Young and old alike appreciate Currents Indoor Water Park.  Located at McCormick Park, the Currents Aquatic Center is open year-round.  Photo courtesy of Missoula Parks and Rec.

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Things to do in Missoula

Nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West, Missoula has a unique way of blending small-town charm with big-city sophistication, all in a setting that’s second to none.

In Missoula, recreation is an art form – with unique opportunities to combine rafting, skiing, hiking, and biking, with gallery nights, poetry readings, concerts, and plays.

Although the city’s setting provides the perfect backdrop for outdoor enthusiasts, Missoula is rich with recreational alternatives.

Robust with cultural events, family-friendly activities, and a multitude of special events, Missoula is beloved by those who live here – and those who wish they did!

So much to do, so little time… That’s the only downside to Missoula’s vibrant variety of social, cultural, and outdoor activities. Get the scoop on what’s going on around town by this website.

Popular pages include:

Explore It – Explore a variety of attractions within a day’s drive of Missoula

Missoula Dining – A listing of Missoula eateries/restaurants

Missoula Nighlife – A listing of Missoula bars

Missoula Attractions – Checkout Missoula Attractions

Missoula Shopping – A listing of Missoula Shops

Missoula Museums / Galleries – Learn about Missoula’s Museums/Galleries

Missoula Outdoor Recreation – Learn about hiking, biking, fishing and other Missoula area recreation opportunities

Missoula Theater- Live Theatre anyone?  Missoula has lots to choose from

Missoula LIVE Music – Missoula’s Music scene is not to be missed

Be sure to Check out Make it Missoula’s Calendar of Events for all the goings-on around town.

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You Spin Me Right ‘Round, Baby

By BOB WIRE- I enjoy moving at a high rate of speed without really gett... more

The Mothers’ Milk Bank of Montana is Critically Low on Donor Milk

To all the nursing mothers: the Mothers’ Milk Bank of Montana is crit... more

The Rut Kicks in as Hunting Season Reaches Final Weeks

By DILLON TABISH - With the rut in full swing, the annual big game hunt... more

114th BRAWL OF THE WILD

By DAVE GUFFEY-The #13-ranked Grizzlies conclude their regular season, hosting the #12 Bobcats in the 114th meeting of the “Brawl of the Wild” game Sat. Nov. 22 at 3:15 p.m. in WGS.... more

Missoula Community Theatre Announces Auditions for Clue: the Musical

The Missoula Community Theatre is holding auditions for Clue: The Musical THIS Sunday, November 23rd at the MCT Center for the Performing Arts, from 12:30-5:00 p.m. ... more

Energy-Saving Tips on Thanksgiving

By EVA DUNN-FROEBIG- The Missoula Organization of Realtors offers some helpful tips on ways to cut down on gobbling up energy to help save money and be kind to the environment on Thanksgiving Day.... more

This Week’s Missoula Arts & Culture Scene | Nov 17

A recap of all things Arts & Culture--for the week of 11/10/14. Brought to you by the Missoula Cultural Council.... more

Lady Griz Hang On for 55-44 Win in Opener

By JOEL CARLSON-The Montana women’s basketball team opened its regular season Monday night with a 55-44 victory over Montana-Western at Dahlberg Arena in Missoula.... more

Make it Missoula Monday | Week of Nov 17

Check out the various bands and live music all over Missoula sprinkled with an Independent film or a fundraiser. ... more

Griz Mentor Mick Delaney to Retire at the Conclusion of the 2014 Football Season

By DAVE GUFFEY-UM head football coach Mick Delaney will retire at the conclusion of the 2014 football season, the long-time mentor announced today (Nov. 16). ... more

Lady Griz Basketball Opens Regular Season Monday Night

By JOEL CARLSON - The Montana women’s basketball team will open its regular-season schedule Monday night when the Lady Griz host Montana-Western at Dahlberg Arena. Tip off is at 7 p.m.... more

Volleyball: Griz Fall to Bobcats, Drop to No. 7 Seed (PHOTO GALLERY)

