Planning board recommends approval of Frenchtown subdivision
The consolidated planning board recommended approval of a subdivision west of Frenchtown last week, clearing the way for Missoula County to make a final decision on Thursday.
Federal judge rules Texas ‘drag ban’ unconstitutional
A bill conservative Texas lawmakers said they passed to protect children from obscene drag performances is an unconstitutional restraint on speech, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.
Viewpoint: A coordinated political attack against grizzlies, science
Dave Stalling writes, "Delisting should be based on science, not on politics driven by a disdain for predators."
Deadline nears for Montana homeowners to claim property tax rebate
The window to claim a state property tax rebate opened on Aug. 15, and to qualify, residents need to get their applications in by Sunday, Oct. 1.
Citing conflicts, city postpones Fort Missoula project appeal
A developer's appeal of the Historic Preservation Commission's denial of their project to build housing on private property while restoring the historic hospital at Fort Missoula will be heard early next year, members of the City Council said on Monday.
August travel at Missoula airport up nearly 13%, new service courted
The airport on Tuesday said passenger counts for August were up 12.7% over last year and up more than 6% over the same month in 2019, which was a record setting year for the airport.
Holland Lake lagoon failure raises long-term questions
More Forest Service documents show that the sewage lagoon for the Holland Lake Lodge suffered a failure last summer that the Forest Service may not have reported.
Montana viewpoint: God, guns, guts … and compromise
Jim Elliott writes, "What keeps intruding on my thoughts are several people in power who have nothing to contribute to this great nation but their own egos, and those not in a good way."
UM enrollment on the mend; largest freshman class in years
The University of Montana continued to put its enrollment woes behind it, reporting a 3.7% increase in students - the largest annual year of growth in 14 years.
Jam-band Goose illuminates a dark Missoula night
William Munoz writes, "Goose has developed a national following that rivals some older bands. Their sets are typical of the genera, a slow buildup to a blistering lead guitar solo."