Jeff Halvorson built an idiosyncratic utopia at Orange Acres. Now it could all be yours for $399,999.

Jeff Halvorson built an idiosyncratic utopia at Orange Acres. Now it could all be yours for $399,999.

The compound called Orange Acres is arranged in four quadrants.

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What are 'blockchain security services,' and why is the state pouring $416,000 into a warehouse in Bonner?

On June 6, Gov. Steve Bullock announced $1.1 million in economic development grants to more than a dozen Montana businesses.

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A washed-out road sharpens concerns about a Bitterroot timber project

It was a hell of a rainstorm.

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With Homeword's tiny homes, the Bakken's loss could be low-income Missoula's gain

When the deal's too good to pass up, you buy first and figure out the details later.

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A six-mill levy supporting Montana universities has always passed before. That doesn't mean it's a shoo-in

Montana college students will pay higher tuition next year—about 8.5 percent more at the University of Montana—after state legislators cut the university system's budget.

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Hanging offense: At the Sunrise Saloon, a painting sparks debate

Social media erupted last week in arguments about a painting in Missoula's Sunrise Saloon and Casino.

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Street Talk: How much bitcoin could a bitcoin miner mine if a bitcoin miner could mine bitcoin?

Asked Friday afternoon at Imagine Nation Brewing

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Twenty years after his death, artist Jay Rummel still haunts Missoula.

Rockin Rudy's is an iconic music and gift store with deep Missoula roots and a finger on the pulse of contemporary local culture.

Jun 15, 2017

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Why getting rural schools up to internet speed is such an incredibly slow go

Viewed from Highway 12, Woodman School is a pastoral painter's dream.

(News)   Jun 15, 2017

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A pickleball rebellion at Playfair Park

Among the many signs that mark the coming of summer in Missoula, perhaps the most reliable is the return of a bunch of old men playing pick-up tennis on Tuesday evenings at Playfair Park.

(News)   Jun 15, 2017

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The world is watching Missoula's osprey drama

The thunderstorm that rolled through Missoula on June 12 put internet users across the globe on edge.

(News)   Jun 15, 2017

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Tester moves a VA bill

Back in mid-April, the nonprofit Concerned Veterans for America dropped its second web ad in as many months targeting Montana's 2018 U.S. Senate race.

(News)   Jun 15, 2017

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It's Pride Month. Don't forget what we're fighting for.

Last Sunday, Missoula's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer citizens turned out for the Equality March, part of a worldwide series of demonstrations affirming LGBTQ+ rights.

(News)   Jun 15, 2017

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Street Talk: You say it's your birthday? Bottoms up.

Asked Monday afternoon at the Southside KettleHouse

(News)   Jun 15, 2017

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A tip-splitting case at Missoula's The Keep could change the way Montana restaurants do business

Amy Graham, a career server, secured a job in 2013 at Missoula's the Keep restaurant, whose perch in the South Hills offers panoramic views of the city.

(News)   Jun 8, 2017

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Montana Democrats just got their ass handed to them. What will it take to get this party started?

The ballroom at Missoula's DoubleTree hotel hummed with excitement and unabashed optimism on the evening of May 25.

Jun 8, 2017

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Montana officials weigh in on the "body slam" heard round the world

As he noted during his victory speech late last month, newly elected U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte "made a mistake" on Election Day eve that he "can't take back."

(News)   Jun 8, 2017

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Super Smash Bros. gets competitive at Missoula's Montana Melee

For a video game fan, the name "Super Smash Bros." conjures images of adolescent sleepovers and afternoons spent on the couch with friends, furiously clicking away at GameCube controllers.

(News)   Jun 8, 2017

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Lewis and Clark Republican says Montana Writers for Public Lands ran afoul of PAC rules

A Helena Republican claims that 40 Montana writers and their supporters violated federal election laws during the special election for Montana's congressional representative.

(News)   Jun 8, 2017

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On FWP's Quiet Waters initiative, loud wins the battle

Late last month, the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission killed a massive regulatory overhaul for waterways across the state.

(News)   Jun 8, 2017

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The Mountain Water purchase is almost final. But if you want to see how the city managed to spend $7.37 million on legal bills, you're going to have to wait.

Write it down: June 1, 2017, the day Mountain Water Co. became Missoula Water and a city of 70,000 wrested control of life's essential ingredient from greedy corporate investors.

(News)   Jun 8, 2017

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Street Talk: How much—and when—do you tip?

Asked Friday at Caras Park

(News)   Jun 8, 2017

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At UM, Russian studies gets a boost from the news

When Lindsey Greytak first decided to study Russian, in 2011, she says, her choice of major was often greeted with incredulity.

(News)   Jun 1, 2017

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The Missoula To-Do List: 61 ways to while away your summer

If you’re reading this, chances are good that no one’s going to ask you to write an essay on the topic “How I Spent My Summer”—never mind grade you on it.

Jun 1, 2017

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With founder Barbara Theroux retiring, Fact & Fiction turns a page

Back in the fall of 1988, Barbara Theroux was obsessed.

(News)   Jun 1, 2017

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