By JOEL CARLSON-The Montana volleyball team lost to MSU in straight sets Saturday night in Missoula in the final regular-season match of the season for both teams.... more

Montana 35, at Southern Utah 17

By DAVE GUFFEY-Senior running back Jordan Canada rushed for a career-high 206 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Montana Grizzlies to a crucial 35-15 win over the host Southern Utah Saturday.... more

Recognized Sculptor, Poet, Activist, Vanessa German Featured at MMAC

(Photo Gallery) Nationally recognized sculptor, poet, and activist, Vanessa German creates figures out of found and recycled materials. Her exhibition at Paxson Gallery runs through January 10, 2015.... more

Game #11: Montana at S. Utah

By DAVE GUFFEY - The Montana Grizzlies conclude a two-game road trip, playing Southern Utah in a must-win Big Sky Conference game for them on Saturday, Nov. 15. Kickoff in Cedar City, Utah, is at 1:07 p.m.... more

Two Dog Years

By ROB BREEDING - I’m in my early 50s and I’ve begun to measure my time in bird dog years. My current hunting partner, Doll, is 5 and I can reasonably expect another 5 to 7 years with her.... more

Kalamazoo Sliders–A New Spin On A Tailgating Favorite

By ARIANNA SOLIMENE-We’re here to share our recipe for the perfect beef slider, a crowd tested favorite you’re sure to love. The secret lies in the cheese and the pretzel bun.... more

This Week’s Missoula Arts & Culture Scene | Nov 10

A recap of all things Arts & Culture--for the week of 11/10/14. Brought to you by the Missoula Cultural Council.... more

Make it Missoula Monday | Week of Nov 10

Check out the various bands and live music all over Missoula sprinkled with an Independent film or a fundraiser. ... more

At Eastern Washington 36, Montana 26

By DAVE GUFFEY-The #11-ranked Montana Grizzlies battled back from a 23-point deficit , but fell short, losing 36-26 to the host and 5th-ranked E. Washington in a pivotal BSC game..... more

Game #10: 11th-Ranked Griz at #5 Eastern Washington

By DAVE GUFFEY-The 11th-ranked Montana Grizzlies begin a two-game road trip, playing the pre-season league favorite #5-Eastern Washington Eagles on Saturday, Nov. 8. in Cheney, at 1:10pm.... more

You Can’t Take That On The Plane

By BOB WIRE- I traveled to the Bay Area last week to play some music at a fund raiser. The Delta agent looked at my guitar case like it contained fifty pounds of Ebola-infested squid.... more

BSC Soccer Tourney: NAU and ISU Advance, UM Plays ISU Today

By JOEL CARLSON-NAU and ISU won quarterfinal matches Thursday in Missoula to advance to the semifinals of the BSC soccer tournament. UM plays ISU today at 2pm.... more

SOCCER: Montana Hosting Big Sky Tournament This Week

By JOEL CARLSON - Montana will host the Big Sky Conference soccer tournament this week at South Campus Stadium. Matches will be played Thursday, Friday and Sunday.... more

Will it be Denim or Diamonds on November 14?

By EVA DUNN-FROEBIG-Support MOR for Kids, Garden City Harvest and the Missoula Children’s Museum at the annual charity auction Nov. 14th.... more

UM School of Theatre & Dance Presents: Dance Up Close 2014

Dance Up Close 2014: November 5, 7 and 9. The UM School of Theatre & Dance invites you into the Masquer Theatre to be seated in close proximity to the dancers.... more

Lady Griz Pull Away for 88-63 Exhibition Win Over Argos

By JOEL CARLSON-Kellie Cole Rubel scored 19 points, and Kayleigh Valley posted a 17-point, 12-rebound double-double to lead Montana to an 88-63 victory over Great Falls Tuesday night in Missoula.... more

Gregory Scores 22 Points as Griz Beat Whitworth 94-79

By DAVE GUFFEY-Senior guard Jordan Gregory scored a game-high 22 points to lead the Montana Grizzlies to a 94-79 victory over Whitworth University in Missoula.... more

