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Missoula College

William Dale Newhoff
Missoula County Sheriff's Office

A man police were chasing as an armed and dangerous federal fugitive in East Missoula this morning is in police custody tonight after being caught this afternoon.

About 11 o’clock Tuesday morning, a car chase ended in a truck crashing into a tree at an East Missoula mobile home court. William Dale Newhoff fled that scene on foot. 

A GRIT participant casts a brilliant flash of light as she learns the basic technique of stick welding.
Beau Baker

Wearing safety goggles and a hard hat, Sylvianne Wright, a Missoula high school student, is racing to pound nails into a beam in the main woodshop of Missoula College’s Department of Industrial Technology.

Wright, who goes to Willard Alternative High School, is part of a Missoula YWCA program called GRIT, or Girls Representing In Trades.

The University of Montana campus, Missoula, MT.
Josh Burnham

 

The University of Montana released its fall enrollment numbers Wednesday, and the incoming freshman class is bigger than last year's at this time - by 24 students.

Governor Bullock and members of the Salish community helped celebrate the opening of Missoula College's new building on Friday, September 22, 2017
University of Montana

A crowd of roughly 200 people crammed into the entryway of Missoula College Friday afternoon to celebrate the opening of the two-year college’s new building.

The family of Salish elder Louis Adams, who passed away last year, gave a blessing and performed an honor song for the opening.

Governor Steve Bullock was among the speakers and guests at the opening. He called it a celebration and an investment in Montana’s future.

Missoula Mayor John Engen, Interim UM President Sheila Stearns, Missoula County Commissioner Jean Curtiss, and Missoulian Editor Kathy Best at a City Club meeting in Missoula March 13, 2017
Edward O'Brien

Missoula Mayor John Engen says District Judge Karen Townsend has again ruled in favor of the city in its effort to acquire the local municipal water company.

Engen says Townsend ruled the entities that fought the city’s use of eminent domain to acquire Mountain Water Company were overcharging for legal services and fees:

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