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Articles with the Tag: Missoula

Plans for restaurant canceled, city cites parking issues Plans for restaurant canceled, city cites parking issues

POLSON – A local couple have canceled plans to open a restaurant in town after the city cited parking issues. Bill and Cynthia Barrett had planned to convert the building at 51145 U.S. Highway 93 that previously housed Great Clips into “Dude’s Place,” a restaurant featuring tapas, ...

MDT proposes resurfacing project for U.S. Highway 93

News from the Montana Department of Transportation ARLEE - The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) would like to notify the public and seek comments on a proposal to resurface about 5.8 miles of U.S. Highway 93 near Arlee in Missoula and Lake counties. The project begins about 0.3 miles south of ...

Drug courts offer addicts a path to get clean Drug courts offer addicts a path to get clean

Lauren Pope struggled with drug addiction for more than a decade.  In 2013, things were so bad that she thought getting arrested would be the only way to clean up, so she stole a bottle of Worcestershire sauce from a Rosauer’s in Missoula.  “I made sure that that security lady saw...

MTPR website, program receive statewide recognition

News from University of Montana Broadcast Media Center MISSOULA – Montana Public Radio’s website and breakthrough podcast “Threshold” recently received E.B. Craney Awards from the Montana Broadcasters Association and the Greater Montana Foundation. The E.B. Craney Awards recog...

Waldo “Kenny” Phillips

MISSOULA — Waldo Kenneth “Kenny” Phillips, 78, of Ronan, passed away on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at St. Patrick’s Hospital in Missoula. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and under the direction of Shrider-Thompson Funeral Home in Ronan.   

Man with 10 DUIs gets 10 years in prison  Man with 10 DUIs gets 10 years in prison 

POLSON – A 53-year-old man with 10 DUIs was sentenced to 10 years in the Montana State Prison last week for violating his probation.  Harlan Gerald Vaska of Missoula was sentenced by Judge Kim Christopher.  Prosecuting attorney James Lapotka said Vaska was cited for engaging in a bar fi...

Shourds Sr. files civil suit for child’s death

POLSON – The father of a 3-year-old boy who was killed on Thanksgiving Day last year has sued the young man who took responsibility for the child’s death.  Phillip Shourds Sr. and the estate of Phillip Shourds Jr. filed suit on May 26 in Lake County District Court and alleged that Chasen ...

Meth: state moves to increase access to treatment Meth: state moves to increase access to treatment

Montana’s Attorney General stood on the steps outside of the Capitol in Helena and announced this state has a problem with drugs.  “You know it’s no secret that Montana has a substance abuse problem,” Attorney General Tim Fox said. “Since 1980 drug offense rates in Monta...

More than 50 people injured in deck collapse at Glacier Camp More than 50 people injured in deck collapse at Glacier Camp

LAKESIDE — Some 32 people were transported via ambulance to hospitals across Flathead, Lake and Missoula counties on June 17 after a deck collapse at Glacier Camp near Lakeside, according to the Somers/Lakeside Fire Department.  Six people injured were transported by air ambulance. Both A.L.E.R...

Kail W. Hitchcock Kail W. Hitchcock

BOZEMAN — Kail W. Hitchcock, 24, of Radersburg, Montana, passed away June 10, 2017, in Bozeman. He was born March 3, 1993, to Paul Craycraft and Michelle Hitchcock Brush in Missoula. Kail grew up in Arlee and Helena where he attended school. He later made Radersbury his home and worked as a hunting ...


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