop. Blind since birth, Stevens, 52, finally went inside. ... more

Heightened Avalanche Danger on Mount Jumbo For Next 48 Hours

Police officers are visiting homes in certain Missoula neighborhoods to let residents know of heightened avalanche danger on Mount Jumbo and Mount Sentinel for at least the next 48 hours. ... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of March 3

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN -In his 28 years as the head coach at Anaconda High John Cheek didn’t ever win a state basketball title, but he felt that he may have been a player short for what he needed for a title... more

4 Ways to Save Big Bucks at Target

By ERIN TURNER- Okay you smart shoppers--today I’m going to share with you why I love Target and four ways how you can save big bucks when you shop there!... more

Jamar Leaves Quite an Imprint at UM & Griz Basketball Program (Photo Gallery)

By DAVE GUFFEY-Montana’s Kareem Jamar will soon play his last game in front of Griz Nation. He came to Missoula as a 17-year-old high school star but will be leaving a lot more than his legacy as a player.... more

Make it Missoula Monday | Week of March 3

Check out the Live Music Scene as well as theater and fundraisers in various venues all over town.... more

Missoula Job Service Featured Jobs | Week of March 3

Featured Jobs this week include: Plastic Fabricator, Full and Part-time Caregivers, Loan Processor, Commercial Delivery Driver and a Front Desk Position at a local TV station.... more

Jamar Registers a Double-Double in 82-54 Griz Win Over SUU (Photo Gallery)

By DAVE GUFFEY - Kareem Jamar registered a double-double with 25 points and 10 rebounds as the host Montana Grizzlies defeated Southern Utah 82-54 Saturday on “Senior Night . (Photo Gallery)... more

City of Missoula Responds to Winter Storm

Mayor John Engen has directed City snowplow crews to work at maximum capacity 24 hours a day with a focus on streets designated as Priority throughout the weekend’s winter storm.... more

Recreation Program Cancellations and Currents Aquatics Center Closure

Due to severe weather conditions, Parks and Recreation and Currents Aquatics Center announce the following schedule changes. Please check local media or the City of Missoula website for updates.... more

The Dog Sled Days of Winter Are Here

By BOB WIRE-The Dog Days of Summer. Sounds pretty damned good right about now, huh? Well, barring a six-month coma, we’ll have to wait for it here in Missoula.... more

Lady Griz Fall by 20 at Southern Utah, Drop to Third Place

By JOEL CARLSON-The battle for second place in the Big Sky Conference turned out to be a statement game for Southern Utah, which used the opportunity to send a league-wide message.... more

Before There’s Smoke, There’s Fire (Fighters)

By CHERY SABOL - Training for forest firefighting jobs begins months before the first whiff of smoke in mid-summer and is over long before ash starts to fall--so plan NOW!... more

Big Sky “50 Greatest Men’s Moments”: No. 8: Don Read Goes Out on Top

(VIDEO) - They'll never forget the 1995 Montana Grizzly football season. Decades from now, grandfathers will tell there grandkids about quarterback Dave Dickenson, or where they were when Larson kicked the fiel... more

Win On Low Price, Lose On Low Price

By MARK RIFFEY-Do you depend on having the best price to win business? If so, are you sure that's really how you want people to choose your company? ... more

Mansfield Library Exhibit Documents History of Women in Montana

This year marks the 100th anniversary of woman suffrage in Montana, and the Mansfield Library at the University of Montana is showcasing exhibits documenting the history of women in Montana.... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of Feb 24

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN -This coming week will see the final home appearances for the Griz basketball seniors. Kareem Jamar has been special for the Griz in so many ways.... more

Frugal Living: The Freezer Challenge Continues

By ERIN TURNER- We're waiting for a major winter snow storm to hit here in Missoula. But you won't see me running out to stock-up...we're in the middle of a Freezer Challenge!... more

Make it Missoula Monday | Week of Feb 24

Check out the Live Music Scene as well as theater and fundraisers in various venues all over town.... more

Missoula Job Service Featured Jobs | Week of Feb 24

Featured Jobs this week include: Digital Media / Marketing Specialist, Paralegal, Misdemeanor Supervision Officer, Branch Manager, Speech Language Pathologist and full and part-time registered nurses. ... more

Lady Griz Bounce Back With Convincing Win Over ISU

By JOEL CARLSON-Kellie Cole scored a career-high 27 points and Montana led from start to finish in a 76-67 victory over Idaho State Saturday afternoon at Pocatello, Idaho.... more

Griz Edge Bengals 62-61 & Tinkle Gets Career Win No. 155

By DAVE GUFFEY - Montana Head Coach Wayne Tinkle reached a coaching milestone as as the Grizzlies edged Idaho State 62-61 Saturday night in Missoula.... more

Warren Miller: Knee Deep Powder

By WARREN MILLER - When I produced my first ski movie, there were fewer than 15 chairlifts in the world. Everyone who went in the ski business during the following 25 years was a real innovator.... more

Nurse Bob is on Duty

By BOB WIRE-Welcome to Sick City! My wife and both kids have fallen ill. They are spewing gunk out of every orifice, and I am trying to avoid exposure to the nasty bug.... more

The Perfect Montana Meal

By JUSTIN FRANZ - FVCC’s Howard Karp prepares a bison rib eye steak with coffee beans and a Flathead cherry velvet chili sauce.... more

Your Business Culture is Embedded in Daily Conversation

By MARK RIFFEY - Here are a few commonly-used phrases in business conversation that raise the hair on my neck: 'Industry Norms', 'Best Practices', 'Human Capital' and 'Innovation'.... more

Griz Host Wildcats Thursday, Feb 20th

With just six regular-season games remaining, the Grizzlies begin an important four-game league homestand, starting with first-place Weber State on Thurs Feb. 20. Tip-off is at 7:05 p.m... more

Monte Dolack: Magic Light

By MONTE DOLACK - Evening. Morning. In the gloaming when the light is soft and low. Magic light is painter’s light. It's known as the magic hour when the sun is near or below the horizon.... more