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Missoula Police Department weekly crime report

1300 block of Defoe Street: Unlawful entry to residence. 800 block of Wyoming Street: Unlawful entry to garage. 700 block of South Third Street West: Unlawful entry to residence.


New tax law affecting people's returns in Missoula and across Montana

If you went out and bought a new TV on a credit card in anticipation of getting the same size tax return as last year, you might want to save the receipt. In Montana and in Missoula, as across the United States, individual taxpayers are seeing smaller amounts of money in their federal tax returns co


Trial in Missoula basement killings delayed by

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The trial of a woman charged in the deaths of two people whose dismembered bodies were found in tubs of chemicals in a basement is being pushed back. One of Tiffanie Pierce's lawyers, Brian Smith, said during a hearing Friday that she has rejected plea deals offered by prosecu


Kids construct dream homes in Lego building contest at Missoula Home Show

Most kids have imagined their dream home at some point. It might have a movie theater, a giant pool, a jungle gym or a zoo, but few actually carry out their architectural dreams.


Montana Lawmakers Consider Studying Recreational Marijuana Legalization

Montanans could vote in 2020 to legalize recreational marijuana in the state. There’s no official ballot measure proposed, yet. But lawmakers are expecting one, and are now considering studying the possible impacts ahead of time.


Avalanche mitigation work prompts I-90 road closures Saturday

MISSOULA - Emergency responders are working around the clock to clear snow and debris left behind by the avalanche that closed traffic this week along Interstate-90 near Lookout Pass.


Violent Crimes Kept The Missoula County Attorney’s Office Busy This Week

The Missoula County Attorney’s Office filed 12 new complaints this past week. County Attorney Kirsten Pabst says things got even busier on Friday because they were given five additional cases.

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City Begins Work on West Broadway Island Project on Monday

Construction work will begin on Monday for improvements to access the West Broadway Island which is owned by the City of Missoula. The island area will include a new pedestrian bridge, along with improvements to the utility bridge located at the end of Burton Street and there will also be a new pede


Missoula County constituents upset over emails forwarded by commissioner

As the longstanding fight over the future of the Maclay Bridge continues, Missoula County Commissioner Dave Strohmaier is being accused of playing favorites. Supporters of a new South Avenue Bridge say Strohmaier is forwarding their emails to opponents of the new bridge, and is using their feedback


Harmon’s Histories: What would you do if you could reinvent Missoula?

OK, here’s your chance. If you could wave your magic wand and reinvent the city of Missoula from scratch, how fast could you pull it together? Who would you choose as your leaders? What would be your very first municipal ordinances?


Sawyer student apartments open in Missoula’s Old Sawmill District for 2019-2020

The Sawyer student apartment building in Missoula’s Old Sawmill District is accepting lease applications for the 2019-2020 school year as two years of construction wraps up. The apartments are due for completion by June.


Woman accused in gruesome double homicide rejected plea deal, defense lawyer says

The woman suspected of playing a role in the gruesome 2017 killings in a Missoula basement has rejected plea agreements made so far by prosecutors, her defense attorney said during a hearing Friday.


Montana Lady Griz pull out tough win at home over Idaho State

MISSOULA – Montana’s and Idaho State’s coaching staffs will both be able to look back on opportunities missed after the Lady Griz and Bengals played a game that went down to the wire on Saturday afternoon at Dahlberg Arena.


More bitter cold, snow forecast for the weekend in south central, southeast Montana & north central Wyoming

A hazardous weather outlook is in effect for portions of central, south central and southeast Montana, as well as north central Wyoming, the National Weather Service says. It includes more snow and cold this weekend into early next week.


University of Montana athletics operated in red last year, nearly depleted reserve funds

MISSOULA — The University of Montana’s athletic department operated in the red during the 2018 fiscal year, marking the second time in four years it has done so. Athletics reported a loss of nearly $600,000 in day-to-day operations, according to an expense and revenue report submitted by Montana to


Big Sky Documentary Film Festival opens downtown headquarters

MISSOULA- Friday marks the kickoff of the 16th Annual Big Sky Documentary Film Festival in Missoula. Festival organizers opened the downtown headquarters for the festival at Berkshire Hathaway Friday morning.


Missoula city, county push to increase wages, but will the private sector follow?

When the city of Missoula’s new minimum wage law went into effect last year, it brought the hourly earnings of two non-union employees up to $15 an hour – nearly double the state’s minimum wage of $8.50 an hour.


Long-term love: Missoula couple marks 75 years of marriage

Ken Schneider is still the happiest man in the world when his arm is around his wife. He once sang Ilene a love song and gave her 50 roses, one for each year they’d been married.


Weather Alert Day: Light to moderate snow causing travel concerns

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for all of NBC Montana, including Missoula, Bozeman, Butte and Kalispell. Snowfall of 1 to 4 inches in the valleys and 4 to 8 inches in the mountains. WINTER STORM WARNING for southern portions Beaverhead, Madison, and Gallatin Counties, including Monida, Raynolds, and Targhe


Montana arrests, drug and firearm seizures up in 2018, U.S. Marshals Service task force says

A law enforcement task force in Montana arrested more suspects and seized more meth, heroin and firearms in 2018 compared to the year before. The Montana Violent Offenders Task Force seized roughly 15 pounds of meth in 2018, compared to 13 pounds in 2017, according to data provided in a recent U.S.