This Week’s Missoula Arts & Culture Scene | Nov 3

A recap of all things Arts & Culture--for the week of 11/3/14. Brought to you by the Missoula Cultural Council.... more

Make it Missoula Monday | Week of Nov 3

Check out the various bands and live music all over Missoula sprinkled with an Independent film or a fundraiser. ... more

Montana Rolls Over Sac State 31-13 (PHOTO GALLERY)

By DAVE GUFFEY - The number one defense was outstanding and halfback Jordan Canada rushed for 109 yards and two touchdowns, as the Montana Grizzlies defeated visiting Sac State 31-13.... more

Missoula Police Employ Extra Patrols to Curb Halloween Drunk Driving

The Missoula Police Department is putting on extra patrols from Halloween evening on Friday, Oct. 31, through the weekend to reduce holiday drunk driving... more

Volleyball: Griz Win Third Straight, Down Eagles 3-1 (PHOTO GALLERY)

By JOEL CARLSON - (PHOTO GALLERY) Montana had its best offensive outing of the season, hitting .385, and finally slowed down Eastern Washington enough to post a 3-1 victory over the Eagles Thursday night in Mis... more

40 Ways to Hog the Hot Tub

By BOB WIRE- Like to be by yourself in the hot tub? if you give one of these little conversational nuggets a try, you might be surprised at how quickly you find yourself alone.... more

City of Missoula Announces: Leaf Collection Starts Tues., Nov. 4

The City of Missoula will begin fall leaf pickup on Tuesday, Nov. 4, starting in the downtown Special District #1. See your neighborhood leaf collection schedule here.... more

Fall Days on the Radar

By ROB BREEDING - The fishing has grown increasingly good as the leaves succumb to gravity.... more

This Week’s Missoula Arts & Culture Scene | Oct 27

A recap of all things Arts & Culture--for the week of 10/27/14. Brought to you by the Missoula Cultural Council.... more

Game #9: Montana Hosts Sac State in Must-Win Game

By DAVE GUFFEY - The Montana Grizzlies host Sacramento State in a Big Sky Conference game, Saturday, Nov. 1, with kickoff at 12:10 p.m. in Washington-Grizzly Stadium.... more

Volleyball: Richardson Named Big Sky Player of the Week

By JOEL CARLSON-After leading the Montana to a pair of victories last weekend, redshirt junior Capri Richardson was named Big Sky Conference Player of the Week.... more

Annual Maroon-Silver Scrimmage Slated for Wednesday, Oct 29th

By DAVE GUFFEY - The 2014-15 Montana Grizzly basketball team makes its public debut Wed, Oct., 29, playing in the annual Silver-Maroon Scrimmage in Dahlberg Arena, with tip-off slated for 5:30 p.m. ... more

Make it Missoula Monday | Week of Oct 27

Check out the various bands and live music all over Missoula sprinkled with an Independent film or a fundraiser. ... more

SOCCER: Widner’s Late Goal Gives Grizzlies Outright Title (PHOTO GALLERY)

By JOEL CARLSON - (PHOTO GALLERY) Freshman Hallie Widner’s goal in the 83rd minute was the match’s only score and gave the Montana soccer team a 1-0 victory over Northern Colorado Sunday afternoon. ... more

Volleyball: Griz Make it Two Straight, Win 3-1 over Sac State

By JOEL CARLSON - (PHOTO GALLERY) 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 in Misso... more

Griz Fall to Cal Poly 41-21

By DAVE GUFFEY-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 Saturd... more

Phones In Restaurants: Less Welcome Than Cockroaches

By BOB WIRE-If you're sitting with someone in a restaurant, reading this blog on your phone, I hope the waitress spills a pot of scalding coffee all over your naughty bits. And your phone.... more

City Accepts $15,000 donation from Little Grizzly Football for youth scholarships

On Sat, Oct. 25, The Cit of Missoula will accept a $15,000 donation from Little Grizzly Sports to fund scholarships to Parks and Rec’s youth flag football program.... more

