COPP: Montana GOP broke campaign laws in financing Green Party candidates on 2020 ballot
The Montana Republican Party and two other groups working to place the Green Party on Montana’s 2020 ballot broke campaign laws by failing to properly or timely report their transactions on the effort, the state political practices commissioner says.
Spoiler alert: Conservative Texas PAC funds Green Party candidate in Montana's U.S. Senate race
Prosecutors warm of politicization in U.S. Justice Department
State officials attribute spike in Montana COVID-19 cases to more testing
Missoula City Council wants housing fund that withstands whims of future mayors
Affordable housing project gets green light from Missoula's board of adjustments
One of the largest affordable housing projects planned for Missoula won the unanimous approval of the City Board of Adjustments this week, moving it one step closer to becoming a reality.
Federal relief boosts Montana incomes as economy sags
Missoula City Council mulling citywide ban on all flavored tobacco
City of Missoula retooling approach to transportation planning
Caras keeps Missoula’s history alive with restorations for new coworking space
Poll: Conservation, public lands are still priorities for most Western voters
Another poll of Western voters shows that political candidates who emphasize conservation and public lands should do better than those who don’t, all other things being equal.
COVID-19 cases spike on Thursday; Missoula firefighter, child under 9 now among infected
Missoula County reports 14 active COVID-19 cases, 95 close contacts
Heavy construction begins on Rattlesnake Dam removal
MEIC joins health, civil rights groups to challenge rollback of power plant emission limits
Voices: Daines' vote for LWCF "a blip on an abysmal public lands record"
Writers suggest Sen. Steve Daines' support for LWCF "is but a blip in an abysmal public lands record going back to when Daines was a congressman, a record that includes voting twice – on the same day no less – against reauthorizing LWCF."
Arts & Events
Harmon's Histories: Missoula City Band to reprise playlist from 1895 celebration of Emancipation Proclamation
A re-creation of Missoula's 25th infantry regimental band performance in 1895 celebrating the Emancipation Proclamation will be part of the Missoula City Band’s 2020 summer concert series in Bonner Park, according to Gary Gillett, the band’s director and historian (author of a book detailing the history of the Missoula City Band).
Seen around Missoula: Local band strikes up outside the MAM
Face to Face: Jen Barile and the International Rescue Committee in Missoula
Missoula City Band unveils summer concert series
Harmon's Histories: Montana's black citizens faced persecution from the territory's earliest days
MSU football player tests positive for COVID-19
MSU football players have voluntarily been working out in small groups. The group with which the player was working out has been quarantined for two weeks. The Gallatin City-County Heath Department said Friday this week that five total Montana State individuals have tested positive.