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We're seeing a few showers across west central Montana as of early Friday afternoon in somewhat of a thin band. That band will lift northward into the evening taking the showers with it. From the south, drier and clearer air is building in.
You may recall our story about a few weeks ago when during the University of Montana homecoming parade, two-year-old Berkley Smith missed out on a high five from Monte leading to tears.
Hunters across Montana are gearing up for rifle season with a positive outlook on the horizon for those looking to harvest a deer or elk.
The girlfriend of a man charged with the murder of transient appeared in Missoula Justice Court on Friday to face obstruction charges.
Attorneys for Barry Beach, who is serving 100 years without the possibility of parole for the 1979 beating death of a high school classmate, are asking the Montana Supreme Court to order him resentenced with consideration for the fact that he was 17 at the time of the offense.
This October, a local student will transform his home and invite the community to enjoy a haunted hallway in hopes of raising awareness about local hunger, and food for Missoula Food Bank.
The Montana women’s basketball team was picked second in the 2014-15 Big Sky Conference preseason coaches’ poll that was released Wednesday. North Dakota topped a poll that featured four teams receiving first-place votes.
On Saturday, October 25, Ward 4 City Council Representative Caitlin Copple and a group of young football players will accept a $15,000 donation from Little Grizzly Sports to fund scholarships to Parks and Recreation’s youth flag football program.
The 2014-15 University of Montana men’s basketball team has been ranked fifth and eighth, by the media and the coaches in the Big Sky Conference’s preseason poll which was released today (Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014).
Look for mostly cloudy skies on Friday with light lingering rain showers. Highs will reach the low to mid 50s, about average for this time of year.
A new scam making the rounds has cost a Missoula business $3,000.
A rape suspect in Missoula pleaded not guilty Thursday to counts of aggravated assault and intercourse without consent.
The suspect accused of shooting and killing a transient man in Missoula made his first court appearance, nearly three months after the alleged crime occurred.
The bleachers at Washington Grizzly Stadium were filled Thursday morning, all by the same person.
Two Kalispell men were fined and lost their hunting privileges for 10 years after being sentenced for poaching 10 white-tailed deer in Kalispell in 2013.
Lawyers for the Kalispell woman who murdered her husband of eight days in Glacier National Park have filed an appeal in federal court.
An anonymous tip has helped authorities solve a West Riverside arson case.
Wednesday is officially the last day the Elbow Room will be open for business. It was announced this week the restaurant will be closing its doors indefinitely.
Organizers of the Foresters Ball at the University of Montana needed a change. Next year's event, which will be held in February, is moving from the Adam's Center back to Schreiber Gym, where the ball was held until just a few years ago.
Widespread showers are expected throughout Thursday with highs in the low to mid 50s.
A Missoula man who tried to make his girlfriend cut a tattoo of his name off her chest and then beat her unconscious has been given a deferred sentence, even though the judge said he doesn’t think the defendant can remain law abiding for three years.
A nonpartisan race for Montana Supreme Court has taken a distinctly partisan edge, with challenger Lawrence VanDyke trying to cast Justice Mike Wheat as a liberal activist judge as his Republican backers pour tens of thousands of dollars into ads to support that message.
Accused killer Kevin Lino has been returned to Missoula to face charges of deliberate homicide in the death of a transient whose body was recovered from the Clark Fork River.
The idea of building a new high school for the flourishing Hellgate Elementary School has been met with mixed emotions.
Depositions are now underway in the City of Missoula's case to take over Mountain Water Company - and as the battle moves forward, the expenses are adding up.
A Wednesday evening crash in Missoula sent one pole to the ground and one woman to jail.
The 6th/7th-ranked University of Montana Grizzlies (5-2/3-0 BSC) are on the road this Saturday, Oct. 25, playing the Cal Poly Mustangs (4-3/3-1 BSC) in a Big Sky Conference game in San Luis Obispo, Calif. Kickoff in Alex G. Spanos Stadium (11,075) is at 7:07 p.m. (Mountain time).
Thousands are preparing for a statewide earthquake drill tomorrow and Jennifer McKee with the Commissioner’s Office reminds Montanans not to assume their homeowner’s insurance policy will cover damage caused by an earthquake because—chances are, it probably doesn’t.
Missoula police started receiving complaints from people who say they've received phone calls from a man who claims to be with the police department. The caller ID can be tracked to the police department.
Wednesday will much drier than Tuesday was, but showers are again on the horizon.
Fog has developed across much of western Montana Wednesday morning. Visibility will be reduced for early commuters.
A man who is accused of threatening his ex-girlfriend and her dog with a butcher knife appeared in Missoula Justice Court on Monday
Traffic was backed up on Reserve Street after a two vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon.
The Missoula County Sheriff's Office is investigating the theft of nearly $30,000 worth of tobacco products from North Park Transportation near the Wye.
A Colorado man is set to plead guilty to killing a small-town Montana high school teacher in a slaying that shone a harsh light on the darker side of the Northern Plains’ oil boom.
Missoula’s St. Patrick Hospital issued a press release on Friday, outlining protocols for the possibility of receiving a patient with Ebola, or another serious infectious disease.
This week has been designated Montana Winter Weather Awareness Week by the National Weather Service.
Missoula Police arrested a man for allegedly chasing a group of teenage girls while attempting to hit them with a pogo stick.
Questions about the transparency of Mayor John Engen's bid to take over Mountain Water Company will bring the issue before the public once again
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