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Fewer MT visitors, but more spending per tourist in latest UM report

Fewer MT visitors, but more spending per tourist in latest UM report

Even though fewer visitors came to Montana last year, a new research report by the UM Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research says those tourists that did come spent more money. The numbers are still preliminary and are contained the Bureau’s latest report which will be updated this spring. But the initial results show more…MORE

Meeting set to discuss Sentinel High School lockdown

Meeting set to discuss Sentinel High School lockdown

A meeting has been scheduled for later this week to discuss the lockdown at Sentinel High School. Students were held in their classrooms for several hours on Monday after a magazine of handgun ammunition was found in a school entryway. School and district administrators will be able to provide updates on the investigation, answer questions…MORE

Public urged to weigh in on Missoula Downtown Master Plan

Public urged to weigh in on Missoula Downtown Master Plan

Brainstorming, conversations and ideas are flowing through the streets of downtown Missoula as the public – along with design experts – are spending this week contributing to Missoula’s Downtown Master Plan. The Downtown Missoula Partnership is hoping the community will take part in the Missoula Master Plan Community Kickoff – three days of unlimited suggestions…MORE

15-year-old girl battles mystery illness that’s left her permanently blind

15-year-old girl battles mystery illness that’s left her permanently blind

Jordyn Walker is a normal teenager from Smithville, Missouri and her family and doctors have no idea what caused terrible swelling and bruising. Jordyn had emergency surgery, but doctors could not save her eyesight which resulted in her becoming blind. Tuesday, the family drove to the Mayo Clinic hoping experts there might have some answers.…MORE

Stolen guitar housing brother’s ashes found returned on doorstep

Stolen guitar housing brother’s ashes found returned on doorstep

The discovery of a guitar on Cody Mason’s doorstep is a happier ending to a devastating loss. Mason says the guitar was recently stolen from his home with several other things. It wasn’t just any instrument, but a something that contains the ashes of his late brother. Mason’s brother Jason, a guitarist, passed away in…MORE

Mouse droppings discovered in High student’s lunch

Mouse droppings discovered in High student’s lunch

The mother of a Mira Mesa High School student says she’s disgusted after her son found what were reportedly rodent droppings in his school lunch. “Disgust, gross. The first thing I thought of was my son’s health,” Yolanda Baker said, whose son is a senior at the school. “It’s pretty obvious that you can see…MORE

19-year-old man stabbed to death during fight outside liquor store

19-year-old man stabbed to death during fight outside liquor store

A 19-year-old man was stabbed to death during a fight in an Escondido neighborhood Tuesday. Escondido police officers were called to the area of Washington Avenue and Ash Street, near Lena’s Liquor, at around 7:20 p.m. to respond to a report of two men fighting. When officers arrived, they found Alfredo Manzano with a stab…MORE

Alfred Newman, one of the last remaining Navajo Code Talkers, dies at 94

Alfred Newman, one of the last remaining Navajo Code Talkers, dies at 94

One of the last remaining members of the Navajo Code Talkers, who used their difficult-to-learn language to form an indecipherable code that helped the US win World War II, has died. Alfred K. Newman died Sunday in New Mexico, the Marine Corps said. He was 94. Newman served during WWII with the 1st Battalion, 21st…MORE

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