Montana GOP usurps local choice with bill prohibiting regulation of food containers
On a mostly party-line vote with Republicans in favor, the Montana House Wednesday endorsed a bill to prohibit local governments from regulating any food packaging or containers, such as plastic or Styrofoam.
Montana GOP advances income tax cuts for high earners, kills Dem proposals
GOP senators press first Native American nominee for Interior on pipelines
Voter suppression? Bill to restrict absentee ballots in Montana faces opposition
Supreme Court won't stop NY probe of Trump's tax records
Missoula airport director announces resignation, deputy appointed acting director
The director of Missoula International Airport on Thursday announced his resignation, ending a 16-year tenure that saw record-high passenger counts and the construction of a $69 million terminal.
American Airlines launching service from Missoula to Los Angeles
City of Missoula looks to generate $18M in Mullan impact fees over 30 years
Loft-style housing project, commercial development set for final Missoula vote
Mixed use housing, commercial project eyes West Broadway annexation
GOP split on support for Haaland as Interior Secretary; Daines opposes
While many Montanans support the nomination of Rep. Deb Haaland for Interior Secretary her opponents, including Sens. Steve Daines and John Barrasso, focused mainly on her stance on oil and gas, labeling her views as "radical."
Haaland faces tough confirmation; Daines leads opposition
Daines, Rosendale use Texas blackout to attack renewable energy
Sleepy Inn continues as quarantine shelter; Missoula's vaccine distribution evolving
Montana sportsmen rally around rejected FWP commissioner
Letters: Legislature set to 'ranch for wildlife,' quash Montana sportsmen, women
Harold Johns writes, "This is privatizing of public wildlife. Sooner or later this type of legislative bill will result in total loss of our wildlife and hunting heritage. Make no mistake about it. Greed is the driving force behind HB 505."
Letters: Keep Montana Legislature from undermining our first responders
Letters: Legislature should pass paid family, medical leave
Opinion: Montana can - and must - deploy tools to address state's housing crisis
No competition: Should garbage collection be a monopolized utility?
Arts & Events
Harmon's Histories: Missoula's 11th sheriff was murdered in the jail by his wife
Moses Drouillard, Missoula’s 11th sheriff (1877-78), has been painted as a power-obsessed, conceited ass – not only that, but an abusive husband. Others considered him a courageous man, going up against the worst of society in a Wild West town.
Harmon's Histories: Missoula's first doctor married, divorced, died mysteriously
Harmon's Histories: Who shot the sheriff? Solving Missoula's great murder mystery of 1878
Harmon's Histories: A page from early Missoula ... Honest Abe's tutor, winter's provisions, a drunk's poem
Harmon's Histories: A visit to Terminus, Montana Territory, the town that didn't exist
Sx͏ʷix͏ʷ͏uytis Smx̣e: With CSKT blessing, Higgins bridge to become Bear Tracks Bridge
After winning the support from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, the Missoula City Council joined the county on Wednesday in agreeing to support a recommending to the Montana Transportation Commission to rename the Higgins bridge as Bear Tracks Bride.