Before joining Peter Christian on the air in 2012 I worked at a number of odd jobs that range from selling board games and scooping up dog doo, to teaching English in Japan and coaching award winning debate teams. I was in trouble most of my childhood for talking too much in class, now I get to get in trouble for talking on the radio. It's great!
Lake County Jail at Capacity, Puts 1,600 Felony Warrants on Hold
A report by the National Institute of Corrections indicates that Lake County, Montana needs a new jail, it’s something Sheriff Don Bell has known for a while.
Cliven Bundy Among Many to Speak About Western Property Rights in Northwest Montana
Cliven Bundy, the Nevada rancher now famous for a standoff with the Bureau of Land Management in 2014 was released from prison on January 8, and one of his first public appearances will be in Northwest Montana.
Missoula Ridership up in 2017, Big Growth Expected in 2018
The Missoula International Airport had a good year in 2017, despite expectations that ridership would remain flat through the year.
Mineral County Jail to Reopen in February, Delayed by Bad Paint
The Mineral County jail has been closed since last November when staffing levels declined to just two jailers and even the Sheriff turned in his badge and quit.
Montana Child Fatalities Even After Reports to Child and Family Services Climb in 2017
The Montana Department of Justice released a report today documenting child fatalities in situations where there was a report of possible child abuse and neglect to the Montana Child and Family Services Division of DPHHS.
Montana State Prison Opens New Addiction Treatment Center
Today, January 16, the Montana State Prison officially replaced the long-running “Boot Camp” program with a new facility focused on treating drug and alcohol addiction
Montana Human Trafficking Cases Jumped More Than 25 Percent in 2017
Montana Attorney General Tim Fox says there has been a marked increase in the number of human trafficking cases in Montana over the past year.
Homeless Man Reportedly Beats Missoulian Unconscious For Stepping on Stuff on Sidewalk
Missoula police were called to the scene of a beating Sunday, after a call came in reporting that a pedestrian had been knocked unconscious.
Hockey Tournament Cancelled Due to Western Montana Ice Conditions
The Montana Pond Hockey Classic was supposed to occur this coming Friday and Saturday (January 19, 20) up near Kalispell, but deteriorating ice conditions in Western Montana led officials to cancel the event.
Montana’s 2013 Emergency Alert System Mistake, Featuring Zombies!
Sgt. Bryan Slavik of the Great Falls Police department says he has received calls from "Australia, the UK, Scotland, India, Canada," as well as "every major news network in Montana." The calls aren't for information about a typical crime though, they're in response to a…
First Steps Initiative’ Hopes to Reduce Montana Child Fatalities Through Home Visitation
On Friday, January 12, Montana DPHHS announced that a new program called the “First Years Initiative” would be putting to use nearly $300,000 of federal funds.
Half of Missoula Felony Cases This Week Involved Partner or Family Member Assault
The Missoula County Attorney’s office clipped along at a fairly average pace this past week, filing ten new felony charges. Sadly, half of the crimes involved assault.