A celebration of life has been set for Missoula's oldest resident and one of University of Montana's most loyal alums who died last weekend. The community is invited to attend the celebration for Emma B. Lommasson on Tuesday December 17 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the University Center Ballroom on the UM campus.
The Chilean Air Force is reporting that a Missoula paraglider has died while competing in an international paragliding championship in Chile. According a report from the Chilean Air Force, Casey Bedell was found by a Chilean search and rescue team after the team had successfully rescued one other paraglider who was competing in the championship.
There on the second M Trail switchback, with the Missoula Valley spreading below, Tracy Berg and her sisters had a plan. They had commissioned a memorial bench to remember their parents, Lyle and Ellie Berg, who passed in 2015 and 2017, respectively.
University of Montana computer science researcher Travis Wheeler recently was awarded a four-year $1.1 million grant to develop machine learning approaches to improving the accuracy and speed of sequence annotation.