Economic impact of Missoula tourism at $360M; most taxes go to state’s general fund

Economic impact of Missoula tourism at $360M;  most taxes go to state's general fund

Martin Kidston/Missoula Current While visitation and tourism took a hit during the pandemic, Montana emerged as a safe getaway with its sparse population and open spaces. Missoula captured its share of that traffic and its tourism arm at Destination Missoula is now working to push visitation and spending back to pre-pandemic levels – an investment … Read more

Carlino calls for ‘missing middle’ housing, zoning vacation rentals

Carlino calls for 'missing middle' housing, zoning vacation rentals

Daniel CarlinoDaniel Carlino, Ward 3 Missoula City Council Daniel Carlino Inflation continues to saddle families and neighbors with unprecedented hardship with no clear sign of relief. But for many Missoulians, ouring worsening lack of affordable housing has normalized destabilization. Surging rents, renovictions & AirBnB conversions have left neighbor after neighbor behind. Low-income seniors, hospitality workers, … Read more