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UM Bio Station highlights impact with marketing intern UM Bio Station highlights impact with marketing intern

   MISSOULA – The University of Montana’s Flathead Lake Biological Station is a world-renowned ecological research and education center tucked along the shores of Yellow Bay, where it has operated continuously for 124 years.  To highlight its long history of impactful work and f...

Colon pleads guilty to endangerment following high speed chase Colon pleads guilty to endangerment following high speed chase

POLSON — A Missoula man admitted to endangering the lives of other motorists during a high-speed pursuit with law enforcement. Byron Joseph Colon, 31, pleaded guilty to felony criminal endangerment during a change of plea hearing at District Court in Polson on Aug 9. According to court records, on A...

Lawsuit brought to fight TikTok ban

News from the American Civil Liberties Union  MISSOULA — Today, the American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of Montana, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed an amicus brief in the consolidated lawsuits brought by TikTok and five TikTok creators challenging the constitutionality of ...

Stage I fire restrictions go into effect for portions of Western Montana

News from Northern Rockies Coordinating Group  MISSOULA — Stage I fire restrictions will go into effect at 12:01 a.m. on July 29, 2023, for Flathead County, Sanders County and all State land and private classified as forested land throughout those counties. Factors influencing this decision i...

Bigknife pleads guilty to felony assault

POLSON — Judge James Manley, who came out of retirement to substitute for Judge Molly Owen, set a sentencing date of Sept. 6 for a man accused of shooting an elderly man’s eye out with a BB gun. Marshall Bigknife, 19, entered a plea of guilty in Polson District Court on July 19 to felony assault ...

Tester secures nearly $25M for infrastructure upgrades in downtown Missoula

News from the office of Senator Tester U.S. SENATE — U.S. Senator Jon Tester today secured $24.5 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation to make infrastructure upgrades that will support economic development and improve access to downtown Missoula. The funding will come from ...

Providence St. Patrick Hospital named Top 25 in nation for environmental stewardship

News from Providence MISSOULA — Providence St. Patrick Hospital has been named one of the Top 25 hospitals in the country for its distinguished work in pursuing environmental excellence. We also received the Greening the OR Recognition Award and a Circle of Excellence Award for Waste from Practice...

WP’s biennial hunting season-setting process begins

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks HELENA — Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will kick off the biennial hunting season-setting process earlier to allow for more public engagement and greater transparency. Public involvement will begin in June and end in November. In the past, public involve...

MPR presents David J. Duncan’s new novel ‘Sun House’

News from MPR MISSOULA — In what promises to be an extraordinary evening of story, song, and conversation, Montana Public Radio will celebrate the publication of award-winner and Missoula resident David James Duncan’s powerful new novel, “Sun House,” on Friday, Aug. 11, at 7 p.m....

Ken Burns’ latest chronicles the slaughter and revival of ‘The American Buffalo’ Ken Burns’ latest chronicles the slaughter and revival of ‘The American Buffalo’

FLATHEAD RESERVATION — “The American Buffalo,” Ken Burns’ upcoming documentary, took four years to produce, but the idea behind it can be traced back more than 30 years. Burns recently found an earlier version of a proposal for a film about bison in his files. It had been written i...


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