Lady Griz Picked Second in Preseason Coaches’ Poll

By JOEL CARLSON - 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 the poll.... more

Student Organizes Haunted House to Benefit Missoula Food Bank

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.... more

Game #8: Griz at Cal Poly

By DAVE GUFFEY - The University Montana Grizzlies are on the road this Saturday, Oct. 25, playing the Cal Poly Mustangs in San Luis Obispo, Calif. Kickoff is at 7:07 p.m.... more

This Week’s Missoula Arts & Culture Scene | Oct 20

A recap of all things Arts & Culture--for the week of 10/20/14. Brought to you by the Missoula Cultural Council.... more

Make it Missoula Monday | Week of Oct 20

Check out the various bands and live music all over Missoula sprinkled with an Independent film or a fundraiser. ... more

Griz Rally to Defeat UC Davis 42-28 (PHOTO GALLERY)

By DAVE GUFFEY - Jordan Canada broke loose for three touchdown runs and quarterback Jordan Johnson had two scoring passes and rushed for a TD, to lead the Grizzlies to a 42-28 victory over UC Davis Aggies.... more

My Bad: I’m the King of Inappropriate

By BOB WIRE- Who among us has not said something extremely inappropriate in a setting full of horrified witnesses? I should have a mantel full of trophies for that shit.... more

Missoula Parks & Rec Hosts Old-Fashioned Fall Family Fest Oct 18

Fall is here… it’s time for hayrides, apple cider and old-fashioned harvest festivals at the 14th Annual Fall Family Fest Oct 18, at McCormick Park. ... more

Kellie Cole Rubel Named First-Team Preseason All-Big Sky Conference

By JOEL CARLSON - Montana redshirt senior guard Kellie Cole Rubel was named first-team preseason All-Big Sky Conference Wednesday by College Sports Madness.... more

Game #7: Griz Host UC Davis Aggies

By DAVE GUFFEY - The Montana Grizzlies start the second half of their season at home, hosting the UC Davis Aggies in a BSC game on Sat., Oct. 18. Kickoff in is at 12:07 p.m. ... more

This Week’s Missoula Arts & Culture Scene | Oct 13

A recap of all things Arts & Culture--for the week of 10/6/14. Brought to you by the Missoula Cultural Council.... more

Make it Missoula Monday | Week of Oct 13

Check out the various bands and live music all over town sprinkled with an occasional farmers market and fundraisers. ... more

SOCCER: Griz Win Fifth Straight on Overtime Penalty Kick (Photo Gallery)

By JOEL CARLSON - Senior Brooke Moody converted a penalty kick in the sixth minute of the first overtime to give the Montana soccer team a 1-0 victory over Idaho Friday afternoon in Missoula.... more

Aging Disgracefully With Rock’n Roll

By BOB WIRE- There’s a ton of great music out there, but we elder specimens either can’t hear it or can’t relate to it.... more

Celebrating 15 Years: Humanties Montana’s Festival of the Book

One of the biggest cultural happenings in the Northwest, the 15th annual Festival of the Book happens this weekend with nearly 60 literary events featuring over 80 authors, poets, and artists.... more

Milestone Season Comes to a Close

By DILLON TABISH - More than a century after it was established, Glacier National Park is more popular than ever.... more

Nine Things to Kick Off Your Lady Griz Season

By JOEL CARLSON - The Montana women’s basketball team, under 37th-year head coach Robin Selvig, will open its season Wednesday morning with its first practice of the 2014-15 season.... more

This Week’s Missoula Arts & Culture Scene | Oct 6

A recap of all things Arts & Culture--for the week of 10/6/14. Brought to you by the Missoula Cultural Council.... more

Missoula Community Theatre Presents Jekyll & Hyde The Musical

The Missoula Community Theatre opens its 2014-15 season on Friday, October 31st with Jekyll & Hyde The Musical. See the Cast List.... more

Make it Missoula Monday | Week of Oct 6

Check out the various bands and live music all over town sprinkled with an occasional farmers market and fundraisers. ... more

