VIDEO: A snapshot of the stories that made headlines in January in Missoula

On the first business day of the New Year, four new members of the Missoula City Council raised their right hand and took the oath of office. It was the first story we reported on in January – a month that saw political tensions linger in Washington, D.C., and community activists take to the downtown streets by the thousands to make their opinions known.

Through it all, Missoula continued its evolution, one that can hardly be measured in a month. But the wheels of our growing city continue to turn, and each small story adds to the larger narrative. We’re proud to be a part of the dialogue, and we’re thankful to our readers and their continued support.

So in less than two minutes, here’s a snapshot of the stories that made headlines in the Missoula Current in January 2018.