Grizzly bear returns, kills woman camping in her sleep after she scared it off an hour earlier, wildlife officials

Grizzly bear returns, kills woman camping in her sleep after she scared it off an hour earlier, wildlife officials

HELENA, Mont. (AP) – A California woman who was fatally mauled by a grizzly bear in western Montana last summer was the victim of a rare predatory attack by a bear that had learned to seek out human food and was likely attracted scents near her tent and others left behind from recent Independence Day … Read more

Montana’s task force on affordable housing acknowledges lots of work ahead | 406 Politics

Montana's task force on affordable housing acknowledges lots of work ahead |  406 Politics

HOLLY K. MICHELS The tentacles of the housing crunch in Montana reach far across the state, touching both rural and urban communities and making it hard for employers to hire and keep workers, members of a newly launched task force said Wednesday during their first meeting. Last week, Gov. Greg Gianforte created by executive order … Read more

Montana’s task force on affordable housing acknowledges lots of work ahead | 406 Politics

Montana's task force on affordable housing acknowledges lots of work ahead |  406 Politics

HOLLY K. MICHELS The tentacles of the housing crunch in Montana reach far across the state, touching both rural and urban communities and making it hard for employers to hire and keep workers, members of a newly launched task force said Wednesday during their first meeting. Last week, Gov. Greg Gianforte created by executive order … Read more

California cyclist camping at Ovando was victim of rare predatory grizzly attack | State & Regional

California cyclist camping at Ovando was victim of rare predatory grizzly attack |  State & Regional

By AMY BETH HANSON Associated Press HELENA — A California woman who was fatally mauled by a grizzly bear in western Montana last summer was the victim of a rare predatory attack by a food-conditioned bear that was likely attracted to food in and near her tent and scents left behind from recent Independence Day … Read more

City Club Missoula hosts discussion about future of Marshall Mountain

City Club Missoula hosts discussion about future of Marshall Mountain

MISSOULA – Marshall Mountain has a long history of Missoulians enjoying the outdoors. Some remember learning to ski up there while others head up the mountain bike and hike. The nearly $2 million goal of the project is to preserve and protect the 320 acres located in East Missoula. City Club Missoula hosted a discussion … Read more