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Authorities are investigating an armed robbery that happened at a casino on Sunday night.
Cash stolen from Caras nursery, suspects sought - KPAX.com | Continuous News | Missoula & Western MontanaNovember 24, 2015
Authorities are looking for your help after burglars recently hit Caras Nursery and Landscape in Missoula.
A strong cold front will pass through western Montana today. When all is said and done, the valleys could see 1’’-4’’ with mountain passes seeing 5’’-10’’ by early Wednesday.
Faculty members discuss impacts of UM budget cuts - KPAX.com | Continuous News | Missoula & Western MontanaNovember 24, 2015
Many faculty members at the University of Montana fear for their jobs in the wake of an on-going budget crisis and 201 full-time positions are on the chopping block at UM - and no one quite knows where the cuts will be made yet.
Heads up, holiday travelers. In the days leading up to Thanksgiving, a winter storm and cold front are expected to sweep across Western Montana, leading to snowfall and hazardous driving conditions, according to the National Weather Service.
BOZEMAN — Montana State football coach Rob Ash has been fired after nine seasons.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Peyton Manning flew to Charlotte, North Carolina, on Monday for a second opinion on his left foot and Broncos coach Gary Kubiak announced Brock Osweiler would get his second straight start this week.
The Evergreen woman who drove head-on into another vehicle on U.S. Highway 93 in 2009, killing a pregnant 35-year-old woman and her 13-year-old son, has been released on parole.
HELENA — A pending lawsuit by “Into the Wild” author Jon Krakauer will be the nation’s first test following the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2012 Obamacare ruling of whether state education officials can use the threat of lost federal funding to justify refusing public records requests.
When the South Dakota State Jackrabbits come to town you know something exciting is going to happen. In 1969 the Griz capped off a perfect regular season with a 58-0 pounding of SDSU. In 1993 The Griz spotted the Jackrabbits a 31 point lead and then set an NCAA record for the greatest comeback to win a football game. In 2009, six yeas ago saturday the Griz staged the greatest ccomeback in FCS play-off history. Trailing by 27 the Griz roared back to score 40 consecutive and win going away.
After taking a personal haul of 18 points in Montana’s dominant 54-35 win over cross-state rivals Montana State, senior kicker Daniel Sullivan has been named the ROOT Sports Big Sky Conference Special Teams Player of the Week.
First Night Spotlight, the annual High School singing competition, begins its preliminary rounds the first week of December, at Big Sky High School December 1, Sentinel High School December 2, and Hellgate High School December 3, all immediately after school ends for the day. The final preliminary round, for those at other area schools or home-schooled, will take place Saturday, December 5 at the Silver (formerly the World Theater.
COLUMBIA FALLS – A few years ago, after the foliage had fallen and the Going-to-the-Sun Road was closed for the season, Glacier National Park’s iconic Red Buses were mothballed for the winter in a dingy old barn in East Glacier Park.
CHICAGO — Brock Osweiler refused to let a day go to waste while he waited for his chance — and watched one of the game’s greatest quarterbacks. The former Flathead Brave from Kalispell had a chance to learn from Peyton Manning and made the most of his opportunity when he finally got called on.
GREAT FALLS — The initial rush for gay couples to marry in Montana has declined after 436 couples married during the first year since the state’s marriage ban ended, but couples say they’re happy with the changes that have made their lives easier.
Several ski areas are set to open for the season this week for a season that's predicted to be a dry one because of El Niño.
In Mineral County, northwest of Missoula, a good samaritan rescued a woman from a what officials are calling a suspicious house fire in Alberton.
Montana is officially in the postseason and the Grizzlies have snagged a home playoff game against South Dakota State in the first round of the FCS playoffs.
First Alert Forecast: Winter storm will impact travel this week | Missoula Local News - NBCMontana.comNovember 23, 2015
Monday will be pleasant, but SEVERE WINTER WEATHER is possible for holiday travelers later in the week.
