$18M investment announced to increase childcare accessibility across Montana
Gov. Greg Gianforte and the Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) announced on Wednesday an investment of $18 million towards childcare innovation grants.
Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women remembered in Missoula
MMIP Montana -- a database for missing people in Indian Country -- also reports that 84% of Indigenous women have experienced physical violence in their lifetime.
Anticipated Mullan BUILD project breaks ground
Thursday marked the start of Missoula's $13 million housing and infrastructure project as crews broke ground near Camden Street on the Mullan BUILD project.
Reserve Street homeless camp closed, cleanup efforts in the works
The Montana Department of Transportation announced Thursday almost all residents at the homeless encampment under the Reserve Street Bridge have relocated, and they will close access to the property.
Senior living apartment complex breaks ground in Missoula
Community partners gathered Wednesday to break ground at the site of a new 36-unit senior living apartment complex. The Hogan will be open to residents 55 and up, and Robinson said prices will likely start at around $950.
With new site open, enforcement of illegal camping rules ramping up
The Missoula Police Department eased up enforcement of illegal camping in the city as Missoula's homeless shelter was at full capacity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, with the introduction of a new legal camping site near Reserve Street, Missoula police officers are issuing citations for camping in the city.
Missoula County official reacts to recreational marijuana tax approval
The county previously cited a report by the University of Montana’s Bureau of Business and Economic Research that said the tax is estimated to generate around $716,100 annually. The tax will take effect on Jan. 31, 2022.
One last stand: Longtime downtown Missoula business closing its doors
The news comes as a disappointment for long-time customers and fans of Carlo's One Night Stand. But after decades serving the Missoula community, the owner said he's ready to hang up his hat.
Bank employees skip work, help build homes in Missoula
First Interstate Bank hosted its fourth annual volunteer day where more than 2,000 employees statewide volunteered for 250 service projects throughout the region.
Parents, attorney file suit against Missoula schools over mask policy
A group is filing suit against Missoula County Public Schools (MCPS) and other area school districts regarding the mask use policy for students.