Missoula Montana

Clark Fork Flooding
Hydrologists say the Clark Fork is on track for record flooding. According to the National Weather Service, the latest projection is for it to reach the 13-and-a-half foot range in Missoula, and some of the high country weather stations show 60-to-70 inches of water has yet to melt out...
UM Enrollment Down Again
University of Montana officials have shared some information about recruitment at their flagship, saying enrollment has been a challenge. Vice president for enrollment Tom Crady explained how UM anticipates another overall drop this coming fall, given the size of its graduating class of over 2,600..…
Man Sentenced for Sexual Abuse of Children
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A 28-year-old Missoula man convicted of chatting online and arranging a sexual encounter with someone he thought was a 14-year-old girl has been sentenced to five years in prison.
The Associated Press reports Shane Maxey was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison with…
Missoula Man Arrested After Deputy’s Badge Stolen
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man's desire for a souvenir of his ride in a sheriff's car got him another ride — to jail.
Two Missoula County deputies gave 23-year-old Dexter Frey a ride from a Bonner gas station, where he had a drunken fight with his girlfriend, to a Misso…
State Pulls License of Missoula Day Care Center
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The state has revoked the license of a Missoula day care center whose owner and two staff members were cited with negligent endangerment after a 4-year-old boy was reportedly left in a van during a movie outing.
Tot Town owner Melanie Hoke tells the Associated Press she p…
Missoula Jailer Accused of Illicit Filming Fired
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Police in Missoula say a jailer who was apprehended after allegedly videotaping a woman in a swimming pool changing room over the weekend told investigators he went to Splash Montana with the intention of videotaping women and that it wasn't the first time he'd…