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School is in session: Darby sees 20 percent increase in students grades 8-12  Ravalli Republic

Darby School is off to a new school year with an early jump start and a burst in enrollment.

Darby High School student in custody after threatening social media posts  Ravalli Republic

A Darby High School student is in custody after students told their parents about a disturbing Snapchat post.

Darby mourning the loss of Jake “Sunshine” Sanders  Montana Sports

DARBY – High school sports make a much bigger impact than simply counting wins and losses. Sometimes a team and a town get back on the field for ...

Darby School Board selects Dan Johnston as part-time superintendent  Ravalli Republic

The Darby School Board has selected Victor K-8 principal Dan Johnston as the new part-time superintendent.

Moto Roundup coming to Darby rodeo arena this weekend  Ravalli Republic

A different kind of horsepower will be on display this weekend at the Darby Rodeo Grounds.

Three Superintendent Finalists For Darby Schools  Ravalli Republic

The Darby Board of Trustees has selected three superintendent finalists to replace retiring Loyd Rennaker.

Darby high school student charged in school threat  Great Falls Tribune

Court records say Maclean William Kayser told investigators he was joking and regretted frightening students.

Former Darby HS football player passes away from non-Hodgkin lymphoma  KPAX-TV

DARBY – Jake Sanders, who graduated from Darby High School in 2016, has passed away from non-Hodgkin lymphoma at the age of 20. Jake, or “Sunshine” ...

Court records: Darby senior said he'd shoot students in yellow shirts, spare those in red  Ravalli Republic

MacLean William Kayser stood in a Darby High School hallway Feb. 12 or 13 and told a group of friends that he was “going to shoot up the school,'' according.

Freshman Arrested In Upper Darby School Shooting Threat: Police  Haverford, PA Patch

Teen Arrested For Upper Darby School Threat - Haverford-Havertown, PA - A 14-year-old Upper Darby High School freshman is now facing terroristic threats ...

Former student who threatened to "shoot up'' Darby High School to get second chance  Ravalli Republic

MacLean William Kayser will get a second chance to make his life right.

Youth released after pleading not guilty in alleged Darby school threats  Ravalli Republic

An 18-year-old Darby resident charged with making threats against his school was released from detention Wednesday.

Darby high school student makes appears in court after threat.  NBC Montana

A Darby High School senior accused of making threats at his school in February pleaded not guilty to charges of felony intimidation and assault with a weapon.

A new entryway for Sacajawea's Rest  Ravalli Republic

DARBY – What once was an ugly little eyesore smack in the middle of downtown Darby is being transformed into a centerpiece for both locals and visitors alike.

Montana Humanities speaker Hal Stearns shares history at Darby  Ravalli Republic

Darby High School students in Steve Gideon's U.S. History class experienced the passion of Montana Humanities speaker and historian Hal Stearns on ...

Five arrested at Darby marijuana operation  Ravalli Republic

Five Darby residents were arrested Thursday and Friday on a range of felony charges for growing marijuana in a home where six children were present.

Philipsburg student arrested, charged with felony for threats to school  Missoulian

A Philipsburg student has been arrested and charged with a felony after Granite County Sheriff Scott Dunkerson said the student made threats against schools in ...

Darby Man Arrested For Possessing Homemade Bomb  MTPR

A Darby man was arrested Tuesday after authorities discovered homemade explosive devices in his motel room. The Ravalli County Sheriff's Office arrested ...

Student In Custody After Upper Darby High School Stabbing: Police  Haverford, PA Patch

Student In Custody After Upper Darby HS Stabbing - Haverford-Havertown, PA - A 14-year-old student is accused of stabbing a 15-year-old student at the high ...

Jake Hunter Sanders  The Missoulian

May 26, 1998 — October 10, 2118. DARBY — Jake Sanders at the age of 100 has been lost and is presumed dead in the Amazonian rainforest where he has ...

Threats, Arrests Continue At Montana Schools  MTPR

A student at Stevensville High School who police say made a threat to harm staff and students was arrested today. That's according to the Ravalli County.

Bitterroot college expands dual credit options  Ravalli Republic

Bitterroot College will be hosting a dual enrollment information session on “How to Get a Jump on College” for high school students and parents on Monday, ...

Jacob DeVries: Raising taxes is never the answer  Ravalli Republic

Age: 38. Hometown: Hamilton on my family ranch up Skalkaho Highway. Experience: I grew up in the Bitterroot Valley, near Painted Rocks Lake. My mom was a ...

Darby rallies around grad diagnosed with lymphoma  Ravalli Republic

DARBY - After Jake Sanders learned he had lymphoma two months ago, Darby residents pitched in and are raising money to help with medical expenses.

