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Most Montana Grizzly Football Kickoff Times Finally Announced

We have descended to the 60-day plateau. Grizzly football (and when the games will be played) is coming into focus. Low-lighted by my personal least favorite, a Missoula night game in November, (but that's just me), 8 of 11 kickoff times have been announced for University of Montana football's 2022 schedule, including all home games. Yep, the good old "TBA" is getting lifted from the schedule, although the most important regular season game of the year remains non-committal. And while even some of the games have been assigned a start time, the potential whims of TV might still have something to say about that.
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Snowbowl Offers Big Fun for Your Western Montana Summer

We're finally into summer weather and that means plenty of outdoor activities for everyone in western Montana. And if you've only ever thought of Snowbowl as a place for skiing, snowboarding, and winter activities, here's your reminder that there's also plenty to do on the mountain during the summer months.
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Missoula Weekly Crime Report: DUI With a Juvenile in the Car

The Missoula County Attorney’s Office filed 14 new criminal complaints this week, which is six less than last week and right around the weekly average. According to County Attorney Kirsten Pabst, five of those cases involved interpersonal violence. “In one case, we charged assault with a weapon,” Pabst said....

COVID-19 Weekly Update: Montana Adds 2,104 Cases, One Death

As of Friday morning, Montana has confirmed 287,145 positive COVID-19 cases. Montana's COVID-19 case tracking map shows 2,104 new confirmed cases. There are currently 2,447 active cases in the state. According to the Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services, 1,500,164 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered and 567,828...

Missoula Man Arrested For Pointing an AR-15 at His Wife

On June 25, 2022, Jane Doe called 911 to report that her husband, 45-year-old Allen Goddard, had assaulted her earlier in the day and was presently gathering all his firearms after she told him to leave their house. Missoula Police Department Officers responded to Doe’s residence on Ernest Avenue. Police Public Information Officer Lydia Arnold explains.

Montana Supreme Court Strikes Down Campus Conceal Carry in HB 102

On Wednesday, the Montana Supreme Court struck down part of House Bill 102 that was passed by the 2021 Montana Legislature. HB 102 specifically stated that the Montana University System could not ‘regulate, restrict, or place an undue burden on the possession, transportation, or storage of firearms” by someone who had met certain safety and training requirements, however, the Montana Supreme Court ruled that the Montana Board of Regents has complete authority over the safety and security of each campus.

Montana Gardening: Cat Mint is Your Gorgeous Perennial

If you're needing some ground cover and some color in your Montana garden, there is nothing easier to grow than Cat Mint. Trust me on this: this is the easiest plant I have at my house, requiring very little water or attention no matter what the time of year. It comes back every spring without fail.

Missoula to Welcome New Restaurant in old Caffe Dolce Location

The comings and goings of Missoula businesses are constant topics of conversation around town. And the last few months have been filled with big news for some pretty recognizable places in Missoula. Recent changes for local businesses include:. Riding the Caffe Dolce roller coaster. Caffe Dolce's final year before they...

Missoula is Groovin’ to Free Funk of July Music Festival Sunday

With the ridiculous fuel-ishness of the cost of vehicle travel right now, many of you will be looking for entertainment close to home. An afternoon/evening outdoor music event might help fill a number of hours on your Fourth of July weekend calendar. And while we have no Funk Compass, we'll assume the music will lead us in several directions, covering a number of years and genres. And all of you are invited.

That’s Funny! Missoula PaddleHeads’ Newest Player is a Comedian?

The beauty of being a minor league baseball team is that you're not held to the same set of strict rules that big-league teams are. That's why so many minor league teams mix over-the-top promotions and events into their seasons. And since we're on the subject of promotional nights, don't forget that the Missoula PaddleHeads will have fireworks after the game on Friday night. With nothing planned at the mall this year, it'll serve as the biggest fireworks display in Missoula over the 4th of July weekend.

Expert Helps Introduce Missoula to the ‘Bear Smart’ Program

Renowned bear expert James ‘Jamie’ Jonkel appeared via ZOOM on Wednesday before the Missoula City Council to help introduce a much-needed program called ‘Bear Smart’ that has already been in existence in Canada for over 40 years. Now that grizzly bears are increasing their range and...