Local Election News

Preparations underway in Missoula for upcoming elections

Dozens of community members in Missoula showed up to the fairgrounds bright and early Tuesday morning. They were there for election judge training.

Commissioners place Ravalli Co. Museum mill levy on ballot

Commissioners place Ravalli Co. Museum mill levy on ballot

The one-mill permanent levy would generate about $74,000 for educational programs and to help maintain archival documents and artifacts.

Montana voters look forward to primary election

Montana voters look forward to primary election

The last presidential primary was in 2012, and Montanans are already planning their votes for 2016.

Clash over campaign money begins in Montana governor's race

The Montana governor's race pits a wealthy businessman against a well-connected incumbent governor. It's a contest that could become the costliest in state…

Attorney general Fox files for re-election; no opponents yet

Montana Attorney General Tim Fox has filed for re-election but so far faces no opponents in the primary or general election.

Missoula voters asked to confirm ballot information

It's not spam mail, but if you're planning to vote-by-mail this elections season, make sure to submit a voting confirmation.

School closure

Victor schools canceled Monday

Due to road and weather conditions, schools in Victor are canceled today.

Ravalli C.o. Sheriff challenges Iman for commission seat

Ravalli Co. sheriff challenges Iman for commission seat

In a move that surprised many, Sheriff Chris Hoffman filed to run for the seat held by veteran Commissioner J.R Iman. Both men are Republicans.

Court generic

Livingston settles lawsuit with man bitten by police dog

Livingston will pay a man who was bitten by a police dog in 2013 $104,000 to resolve a lawsuit.

Fact checker: Sparks fly in Las Vegas GOP debate

The Republican debate stage in Las Vegas took on a more strident tone Tuesday night as candidates moved away from partisan jabs to challenge each other. …

Fact checking the GOP debate in Milwaukee

Tuesday night's GOP debate from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, started with softball questions and a well mannered field of presidential hopefuls.  By the time the…

Darby's new mayor elect outlines early goals

Darby's new mayor-elect outlines early goals

JC McDowell won the election against appointed Mayor Evelyn Savochka. Darby's new leader has short- and long-term plans to improve his town.

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Trump supporters at NH primary

Trump, Sanders win big in New Hampshire

Voting comes down to the wire in Tuesday’s primary in New Hampshire.

NH voters

New Hampshire primary: Things to watch

Voters in the first-in-the nation primary are getting the chance to cast judgment on the presidential field in a vote sure to shake the race to the White House. Here are five things to watch in the Granite State on Tuesday.

Mardi Gras, New Orleans blurb

Mardi Gras and the world's other big parties

With today marking Fat Tuesday, take a look at New Orleans' Mardi Gras celebration along with the world's other big parties.

Hugh Jackman

Celebrities who have battled cancer

Hugh Jackman revealed Monday he had been diagnosed with skin cancer for at least the fourth time, posting a photo to his Facebook page showing a bandage over his nose. Click on to see other famous people who have battled cancer.

GOP group at debate

2016 presidential candidates' net worth

Ever wonder just what a presidential candidate is worth? Take a look at the net worth estimates for each of the remaining Republican and Democratic candidates as compiled by Forbes.

Super bowl media gallery: Stadium

Super Bowl 50 starred the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California. Check out images from the game.

Super Bowl 50 game-day action

The Carolina Panthers take on the Denver Broncos at Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, California.

U.S. Senate Candidates

Amanda Curtis

Amanda Curtis

Amanda Curtis has been called Montana's most liberal legislator.  Curtis is a one term Montana state legislator. She says her experience as a teacher and her working class roots in Butte will keep her grounded in Washington.

Steve Daines

Steve Daines

Steve Daines has been called the country's most conservative congressman he was first elected in 2012 as Montana's lone U.S. House Representative. Daines says his background in business gives him an edge when it comes to creating jobs.

U.S. House Candidates

john lewis

John Lewis

John Lewis is a the former state director for Montana Sen. Max Baucus.  He's concerned that Montana's public lands might be sold off to pay for a balanced federal budget.

ryan zinke

Ryan Zinke

Republican Ryan Zinke is a former Navy SEAL from Whitefish.  He tells viewers America is in trouble and he has the background to lead us on a track to recovery.

Missoula County Sheriff

(img1)Josh Clark Full Interview 10-15-14

Josh Clark

Last month current Undersheriff Josh Clark launched a write-in campaign. Check out his extended interview.

(img1)TJ McDermott Full Interview 10-15-14

TJ McDermott

Watch the extended interview Democrat and current detective Sgt. TJ McDermott won the primary election in June with just over 50 percent of the vote.

Flathead Co. Commissioner


Phil Mitchell

Mitchell has spent ten years serving the public in Whitefish. He first served on the town's school board and then went on to serve with the Whitefish City Council.


Stacey Schnebel

Schnebel is a newcomer to the political scene but has been active in the community for years.