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Missoula

(mĭzo͞o`lə), city (1990 pop. 42,918), seat of Missoula co., W Mont., on the Clark Fork of the Columbia River; inc. 1889. In the midst of five watered valleys, large forests, and an extensive dairy and cattle area, Missoula is a commercial center with lumber and paper, printing and publishing, food, chemicals, construction materials, furniture, and fabricated metal products industries, but the Univ. of Montana is the largest employer. The (Peace) Treaty of Hell Gate in 1855 between the warring Salish and Blackfoot tribes opened the area to settlement. Hell Gate town was founded nearby in 1860 and moved to the Missoula site six years later. The coming (1883, 1908) of the railroads stimulated Missoula's growth. A regional headquarters of the U.S. Forest Service, including the Smokejumper Center, and an art museum are located in the city.
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Missoula County has worked closely with Montana DNRC and FEMA to update the existing Swan River floodplain maps that were produced back in the early 1980s, said Todd Klietz, Missoula County Floodplain Administrator.
We cannot thank enough all who helped and befriended our mother, with special thanks to all of you at Home Instead, Missoula Aging Services and Hospice of Missoula.
Of course, as a result of those activities, thousands of people visit Missoula to attend athletic events.
For more information about the Missoula Spirit and Ale Trail, visit http://missoulaspiritandaletrail.
In Missoula, police assumed that victims had consented to sexual activity--even when there were multiple perpetrators involved and evidence of physical trauma.
Krakauer shows how police tend to disbelieve the victims of rape (as opposed to victims of other violent crimes), especially if the alleged rapist is a star athlete, as was the case in Missoula.
Following their walk, the team will return to Missoula for a live music festival, starting at 2pm.
The Choir festival brings choirs from around the world to Missoula for five days of concerts, and this year it is to be held from July 17 to 21.
By Ann Schellinger, RN Parish Nurse Coordinator Christ the King Parish Missoula, Montana
Missoula is a tremendous step forward in crafting an intercarrier compensation regime that meets the needs of rural providers, but it is far from a giveaway.
While some folks remained skeptical, WMGLCC board member and longtime Missoula resident Bobby Tollefson was encouraged.
Campbell, her husband, and son made the move from Los Angeles to Missoula in 1997 when she was invited to teach ballet at the University of Montana and be artistic director at the Missoula Dance Academy.