Deconstruction of Sleepy Inn nets tons of materials; property for sale
The city is now seeking redevelopment proposals and proceeds from the property's sale will feed the Affordable Housing Trust Fund.
Business accelerator boosts state’s Native American entrepreneurs
An organization dedicated to promoting Native creativity is launching a six-week online business accelerator program for Native American artists and entrepreneurs from the Salish and Kootenai tribes in Montana.
FWP puts research programs under director’s authority
Jeff Herbert, a retired 34-year veteran of FWP and former wildlife research chief, said some state wildlife departments do better research than others and he doesn’t think FWP should change its research process.
Democrats ask for explanation on stalled budget bill, others, call delays ‘chaotic way to govern’
Montana’s Democratic legislative leadership sent a letter Friday to Senate President Jason Ellsworth calling on him to sign several bills that have been awaiting his signature for weeks so they can be sent to the governor.
Viewpoint: Who decides what qualifies as obscenity?
Carole Mackin writes, "If the obscenity bill remains law, we’ll have to adopt the moral code of the religious right. Slip up and be fined or even lose a job. Teachers and librarians are most at risk."
Harmon’s Histories: Spottswood Mansion once graced Missoula’s University District
The Spottswood Mansion was built in 1891 by Edward Bonner, the lumber baron, for his daughter, Lenita. She occupied the home at 910 Gerald Avenue (which spanned the entire city block) until her death in 1959, at which time it was offered to the city of Missoula.
Deer numbers in Missoula concern some residents, city officials
Some residents around the city, including experts, believe the deer population has now reached a threshold that requires organized action.
Tester, Daines split vote on late-night passage of debt-ceiling bill
Montana's two U.S. senators split their vote on the debt-ceiling bill late Thursday, but they both described the agreement as less than satisfactory.
Lord Huron at the Kettlehouse dives into storytelling
Los Angeles based Lord Huron played to a sold out Kettlehouse Amphitheatre over the Memorial Day weekend.
Missoula YMCA breaks ground on new early child care center
The Phyllis Washington Early Child Care Center, named after the local philanthropist Phyllis J Washington, will be a 6,600-square-foot facility and will serve as the hub of early childhood activities for children and parents in Missoula.