Digitizing the lottery: Jackpocket app launches in Montana
For the first time ever, Montanans can now play official state lottery games like Powerball and Mega Million’s from home using a smartphone.
Banners on Bear Tracks bridge honor CSKT; rededication ceremony planned
Banners have been put up across the length of the bridge for the month of July that read “Grizzly Bear Tracks bridge,” a more accurate description of the Salish family it is named after.
Missoula’s Parks and Rec summer camps booming; provide essential childcare
A decade ago, Missoula summer camps saw 200 to 300 kids a year. It now sees that number every week.
High fuel prices hinder Missoula infrastructure, maintenance projects
The higher price of fuel not only makes construction and running heavy machinery more costly, but also increases the price of oil derived products and other materials like asphalt, tires, lubricant and patching material for potholes.
Longtime executive director of YWCA Missoula announces plans to retire
Cindy Weese believes the timing of her departure is right for her as well as the organization. She said YWCA Missoula is in a position where it can withstand the departure of a longtime leader.
Dr. Jane Goodall delivers a message of hope at UM
Goodall, 88, is best known for her groundbreaking research on wild chimpanzees in Africa. By living among and observing chimpanzees in the wild, she discovered that they built tools to complete everyday tasks just like humans.
Imagine Nation Brewing set to change ownership, with mission intact
This summer, Tim and Annie Graham will be purchasing the brewery from current owners, Fernanda Krum and Robert Rivers who founded Imagine Nation just seven years ago.
Missoula County Public Schools nixes Spanish immersion program at Paxson Elementary
The immersion model simply wasn’t working for all students, according to Superintendent Rob Watson. He said that all kids have different needs when it comes to learning, and the program didn't create an equitable experience for all students.
New platform makes it easier to apply for work with the City of Missoula
Potential employees for the City of Missoula may now have a less stressful and frustrating experience when applying for a job with the city.
Missoula parks department nipping away at poison hemlock, Norway maple, invasive weeds
As the wet spring weather returns, Missoula’s parks and hillsides green, Missoula Parks and Recreation are trying to manage noxious weeds and invasive species around the city.