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Mavs' CF Riley King drafted by Kansas City Royals
Riley King was disappointed. He was disappointed in the way any baseball player tends to be multiple times each game on average. In his last at-bat against the Helena Senators on Saturday during the Missoula Mavericks' first of a doubleheader between the squads, he'd just recorded an out.
UM president orders Breathalyzer tests for Foresters' Ball attendees
University of Montana President Royce Engstrom wants everyone who attends next year's Foresters' Ball to take a Breathalyzer test at the door. He delivered the order in a recent memo to forestry students, as a response to their suggestions for eliminating binge drinking and debauchery at the 95-year-old on-campus party.
Sadler wins re-election to MCPS board; 3 of 5 Missoula County levies pass
Incumbent high school trustee James Sadler secured another three years on the Missoula County Public Schools Board of Trustees on Tuesday night, handily beating out challenger Mitchell Ferm. According to unofficial results, Sadler took 56.3 percent of the vote, with 738 ballots cast in his favor, to Ferm's 42.5 percent and 557 votes.
James Browning, UM law grad, longtime 9th Circuit judge, dead at 93
SAN FRANCISCO - James Browning, the nation's longest-serving federal appellate judge and the University of Montana Law School's most distinguished alumnus, died over the weekend, more than a half-century after his appointment by President John F. Kennedy. He was 93. Browning served on the 9th U.S.
Wilco announces return to Missoula " Nickell's Bag
Wilco never sleeps. The one-time alt-country act, which transformed into one of the most surprising trailblazers of the early 21st century, is back on the road - and coming back to Missoula this summer for a date at the Big Sky Brewing Company.
Lights will now be a permanent fixture at Washington-Grizzly
Lights will now be a permanent fixture at Washington-Grizzly Lights will now be a permanent fixture at Washington-Grizzly By CHELSI MOY of the Missoulian missoulian.com | Posted: Thursday, April 5, 2012 11:45 pm | Loading... Font Size: Default font size Larger font size On a beautiful Thursday in Missoula, hikers climbing to the "M" on Mount Sentinel got more entertainment than they bargained for.
2 new cats roam Missoula's Rockin Rudy's
When Rockin Rudy's famed cat Bubba died last June, fans of the giant orange feline wept and children sent drawings of his likeness to hang in the store selling cards and music and, yes, a little catnip. For a few months, the quintessential curator of quirk in Missoula operated without the shop cat that had ruled it for nearly two decades.
Sexual assault final report: UM says five students no longer in school
Five University of Montana students are no longer at the school as a result of UM's investigation into sexual assaults involving students, UM President Royce Engstrom announced Thursday. "The events of the past few months have delivered a critical message to the university," Engstrom wrote in his report, which he said closes an investigation begun in December into sexual assaults.
Steve Martin announces July 20 concert in Missoula
Steve Martin announces July 20 concert in Missoula Steve Martin announces July 20 concert in Missoula By JOE NICKELL of the Missoulian missoulian.com | Posted: Thursday, March 22, 2012 12:44 pm | Loading... Font Size: Default font size Larger font size The Father of the Bride is now the leader of the band, and he is coming to Missoula this summer.
Feature photo: Snow skating
Pat Lake of Polson rollerblades through the snow on Back Road near Ronan on Wednesday. Lake said he's cross training for the Grizzly Triathlon.
Man charged with getting dog drunk
A Helena man has been charged with animal cruelty for getting his dog four times more drunk than the legal limit for humans driving motor vehicles. Todd Harold Schrier, 49, also faces a felony drug charge related to the March 1 incident. At about 11:30 p.m.
Griz goalkeeper helping effort to teach English to Bolivian girls
Former Grizzlies goalkeeper Grace Harris had never played on a dirt soccer field before spending time in Bolivia. "It wasn't what I was expecting," said the 25-year-old University of Montana graduate student. "It was difficult for me. We coached on dirt and rock. I couldn't coach diving on rocks.
Montana receives D-plus grade on 'corruption risk' report card
HELENA - Montana received a D-plus in a "corruption risk" report card issued by three groups, but still ranked 27th best in the country and fared better than its neighboring states. Issuing the report cards were the Center for Public Integrity, Global Integrity and Public Radio International as part of a combined State Integrity Investigation.
The New Full-Frontal: Has Pubic Hair in America Gone Extinct?
Dec 13 2011, 8:56 AM ET Carrie Bradshaw, Hugh Hefner, and Barbie have all helped construct a new generation's ideal woman, who is athletic, alluring, ... and waxed. Meet Sophia Pinto: the 21st century's standard-issue, all-American perfect 10.