- Better weather conditions help some Montana firefighters Updated: Aug-30-15 9:19 pm
HELENA, Montana - Light rain dampened some wildfires in far western Montana on Sunday, while other fires closer to the central part of the state continued to spread and threaten rural residences.
- Montana stuns North Dakota State 38-35 on late TD Updated: Aug-29-15 10:04 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - Bob Stitt is off and running at the University of Montana - at four-time defending national champion North Dakota State's expense.
- Smoke affecting high school sports schedules Updated: Aug-28-15 4:40 pm
HELENA, Montana - Poor air quality due to forest fires in the West has led to the cancellation, postponement and relocation of several high school football games.
- Missoula air quality 'very unhealthy,' Griz expected to play Updated: Aug-28-15 4:14 pm
HELENA, Montana - The air quality in Missoula was rated "very unhealthy" Friday due to smoke from forest fires in the region. Under University of Montana's athletic practice policy, student athletes would be restricted to activities that do not increase their breathing rate.
- Man in prison for assault over pork chop gets 15 more years Updated: Aug-28-15 1:00 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - A man serving 15 years related to an assault over a pork chop will serve another 15-year sentence for hitting a jail guard.
- Montana doctor charged in death of 2 patients Updated: Aug-27-15 4:05 pm
HELENA, Montana - A southwestern Montana doctor has been arrested on suspicion of overprescribing pain medication, leading to the deaths of two patients and potential harm to nine others, Ravalli County authorities said.
- $100,000 bail set for man accused of bear spray attack Updated: Aug-27-15 5:26 am
MISSOULA, Montana - A Missoula County Justice of the Peace has set bail at $100,000 for a man accused of breaking into his estranged wife's house and attacking her with bear spray.
- Bears drawn to western Montana yards as apples ripen Updated: Aug-26-15 11:20 am
MISSOULA, Montana - Western Montana bear sightings made a sharp increase early this week, and a wildlife expert says ripening fruit is to blame.
- Man pleads not guilty to charges connected to hatchet attack Updated: Aug-26-15 5:36 am
MISSOULA, Montana - A 52-year-old man accused of threatening his wife and stepdaughter with a hatchet during a camping trip has pleaded not guilty.
- Illinois man denies cancer drug smuggling conspiracy charge Updated: Aug-25-15 4:43 pm
HELENA, Montana - An Illinois man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to conspiring with an online Canadian pharmacy to smuggle mislabeled, unapproved and, in two cases, counterfeit prescription drugs into the U.S. to sell to doctors.
- Missoula windstorm generates 16,000 cubic yards of debris Updated: Aug-25-15 1:59 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - Missoula officials are disposing of 16,000 cubic yards of mostly tree limbs that were felled by a wind storm.
- Fire retardant color changed from rusty red to hot pink Updated: Aug-24-15 5:02 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - An Idaho-based company that makes most of the retardant used on wildfires has stopped making the substance in its traditional rusty red, opting instead for a hot pink color.
- State transportation employee killed in roadside accident Updated: Aug-23-15 4:47 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - A Montana Department of Transportation employee has died in a work related accident in Missoula County.
- Rare fallen trees led to I-90 tragedy near Lookout Pass Updated: Aug-23-15 2:23 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - They please the eye, helping break up the monotonous miles that plague much of the U.S. interstate highway system.
- University of Montana grows portfolio of patents to 100-plus Updated: Aug-22-15 9:38 am
MISSOULA, Montana - Ryan Mizner has a patent pending for a device called The Bridge, a physical therapy tool developed by the University of Montana associate professor and one of his students.
- Consumer Direct to start building Missoula headquarters Updated: Aug-21-15 1:11 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - Consumer Direct is starting construction next month on the first building that will eventually make up the company's Missoula headquarters.
- Montana football team closes final scrimmage Updated: Aug-20-15 11:18 am
MISSOULA, Montana - Montana football coach Bob Stitt is closing the team's final scrimmage to the media and the public as the Grizzlies prepare to take on top-ranked and four-time defending FCS national champion North Dakota State.
- City of Missoula wins second legal fight to buy water system Updated: Aug-20-15 5:08 am
MISSOULA, Montana - The Montana Supreme Court has upheld a ruling that denied Carlyle Group's request to stop the valuation process of Mountain Water Co., which the city of Missoula is trying to take ownership of.
- Former Griz football player moved to boot camp Updated: Aug-19-15 6:19 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - A former University of Montana football player who is serving a 10-year prison sentence for raping an acquaintance in 2010 has been moved to the state's boot camp program.
- Montana court orders reconsideration of shaken-baby case Updated: Aug-19-15 6:17 pm
HELENA, Montana - A Missoula man convicted of shaking his 3-month-old son to death will get another chance to contest the verdict and his 40-year sentence.
- Men from Missoula, Winfred claim lottery prizes Updated: Aug-19-15 3:25 pm
HELENA, Montana - A Missoula man has claimed a record $410,000 Montana Cash jackpot while a man from Winifred won the second-tier prize in the Lucky for Life drawing.
- Former Griz Zack Wagenmann injures foot again Updated: Aug-18-15 1:06 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - Former Montana defensive end Zack Wagenmann suffered a broken foot for the second time in four months, likely ending his rookie NFL season before it even started.
- Missoulian names new editor Updated: Aug-18-15 12:07 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - Matthew Bunk, the publisher and editor of The Western News in Libby, is the new editor of the Missoulian and Ravalli Republic newspapers.
- Medical marijuana industry grows despite restrictions Updated: Aug-17-15 11:23 am
MISSOULA, Montana - Montana's medical marijuana industry is growing despite an ongoing legal battle over a regulatory law.
- Researchers probe effects of smoke on wildland firefighters Updated: Aug-17-15 10:01 am
MISSOULA, Montana - Forest Service officials in Missoula are investigating when wildland firefighters start experiencing permanent health damage from smoke inhalation.