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Man Escapes Missoula Pre-release Center

On August 16, 2022, at around 9:32 am, the Missoula Pre-release Center announced that one of its residents had left the facility. Director of Treatment Tawna Larson provided the following statement. Missoula Pre-release Center resident Corwin Way walked away from Missoula Pre-Release Center. He was last seen at approximately 1500...
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Ezra Miller Begins Treatment For ‘Mental Health Issues’

Last week, it was reported that Warner Bros. was planning for three potential outcomes for its mega-budget movie of The Flash based on what happened to its controversial star, Ezra Miller. Option one: Miller, who was recently charged with a burglary in Vermont, could seek professional help, get their act together, and the movie could be released as planned. Option two: The Flash gets released but, if Miller didn’t find a way to stay out of trouble, they would have essentially been removed from the film’s publicity and would have likely been replaced as the Flash in any future projects involving the character. And option three: Had Miller’s legal troubles worsened even further, Warner Bros.might have shelved the $200 million movie shelved entirely.
MENTAL HEALTH

Black Bear Spotted at UM: What We Think He Was Doing

In case you haven't heard, according to an FWP expert the "hip strip bear" is back in Missoula, and he was even spotted at the University of Montana. I've decided to name him "Barry." Aren't I creative? Anyway, here's what we suspect Barry was up to on his lil campus visit.
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More Information About the Attempted Kidnapping at the Missoula Fair

On August 12, 2022, while on patrol duty at the Western Montana County Fair, Missoula Police Department officers were flagged by a complainant. The complainant advised there was a male sitting at a picnic table behind their booth being disorderly, yelling profanity, and making customers uncomfortable. Officers contacted the male...
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Montana Rockies in For BIG Fall Change According to Farmers’ Almanac

With back-to-school sales everywhere you know the fall season is right around the corner and things are about to change, even if you can't see or quite feel it in the air. Fall starts this year on September 22, 2022. The Autumnal Equinox is a hopeful promise to shake off the heat and dust of summer and give us some relief with cooler mornings and evenings. Here is a look at Montana’s Fall Weather according to the Farmers' Almanac!
MONTANA STATE

Missoula Gas Prices Lag Behind the Nation in Getting Below $4

With all the press coverage that prices for regular unleaded gas are closing in on the $4 level, Missoula gas stations stay mired with prices averaging $4.30 per gallon. We reached out to Gas Buddy analyst Patrick DeHaan who explained why Montana is lagging behind in the falling prices. “There's...
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A New ‘Saw’ Film Is Coming Next Year

Unlike the characters in the movies, the Saw franchise cannot be killed. About a year and a half since the release of the last movie, Lionsgate just announced that they are now developing a new Saw. This will be the tenth film in the overall saga. The press release about...
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Mayor John Engen ‘He Transitioned This Town Into a City’

Tributes to the late Missoula Mayor John Engen are coming from near and far, with kind words from former Montana Governor Steve Bullock and Montana Senator Jon Tester, however, the most poignant compliments came from close to home. Gwen Jones, President of the Missoula City Council and who for a...
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Win Tickets to Rebelution

Rebelution are coming to KettleHouse Amphitheater Thursday, August 25th. You can buy tickets on the Logjam Presents Website. Here's a video of Rebelution performing live. Alt 95.7 is giving you the chance to win tickets, sign up below.

[PHOTOS] Hot Summer Fun at Rockin the Rivers 2022

It was a scorcher for the 21st annual Rockin the Rivers near Three Forks, MT. But, it sure sounded like a lot of fun. 3 days packed full of music and what seemed like a non-stop party. Concert-goers beat the heat mid-day by taking a dip in the river, or enjoying an adult beverage (or 2) at camp. While enjoying the cool evenings rocking out to some of their favorite bands from over 4 decades of music.
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Top Reasons Why Fall in Montana is Fantastic

Right now it is not feeling much like fall in Montana. With some possible triple digits in the forecast this week, it really isn't feeling like it, but guess what? It is coming! Fall in Montana is by far my favorite time of year and no, it isn't because I am a Libra either. There are so many things to look forward to, that it really is a magical time of year in our wonderful state.
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Nirvana Messing With Interviewers

Nirvana were masters at having fun while being interviewed. Here's a compilation of Nirvana messing with interviewers. “With a twist of lemon!” Asking a band how they’d define their music is a great way to send an interview off the rails. After one journalist asked Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic that exact question, the guys just broke out into a random song before Kurt grabbed a lemon wedge and squeezed it all over the table.
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Missoula Mayor John Engen Passes Away After Battling Pancreatic Cancer

On Monday, August 15, the City of Missoula announced that five-term mayor John Engen passed away after suffering from pancreatic cancer. Engen, 57, was born and raised in Missoula, went to Whittier Grade School, and graduated from Hellgate High School. He attended the University of Montana, where he received a bachelor’s degree in journalism.
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