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Annual university competition food drive starts

MSU News Service and UM News  MONTANA — An off-field competition between Montana State University and the University of Montana to see which school can collect the most donations for its local food bank began Nov. 6. The Can the Griz food drive, as the annual friendly battle is known to Bobca...

Harvest your writing talent in fall classes

News from the Missoula Writing Collaborative The Missoula Writing Collaborative announces online writing classes in prose, poetry and how to create a writing practice for adult learners.  These classes will feature writers from the Missoula Writing Collaborative, including Dana Fitz Gale, Mark G...

Wildfires’ toxic air leaves damage long after the smoke clears Wildfires’ toxic air leaves damage long after the smoke clears

SEELEY LAKE — When researchers arrived in this town tucked in the Northern Rockies three years ago, they could still smell the smoke a day after it cleared from devastating wildfires. Their plan was to chart how long it took for people to recover from living for seven weeks surrounded by relentless smo...

UM, Montana Health Department partner to grow COVID-19 testing capacity

UM News Service MONTANA – As demand for COVID-19 testing increases across Montana, the University of Montana is launching a new partnership with the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services to process COVID-19 tests on campus. The partnership between UM and DPHHS will provide the ...

Vote for health on Election Day

Now more than ever, it is imperative that voters participate this Election Day. Our nation is not just facing the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic but also significant unemployment, which means that millions of people are temporarily depending on federal and state programs and support. As we look for better d...

Detention officer sentenced

A Former detention officer with the Lake County Sheriff’s Office was sentenced at District Court in Missoula on Aug. 31 to a total of 42 days jail time. Korren Katelyn Fehrenbach, 25, pleaded guilty on Aug. 10 to misdemeanor charges of transferring illegal articles and official misconduct. The guilt...

Missoula County to host virtual summit on restoring passenger rail to southern MT

News from Missoula County MISSOULA – Missoula County will host a virtual Montana Passenger Rail Summit from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, to educate and advocate for the restoration of passenger rail service to southern Montana and continued support of the Empire Builder. The event will al...

Former detention officer could get 50 days in jail

A former detention officer with the Lake County Sheriff’s Office has admitted to her role in providing a mobile phone to an inmate in the Lake County jail.  Korren Katelyn Fehrenbach, 25, of Polson, entered a plea of guilty at District Court in Polson on Aug. 10 to misdemeanor charges of transf...

UM research honored for international impact
 UM research honored for international impact

From UM News Service
 MISSOULA – A respected international ranking organization recently listed the University of Montana among the most impactful institutions in the U.S. for research. The CWTS Leiden Ranking 2020 offers insights into the research performance of more than 1,000 major universit...

Speech, hearing support helps improve communication skills Speech, hearing support helps improve communication skills

LAKE COUNTY – When Bella McKenzie was a baby, she knew what she wanted, but she had a hard time telling people what it was.  “We had a hard time understanding her, so she would scream,” Bella’s mother, Michelle McKenzie, said.  At a well-child visit when Bella was two,...


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