Griz will host opening round FCS playoff game - KPAX.com | Continuous News | Missoula & Western MontanaNovember 23, 2015
With a strong finish to the season the University of Montana Grizzlies will make the post-season football playoffs.
The Montana Grizzlies have booked a seat in the NCAA FCS playoffs for a record 23rd time after receiving an at-large playoff bid by the FCS football selection committee on Sunday morning.
Trailing by three at the half, Montana outscored Portland 52-26 in the second half to post a 90-67 victory over the Pilots Sunday afternoon at Dahlberg Arena in Missoula.
Winter weather may put a crimp in your Thanksgiving travel plans
Weather Forecast: Tricky Thanksgiving travel - KPAX.com | Continuous News | Missoula & Western MontanaNovember 22, 2015
As we turn our attention toward Thanksgiving, and the proceeding travel days, we are keeping an eye on an Arctic air mass which is expected to invade Western Montana on Tuesday and early Wednesday. Before we take a closer look at that, let's discuss the next two days...days that are looking very good.
The Montana Republican Party has named as its new executive director a man who has worked on election campaigns in four other states.
Montana freshman Makena Morley finished 97th at the NCAA Cross Country Championships on Saturday at E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park in Louisville, Ky.
The University of Montana says Derek Crittenden, a senior and Whitefish High School graduate, was not selected for a Rhodes Scholarship.
The resume is complete, the final entry written Saturday afternoon at Bobcat Stadium in Bozeman in big, bold print for everyone on the FCS selection committee to see: Montana 54, Montana State 35.
The Grizzlies jumped out to a quick lead and never gave it up, holding off a tough Carroll College team on Saturday night. Montana never trailed in the game, which finished with a 70-61 Grizzly victory.
Barry Beach supporters react to his release from prison - KPAX.com | Continuous News | Missoula & Western MontanaNovember 21, 2015
DEER LODGE - It was a good day for Barry Beach and his many supporters as Governor Steve Bullock granted clemency to Beach and he walked out of the Montana State Prison in Deer Lodge.
The Montana Board of Regents wrapped up their meeting in Bozeman on Friday after dealing with several issues, once of which was the budget reduction plan proposed by University of Montana President Royce Engstrom.
The Montana Grizzly offense kept up their onslaught from a week ago against Eastern Washington, and if the defense let Montana State keep the game close, well, that's just to be expected in the Brawl of the Wild, isn't it?
HELENA - The latest figures show that Montana’s unemployment rate held steady at 4.1% in October.
Board of Regents looking at drop in enrollment at UM - KPAX.com | Continuous News | Missoula & Western MontanaNovember 21, 2015
The recent dramatic enrollment drop at the University of Montana has many officials trying to identify causes and prepare for the future.
A Montana man who spent three decades behind bars for a murder he says he did not commit walked out of prison Friday after the governor granted his clemency request. Barry Beach, 53, told reporters gathered outside the Montana State Prison’s front door that the moment was “surreal.”
DEER LODGE (AP) — A Montana man who spent three decades behind bars for a murder he says he did not commit walked out of prison Friday after the governor granted his clemency request.
‘Three Cups of Tea’ author Greg Mortenson to step down from char - KPAX.com | Continuous News | Missoula & Western MontanaNovember 20, 2015
BOZEMAN - After 20 years, Greg Mortenson will retire from the Central Asia Institute (CAI), a Montana-based nonprofit organization that promotes girls’ education and literacy in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Tajikistan.
Weather Forecast - VERY cold night Friday. - KPAX.com | Continuous News | Missoula & Western MontanaNovember 20, 2015
A few lingering snow showers are possible this morning mainly across southwest Montana. Winter Weather Advisories will remain posted through 11am. High temperatures for Friday will only reach the 20s and 30s.
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock and U.S. Sen. Jon Tester are echoing concerns raised over a merger between Plum Creek Timber and Weyerhaeuser Company, asking for assurances that jobs and public access will be maintained after the massive deal is completed.
A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected a 23-year-old Kalispell woman’s argument for a reduced sentence in the 2013 murder of her husband in Glacier National Park.