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Missoula’s food truck scene is coming of age. Here’s what on the mobile menu.

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In Montana newsrooms, the bleeding continues

Lee Enterprises' two-person state bureau, which covers politics and statewide issues for five Montana newspapers including the Missoulian, is losing a reporter barely two years after the company insisted its statewide reporting would not diminish.

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Jürgen Knöller rings in a 30th anniversary with Bayern

If not for the spring 1989 protests in Beijing's Tiananmen Square, Bayern Brewing may well have fizzled out of existence long ago.

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Missoula astronomers follow eclipse fever

On Aug. 21, millions of people across the United States will take a small step into Missoula astronomer Nate McCrady's world.

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Homeword goes big with Creekside Apartments acquisition

When the Creekside Apartments on East Broadway Street went up for sale this May, Homeword got competitive.

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Picking the bones at Smurfit-Stone

It was 10:30 in the morning, and the room was swirling with excitement.

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From Charlottesville to Missoula, a world on fire

We try to keep it local here at the Indy.

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Street Talk: The impulse buys you bought, and the ones you didn't

Asked Monday at Caras Park

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Colin Meloy and the Decemberists start a Montana summer tradition with Travelers' Rest

You shouldn't yell things at the band.

Aug 10, 2017

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A casting call seeks genuine Montanans. Must have 'the look.'

They showed up without stars in their eyes.

(News)   Aug 10, 2017

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Reforming criminal justice, bill by bill, with Missoula Sen. Cynthia Wolken

Montana's criminal justice system is on the path to reform.

(News)   Aug 10, 2017

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University regents retreat and self-assess after a leadership rift

The exam began at 7:30 a.m. sharp.

(News)   Aug 10, 2017

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ACLU files suit over Family Foundation's bathroom bill initiative

The term "transgender" does not appear in the ballot language approved by Montana Attorney General Tim Fox for the "Montana Locker Room Privacy Act," the initiative that seeks to enact a statewide bathroom bill similar to the one that led to outrage and boycotts in North Carolina.

(News)   Aug 10, 2017

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Unpacking NorthWestern Energy's PSC beef

David Hoffman didn't pull any punches when it came to the Montana Public Service Commission July 31.

(News)   Aug 10, 2017

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Are you ready for the Democratic Socialists of America?

Last weekend in Chicago, 11 Montanans representing the state chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America, including Indy reporter Michael Siebert, crowded into the University of Illinois at Chicago's Forum building to vote on the future of the largest socialist organization in the country.

(News)   Aug 10, 2017

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Street Talk: Just like real life, only on TV

Asked Tuesday at Great Burn Brewing

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Climate chaos, mass extinction, the collapse of civilization: So what if we’re doomed?

In the winter of 2013, I drove up California’s Central Valley to Stockton, to interview Cambodian parents who’d lost children in one of the nation’s many mass school shootings.

Aug 3, 2017

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Western Montana Mental Health Center braces for big cuts

In the coming weeks and months, Jodi Daly expects to be “pulled through a knothole.” Due to an unexpected round of state budget cuts, Daly believes the Western Montana Mental Health Center—where she is CEO—could face a $3 million shortfall (from a typical annual budget of $42–$45 million) heading into 2018.

(News)   Aug 3, 2017

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Medievalists make the leap to modernity at UM

The paper session might be “esoteric,” cautioned University of Montana literature professor Ashby Kinch, speaking to a reporter who’d walked into the second day of a summer conference on medieval studies.

(News)   Aug 3, 2017

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Is the state Fire Fund up in smoke?

When the Montana Legislature began meeting in January, surrounded by Helena snowdrifts, the time wasn’t exactly ideal for predicting fire season.

(News)   Aug 3, 2017

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A reporter runs afoul of the Red Pill brigade

Over the weekend of June 23, an event called the “Red Pill Expo” was held in Bozeman.

(News)   Aug 3, 2017

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Rivertop Renewables, the city’s brightest startup, is going dark

In October 2015, having secured $26 million in venture capital—a feat unprecedented for a Missoula startup—Rivertop Renewables was about to break out far beyond Montana.

(News)   Aug 3, 2017

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Street Talk: You and your big ideas

Asked Monday afternoon at Draught Works

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Remembering Frank Little, 100 years after his murder

One-hundred years after the assassination of labor organizer Frank Little in Butte and the nationwide shattering of the Industrial Workers of the World, a new generation of Wobblies is set to memorialize the centennial in the mining city alongside Little's great-grand-niece and her new book documenting the unknown chapters of Little's life.

(News)   Jul 27, 2017

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What Roaring Lion revealed about climate change and wildfire

On Sunday, July 31, 2016, after breakfast, Dave Campbell and Anita Harper Poe went to work stocking their woodshed.

Jul 27, 2017

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Personal conflict shadows city's jail diversion impasse

A low point in Missoula city council members' recent budget deliberations about keeping low-level criminals out of jail came when councilman Jon Wilkins walked out.

(News)   Jul 27, 2017

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