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As Missoula grows, ripples hit surrounding cities in sometimes painful ways:


The communities of Lolo, Frenchtown, East Missoula and Bonner -- all small towns within a 15-minute drive of Missoula -- each have different identities, but all face an influx of people in search of more ...


Bitterroot Community Roundtable offers a new discussion model:


A Bitterroot Community Roundtable discussion is using a new format called the Open Space model to create a unique opportunity for people in the community to talk on Saturday, Jan. 27. Laura Garber, ...


FOUR New Grant Opportunities:




Video: "A New Story of the People" - "Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity." Martin Luther King:


The old story of our culture is losing its meaning for more and more people. Perhaps almost everyone can feel it these days. But a new story is emerging too - one that recognizes some long forgotten truths ...


Montana 22nd in country for racial integration, 45th for racial progress:


On Aug. 28, 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stood at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. and delivered one of the most iconic speeches of the century. On Monday, the country will pay homage to ...


Elected officials, businesspeople, advocates meet to discuss homeless problem in Helena:


Chilly weather, but also chili, awaited a group of Helena residents who gathered at the YWCA to discuss how to decrease homelessness in the city on Thursday. Over two dozen people showed up for the ...


Community conversations spark to find ways to address homelessness in Helena:


Homelessness is in issue that impacts communities across the country, and Helena is not an exception. The United Way of Lewis and Clark area organized a conversation Thursday aimed at finding long ...


Give a Day for Democracy - Please Become an Election Judge:


Missoula County is recruiting a new generation of election judges and we are asking our community leaders for their help. Missoula voters have made it clear that they want to vote in-person at their neighborhood ...


All Invited - Special Meeting -- The Future Of Cable TV In Missoula - 2/6:


Community Leaders and Stakeholders Meeting, Tues. Feb. 6 - Please Attend! MCAT and the City of Missoula have the opportunity to plan for the future communications needs of our community through ...


Nominations being accepted for annual 20 Under 40 awards:


The Bozeman Daily Chronicle is seeking nominations for entrepreneurs, business professionals, owners and managers to honor with our annual 20 Under 40 awards. The Chronicle will honor local business ...


'Anywhere but here' This teen could be a college basketball star. First she must find a way off this Montana reservation.:


For Mya Fourstar, making it to college basketball - and beyond the reservation she calls home - won't be easy. Mya hates the day after off games, when time drips by and all she can think about ...


Top Fitness Friendly Cities in America - Missoula, Montana Ranks #1:


Smart Asset released it's list of the Top Fitness Friendly Cities in America and this year Missoula is at the top of the list, moving up from 4th place last year. The city's proximity to a multitude ...


SEVEN New Grant Opportunities:




Tell Us Something, Montana's premiere live storytelling event, seeks storytellers!:


Tell Us Something https://www.tellussomething.org/tell-a-story is a celebration of storytelling, of the Missoula community, and of each other. Your story matters! Now is the chance for you to ...


Grappling with growth, Bozeman to hire affordable housing director:


There's a disconnect between what housing costs and what many Bozeman households can pay. The city is creating a new job title to try and reduce that gap. Next week, three candidates will interview ...


Montana State Parks is now accepting applications for the Montana Accessible Playgrounds Grant Program.:


Applications will be accepted through Wednesday, January 17, 2018. Many playgrounds throughout the state are not accessible or usable by children with disabilities and most Montana communities ...


Cities face growing crisis as RVs become homes of last resort:




Today is the 5th Anniversary of the SandyHook Mass Shooting. :




More people would live in downtown Billings -- if there were affordable options, study shows:


With nearly 14,000 people working downtown, and a recent survey that shows many of them are interested in living near their workplace, it makes sense for public and private groups to make more affordable ...


Poor Kids - Prepare to be changed forever:


Through the stories of three families told over the course of half a decade, FRONTLINE explores what poverty means to children in America. As we enter this season of sharing and giving, we hope you'll ...


City of Missoula Community Needs Assessment Meeting and CDBG and HOME Application Workshop:


City of Missoula Community Needs Assessment: Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 6pm-7:30pm Missoula Public Library 301 E Main Street, Missoula. What's your vision for the future of Missoula? ...


Tell Us Something is grateful to YOU! -- November Newsletter - Live Event Coming Soon! December 12 - "Getting Away With It" :


Giving Thanks I am filled with gratitude. I'm so thankful for this community of incredible storytellers and those of you who listen to them share their stories, support them from the crowd and listen ...


Missoula inching forward with tools to manage design standards, guidelines:



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Optimistic? Stagnant? Great Falls on who we are:


The swagger of Great Falls residents' about our city seemed to collapse along with the population in second half of the 20th century. If Great Falls people changed how we talked about Great Falls, ...


Does your community have a repair cafe? Toss It? No Way!:




20 UNDER 40: Recognizing outstanding young Butte community members :




20 UNDER 40: Recognizing outstanding young Butte community members :




Livability Standards Have Arrived in the Pacific Northwest:




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Montana ranks 31st in equal opportunities for children:


Montana kids face greater challenges to opportunity than children in most other states and the gap is even wider for American Indian youth, according to a new report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The ...

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