The Missoula County Airport Authority will consider naming the terminal after Jeannette Rankin, a former lawmaker from Missoula who was the first woman ever elected to Congress.
Sen. Jon Tester and other members of Congress are watching the USFS to see how it allocates funding and resources under a new spending package passed last year.
Missoula County saw 720 cases related to domestic violence over the past year and 513 cases of stalking, or violating an order of protection, according to recent data.
The Missoula County commissioners have implemented an ordinance banning overnight camping at the Missoula Development Park.
A few more young trees are growing on the slopes of Lolo Peak, thanks to the Lolo National Forest and the National Forest Foundation.
More structures like the Animals Bridge north of Missoula are needed to help wildlife safely cross Montana roadways.
The old Best Bet Casino on Brooks Street is being deconstructed piece by piece, and most of it will be salvaged and recycled for use at other construction projects.
The ordinance would cap the size of a TED project at 10 or 20 units, depending on zoning. It would also restrict projects on steep slopes and prevent TED projects from greenfield development.
The Montana Department of Transportation plans to begin the year-long rehabilitation of the Higgins Avenue bridge in early 2020.
The funding is believed to be the largest investment in a Montana-based enterprise software company since RightNow Technologies, which eventually sold to Oracle in 2011 for $1.8 billion.
More than eight miles up Elk Meadows Road west of Lolo, within yards of the Montana-Idaho border, a small square building has balanced on a boulder outcrop for 92 years.
The Missoula City Council adopted a new annexation policy on Monday night.
The project, which remains in design but will likely include a three-story office building and will mark the second investment to land in the city’s new opportunity zone.
The city has other properties it will look to discard in the coming year, and council members are lining up to ensure they go to affordable housing and not necessarily to the highest bidder.
Wildfires, and the associated wildfire smoke, have been increasing in western Montana and concerns about wildfire smoke go far beyond irritated eyes and scratchy throats.