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Articles with the Tag: Missoula

Genetic differences found in trees untouched by mountain pine beetles Genetic differences found in trees untouched by mountain pine beetles

News from the University of Montana MISSOULA – A University of Montana researcher has discovered that mountain pine beetles may avoid certain trees within a population they normally would kill due to genetics in the trees. UM Professor Diana Six made the discovery after studying mature whitebar...

Grizzly bear population objectives named Grizzly bear population objectives named

KALISPELL — The Fish and Wildlife Commission has approved language for a proposed administrative rule that would codify population objectives for grizzly bears in the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem. The decision on Aug. 9, sets into motion a public comment period that will run from Aug. 24-Oc...

Where the old folks go Where the old folks go

After graduating from Harvard Medical School in 1986, Bill Thomas started working as the medical director of a small nursing home in central New York. It was a run-of-the-mill institution, “depressing and dispiriting,” he says. He was attending to an elderly resident’s rash one day when she...

St. Ignatius photographer exhibits art at Missoula Art Museum St. Ignatius photographer exhibits art at Missoula Art Museum

News from the Missoula Art Museum MISSOULA — This is the premier exhibition of Stephen Hunt’s photographs, “Kitawaahsinnoon, The Land that Feeds Us,” Aug. 9-Dec. 8, at the Lynda M. Frost Contemporary American Indian Art Gallery. Hunt studied photography with David J. Spear at Sal...

MontanaPBS announces debates

News from Montana Public Broadcasting Service MISSOULA – MontanaPBS will host U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives candidate debates this fall. Democratic incumbent Sen. Jon Tester and Republican Montana Auditor Matt Rosendale will discuss issues in Missoula as they face off for a seat...

Peer support, increasingly professionalized, helps struggling Montanans reclaim their lives Peer support, increasingly professionalized, helps struggling Montanans reclaim their lives

(This story is part of The Montana Gap project, produced in partnership with the Solutions Journalism Network.) There’s some hope around a folding table here, inside this smallish Main Street storefront in Ronan, Montana, at the Never Alone Recovery Center. Outside, it’s a sunny Tuesday eve...

Veteran Spotlight Veteran  Spotlight

When asked if he was in the Army or Navy, Rich says, “Yes, and the Air Force, too.  I wasn’t a ‘lifer’ but I put in 20-plus years.” Well, how did all of this happen? Rich was 17 years old, just six months out of high school in Illinois. He figured he would get drafted. H...

Local woman goes missing in Missoula Local woman goes missing in Missoula

MISSOULA – Authorities are searching for Jermain Austin Morigeau (Charlo), of Dixon, who is listed as a missing person with the Missoula County Police Department. Charlo, whose nickname is Liz, was last seen at the Orange Street Market on June 16, 2018, in Missoula at about 1 a.m. She is 23 years old. ...

Rain doesn’t dampen firemen’s picnic, auction Rain doesn’t dampen firemen’s picnic, auction

ST. IGNATIUS – The constant pour of rain during the 24th annual Fireman’s Auction on a cloudy Saturday didn’t bother nine-year-old Levi at all. He was one of three kids enjoying the inflated bouncy slide without a crowded line this year due to the rain. “This is so fun, and I&rsquo...

Missoula sex trafficker sentenced to 30 years in prison Missoula sex trafficker sentenced to 30 years in prison

  BILLINGS - The United States Attorney’s Office announced that Terrance Tyrell Edwards was sentenced to 360 months in prison, lifetime supervised release, and a $1,000 special assessment. Edwards was also ordered to pay $3,370 in restitution to one of his victims. U.S. District Judge Susan P...


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