Lauren Bradley

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POSTED: 9:59 AM Aug 06 2014   UPDATED: 6:25 PM Jul 18 2015

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Lauren Bradley is a reporter for KECI in Missoula. Lauren graduated from Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communication with a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism in May 2014.

Lauren lived on the east coast most of her life but is no stranger to Mountain Time as she attended high school in Casper, Wyoming. Lauren spend her summers in several newsrooms in Upstate New York and in Denver, Colorado.

When Lauren isn't working, she likes to run, dabble in photography, and sneak away to see her twin sister in Seattle. She is excited to be living in beautiful Montana.

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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 set in 2009.

Officials warn parents of increased bear activity

The number of western Montana bear sightings saw a sharp increase this week, just as the 2015-16 school year kicked off.

Air quality could lead to school recess restrictions

Smoke clogging up the valley is a concern as kids go back to school. The Missoula County Public Schools district is keeping a close eye on conditions.

DNRC helicopters can't fight fires on federal lands

The governor's office wants to know why the U.S. Forest Service won't use state-owned helicopters to fight fires on federal forest land.

Missoula police look for robbery suspect

Missoula police say a man held up a gas station clerk with a knife around 3 a.m. Monday at the Holiday store on Russell Street and Third Street. Officials say the alleged robber apparently took some beer.

Some Noxon residents evacuate, others stay put

In northwest Montana, fires burning near Noxon have prompted some residents to evacuate.

Officials alert Montanans about storm repair scams

After a storm blew through Havre about a month ago, the state auditor's office says residents reported fraud from contractors saying they would repair damages. Now officials want western Montana to know about storm repair scams so they don't get swindled.

Fishing restrictions lifted for rivers near Missoula

Fishing restrictions are lifted in western Montana. Once again, anglers can throw a line in the Bitterroot, the entire main stem of the Blackfoot and the Clark Fork, downstream from Rock Creek.

Health officials explain head lice treatment

With the start of school comes the watch for head lice. This year there's a warning for parents -- a new and potentially drug-resistant species of head lice is showing up on the heads of kids around the country.

Wildfires burn through Forest Service budget

The number of wildfires in Montana has officials worried about the cost. Firefighting efforts have cost the U.S. Forest Service more than half of its 2015 budget, and the season is not over yet.

Officials monitor fires, prioritize which get resources

Fires blazing across Montana and the Northern Rockies region have fire crews scratching their heads. Fire officials say there are too many fires and not enough crews or resources.

City says tree debris could take weeks to clean

Debris and compost sites in Missoula are keeping crews busy. Four days after a storm tore through town, the city is still picking up debris.

Food bank helps those who lost food during power outage

The Missoula Food Bank is offering an extra shopping trip because of the power outage from Monday's storm.

Forestry expert explains trees prone to falling during storm

Debris and trees litter Missoula homeowners' land. A quick drive through the university district and you can see them for yourself.

Health officials advise what food to toss, save after power outage

Some Missoula residents have been without power for days, and now there's growing concern about refrigerated foods.