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Past articles by Barrett:

911 calls from Flathead being rerouted to Missoula

Emergency calls in the Flathead are being rerouted to Missoula Thursday evening because of a software problem in the 9-1-1 phone system there.Officials say the issue was first reported around 5 p.m.The cause of the problem is currently being investigated.C → Read More

Big Sky Resort opens for summer season

Big Sky Resort is officially open for the summer season on Friday.Mountain biking is scheduled to open June 23.All summer long, the resort said it is installing a brand new 8-seat, high-speed chairlift - the first of its kind in North America. Because of t → Read More

President Trump cancels summit with North Korea

President Trump announced Thursday morning he is pulling out of the upcoming meeting with North Korea.This is a developing story. Please refresh for updates. → Read More

Hundreds remain without power after strong storms in Missoula

At least 600 homes and businesses are without power Monday morning, hours after strong storms tore through parts of Missoula on Sunday.Northwestern Energy estimates power should be back on for many in the River Road area by 10 a.m. That area was particular → Read More

New pilot program to help Montana hunters

A new pilot program is offering a way for Montanans to become Master Hunters.Hunter education classes are often the only training hunters receive, but many would like to become better. A non-profit, Montana Master Hunter, is hoping more landowners would be → Read More

Gas explosion knocks home off foundation near Lincoln

A gas explosion over the weekend knocked a home right off its foundation just east of Lincoln.Lincoln Volunteer Fire Rescue posted aftermath photos on Facebook.The explosion Sunday morning was caused by a propane gas leak, crews said.The walls (were) blown → Read More

String of poaching incidents investigated in northwest Montana

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks said it is investigating a string of poaching incidents in northwest Montana.According to FWP, they all happened between Columbia Falls Stage Road and Montana Highway 206.Several deer and elk have recently been illegally ki → Read More

Woman reported missing in northwest Montana

Authorities say they are actively searching for a woman reported missing in northwest Montana.Harlie Breiland, 26, was last heard from on March 30.She is described as 5-foot-4, 130 pounds, with brown hair and eyes.If you have any information, you're asked → Read More

1 dead in crash near Polson

The Lake County Sheriff's Office said a man has died in a crash in Lake County.The crash happened Monday morning about five miles north of Polson on Highway 93.According to the sheriff's office, Nathaniel James, 22, of Elmo, died.No other information about → Read More

Man reported missing found dead in Lake Co.

A man reported missing in the Pistol Creek area of Lake County has been found dead, Lake County Sheriff Don Bell said Wednesday morning.Michael Wheeler, 52, was found late Tuesday morning by search and rescue crews.The sheriff said he got separated from a → Read More

Lucky's Market in Missoula to open May 2

Lucky's Market announced Tuesday it plans to open its second store in Montana on May 2.The store, located at Southgate Mall, will open with a bacon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m.According to the store:Missoula shoppers will find Lucky’s signature in-house smo → Read More

Man falls in front of snowblower, dies

Officials in southwest Montana say a man died after falling into the front of a snowblower while removing snow from the road.Sheriff Brian Gootkin says the man had been driving a tractor with a rotary blade attachment near Big Sky Monday when he suffered t → Read More

Charlo schools investigate potential threat

Charlo School District said Wednesday morning it has a received a bomb threat at the school.At approximately 6:45 a.m., school officials said the head custodian found a note containing a bomb threat against the school, officials immediately called local au → Read More

Suspects sought in Missoula gas station shooting

Police are investigating a shooting that took place Tuesday morning just before 4 a.m. at the Conoco gas station in the 2400-block of South Higgins Avenue in Missoula.A clerk and a customer were shot. Right now officials say there's no clear motive.Before → Read More

Alice Cooper to perform in Missoula this summer

“The Godfather of Shock Rock” and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Alice Cooper is set to perform at the KettleHouse Amphitheater on Saturday, Aug. 18 near Missoula.Tickets go on sale to the general public on March 8 at 10 a.m. They can be purchased at the Top → Read More

Popular Stevensville bridge access open again

A popular access point to the Bitterroot River at the Stevensville Bridge is open again for floaters and others. The site is located primarily on private property and was closed by the previous landowner early last summer, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks sa → Read More

Whitefish police warn of parking scam email

Police in the Flathead valley are warning of an email scam targeting your pocketbook.Whitefish police say this latest scam involves people giving out their bank account or credit card numbers for a phony parking ticket.Police said it's made to look like it → Read More

Popular downtown Missoula diner closing

It has been a staple in downtown Missoula for nearly three decades. But in two weeks, the Uptown Diner will close for good.The Macy's going down next door really hurt us a lot, said longtime waitress Linda Maples.Inside the diner on Monday morning, employe → Read More

Ravalli Co. Sheriff's Office warns of rash of car break-ins

The Ravalli County Sheriff's Office is warning of a rash of car break-ins in the Illinois Bench area just east of Stevensville.The break-ins happened overnight between Jan. 31 and Feb. 1.It appears the suspects only targeted unlocked cars, said Sheriff Ste → Read More

Clinton School snags $250K grant

Big money is about to help a small school just east of Missoula.Clinton School is one of 21 schools around the state being awarded a federal grant for literacy.The $250,000 grant will be paid out over three years. Its goal is to help schools improve readin → Read More