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Police warning of pink fentanyl with link to multiple overdoses within Missoula
MISSOULA, Mont. - The Missoula Police Department is issuing a public service announcement following the recent seizure of a dangerous substance, pink fentanyl powder, in connection with multiple overdoses occurring within city limits. These incidents serve as a tragic reminder of the severe risks associated with drug consumption, particularly when it comes to synthetic opioids like pink fentanyl.
Leasing at the Missoula’s Villagio slowed by ‘strict’ income compliance
One of Missoula's largest income-restricted housing projects remains less than 50% full, though the city's housing officials expect full occupancy this spring.
Missoula police educate public on change to external uniforms
MISSOULA, Mont. — The Missoula Police Department is working to educate the public about a change to officer uniforms. In recent years, some officers shifted from the traditional uniforms to external carriers, where more equipment is carried on the chest instead of the belt. Whitney Bennett, the department's public...
More Information About the Shots Fired at a Missoula Park
Missoula, MT (KGVO-AM News) - On February 20, 2024, at around 9:08 AM, the Missoula Police Department announced that they are continuing their thorough investigation into the incident involving the discharge of a firearm near Johnson St. and W. Kent. According to Public Information Officer Whitney Bennett, detectives are actively working to gather information and piece together the events leading up to the incident.
Officials raise concerns over river hazard near former Smurfit Stone site west of Missoula
MISSOULA, Mont. — Low water levels are revealing multiple pipes sticking out into the Clark Fork River near the former Smurfit Stone mill site west of Missoula. Officials say the pipes are a safety concern for river users. "We just want to be sure that at the end of...
Urban Camping Work Group to help combat homelessness in Missoula
MISSOULA, Mont. - Missoula Mayor Andrea Davis will be holding an Urban Camping Work Group Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at the Missoula County Election Center. This work group has been created to come up with ideas for keeping the community safe and accessible as they look for solutions to the homeless crisis across the country.
Pothole Damage? Here’s How to Ask for Money in Missoula
Welcome to pothole season in Missoula. A time of changing temperatures, the jolt of sudden surprise, and often ruined tires and wheels. But what you may not know is that there is a system in place for you to file a claim for pothole damage in Missoula. And although there's no guarantee you'll see cash, at least you're able to complain.
Florence, February 22 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Frenchtown High School basketball team will have a game with Florence-Carlton High School on February 22, 2024, 17:00:00 CST.
Man grabs person walking home from the University, suspect still not found
The University of Montana Police Department is looking for a suspect who followed a person home from the University and inappropriately grabbed her at her apartment on Maurice Ave. on Tuesday, Feb. 20. According to a campus-wide email sent out at 5:04 p.m., UMPD received the report of the assault...
The Neighborhood That Isn’t Technically a Missoula Neighborhood
We've been exploring Missoula as part of a series on Missoula's many neighborhoods, with information provided by the City of Missoula and its Neighborhood Profiles. As we reviewed each neighborhood, an interesting phenomenon appeared: a popular Missoula neighborhood wasn't included in the profiles. See if you can guess which area...
Missoula Firefighters Desperately Need More Funding
Missoula, MT (KGVO-AM News) - Due to the panic over property tax increases in 2023, a multi-million dollar Missoula fire services levy was left off the ballot, however, the pressing need for additional firefighting funds for personnel and another city fire station remains. According to the City of Missoula website:
Isolated showers, morning black ice and above average afternoon temperatures continue
This afternoon and evening, be prepared for a few light rain and snow showers. No major accumulation is expected, but roads will continue to be slick during the overnight and early morning hours for much of the week. Otherwise, most will see mostly cloudy with highs in the upper 30s...
$5M allocated to 10 emergency shelters
Montana - Nearly 5 million dollars has been allocated to emergency shelters all across Montana. We spoke with the Communications Coordinator at Missoula's Poverello Center, one of the ten grant recipients, to learn more about how they will use this money.
Western A Basketball update
The Corvallis boys went to Frenchtown on Saturday, February 17th for the second Western A play-in game with a trip to Divisionals on the line. Corvallis fought tough and had their chances against the Broncs. The game was tied 31-31 at halftime, but the Blue Devils were outscored by nine points in the third quarter and were never able to get all the way back into the game. They did get within four points late in the 4th quarter, but they just couldn’t make that game-changing play, and lost 61-69, ending their season.
Doing Better Business: Take safety precautions during decluttering efforts
MISSOULA, Mont. — A lot of us are getting rid of clutter in the new year, but the BBB has warnings of selling those items both online and in-person. Most Items we are trying to sell end up in places like Facebook Marketplace or Craigslist. The Better Business Bureau says requests to verify your identity when your selling are not real.
Missoula Has a New Bad Habit While Driving
I have a working theory: maybe the lack of snow this winter has made Missoulians forget their driving manners. In the past 48 hours, I've seen or heard about several headshake-worthy driving behaviors that make me think we could all use a reminder. Many Missoula Driving Behaviors Are Great. Let's...
Massive Bar Crawl Planned for Missoula on Saint Patrick’s Day
I learned a fun fact recently about Saint Patrick's Day. Okay, maybe it is NOT a FACT, but it makes sense to me. I was told that Saint Patrick's Day is more of an American holiday, than an Irish holiday. Sure it is a day to celebrate Irish heritage, but it wasn't intended to be just a "kiss me I'm Irish" day.
Trespasser Drinks Stolen Wine, Falls Asleep at a Missoula Store
Missoula, MT (KGVO-AM News) - On February 14, 2024, Missoula Police Department officers were dispatched to Yokes Fresh Market on W. Broadway for a report of a theft and trespassing. A male, later identified as 35-year-old Jake Doornek, had been previously trespassed from the location. Doornek was most recently trespassed on February 7, 2024, after shoplifting from that location five days earlier. That case is pending in Missoula Municipal Court.
Isolated snow showers, daytime highs remain above normal
Patchy areas of black ice, fog and a little light snow will be possible for the morning drive. No accumulation is expected, but it only takes a dusting to create slick roads. Otherwise, mostly cloudy with highs in the upper 30s and low 40s. Isolated showers will remain in the...
Missoula's Rita Hall looks back as she's about to turn 100
"I've been very fortunate. I have met wonderful people and I'm lucky enough to be aware of that fact. And I have four beautiful children," Rita Hall shared.