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2014-10-15 08:24:03

Employees ask Mayor and City Council to abandon condemnation case. MISSOULA, Mont., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Employees of Mountain Water Co. today rejected the city of Missoula's stipulated offer of employment, saying that they prefer to work for an experienced water system owner that treats them with trust and respect. The 37 employees of Mountain Water also requested that the city abandon its costly, unnecessary attempt to take over Missoula's water system. "The city has...

2014-10-15 00:20:40

MISSOULA, Mont., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mountain Water Company is asking area commuters and residents to expect detours and be alert to project crews as the company undertakes a water main replacement project on Hilda Avenue. Starting October 13, Mountain Water crews will begin work to replace a 90-year-old main on Hilda Avenue with a new 12-inch ductile main. Hilda Avenue will be closed between Evans and Beckwith for the duration of the project. Please drive slowly in the...

2014-10-01 16:22:37

BILLINGS, Mont., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Montana's Community Fund will award a combined $100,000 in grants this fall to 14 nonprofit organizations across the state to support programs that help those in need, strengthen local communities and preserve the region's rich heritage. The new round of grants raises to more than $2 million the amount PPL Montana's Community Fund has contributed to local organizations over the past nine years. This fall's grant recipients are:...

2014-09-16 20:22:58

New Water Right Permit allows growth of approximately 1,500 new homes in the Lower Miller Creek area. MISSOULA, Mont., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mountain Water Co. secured a water use permit providing the water rights for approximately 1,500 homes to be connected to the southern portion of Mountain Water's system in the Lower Miller Creek area. To put the water right permit into use, wells have been drilled near the confluence of Miller Creek and the Bitterroot River. The...

2014-08-16 20:21:27

MISSOULA, Mont., Aug. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Montana jury announced its $17 Million verdict last night in favor of Kelly Logging, Inc. ("Kelly"), a Missoula-based company, against First Interstate Bank, its lender. First Interstate Bank took $762,000 out of Kelly's checking account to pay off a note which was current, was not due, and had not matured. After a 7-day trial in the District Court for Missoula County, the Honorable Ed McLean presiding, the jury unanimously found...

2014-06-30 16:24:26

Rob Krar, 37 of Flagstaff, Ariz., Makes History with a Time of 14:53:24 ALAMEDA, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The North Face athletes Rob Krar, 37 of Flagstaff, Ariz., and Stephanie Howe, 30 of Bend, Ore., outpaced a field of the most elite ultrarunners in the world to earn first place at the renowned Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run Saturday. Krar, who placed a close second at Western States last year, won in a smoking time of 14:53:24 - the second-fastest run in the...

2014-05-30 12:22:34

Distinguished service award presented during American Water Works Association Conference in Missoula. MISSOULA, Mont., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brad Hafar of Mountain Water Co. was honored at the annual conference of the Montana Section of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) by receiving the Operator's Meritorious Service Award. This notable award is given annually to one outstanding water system operator for their dedication and accomplishments in the water industry,...

2014-05-20 12:25:10

New testing methods have pinpointed the location of several large leaks in the University area. MISSOULA, Mont., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mountain Water Co. continues to make steady progress at reducing leakage in their system. This Wednesday May 21(st), Mountain Water's leak crews will shut down Beckwith Avenue at Helen Avenue in order to repair a large main leak exceeding 300 gallons per minute. Leaks as large as 500 gallons per minute do not surface in the Missoula valley,...

2014-05-09 23:07:06

Paul McCartney tickets for Grizzly Stadium in Missoula, Montana are on sale to the general public today, and popular ticket exchange QueenBeeTickets.com is offering them at a discount. For additional savings on already discounted seats, customers are invited to use promotional code "DISCOUNT" toward the purchase of any seats without restriction. Germantown, Wisconsin (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 QueenBeeTickets.com is offering Paul McCartney tickets for Grizzly Stadium in Missoula,...

2014-05-09 23:03:34

Tickets for the popular Paul McCartney show in Missoula, Montana at Grizzly Stadium go on sale today to the general public at TicketProcess.com. Fans are encouraged to grab tickets as soon as possible. (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Sir Paul is one of the most recognizable faces, voices and names in the history of music. He has added tour dates to a schedule that has taken him around the globe for the past several months, and TicketProcess.com is committed to adding inventory that will allow fans...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.