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!
Montana Unemployment Rate Now Lowest in More Than a Decade
Montana's unemployment rate continues to plummet, hitting lows that the state hasn't seen since before the so called "Great Recession" that lasted from December of 2007 to June of 2009.
Montana Morning State Headlines for Friday, July 20
Today's state headlines include a look at the first big Montana wildfire of 2018, an update of federal, state and local law enforcement attempts to crack down on meth dealers, and a look at the trial of a man suspected of killing a woman during an intoxicated hit-and-run accident in Missoula.
Missoula Superintendent Explains Meth Impact on Local Schools
Despite the rise of meth throughout Montana, MCPS superintendent Mark Thane says there is some good news when it comes to meth in Missoula schools.
Montana’s First Big 2018 Fire is in the Bitterroot, Now Over 1,000 Acres
According to Bitterroot National Forest spokesman Todd McKay, they’ve only experienced two small fires about a tenth of an acre up until this recent fire, which is being called the Reynolds Lake Fire.
Montana Crime Lab Releases Shocking Statistics on Meth and Heroin Increase
The Forensic Science Division of the Montana Department of Justice released its 2017 annual report today, Wednesday,July 18, and revealed some of the hard numbers behind the spread of meth and heroine throughout the state
Girl Crossing Reserve Street at Crosswalk Hit by Passenger Car
Missoula Police are investigating after a passenger car hit a young girl on Reserve Street Monday afternoon at around 4:30.
Man Arrested After Ex- Girlfriend Reports He Broke Into Home, Threw Her
Missoula police responded to an apartment complex on Stephen’s Avenue at around 3:30 A.M. Saturday morning, July 14
Missoula Man With Nazi Tattoo Arrested After Spitting on Woman
Police began looking into a reported spit attack, and ended up arresting a man on two felony counts and two misdemeanors.
Missoula Crime – Only 13 Cases, But Mostly Violent Crimes
There’s some good news and bad news when it comes to crime in Missoula this past week.
Montana Morning State News Headlines for Friday, July 13
A dog helped law enforcement officers catch a suspect who reportedly shot at officers during a chase in I-90.
Missoula River Floating Forecast – Clark Fork Running High, but Not the Bitterroot
It’s getting hot and sunny in western Montana and one surefire way to cool off is to jump in the river.
In Separate Cases, Police Arrest Two Women on Probation Violations Then Find Meth
Missoula police arrested two women in the past 24 hours in totally separate cases with strikingly similar charges. The first incident occurred at 12:38 p.m. Wednesday July 11.