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Articles with the Tag: Missoula

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...

Skills on display at Skate Ignatius skate park Skills on display at Skate Ignatius skate park

ST. IGNATIUS – The gravelly sound of wheels crunching on the bowl walls and tails scraping on the concrete filled the Skate Ignatius skate park Sunday as skateboarders from across Western Montana came to hang out and show off their skills during the Board of Missoula hosted Skate Jam. Although skate...

UM Bio Station researchers make astonishing discovery with DNA tracking device UM Bio Station researchers make astonishing discovery with DNA tracking device

MISSOULA – In mid-April, a team of University of Montana researchers from the Flathead Lake Biological Station traveled to the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in southern Nevada to conduct field tests on a new, cutting-edge device called the “DNA Tracker.” The group consisted of FLBS ...

Lake County teens share their film skills with ‘​Fearless?’

News from Maps Media Institute PABLO — On Thursday, May 31, at 5:30 p.m., the MAPS-Lake County Film Class welcomed the public to the inaugural screening of the their narrative short film, “Fearless?,” hosted at Salish Kootenai College. A group of ten high school students created this f...

Montana Public Radio selected for national podcast training

News from the University of Montana MISSOULA – National Public Radio has selected Montana Public Radio to be a part of its prestigious Story Lab incubator project for new programming this year. MTPR submitted plans for its latest podcast, “Richest Hill: The Future History of America&rsquo...

W4W celebrates 10th anniversary W4W celebrates 10th anniversary

PABLO – Lives were saved again this year during the Women 4 Wellness health fair at the Salish Kootenai College on Thursday, May 24. Eleanor Vizcarra, W4W co-organizer, said every year hundreds of participants receive a number of free health screenings at the event, and some positive test results ar...

Students make UM spring semester Dean’s List

News from the University of Montana  MISSOULA – At the University of Montana, 2,638 students made the spring semester 2018 Dean’s List or President’s 4.0 List. To qualify, students must be undergraduates, earn a semester GPA of 3.5 or higher and receive grades of A or B in at leas...

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