Avoid Injury By Using Care When Carving

By JENNIFER HELMER - October is National Physical Therapy Month. Ironically, increased hand injuries occur this month. These injuries coincide with Halloween, pumpkin carving and candle lighting for jack-o-lant... more

Sullivan Kicks Grizzlies to Victory Over North Dakota

By ERIC TABER - Junior kicker Daniel Sullivan kicked a 35-yard field goal as time expired, as the 7th-ranked University of Montana Grizzlies defeated upset-minded North Dakota 18-15 Saturday afternoon at UND.... more

Game #6: Griz Play at University of North Dakota

By DAVE GUFFEY - The 7th-ranked Montana Grizzlies continue their Big Sky Conference slate on the road, playing the University of North Dakota on Sat., Oct. 4. Kickoff is at 12:37 p.m. ... more

Turning Japanese, I Really Think So

By BOB WIRE- The decision to host an exchange student had been a last-minute one. “Should we buy some Japanese food? You know, sushi or, I don’t know, egg rolls? Rice-a-Roni?”... more

2014-15 Griz Hoop Team Begins Practice

By DAVE GUFFEY - The University of Montana Grizzly basketball team begins practice for the 2014-15 season Saturday, Oct. 4.... more

Reflecting on ‘The Bob’

By MYERS REECE - Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Wilderness Act into law, and Bob Marshall was there from the beginning... more

UM Dancers On Location: A site-Specific Dance Concert Oct. 4, 5

By William MUNOZ - Are you really seeing students dancing at the Gallagher Building or Parking Garage? Yep, they're preparing for the UM Dance Program's annual Site-Specific Dance Concert happening Oct 4th and... more

Griz Sweep Doubleheader in First Ever Home Games (Photo Gallery)

By SAM WALDORF - The Montana Griz went 2-0 in their first ever home games as a program this Sunday at the Frenchtown softball complex.... more

Fall Fly Fishing in Missoula–The Anglers’ Time

By TONY REINHARDT -For many Missoulians fall is their favorite time of year. Fly fishing is some of the best of the year and for dedicated anglers this is a perfect recipe for isolated rivers and great fishing.... more

This Week’s Missoula Arts & Culture Scene | Sept 29

A recap of all things Arts & Culture--for the week of 9/29/14--9. Brought to you by the Missoula Cultural Council.... more

Make it Missoula Monday | Week of Sept 29

Check out the various bands and live music all over town sprinkled with an occasional farmers market and fundraisers. ... more

SOCCER: Griz Hold Down Bengals, Win 3-1

By JOEL CARLSON - Freshman Hallie Widner scored twice, and freshman Maddy Emerick scored her first collegiate goal, the game-winner to help Montana post a 3-1 victory over ISU Sunday afternoon at in Missoula.... more

Griz Overpower Northern Colorado 38-13 in 2014 Homecoming (PHOTO GALLERY)

By DAVE GUFFEY - Senior quarterback Jordan Johnson threw three touchdown passes and ran for another to lead the Grizzlies to a 38-13 win over Northern Colorado in UM's 2014 Homecoming.... more

SOCCER: Griz Grind Out Win in Big Sky Opener

By JOEL CARLSON - (PHOTO GALLERY) Freshman Hallie Widner scored her team-leading third goal of the season as the Montana soccer team opened its Conference schedule with a 1-0 shutout of Weber State Friday after... more

A Deed Most Fowl

By BOB WIRE-(VIDEO) When a semi loaded with 35,000 pounds of raw chicken sits in a truck stop parking lot for several days in the heat of Missoula's Indian summer, well, it ain't how they make perfume, brother.... more

Dressing Up Downtown: Missoula Art Museum’s Upcoming Art Park

By MATT ANGLEN- Congratulations. You may not know it now, but you picked an awesome place to go to school. To help you get acquainted with Missoula, here’s a short list of awesomeness. ... more

Salmon With Sweet Corn Potato Hash

By JAMIE LIPHARDT - This is light, yet comforting as we transition from grilled meats and light salads to roasted meats and baked side dishes.... more

