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The largest career fair in western Montana returns to Missoula Tuesday.
BOZEMAN - Rob O'Neill, a former Navy SEAL, best known for killing Osama bin Laden, was one of the featured guests at a fundraiser for the Republican Party near Bozeman.
I hope you have had a wonderful weekend. Mother Nature has certainly done her part, bringing sunshine and mild temperatures. As we head into the work week, we'll continue to get fantastic weather for outdoor activities.
GREAT FALLS — A family farm advocacy group ranks Montana as the seventh-best state in being committed to locally produced foods.
HELENA — The state Legislature has passed a bill expanding Medicaid eligibility to about 70,000 low-income Montana residents.
BILLINGS — A new law enacted this year by the Montana Legislature clarifies when hunters must tag animals they successfully take in the state.
Local filmmaker and writer Andy Smetanka designed and printed an agitprop-style poster that depicts a censured cover of Jon Krakauer's book, "Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town."
The International Wildlife Film Festival got its traditional kickoff Sunday as the WildWalk parade invited Missoulians to dress up as their favorite animal and stroll through downtown.
Mostly sunny but cooler on Sunday
The 12th annual Clark Fork Coalition River Cleanup happened Saturday to kick off the upcoming Earth Day., and volunteers found some pretty interesting things in the water.
Rescue teams scoured the Clark Fork River around Turah on Saturday afternoon looking for two missing canoeists, who in the end managed to find their way to safety.
Wildlife advocates say one of Glacier National Park’s most obscure species is on the brink of extinction, and has become a veritable canary in the coal mine of a rare mountain ecosystem threatened by climate change.
One Harvard law student along with her director, traveled all the way from Boston to Missoula to film a documentary on milk expiration. They say that Montana's law on expiration dates for milk is strict and they want to shed more light on it.
7 Day Forecast: Expexted high of 65 degrees for Saturday 4/18
The Montana House on Friday endorsed the bill to close the Montana Developmental Center in Boulder, the state institution for the developmentally disabled, leaving it just two steps away from final passage.
Montana has the strictest law in the nation governing the “sell by” date for milk, forcing grocers to dump untold thousands of gallons of perfectly good food every week.
The Missoula Mavericks 'AA' ball club has a very new look to it this year. The Mavs only return two starters from a season ago but this year's team has already shown it can compete after starting the season 2-0.
We're learning new information tonight about an incident at Willard School in Missoula. Police tell us a boy was standing outside the school when he was approached by a suspicious man.
LAS VEGAS — Federal funding could be at stake as Common Core testing problems continued in Nevada, Montana and North Dakota, state and U.S. officials said.
SIDNEY — A mentally disabled Colorado man was sentenced to 100 years in prison Friday for the murder of a Montana teacher whose death highlighted the downsides of an oil boom that’s sweeping across the remote Northern Plains.
A Frenchtown man has been jailed on $100,000 bond after he was accused of kicking a police officer in the face during a struggle on Wednesday.
The Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission is giving FWP staff the authorization to impose a safety closure on a stretch of the Bitterroot River.
We'll continue to see our trend of warming temperatures today, and while the weekend will bring slightly cooler highs, sunshine will still be prominent.
A few former Montana Grizzlies are hoping to hear their name called in the NFL Draft. But one has already landed in pro football. Jordan Johnson signed with the Ottawa Redblacks of the CFL and gets his first taste of a new career later this month.
A school district prepares to talk with students Friday morning, after a deadly crash south of Missoula claimed the life of a 13-year-old, a student from Florence Carlton Middle School.
Woman involved in Hamilton 'stomping' murder gets prison time | Missoula Local News - NBCMontana.comApril 17, 2015
The 29-year-old woman involved in the murder of an autistic Hamilton man has been sentenced to prison.
HELENA — A bill aiming to halt human trafficking in Montana is one vote away from passing through the Legislature.
Montana representatives have endorsed a proposal to increase interstate highway speed limits from 75 to 80 mph.
The road to Two Medicine and a loop of the Two Medicine Campground are anticipated to open by mid-day on Saturday, April 18. Services will be limited. Two Medicine is located on the east side of the park, approximately 13 miles from the community of East Glacier.
Paxson Elementary move forward with Spanish Immersion program | Missoula Local News - NBCMontana.comApril 16, 2015
We're following up on a story about the Paxson Elementary Spanish Immersion Program. Earlier in the year, the school was hoping to expand the program. After much debate, the school has come to a decision for the language program next year.
Businesses in Missoula are looking for workers but they're having a hard time finding people to do the job.
The author of a book coming out about the handling of sex assaults at the University of Montana will address his critics in Missoula.
HELENA - Orange is the color of the day for folks showing their support of the fight to end childhood hunger. It's “Wear Orange Wednesday” as part of Fight Childhood Hunger week in Montana.
The International Choral Festival is like no other event in the region. With choirs flying in from across the globe, Missoula gets a glimpse into the life of other cultures and ethnicities.
Our weather is trending toward warmer and drier conditions to close out the workweek, and the weekend is looking pretty nice, too.
Montana representatives have endorsed a negotiation decades in the making to settle the use of water on and around the Flathead Reservation.
HELENA — The House has voted to reject amendments added by the Senate to the two-year state budget bill.
University of Montana Athletic Director Kent Haslam announced that Mike Hanson has been hired as the school’s new Assistant Athletic Director of Communications to replace the venerable Dave Guffey, who will retire after 37 years with the department.
Gov. Steve Bullock is ramping up fundraising for his 2016 campaign.
HELENA — A bill that would ban minors in Montana from purchasing electronic cigarettes and nicotine liquid containers is on its way to the governor’s desk after the House passed the measure Tuesday.