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Articles with the Tag: Missoula

Where the jobs are: Mapping Montana’s economic landscape Where the jobs are: Mapping Montana’s economic landscape

Spread out Montana’s 676,000 jobs evenly, like sprouts in a Kansas cornfield, and each worker would have 140 acres to plow. But the state’s economy, like its topography, isn’t particularly flat. Just as the landscape directs where we can build homes and businesses, economic geography sha...

University names local graduates for fall semester 2018

MISSOULA – The University of Montana has 799 students degree candidates for fall semester 2018. Many participated in UM’s first-ever Fall Commencement Ceremony at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, in the Dennison Theatre. The students listed below are UM degree candidates or have been awarded their de...

Veteran Spotlight Veteran Spotlight

Jim Mathias was driving a truck after high school but decided he couldn’t keep doing that. He had always wanted to be in the Army and to jump out of airplanes. His mother discouraged his enlistment, but it wasn’t her decision to make, and he enlisted in the Army in December of 1969. His recruiter...

UM researchers receive NASA grant to create tools for reforestation UM researchers receive NASA grant to create tools for reforestation

News from University of Montana MISSOULA – As forest managers increasingly see less natural regeneration of low-elevation tree species and increased mortality in planted seedlings, reforestation needs are outpacing the ability of managers to respond. Three University of Montana researchers rece...

UM researchers among the most cited in world

News from the University of Montana  MISSOULA – Five out of six of the world’s most highly cited researchers living in Big Sky Country hail from the University of Montana. That’s according to Clarivate Analytics, a company that monitors research data via its Web of Science plat...

Charlo basketball teams win opening games Charlo basketball teams win opening games

FRENCHTOWN – Charlo Vikings and Lady Vikings opened their 2018-2019 basketball seasons with back- to-back wins during the Western Classic C Tip-off Tournament in Frenchtown on Friday and Saturday. On Friday, the Vikings outlasted the Valley Christian Eagles 38-35. Viking Landers Smith led with 20 po...

Family shares story about local smokejumper Family shares story about local smokejumper

When anyone told Margarita Kay Phillips (1956-2018) she couldn’t do something, she would work twice as hard to prove them wrong. With that mindset, she achieved a number of amazing accomplishments in her lifetime, but she wasn’t one to brag.  In fact, she didn’t like being the cente...

Missoula’s premier choral group, Dolce Canto, to perform Dec. 7 in Ronan Missoula’s premier choral group, Dolce Canto, to perform Dec. 7 in Ronan

RONAN – A unique pairing of Christmas cheer and innovative choral music will highlight the Dolce Canto concert at 7 p.m. on Dec. 7 at the Ronan Performing Arts Center. The concert is part of the series presented by Mission Valley Live. Tickets are $15 for adults, free for youths under 18 and $5 for ...

16-year-old shooting suspect apprehended

New from the Ronan Police Department  RONAN – The Ronan Police Department has been actively working a shooting investigation that took place on Thursday, Nov. 15, at the 300 block of 12th Ave., northwest. At approximately 4:33 p.m., Ronan Police Department officers were advised that there ...

Local country artist hosts television show Local country artist hosts television show

News from the Morris Agency in Nashville The long-awaited television musical, “My Grandpa’s Fiddle/Play Me Montana,” written and performed by Montana’s troubadour Tim Ryan Rouillier will be airing statewide on Montana PBS at 7 p.m. on Dec. 4.  “It is a true memoir,&...


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