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Stories with place: Missoula
  • Man charged with aiding escape arrested 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 4:22 pm
  • BOZEMAN, Montana - A Montana man charged with driving the suspect in an assault and attempted rape to Missoula after he escaped police custody in Bozeman has been arrested.

  • Officials identify victim of Lolo motorcycle crash 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 4:18 pm
  • MISSOULA, Montana - Missoula County officials have released the name of a Missoula man who died in a motorcycle crash on U.S. Highway 93 near Lolo.

  • Man dies in motorcycle crash near Lolo 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 3:36 pm
  • MISSOULA, Montana - A 22-year-old Missoula man has died after a motorcycle crash near Lolo.

  • Missoula hospital adding OB, newborn services 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 11:39 am
  • MISSOULA, Montana - St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula says it plans to add obstetrics, newborn and pediatric services as early as next year.

  • No criminal charges in fatal Montana avalanche 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 8:16 pm
  • MISSOULA, Montana - A prosecutor in Montana says he won't file charges against four young men who were snowboarding or sledding on Mount Jumbo when an avalanche struck a Missoula neighborhood, killing a woman.

  • Missoula coal train protesters cited 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 11:07 am
  • MISSOULA, Montana - Seven people who protested the movement of a coal train through Missoula were cited for disorderly conduct after sitting near the railroad tracks, forcing the Montana Rail Link train to slow down.

  • Woman to appeal sentence in new husband's death 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 2:32 pm
  • MISSOULA, Montana - A Kalispell, Montana, woman who pleaded guilty to pushing her husband off a cliff in Glacier National Park last summer plans to appeal her 30-year prison sentence for his death.

  • State certificates available to record stillbirths 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 5:08 pm
  • GREAT FALLS, Montana - On a night at the end of November 2011, Beth Morey, 31 weeks pregnant, realized the baby she was carrying had stopped kicking. Worried, she went to Community Medical Center in Missoula to have a doctor check the baby, and there she found out it had died.

  • Baucus donates Senate papers to UM archives 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 5:02 pm
  • MISSOULA, Montana - Former Montana Sen. Max Baucus is donating his Senate papers to the University of Montana's Mansfield Library, along with $850,000 in leftover campaign money to cover the cost of archiving the documents.

  • Roofer dies in fall while working in Florence 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 4:01 pm
  • MISSOULA, Montana - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating after a man suffered fatal injuries in a fall from a roof in Florence.

  • Woman gets probation for parenting interference 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 10:08 am
  • MISSOULA, Montana - A Missoula woman has been given a three-year deferred sentence for keeping her young daughter away from the girl's dying father for more than a year.

  • Senate candidate finds bag with $12K inside 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 5:13 pm
  • HELENA, Montana - U.S. Senate candidate Champ Edmunds says he found a backpack containing more than $12,000 in cash outside a Missoula church.

  • Osprey return to Missoula baseball stadium nest 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 2:27 pm
  • MISSOULA, Montana - A pair of osprey have begun building a nest on a man-made platform along the Clark Fork River in Missoula that biologists reserved for the fish-hawks after a pair of early-bird Canada geese laid claim to the spot last year.

  • Conservation group sues for grizzly information 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 6:58 am
  • MISSOULA, Montana - A conservation group is suing the U.S. Geological Survey for information on threatened grizzly bears in northwestern Montana.

  • Sister of worker killed in fire seeks case review 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 3:02 pm
  • MISSOULA, Montana - Missoula County Attorney Fred Van Valkenburg is reviewing the death of a man killed in an auto shop fire last year to determine if criminal charges are warranted.

  • Club says drone hunts ineligible for records 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 11:22 am
  • MISSOULA, Montana - The Boone and Crockett Club says any game scouted or taken with the help of drones or other unmanned aerial vehicles is ineligible for entry into its records program.

  • Missoula student wins Montana Geographic Bee 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 1:52 pm
  • BILLINGS, Montana - Jesse Zhang, of Missoula, is the new Montana state champion in the National Geographic Bee.

  • Missoula seeks takeover of city water system 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 4:45 pm
  • MISSOULA, Montana - The city of Missoula is seeking control of the water supply and distribution company that serves its residents.

  • Asphalt plant denies charges in worker death 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 10:23 am
  • MISSOULA, Montana - A Bitterroot Valley asphalt company owner has denied charges his company violated federal safety standards in the September 2012 death of an employee.

  • Landslide closes westbound I-90 lanes near Idaho 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 5:46 pm
  • MISSOULA, Montana - A landslide has forced the closure of westbound lanes on Interstate 90 five miles east of the Idaho border.

  • Missoula avalanche center looking for more money 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 5:19 pm
  • MISSOULA, Montana - The director of the West Central Montana Avalanche Center in Missoula says the nonprofit center is having a tough time keeping up with expenses.

  • Missoula hospital agrees to sale 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 5:37 pm
  • MISSOULA, Montana - The Community Medical Center in Missoula is being bought out by Billings Clinic and a Tennessee-based hospital group.

  • Drummond group looks at sanctuary for wild horses 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 2:12 pm
  • MISSOULA, Montana - A group in western Montana is seeking to help up to 325 wild horses from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.

  • Judge cites lack of remorse, gives bride 30 years 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 7:19 am
  • MISSOULA, Montana - The defendant's tears notwithstanding, a federal judge cited a lack of remorse as he sentenced a Montana woman to more than three decades in prison for pushing her newlywed husband to his death in Glacier National Park.

  • Father files lawsuit over son's oilfield death 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 2:39 pm
  • MISSOULA, Montana - The father of a Montana man who was crushed to death in a North Dakota oil-field accident in January 2013 has filed a lawsuit against the owners of the drilling rig and the well site, alleging the companies failed to provide for the safety of subcontractors.