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Dry conditions should carry us through late Friday before a big change this upcoming weekend. Look for partly to mostly cloudy skies Thursday with highs in the low 50s.
A Montana man who created an online bulletin board that allowed members to exchange child pornography is one of 11 men from eight states who were recently sentenced to between 15 and nearly 19 years in federal prison.
One of the men accused of burglarizing the residence of Markus Kaarma ten days before the shooting death of a German exchange student changed his plea to guilty as part of plea deal.
The vacant Missoula Mercantile in downtown Missoula is now under contract.
Markus Kaarma defense team files motion to have witness give statement | KPAX.com | Missoula, MontanaOctober 30, 2014
Markus Kaarma's defense team filed a motion asking Missoula District Judge Ed McLean to intervene to get a statement from a witness who they say is critical to their case.
The historic Mercantile Building in downtown Missoula will soon - it's hoped - be opening it's doors once again.
Law enforcement officials warn businesses to look out for counterfeit money after some phony bills starting show up at businesses and banks in Lake County.
The Missoula City Council has approved $90,000 for the Grant Creek Trail bicycle and pedestrian path.
A Missoula woman faces two felony charges for allegedly embezzling more than $37,000 from the 4B's holding corporation.
University of Montana Police are investigating an alleged rape that happened early Tuesday morning.
A Missoula man is in custody following a two and a half long standoff with local law enforcement.
Rain showers will linger into late morning with a return of some sunshine by late Wednesday afternoon. Highs today will be about average for late October, in the upper 40s and low 50s.
Is a $42 million bond measure on the ballot in Missoula County an investment for the community or not? Voters are being asked to vote on the Parks and Trails Proposition.
Officials with Kalispell Regional Medical Center are trying to dispel a false rumor on social media and online that the hospital received a patient with “Ebola-like symptoms” last week.
Republican U.S. House candidate Ryan Zinke said Tuesday that he learned a lesson after being cited for lapses of judgment in a Navy evaluation.
The 11th/12th-ranked University of Montana Grizzlies (5-3/3-1 BSC) host the Sacramento State Hornets (1-3/4-4) in a Big Sky Conference game, Saturday, Nov. 1, with kickoff at 12:10 p.m. (Mtn.) in Washington-Grizzly Stadium (25,217).
Campaign ads paid for by outside interest groups usually reach their peak the week before a U.S. Senate election, but they’ve all but dried up in Montana’s top race this year between Republican Steve Daines and Democrat Amanda Curtis.
After leading the Montana volleyball team to a pair of important home-court victories last weekend, redshirt junior Capri Richardson was named the Big Sky Conference Player of the Week Monday.
Republican U.S. House candidate Ryan Zinke has produced a military record that opponents have been calling for since this summer.
Clear skies overnight are making for a very chilly start to Tuesday, with most locations waking up in the 20s.
First-year mentor Travis DeCuire’s 2014-15 University of Montana Grizzly basketball team makes its public debut Wednesday, Oct., 29, playing in the annual Silver-Maroon Scrimmage in Dahlberg Arena, with tip-off slated for 5:30 p.m. There is no admission charge for the scrimmage.
One night after giving Jerry Wagner his 100th win, the Montana volleyball team put its coach on the road to 200 with a 3-1 victory over Sacramento State Saturday night at the West Auxiliary Gym in Missoula.
Freshman Hallie Widner’s goal in the 83rd minute was the match’s only scoring and gave the Montana soccer team a 1-0 victory over Northern Colorado Sunday afternoon at South Campus Stadium in Missoula.
Fire crews knocked down a structure fire on Loiselle Lane, off of Mullan Road near Frenchtown, early Sunday night.
A 56-year-old man was accidentally shot and critically injured by a hunting companion who was unloading a gun.
Snowfall came early to Caras Park as snowboarders hit the rails at the Treasure State Shred Fest.
The Clark Fork Farmers Market is taking i's tents down and closing up shop for the season as winter approaches.
Scattered rain and snow showers will continue through early Monday morning.
Quarterback Chris Brown rushed for 226 yards and two touchdowns to lead the host Cal Poly Mustangs to a 41-21 Big Sky Conference victory over the 7th-ranked University of Montana Grizzlies Saturday evening in Alex Spanos Stadium.
A man is facing a negligent homicide charge in what authorities say was an accidental shooting of a 3-year-old boy on Wednesday evening
A former co-worker of Montana Supreme Court candidate Lawrence VanDyke is questioning whether the ex-solicitor general has the experience and temperament for a seat on the state’s highest court.
A dark cloud overshadowed this year’s public tour of the valley’s forest products industry, as logging officials and forest managers expressed frustration over the lack of access to timber.
Cloud cover has stifled temperatures from reaching the 60s today. We are currently ahead of a cold front which will sweep through Western Montana tonight through early Sunday.
Signs are pointing to yes, for sandwich boards to stay on the street corners in Downtown Missoula.
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.