Game #5: Griz hosts Bears in Homecoming & Big Sky Opener

By DAVE GUFFEY -The Montana Grizzlies open the conference season and play their Homecoming Game against the University of Northern Colorado Sat., Sept. 27 in Washington-Grizzly Stadium. Kickoff is at 1:40 p.m. ... more

Missoula Community Theatre Holding Auditions for Winter Wonderettes

The Missoula Community Theatre is holding auditions for Winter Wonderettes on Sunday, October 5th at the MCT Center for the Performing Arts, from 12:30-5:00 p.m. ... more

Former Griz Players Make a Dream Come True at Home Games

Griz Kidz is a program designed to brings Grizzly football to those children who don’t always have the opportunity to see the silver and maroon--especially the financially disadvantaged.... more

Tragic Ending to Ambitious Young Life

By TRISTAN SCOTT - Experienced BASE jumper had successfully leapt from Glacier Park's Mount Siyeh prior to fatal attempt.... more

UM Invites Public to 2014 UC Homecoming Art Fair

Plan to attend the University Center Homecoming Art Fair from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Sept.25-26, and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, in the UC Atrium.... more

Activities for Kids in Missoula: The Missoula Taekwondo Center

By KIM STANINGER - In a building off South Avenue here in Missoula is a unique opportunity for you and your children to learn the art of Taekwondo. ... more

This Week’s Missoula Arts & Culture Scene | Sept 22

A recap of all things Arts & Culture--for the week of 9/22/14-- including UM Homecoming. Brought to you by the Missoula Cultural Council.... more

Make it Missoula Monday | Week of Sept 22

Check out the various bands and live music all over town sprinkled with an occasional farmers market and fundraisers. ... more

SOCCER: Hawaii Holds of Montana in South Campus Stadium Thriller

By JOEL CARLSON - (PHOTO GALLERY) Hawaii built a 2-0 lead and held off a rally by Montana to post a 2-1 victory over the Grizzlies Sunday afternoon in the final match of the Montana Invitational.... more

SOCCER: Griz Shut Out Colorado State in Home Opener

By JOEL CARLSON - (PHOTO GALLERY) Montana scored a pair of first-half goals for a 2-0 victory over Colorado State Friday afternoon at South Campus Stadium in the Grizzlies’ home opener.... more

Griz Fall to North Dakota State 22-10

By DAVE GUFFEY - Senior kicker Adam Keller connected on a school-record five field goals to lead North Dakota State 22-10 win over the Montana Grizzlies Saturday afternoon in Fargo, ND.... more

#3 Montana at #1North Dakota State

By DAVE GUFFEY - The 3rd ranked Montana Grizzlies play the defending three-time national champion and No. 1-ranked North Dakota State, Sat., Sept. 20 at the Fargodome. Kick-off is at 1:37p.m.... more

Hunters Need To Be Bear Aware

By BRUCE AUCHLY - Hunters along the Rocky Mountain Front, especially bird hunters in riparian areas, need to be aware they are in bear country.... more

MCT Presents The Woman in Black Oct 9-12

Out of the Box Productions presented by MCT, Inc. announces a return engagement of The Woman in Black, Oct. 9-12 at the First United Methodist Church.... more

Southern Style Buttermilk Biscuits

By CHEF TRACY DARUE - Biscuits are especially good to have around because they can accompany so many meals. Here's a tried-and-true recipe for Southern Style Buttermilk Biscuits.... more

Wagenmann Named Root Sports BSC Player of the Week on Defense

Montana’s Zack Wagenmann has been named the ROOT SPORTS Big Sky Conference Football Player of the Week on defense for his play in the Grizzlies’ 28-20 win over South Dakota on Saturday.... more

Over 100 Volunteers Expected for National Public Lands Day Event in Missoula

Missoula Parks and Recreation to host three service projects on Saturday, October 4, as part of national program.... more

This Week’s Missoula Arts & Culture Scene | Sept 15

A recap of all things Arts & Culture--for the week of 9/15-- brought to you by the Missoula Cultural Council.... more

