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On the ground floor of Missoula's building boom

When developers first proposed in March to demolish the historic Missoula Mercantile to make way for a five-story Marriott hotel, it shocked many residents.

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This Week

Business decisions

Background check proposal puts firearms dealers under the gun

Dan Louden hasn't decided what he'll do if Missoula City Council approves an ordinance to extend background checks to private gun sales and transfers.


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Montana Rail Link

Unused car lot

Missoula County Commissioner Nicole Rowley received a courtesy call late last month from Montana Rail Link.


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A debate ramps up

Both sides of the campaign finance debate in Montana appear to be gearing up for a fight.


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Fort Missoula

Meet Mac

As the first phase of the 156-acre Fort Missoula Regional Park nears completion, the massive project has a new public face.


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Go Fourth

A simple plan to save Independence Day in Missoula

It was with great sadness and a little gin that I read Southgate Mall had canceled its Fourth of July fireworks display this year.


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Mistaken identity

Elizabeth Warren's chance to do right by American Indians

Elizabeth Warren has emerged on Hillary Clinton's short list for vice president.


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On the evening of June 16, the University of Montana lit up Main Hall with the colors of the rainbow to honor the 49 victims of a mass shooting at an Orlando gay club.

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Recently Featured News

Words within the walls

A volunteer-led program at the Missoula County Juvenile Detention Center uses poetry to empower those caught in the system

The kids at the Missoula County Juvenile Detention Center have been discussing Beyoncé's "Formation."

Jun 16, 2016

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Off the record

What Montana media can learn from the communities it left behind

Three days before Christmas, the Bigfork Eagle's two employees received an email from their parent corporation's regional publisher asking when they could meet.

Jun 9, 2016

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This way to summer

111 ways to fill the season with outdoor adventures, live music, community festivals, oddities and more

So, what are you doing this summer?

Jun 2, 2016

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