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Past articles by Dillon:

Sled-dog teams face frigid temps as 300-mile Race to the Sky continues

SEELEY LAKE — After being on the trail for more than a third of the 300-mile Race to the Sky, musher Brett Bruggeman summed up his race experience succinctly. → Read More

Furloughed Forest Service workers hold shutdown yard sale in Missoula

Jacket zipped up against the chilly winter weather, Shawn Faiella stood on the shoulder of Third Street in front of his home Sunday, waving as the cars drove past. → Read More

Missoula police: One dead after officer-involved shooting

A person was shot and killed during an incident on the 600 block of Blaine Street on Sunday morning, the Missoula Police Department said in a press release. → Read More

17 year old charged in shooting at Sentinel High School arrested

Missoula police on Wednesday arrested the 17-year-old boy charged with a June shooting on the campus of Sentinel High School that sent two other boys to the hospital. → Read More

U.S. Marshals issue alert for fugitive released from jail by Missoula judge

The U.S. Marshals Service issued an alert for a missing fugitive on Wednesday, saying they believe he is with a woman who may be in danger. Another woman said in → Read More

Missoula police concerned missing woman may have been abducted

Missoula police are concerned that Jermain Charlo, a 23-year-old Dixon woman last seen in Missoula a month ago, may be the victim of human trafficking. → Read More

Missoula judge bans Griz forum owner from posting about woman online

A Missoula judge is prohibiting the owner of a University of Montana Grizzlies athletics fan website from making any posts on social media referencing a woman who protested the rehiring → Read More

ICE arrests 16 in Montana after U.S. Attorney General announces new 'zero tolerance' policy

Agents with Immigration Customs Enforcement have arrested 16 people in western and central Montana in the last month and charged nine, primarily from Mexico, with crimes related to being in → Read More

Testicle Festival canceled following deaths, attendance decline

After 35 years of drinking, nudity, debauchery and tens of thousands of Rocky Mountain oysters, the Testicle Festival is over. → Read More

Missoula police alerted after Nazi propaganda found in Easter eggs

Missoula police are looking into reports of Easter eggs containing Nazi propaganda found at businesses around the city. → Read More

Study: Missoula’s busiest intersections most dangerous in Montana

Missoula appears to be the riskiest place in the state for drivers, according to a new study. → Read More

Monday’s Montanan: UM’s Tyler Turco the top college saddle bronc rider in the nation

University of Montana rodeo team member Tyler Turco reached the middle of the season riding high. → Read More

New records detail dismembered bodies found at Missoula murder scene

New court documents, unsealed Friday, give more detail about the gruesome scene of an August double murder in Missoula. → Read More

UM professor finds racially-charged flyer on African-American studies program board

University of Montana professor Tobin Miller Shearer, director of the African-American studies program, said he noticed something was wrong right away Thursday morning as he passed the bulletin board in → Read More

Defense attorney: Judge 'opened the door' to use of 'temptress' for teen victim

A Missoula defense attorney says the comments she made about a 13-year-old sexual assault victim during a client's sentencing hearing last week came only after she felt the judge had → Read More

Nearly 368,000 Montanans included in Equifax data breach

The Montana Department of Justice announced Friday that nearly 368,000 state residents may have been affected by the data breach of credit reporting agency Equifax, which announced Thursday the breach → Read More

'Mountain man' Nichols released on parole

Donald Nichols, a self-described “mountain man” who has been in the Montana State Prison for 32 years for kidnapping a woman in 1984 and killing a friend who came to → Read More

A dozen Missoulians protest Zinke, Trump

With signs with slogans like "Zinke is Stinke" and "Zinke Public Lands Enemy #1," a dozen demonstrators gathered in downtown Missoula on Thursday in protest against the Secretary of the → Read More

Environmental groups' lawsuit challenges DEQ-issued permit for Montanore mine

A new lawsuit filed against the Montana Department of Environmental Quality challenges a wastewater discharge permit the agency issued for a proposed mine near Libby. → Read More

Missoula County Attorney's office in compliance with sex assault agreement

The Missoula County Attorney’s Office is in full compliance with an agreement made two years ago to improve the way sexual assault cases are handled by local prosecutors, Montana Attorney → Read More