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Past articles by Patrick:

Three COVID-19 cases in Lake County

Three cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Lake County since Thursday. → Read More

Hospital: 1st COVID-19 case in Ravalli County

John Bishop, CEO of Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital in Hamilton, announced the case in a press release Friday evening → Read More

Bullock (again): 'Absolute no' to Senate run

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock told a national CNN audience Sunday that running for Senate is an “absolute no." → Read More

University of Montana art historian calls for new state flag

The director of the Montana Museum of Arts and Culture has made a name for himself in the study of flags — and thinks Montana’s is due for an upgrade. → Read More

Glacier seeks Going-to-the-Sun Road golfer IDs

Authorities in Glacier National Park are investigating after tourists were captured on video hitting golf balls off Going-to-the-Sun Road. → Read More

Sexual assault alleged on UM study-abroad trip

An alleged sexual assault involving two University of Montana students has been referred to the school’s Title IX coordinator. → Read More

Tester predicts new threat to Job Corps after election

Sen. Jon Tester believes Montana’s two remaining Job Corps centers could still face closure after the 2020 election despite a recent reprieve. → Read More

'Ready for anything': Lolo Hotshots prep for Alberta fires

About 20 firefighters with the Lolo Interagency Hotshot Crew set out from Missoula Tuesday. Their eventual destination: Somewhere in the 256,000-square-mile Canadian province of Alberta. → Read More

Bullock talks jobs at National Governors Association conference

WHITEFISH — The federal government will play a key role in training and creating opportunities for tomorrow’s workforce, Gov. Steve Bullock said here Tuesday. → Read More

Boaters, anglers, hydropower on hook for AIS funding

Boaters, anglers and hydropower producers will all keep paying for Montana’s fight against aquatic invasive species. → Read More

Girl, 15, reported missing from Polson

A 15-year-old Native girl has been reported missing from Lake County. → Read More

FWS draft plan: No transfer to tribes for Bison Range

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s latest plans for the National Bison Range don’t involve transferring it to the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. → Read More

Aquatic invasive species funding package moves through Legislature

The funding mix for Montana’s fight against aquatic invasive species keeps evolving. → Read More

Researcher discusses importance of data for missing, murdered Native women

POLSON — As Annita Lucchesi began researching violence against Native American women, she hit a problem. → Read More

Bill would tighten aquatic invasive species rules with new inspections, fee

Thousands of boaters would face new aquatic invasive species rules under a Ronan lawmaker’s bill. → Read More

Police close off downtown Missoula area around moose, calf

Missoula police are blocking off an area around East Pine Street where a moose and calf had bedded down Friday morning. The cautionary move to keep onlookers at a safe → Read More

Morigeau bill would give tribes access to loans from Montana's Coal Tax Fund

Tribal governments would be allowed to access a state infrastructure loan program under legislation debated Monday in the Montana House Appropriations Committee. → Read More

Westbound I-90 near St. Regis remains closed by avalanche danger

A 34-mile stretch of westbound I-90 remained closed due to avalanche danger Thursday morning. → Read More

Missoula vigil keeps focus on missing and murdered indigenous women

The cause of missing and murdered indigenous women drew roughly 500 demonstrators to the University of Montana campus Saturday afternoon. → Read More

For Glacier National Park visitors, government shutdown makes little difference

WEST GLACIER — A deadlocked Congress was hardly necessary to shut down Glacier National Park. Winter pretty much did the job. → Read More