If you were following the state news at all yesterday on Twitter, then you probably already know about the hashtag #UMlockdown which manifested around the tense situation in Missoula on Thursday morning. A couple of businesses were robbed by an armed man who was then on the loose in the campus area. UM went into… Continue reading Missoula robberies spark #UMlockdown hashtag
Catching up on some late news: [The Missoulian reports](http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/missoula-council-oks-k-for-extreme-broadband-internet-study/article_b93a3b1e-c1c6-11e2-89c2-0019bb2963f4.html) that Missoula’s city council is spending about $13,000 on a study to find options to improve broadband speed and accessibility for the city’s businesses. The money will be paired with money from Missoula County commissioners to nab a matching federal grant, which comes from Title I… Continue reading Missoula studying broadband options for businesses
Where I come from, WoW stands for World of Warcraft, but apparently the good people of Missoula County now say it stands for Web on Wheels, a bus loaded up with Web-linked computers that travels the rural parts of the county. The bus, a new branch of the Missoula Public Library, will be in Bozeman… Continue reading The Web goes mobile and parks itself in Bozeman
Lewis and Clark and Missoula counties are the first in Montana to become part of a fingerprint-sharing system that aims to identify illegal and legal aliens while they are in police custody.