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Missoula grandmother, 2 grandchildren escape Howell Street house fire
Alerted by a fire alarm, a Missoula grandmother got herself and two grandchildren out of a burning home on Howell Street Sunday afternoon. She made the 911 call at 1:42 p.m. Missoula firefighters arrived at 1337 Howell St. shortly thereafter and quickly extinguished the fire in an upstairs bedroom.
Missoula Fire Department responds to structure fire
MISSOULA, Mont. — The following is a press release from the Missoula Fire Department:. At 1:42 PM, the Missoula Fire Department was paged out to a structure fire at 1337 Howell Street. Other responding agencies included the Missoula Police Department, Missoula Emergency Services Ambulance and NW Ene
Rick Tabish to Anaconda: Slag plant still on, maybe
A much-ballyhooed slag processing plant planned for Anaconda is still in the works, despite a lack of activity so far at the site, says Rick Tabish, the project's main backer and promoter.
Montana man pleads guilty to killing and dismembering two victims and boiling them in acid
Augustus Standingrock a Montana man pleads guilty to murdering two people, dismembering them and boiling them in acid. Will testify against accomplice, Tiffanie Pierce. A Montana man on Friday pleaded guilty to stabbing two people to death, including a teenage girl, dismembering their bodies and the
Tell Us Something hits biggest year yet in 2018; expansion possible in Butte, Helena, Billings
Everyone has a story to tell, Marc Moss believes. It’s a fairly simple premise, but one that has returned dividends to Moss in the last six years, after the first iteration of Tell Us Something hit the Top Hat.
Monday Montanan: Thompson juggles the beauty and stress of Poverello
It’s 11 a.m. in the Poverello Center and Ann Allison Thompson recalls how her mother used to describe the career of nursing: “It’s like being a flaming-arrow catcher.” Thompson has been the director of Missoula’s primary homeless support program for two and a half years. On a Friday 12 days before C
Traffic scofflaws should be ticketed
I am writing in response to a Dec. 5 letter written by Ian Lange. I agree with Lange. It is my opinion that Missoula's traffic problems are caused not by poor street layout and traffic control but by Missoula drivers.
Narrowing lanes will congest traffic
Bad idea. Converting Fifth and Sixth avenues to one way will severely reduce the ability of working Missoulians and high-school students to commute during rush hour. The recent many-blocks-long traffic jams on only the one-lane closure at the end of Fifth turning left onto Higgins at a 15-second lig
Montana man pleads guilty to killing two people found in acid baths
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - A Montana man has pleaded guilty to killing two people whose bodies were dismembered and found in acid-filled tubs in a basement. Augustus Standingrock pleaded guilty Friday to charges of deliberate homicide and accountability to deliberate homicide in the 2017 stabbing deaths
Doug Baldwin, Missoula-Baltimore artist known for duck sculptures, dies
Doug Baldwin was a serious artist who didn't want his art to be serious. "I just have a good time," he said. "I really think that if someone sees my work and they smile, it's successful."
Questions, no answers from CryptoWatt
In addition to his plans to turn Anaconda's slag into proppant, pig iron, and jobs, Missoula-based entrepreneur Rick Tabish is also working on a second area project with an uncertain future: CryptoWatt LLC.
Dismemberment suspect pleads guilty in Missoula
MISSOULA- One of the suspects in a high-profile double-homicide case unexpectedly pleaded guilty in court Friday, the Missoulian reports. The paper reports that Augustus Standingrock entered a guilty plea to a now-infamous double homicide case.
Pilots gather to learn how to make Miss Montana fly
Giuseppe Caltabiano thought he had his final adventure in the air in 2017 when he and two other pilots completed a pole-to-pole circumnavigation of the globe, the first time the feat had been accomplished in an unmodified plane.
Two Missoula government agencies targeted by Bitcoin bomb threat extortion
MISSOULA - Two government offices in Missoula received a bomb threat Thursday as part of a nationwide extortion scheme, according to the University of Montana. The following alert was issued by the University of Montana on Thursday afternoon:
Charges Revised in Missoula Motel Double Homicide
After further investigation in the double homicide that occurred at a Missoula Motel in October, the Missoula County Attorney’s Office has revised the charges against the two defendants, Jonathan Whitmore and Preston Rossbach.
Hamilton Slips By Loyola in Saturday BB Game
The Hamilton Broncs edged a win over Missoula Loyola in a non-conference basketball game Saturday afternoon at the Hamilton High court. The final score was Hamilton 73 Loyola 66. Hamilton was in charge of the scoring in the first half, leading the Missoula team 19 to 14 at the end of the first quart
Sheriff's office: No active threat to public as national Bitcoin extortion scheme hits Missoula
Missoula city offices, including animal control, reported receiving bomb threats by email Thursday, believed to be part of a nationwide extortion scheme seeking Bitcoin ransoms.
New repeat offender DUI treatment court coming to Missoula
Missoula County leaders are hoping a new program call "ROAD" court will help reduce the amount of repeat DUI offenders, since Missoula has one of the highest DUI rates in Montana.
From reservation to revered Grizzly: Simarron's trail has rarely been traveled
MISSOULA — The sense of pride was tempered by a touch of sadness. Two weeks ago, former Montana women's basketball player Simarron (Schildt) Robertson was recognized along with a large group of Native American men at halftime of a Lady Griz game. They were to be inducted into the Montana Indian Athl
15-year-old arrested after threatening to bring firearm to Stevensville HS
MISSOULA, Mont. — Ravalli County Sheriff Steve Holton has identified a 15-year-old male as the suspect responsible for a threat to the Stevensville School District. In a press release, Sheriff Holton said the suspect sent text messages Thursday night threatening to bring a firearm to Stevensville Hi