Now in its 13th year, the Missoula Public Library’s annual writing contest — known as Missoula Writes — was a huge success in 2021. A total of 31 writers — from children and teens, to adults — placed as finalists this year in the areas of fiction, nonfiction and poetry writing.
Although the library is still in the process of moving to its new building, curbside service of library materials pickup will be available starting Monday, Aug. 31, and will be available Mondays through Thursdays, from 12:30-6:30 p.m. each of those days. The pickup location for holds will be…
Join us this month for the library’s Memory Café in a live virtual format, which will feature Missoula City Band director Gary Gillett, who will offer a live and energetic discussion about his 2018 book, “The Missoula City Band: Stories In Time.” Gillett will also share clips during his talk…
PHILIPSBURG — Ron “Rondo” Scharfe, a 90-year-old WWII veteran who fought in the battle of Iwo Jima, grinned and high-fived several skiers as he looked around the base lodge at younger veterans gathered at Discovery Ski Area.
Poems that move back and forth through time can be intriguing. In this poem by Pat Schneider, she looks deep into the past and evokes it in compelling detail, though the poem speculates that there will arrive a future in which this particular moment in the past is all but forgotten. Yet it's…
A climbing gym presents an aesthetic challenge: How do you decorate a half-acre of wall space?
Hawthorne Elementary School, Missoula, fourth grade
FINLEY POINT — Christmas isn’t a one-and-done kind of holiday for Sandy Davis.
WHITEFISH — Skiing in Whitefish has always been a community affair
This poem by Stella Nesanovich, who lives in Lake Charles, Louisiana, appeared in a recent issue of Third Wednesday, a literary journal. At this time of great national division it's good to see a few people in a tire shop, coming together to share their common humanity. Her most recent book …
Jakki Mohr really does have a method to her madness — the madness being the mountain range of paper piles that sprawl across the regents professor's office at the University of Montana.
The University of Minnesota Press has published a fine collection of bee poems, If Bees are Few. Here's one by one of my favorite poets, Naomi Shihab Nye, who lives in San Antonio.Her most recent book is Famous from Wings Press.
Though its length is short in comparison to other major Montana rivers, the landscape the Bitterroot River flows through is long in beauty and historical significance. Guarding it on the west is the abruptly rising Bitterroot Range, while the lower-profiled, forest-covered Sapphire Mountains…
Coffee is one of the most popular beverages in the world, with over 150 million people drinking it every day in the US alone.
A new survey has found that 47% of Americans agree that candy is the best part of the Easter holiday.
Dairy Queen has released its summer menu with two new flavors, three returning flavors and a special deal to celebrate.
Many appetizers and entrees focus on typical Mediterranean fare, including vegetables, exotic spices, herbs and olive oil — used for cooking (pure) and dressings (extra virgin).
Check out modern homes in new communities around Missoula and Western Montana
These are some of the most luxurious homes on the Missoula and Western Montana market.
You might think that everything is rainbows and unicorns at my house. After all, I'm a home improvement expert. What could go wrong?
Q: I was approved for a home loan, found a home and was ready to buy it. My son was one year into his army career, but didn’t have great credit. He heard about a plan for first-time homebuyers and applied for a loan in his name. He closed on the home I was going to buy.
Police in Los Angeles say one person is dead and three others were injured in a shooting during a drug deal outside a shopping center Saturday. Los Angeles Police Department Deputy Chief Alan Hamilton says multiple suspects shot at each other during what investigators believe was a dispute during a narcotics deal in a West Hills parking lot around 3:45 p.m. The deceased man was not immediately identified by police. Three suspects were in custody Saturday evening. Hamilton says three victims hit by gunfire were transported to a hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries and at least two of those may face charges after their release from medical care.
Although there is not one best intervention, magical song, or perfect genre to make all the hard things in life easier, music can be a powerful agent of change.
SATURDAY, April 1, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Sleep-related infant deaths are one of the leading causes of non-natural infant deaths, but a pediatric expert offers advice for keeping babies safe when they’re sleeping.
Authorities: Theater roof collapses in Belvidere, Illinois, during tornado; injuries reported.
The last two-and-a-half years have created a significant opportunity for companies to reassess outdated working habits and bring in new long-term flexible strategies that are better for them, their employees and the planet. What’s more, thanks to global flexspace provided by IWG brands inclu…
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As 2023 quickly approaches, many Montanans may start to consider their New Year’s resolutions. If exercising more, eating healthier, losing weight, and living more economically are on your list, you’re not alone. In fact, a survey found those were among the top five resolutions for 2022.
If you’re looking for the best shampoo to pass the hair follicle drug test, read in detail about the best brands, do’s and don'ts you should know.
Intruder at Rihanna's house intended to propose, Jonathan Majors arrested on assault charges, and more celeb news
The unnamed guy had travelled from South Carolina to Los Angeles and walked up to Rihanna's house, but was almost immediately stopped by security. Get that and more celeb news here.
Moore made his famous observation three years before he helped start Intel in 1968. It's now known as “Moore’s Law."
Artificial intelligence is the new buzzword in tech. Leaders at Mobile World Congress say the impacts are already obvious.
A look at the entertainers, leaders, athletes and other notable people we've lost this year:
Pet parents increasingly want to take their furry family members with them wherever they can. This has led to an uptick in pet travel, whether around town, on business, or across the country. In response to this demand, more hotels are taking steps to accommodate four-legged guests.
The proud dog owner said she was surprised by the number of puppies born, expecting Namine would bear 13-14 pups.
Owning a pet can be a big commitment, especially when you don't have much space for them to roam. Here are four low-maintenance pets for small apartments.