- Author to face critics of new book about city's rape cases Updated: May-06-15 11:19 am
HELENA, Montana - Jon Krakauer, the best-selling author of "Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town," is headed to the titular town Wednesday to face angry critics who say his decision to focus on the small Montana city is unfair.
- 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.
- Expensive education drives commercial trucker shortage Updated: May-04-15 10:13 am
MISSOULA, Montana - An expensive certification process is slimming down the list of qualified candidates to fill western Montana's many trucking jobs.
- Asia's energy needs will drive US development, officials say Updated: May-01-15 9:49 am
MISSOULA, Montana - As North America becomes a major source of global energy, Asia's growing demand will drive development.
- Missoula County to pay $1.3 million for 2011 car crash Updated: May-01-15 8:16 am
MISSOULA, Montana - Missoula County announced a $1.3 million settlement for a man who was injured in a 2011 accident involving a Missoula County Sheriff's Deputy.
- University of Montana tries to keep furniture out of trash Updated: Apr-30-15 7:32 am
MISSOULA, Montana - University of Montana is launching a program to give students somewhere to put their unwanted furniture other than the curb.
- Elderly Missoula man charged with soliciting prostitution Updated: Apr-29-15 10:31 am
MISSOULA, Montana - A 72-year-old Missoula man faces two prostitution charges after police say he solicited sex from two teens in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant.
- Hindi professor will come to UM Updated: Apr-26-15 10:25 am
MISSOULA, Montana - The South and Southeast Asian studies department at the University of Montana is offering Hindi for the first time next fall.
- Transient pleads no contest to camp murder Updated: Apr-25-15 4:07 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - A transient who prosecutors say murdered a local homeless man and dumped his body in the Clark Fork River has pleaded no contest to a deliberate homicide charge.
- Crews to try to recover snowmobiles from Seeley Lake Updated: Apr-25-15 5:26 am
MISSOULA, Montana - Search and rescue teams from Missoula, Seeley Lake and Flathead County will try to recover three snowmobiles that crashed through the ice on Seeley Lake in December, leaving two people dead.
- Judge upholds $17M verdict against bank in loan dispute Updated: Apr-24-15 5:07 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - A state judge has upheld a $17 million jury award to a western Montana logging company that went out of business after a bank seized stimulus money from its checking account to repay a loan that was not in default.
- Residents help guide geese out of downtown Montana city Updated: Apr-24-15 4:07 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - It was no gaggle of geese, but two birds and a baby waddling through a downtown Montana city stopped traffic and brought out the shutterbugs.
- Montana man charged with strangling woman, causing stroke Updated: Apr-24-15 9:28 am
MISSOULA, Montana - A 39-year-old western Montana man is charged with strangling a woman, causing her to lose consciousness and later suffer a stroke.
- Montana Supreme Court orders new sentencing in incest case Updated: Apr-23-15 2:38 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - The Montana Supreme Court has ordered a Montana man convicted of incest, rape and sexual assault to be sentenced again, agreeing that the judge failed to give him credit for time served between his arrest and sentencing.
- Former teen treatment center employee denies raping patient Updated: Apr-22-15 9:58 am
MISSOULA, Montana - A former employee of a chemical dependency and mental health treatment center for teens in Missoula has denied raping a 13-year-old patient.
- Missoula County deputy claims she was fired in retaliation Updated: Apr-21-15 4:41 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - The Missoula County sheriff says a deputy who reportedly lied during an investigation into a jailer's DUI arrest has been fired.
- Hunting District closes as bighorn sheep numbers plummet Updated: Apr-21-15 11:13 am
MISSOULA, Montana - Big-game hunters looking forward to bighorn sheep outside Plains will be disappointed after Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks closed the area's hunting district because of disease outbreak.
- Thompson Falls man gets 10 years in prison for elder abuse Updated: Apr-21-15 7:23 am
MISSOULA, Montana - A Thompson Falls man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after he was convicted of neglecting an elderly man with dementia and illegally gaining ownership of his money and property.
- Missoula responds to impending release of book on UM rapes Updated: Apr-19-15 2:39 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - Local filmmaker and writer Andy Smetanka designed and printed an agitprop-style poster that depicts a censured cover of Jon Krakauer's book, "Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town."
- Ghost town's request for volunteers draws much interest Updated: Apr-18-15 4:38 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - Interested in living in a Montana ghost town for a month, with no electricity or indoor plumbing, and groceries for pay?
- Man accused of kicking Missoula police officer in head Updated: Apr-17-15 11:58 am
MISSOULA, Montana - A Frenchtown man has been jailed on $100,000 bond after he was accused of kicking a police officer in the face during a struggle on Wednesday.
- Child dies in crash in Missoula County Updated: Apr-16-15 5:16 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - A collision in Missoula County has resulted in the death of a 13-year-old child and injuries to three others.
- Krakauer to participate in Missoula forum after book release Updated: Apr-15-15 2:43 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - Author John Krakauer plans to hold a public forum in Missoula next month following the release of his book about the handling of reported sexual assaults at the University of Montana.
- Montana names new sports information director Updated: Apr-14-15 12:48 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - Alma College sports information director Mike Hanson has been named to a similar position at the University of Montana.
- West Yellowstone smokejumper base needs major repairs Updated: Apr-13-15 10:35 am
BILLINGS, Montana - Arsenic-tainted water, sewage problems and old seasonal housing at West Yellowstone's 1960s-era smokejumper base have put the future of the Forest Service facility in question.