Before joining Peter Christian on the air in 2012 I worked at a number of odd jobs that range from selling board games and scooping up dog doo, to teaching English in Japan and coaching award winning debate teams. I was in trouble most of my childhood for talking too much in class, now I get to get in trouble for talking on the radio. It's great!
Mineral County Jail to Reopen in February, Delayed by Bad Paint
The Mineral County jail has been closed since last November when staffing levels declined to just two jailers and even the Sheriff turned in his badge and quit.
Montana Child Fatalities Even After Reports to Child and Family Services Climb in 2017
The Montana Department of Justice released a report today documenting child fatalities in situations where there was a report of possible child abuse and neglect to the Montana Child and Family Services Division of DPHHS.
Montana Human Trafficking Cases Jumped More Than 25 Percent in 2017
Montana Attorney General Tim Fox says there has been a marked increase in the number of human trafficking cases in Montana over the past year.
Homeless Man Reportedly Beats Missoulian Unconscious For Stepping on Stuff on Sidewalk
Missoula police were called to the scene of a beating Sunday, after a call came in reporting that a pedestrian had been knocked unconscious.
FEMA Denial of $44 Million in Fire Costs Won’t Burn Hole in Montana Budget
Governor Steve Bullock’s request of $44 million dollars for State fire suppression costs from last summer’s historically expensive fire season has been denied.
Hockey Tournament Cancelled Due to Western Montana Ice Conditions
The Montana Pond Hockey Classic was supposed to occur this coming Friday and Saturday (January 19, 20) up near Kalispell, but deteriorating ice conditions in Western Montana led officials to cancel the event.
Montana’s 2013 Emergency Alert System Mistake, Featuring Zombies!
Here's the original video and audio of the alert.
First Steps Initiative’ Hopes to Reduce Montana Child Fatalities Through Home Visitation
On Friday, January 12, Montana DPHHS announced that a new program called the “First Years Initiative” would be putting to use nearly $300,000 of federal funds.
Half of Missoula Felony Cases This Week Involved Partner or Family Member Assault
The Missoula County Attorney’s office clipped along at a fairly average pace this past week, filing ten new felony charges. Sadly, half of the crimes involved assault.
Female Inmate Smuggles Heroin into Missoula Jail Inside Her Body
A female inmate was able to smuggle drugs into the Missoula County Jail, including heroin that she apparently shared with other inmates
Businesses Creating New Jobs in Hamilton and Missoula Receive Grants
This week, the Montana Department of Commerce announced the recipients of more than half a million dollars’ worth of Workforce Training Grant funds.
New Sidewalks Coming to Missoula Neighborhoods
Two Missoula neighborhoods are expected to receive new sidewalks soon, partly through the help of a $261,000 grant