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With less than a week until the Nov. 2 local election, Missoula’s two mayoral candidates are making their final pitches to voters, which pit the experience of incumbency against calls for more fiscal responsibility.  Read more

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A University of Montana computer science professor resigned Friday afternoon, the announcement coming after Kaimin reporting on his blog “Upward Thought” sparked controversy and condemnation from UM and across Montana.  Read more

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Ryan Surmi would spend his entire day studying at a corner table in the Payne Family Library at the Missoula College. The PaddleHeads DJ and second-chance student re-enrolled at the University of Montana in 2018 to make a new start for himself and get an Information Technology degree.  Read more

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Jenn Keintz wore two bracelets. One looped around her wrist multiple times, stacks and stacks of black obsidian. The beads were meant to calm and soothe. On top of it was a charm bracelet that… Read more

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As crowds cheered, drank and partied at the University of Montana’s first home football game of the year, James Jonkel sat in his truck beneath a tree near Liquid Planet, blasting NPR at a bla… Read more

With all the spookiness surrounding Halloween, there’s something possibly even more frightening coming up: Election Day. It’s right around the corner… Missoula’s municipal general election is happening on Nov. 2 this year.

Nothing quite beats a soft, grassy hillside with a view. Especially in Missoula, where residents enjoy the hundreds of little green parks that dot the landscape. 

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The day after the public learned Jamie Spears ended his 13-year conservatorship over his 39-year-old daughter and pop legend Britney Spears, she decided to celebrate her renewed freedom by posting nudes on main. And why shouldn’t she?