Make it Missoula Monday | Week of Sept 15

Check out the various bands and live music all over town sprinkled with an occasional farmers market and fundraisers. ... more

Griz 28, South Dakota 20 in Front of Record Crowd of 26,303 (PHOTO GALLERY)

By DAVE GUFFEY - Montana’s Jordan Canada, Jordan Johnson, and Zack Wagenmann led the way as the Grizzlies defeated the South Dakota 28-20 Sat. evening in front of a record crowd of 26,303 at WGS.... more

Don’t Let Your Gourd Down: The Pumpkin Spice Invasion

By BOB WIRE-It shows up every fall, just after Labor Day, as predictable as foot fungus on a high school football player and as unwanted as teen pregnancy. Pumpkin flavored ale. ... more

Montana Hunting Guide 2014

By DILLON TABISH - The arrival of autumn marks the beginning of big game hunting season, a beloved time of year for the thousands of Montana residents who partake in the traditional custom.... more

The New Student’s Guide to Missoula’s Art Scene

By MATT ANGLEN- Congratulations. You may not know it now, but you picked an awesome place to go to school. To help you get acquainted with Missoula, here’s a short list of awesomeness. ... more

Montana Hosts South Dakota Saturday, Sept. 13

By DAVE GUFFEY - The 4th-ranked Montana Grizzlies play their second home game in a row, Sat. Sept. 13, hosting the University of South Dakota at 7:07 p.m. in Washington-Grizzly Stadium.... more

Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts Exhibits at MAM

CROW’S SHADOW INSTITUTE OF THE ARTS: SELECTED WORKS Oct. 17, 2014 – Mar. 21, 2015 / Lynda M. Frost Contemporary American Indian Art Gallery Art Guide Training: Oct. 17, 3 PM Artist Reception: Nov. 7, 5-8 ... more

Glacier Park Transitions to Fall After Historic Summer

By DILLON TABISH - Iconic Sun Road slated to open through most of October as visitation approaches record high.... more

This Week’s Missoula Arts & Culture Scene | Sept 8

A recap of all things Arts & Culture--for the week of 9/8-- brought to you by the Missoula Cultural Council.... more

Archery Season in Montana: Technology’s Role

By BRUCE AUCHLY-Let’s be clear. Advances in gear, archery equipment and clothing are wonderful. They are also not the culprit. The problem is not technology but what it does to us. ... more

Make it Missoula Monday | Week of Sept 8

Check out the various bands and live music all over town sprinkled with an occasional farmers market and fundraisers. ... more

Griz Maul Central Washington 48-14 in Home Opener (PHOTO GALLERY)

By DAVE GUFFEY - Running back Travon Van scored four touchdowns to lead the Montana Grizzlies to a 48-14 win over Central Washington in UM’s 2014 home opener Saturday afternoon.... more

Top Ten Debut Albums

By BOB WIRE-What makes a great debut album? I mean, besides a crappy second album. Luck plays a big part, as does talent, chemistry, strong songs and the golden touch of the right producer. ... more

Register Now for All-Abilities Playmakers Sports League

Parks and Recreation invites children aged five and up to sign for the new All-Abilities Playmakers sports program for children with and without disabilities.... more

Griz Have Difficult 2014-15 Preseason Basketball Schedule

By DAVE GUFFEY - First-year University of Montana head coach Travis DeCuire and his staff have secured their 2014-15 schedule, and it is a challenging one, both on the road and at home.... more

Grizzlies Host CWU Wildcats Sept. 6th in 2014 Home Opener

By DAVE GUFFEY - The Montana Grizzlies play their 2014 home opener, Sat., Sept. 6, hosting Central Washington University. Kickoff is at 3:37 p.m. ... more

Bare Bait Dance Presents Rachel Oliver’s “Settle”

By William MUNOZ - Bare Bait Dance opens its fourth season with "Settle", a multi-media, multi-generational dance-theatre work Choreographed by Missoula-born, Rachel Oliver... more