- Western Montana's river lovers brace for early runoff Updated: May-23-15 5:28 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - Rivers throughout western Montana could get lower than normal this summer, as an unusually low snowpack has melted away two or three weeks earlier than usual.
- Missoula man pleads guilty to rape of university student Updated: May-23-15 1:57 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - A Missoula man has pleaded guilty to raping and attacking a University of Montana student.
- Woman fatally shoots charging bear in her front yard Updated: May-22-15 9:59 am
MISSOULA, Montana - A black bear is dead after being shot by a St. Regis woman who says the animal was in her front yard when it charged.
- Medical board may reinstate physician's license Updated: May-20-15 5:41 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - A southwestern Montana doctor who lost his license for excessive prescription of pain medication has agreed to acknowledge some wrongdoing in order to practice medicine again, the Department of Labor and Industry said.
- Great Falls attorney makes $10M donation to UM law school Updated: May-20-15 4:46 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - The University of Montana is proposing naming its law school in honor of Alexander Blewett III after the Great Falls personal injury attorney donated $10 million to the school.
- Montana Supreme Court limits judicial substitutions Updated: May-20-15 1:05 pm
BOZEMAN, Montana - The Montana Supreme Court has revised the rules on District Court judge substitutions, eliminating the option in some time-sensitive cases after the Montana Judges Association said some attorneys were abusing it.
- Bank, insurer sue over who pays $24.5 million verdict Updated: May-19-15 1:02 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - First Interstate Bank and its insurer are suing each other over who has to pay a defunct Missoula logging company a $24.5 million verdict upheld by a state judge in April.
- Unknown protesters save willow threatened by new bike path Updated: May-18-15 1:29 pm
LOLO, Montana - Anonymous protesters are prompting public works officials to redesign a bike path to avoid cutting down a weeping willow near Lolo, next to U.S. Highway 93.
- Man who beat grandmother to death with chair is sentenced Updated: May-15-15 11:49 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - A Montana man who beat his grandmother to death with a chair in 2013 has been sentenced to 60 years in the state psychiatric hospital.
- Popular UM chemistry professor gives last lecture Updated: May-15-15 5:11 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - Hundreds of giddy kids raced around the University of Montana Oval on a recent evening stuffing liquid nitrogen-soaked Cheetos into their mouths and laughing wildly as they exhaled the resulting white "smoke" out of their mouths and through their nostrils in big, thick puffs.
- Missoula officials respond to lawsuit filed by fired deputy Updated: May-15-15 10:38 am
MISSOULA, Montana - Missoula County officials say they'll vigorously defend themselves against a wrongful termination lawsuit filed by former sheriff's deputy Paige Pavalone.
- New law will allow rideshare companies to operate in Montana Updated: May-13-15 5:33 pm
HELENA, Montana - A new law could allow rideshare firms like Uber to be operating in Montana by this fall, but some taxi drivers say it does not include enough regulation.
- 3 students injured when pickup rear-ends bus Updated: May-12-15 9:40 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - A full-sized pickup rear-ended a stopped school bus about three miles east of Polson, sending three students to the hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, the Montana Highway Patrol said.
- Health care providers in Montana create care network Updated: May-12-15 1:16 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - Two major health care providers in Montana have announced a partnership that seeks to offer better coordinated and lower cost health care to its members.
- Feds OK Montana college town's police rape response changes Updated: May-11-15 3:46 pm
HELENA, Montana - The Missoula Police Department has made all of the changes required after federal investigators found the city and University of Montana failed to properly respond to reports of sexual assault, U.S. Department of Justice officials said Monday.
- Animals put 2 newly constructed wildlife underpasses to use Updated: May-11-15 2:49 pm
LINCOLN, Montana - Mike Livergood walked underneath Montana Highway 200, protected in a 10-foot-tall, 20-foot-wide tunnel, as trucks and cars rumbled overhead doing 70 mph.
- UM to see budget shortfall of $5.7 million Updated: May-11-15 2:39 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - The University of Montana will see a budget shortfall of $5.7 million for the upcoming year, according to figures provided at the most recent campus budget committee meeting.
- Governor selects Fourth Judicial District judge replacement Updated: May-11-15 9:35 am
MISSOULA, Montana - A new judge is presiding over court cases in Missoula and Mineral counties after Judge Ed McLean retired April 30.
- Vandals disrupt work to restore riverbanks in Missoula Updated: May-09-15 4:19 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - Vandals have disrupted work to repair Clark Fork riverbanks in Missoula that had been damaged by flooding in recent years.
- Man dies after killing news director wife and her friend Updated: May-08-15 6:10 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - An estranged husband who shot and killed his television news director wife and a family friend before turning the gun on himself died early Friday.
- Shooting leaves 2 dead, 1 injured at Missoula home Updated: May-07-15 10:26 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - The news director of a southwestern Montana television station was killed along with a family friend in a double murder and attempted suicide at her residence, KTMF station manager Tom Ciprari said Thursday.
- Armed police officers respond to woman playing Minecraft Updated: May-07-15 1:14 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - Jamie Greenwood was playing Minecraft online in her Missoula apartment when dozens of armed police officers began lining up outside her door.
- Author of book on Montana city's rape cases faces heckler Updated: May-07-15 12:29 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - An audience gave the best-selling author of a book about a Montana city's mishandling of rape cases a standing ovation and then booed a heckler who had elbowed his way to the stage and called Jon Krakauer a liar.
- St. Ignatius man's sentencing for killing boy delayed Updated: May-07-15 5:04 am
MISSOULA, Montana - The sentencing for St. Ignatius man who pleaded guilty to shooting his 3-year-old nephew has been continued again to June 24.
- Convicted murderer charged with bringing drugs to Missoula Updated: May-05-15 7:20 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - A convicted murderer from Seattle now faces charges of transporting a large quantity of methamphetamine to Missoula with plans to sell it.