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Record likely for poor air quality in 2015

When it comes to air quality in western Montana, we haven't broken any records yet, but there is a good chance we will before fire season lets up.

Florence doctor arrested after 2-year prescription drug investigation

Florence doctor arrested after 2-year presciption drug investigation

Dr. Chris Arthur Christensen faces 400 felonies, including two negligent homicide charges.

Mandatory evacuation in Essex, stretch of Highway 2 closed

Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry ordered a mandatory evacuation of Essex and the surrounding area at around 2 p.m. Thursday, due to increased activity on…

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Stage II fire restrictions take effect at midnight

Stage II fire restrictions will go into effect at 12:01 AM on Friday, August 28 across the Missoula area. 


Closure effective Friday for Bob Marshall, Great Bear Wilderness

Due to increased fire activity and the number of fires on the Spotted Bear Ranger District in the Bob Marshall and Great Bear Wilderness Areas, District…

Missoula Health Dept. suggests tips in smoky weather

Missoula Health Dept. suggests tips for coping with smoky weather

The Missoula City-County Health Department says, as of Thursday afternoon, the smoke has become worse. It smells like a campfire outside and new smoke…

UM receives most funding for research ever

The University of Montana received an all-time high for research funding. This year the university got $83 million. That's $12 million more than the old record…

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Hellgate starts new transition program for freshmen

Hellgate High School started a new program this year for freshmen called the Linked Crew.

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