Montana Supreme Court opinion references Notorious B.I.G, ‘The Wire,’ ‘Scarface’
What do Notorious B.I.G., N.W.A., "The Wire" and "Scarface" have in common? They were all referenced in a rather unusual Montana Supreme Court opinion issued this week, written by Justice James Shea.
Bullock signs bill placing tax credits into law
The measure provides businesses with a $750 tax credit for every position hired when the worker is offered on-the-job training through the Montana Registered Apprenticeship Unit; for every veteran hired and given an apprenticeship, businesses will receive a $1,500 tax credit.
Downtown ToNight kicks off in … downtown Missoula
After a long winter, the Missoula Downtown Association is gearing up to launch the Downtown ToNight Summer Series, which kicks off the Caras Park fun season on Thursday, June 1.
State, broadcasters team up for suicide prevention announcements
Calling suicide a public health crisis, Gov. Steve Bullock and members of the Montana Broadcasters Association on Wednesday launched a new media campaign aimed at suicide prevention, hoping to cut into the state's high rate of self-inflicted deaths.
Court rules against NorthWestern Energy, in favor of PSC
The Havre Pipeline Company may not abandon service to its rural natural gas customers without first obtaining permission from the Montana Public Service Commission, a Montana District Court has ruled.
Trump hails signing of deals worth “billions” with Vietnam
President Donald Trump discussed trade with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc during a White House visit on Wednesday and welcomed the signing of business deals worth billions of dollars and the jobs they would bring.
Coal stocks tumble; U.S. exit from climate deal may hurt industry
The market reaction reflects concerns, raised by some coal companies in recent months, that a U.S. exit from the Paris Climate Agreement could unleash a global backlash against coal interests outside the United States.
VA Montana director tells Missoula vets “Help is coming”
The VA Montana Health Care System is looking at both short- and long-term solutions to address a number of challenges within the state, including a lack of providers, problems with telehealth screenings and the absence of physician training, its new director said Wednesday.
Bigger and better: Made FAIR returns to Caras Park
Missoula's free alternative market returns to Caras Park later this month with 25 percent new artists and more involvement from the local nonprofit sector, plus handmade and artisan products from regional artists.
UM scientists land grant to study Greenland ice sheet
A new $1.54 million grant from the National Science Foundation will fund a team of University of Montana scientists looking to study the deep layer of compacted snow covering most of island's ice sheet.