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Missoula County Recounts Contested Votes

Missoula County’s Republican Party spent two days and $5,000 reviewing public records finishing up Tuesday evening checking a hand-count done last year led by the Montana Election Integrity Project that insisted they uncovered a discrepancy of more than 4,500 votes compared with the official election results. Republican Secretary of State Chri...

Public Service Commission Breaks Up Garbage Truck Monopoly

The Montana Public Service Commission regulates among other things garbage collection services. Thursday commissioners voted 3-2 to allow Bozeman-based L&L Site Services to enter the Missoula County market. That means the 14-year monopoly on garbage hauling held by Republic Services in Missoula County will soon be coming to an end. L&L...

Park & Missoula County Districts Announced For Energy Upgrades

The Montana Department of Commerce announced today Montana’s first two Commercial Property Assessed Capital Enhancement Districts. Through Commerce’s Montana Facility Finance Authority, commercial building owners in Park County and Missoula County will be able to utilize the financing for energy efficiency upgrades and renewable energy investm...

Fire Danger Across Western Montana Raised To “Extreme”

Land managers across western Montana raised their fire danger ratings to “Extreme” Tuesday, as hot dry weather patterns entrenched over the border with Idaho. Fire agencies in Missoula, Mineral and Ravalli counties have already confronted 227 wildfires this summer three-quarters of which were human-caused and at least 45 have start...