Upper Darby HS Gets Visit From Tina Fey For Mean Girls Promo  Haverford, PA Patch

Tina Fey Visits Alma Mater Upper Darby High School - Haverford-Havertown, PA - UDHS grad Tina Fey, of "SNL," "30 Rock," and "Mean Girls" was promoting ...

Darby School District receives $3M donation from former student  The Missoulian

DARBY – It's been almost 10 years since the day Darby School Superintendent Loyd Rennaker received his first phone call from Archie Lorentzen.

Darby man arrested for not registering address after rape conviction  Ravalli Republic

The arrest of a convicted rapist in a trailer park south of Hamilton Thursday prompted thank you's to police officers from neighbors.

Darby High School  The Missoulian

Parents: Greg and MaryAnn Brickey. GPA: 3.5. Activities: Volleyball, basketball and tennis, four years; D-Club, four years; Spanish Club, four years; Student ...

Darby students present dinner and a show  Ravalli Republic

Darby High School will present “Phantom of the Soap-Opera,” a two-act comedy, as dinner theater Nov. 14-15.

Darby and Hamilton graduates take part in Senior Walks  Ravalli Republic

Two Bitterroot Valley schools participated in the new practice of seniors in cap and gown walking through younger grades.

Corvallis Cross Country team wins home meet  Ravalli Republic

There's only so many ways to train for a cross country season, and it often means running long miles alone.

Hidden Treasures in Darby features variety for holidays  Ravalli Republic

Hidden Treasures in Darby will host four different local vendors each Saturday until Christmas as a local showcase providing a variety of shopping.

Darby High School buys SawStop table saw  Ravalli Republic

DARBY – Darby High School has purchased a table saw that is safety driven – it stops when it touches flesh. Student safety is first priority for shop classes, ...

Thinking green; Darby High School students grow produce in school greenhouse  Ravalli Republic

Two Darby High School students are growing produce in the school greenhouse for the school lunch program and, in the process, learning life skills that they ...

Helena teens follow lead of Parkland students, organize march against gun violence  Great Falls Tribune

Teens in Helena form protest group in response to Feb. 14 school shooting in Florida.

New Year’s Eve fundraiser will help Darby graduate  Missoulian

HAMILTON — “Stepping UP for Sunshine” is a semi-formal New Year's Eve Prime Rib dinner and dance at the Darby Clubhouse to raise funds and community ...

Lost boy to prom king: Darby community wraps arms around student with Down syndrome  The Missoulian

DARBY – When David Bishop first sent his son off to kindergarten in Darby, he worried that maybe his boy wouldn't be accepted by his peers.

Hamilton next? Darby’s new skate park already a busy place  Ravalli Republic

Cradling his skateboard in his hands, Darby sixth grader Will Martin is keeping a close eye on one of the teachers from his school.

Student In Custody After Gun Reported At Delco High School  Haverford, PA Patch

Student In Custody After Gun Seen At Delco School - Haverford-Havertown, PA - A student who had a pellet gun on Upper Darby High School's campus is in ...

Ravalli County Habitat for Humanity raising funds to build, repair homes  Ravalli Republic

A raffle for a greenhouse and a 20-percent-off sale at the Ravalli County Habitat for Humanity ReSale Store is raising money to help build and repair homes.

1986 Lewistown school shooter on parole in Nebraska  The Missoulian

The man who as a teenager shot a Lewistown vice principal and killed a substitute teacher in 1986 in Montana's highest-profile school shooting now lives in ...

Darby grad is national champion for Carroll College  Ravalli Republic

A Darby High School graduate became a national track champion this past weekend.

Emotionally charged student walkouts demand change, bring counterprotests  NBC Montana

MISSOULA, Mont. — Nationwide, students walked out of school Wednesday to demand stricter gun control. Missoula's walkouts brought opinions on all sides of ...

Bitterroot Icon: Como Schoolhouse  Ravalli Republic

DARBY - Traveling along Highway 93 between Darby and Hamilton motorists pass the Como Schoolhouse at the cross roads of the Old Darby Highway, near ...

Perspectives on Islam in Montana  American Libraries

Attendees are seated at the Perspectives on Islam event on March 9 at Darby (Mont.) Community Public Library. Our mission at the Darby (Mont.) Community ...

Cross country champs: Corvallis takes two team titles; Hamilton, Darby runners place first  Ravalli Republic

Three valley high schools had success at the state cross country meet in Great Falls on Saturday. The Corvallis High School boys and girls teams won the Class ...

Belgrade High School lockdown lifted after police say rumored threats are not credible  The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Belgrade High School was locked down briefly Thursday morning after after students heard rumors of a child possibly bringing a gun to school, a threat police ...

Rotary Club of Hamilton raffles off childrens' playhouse  Ravalli Republic

The Rotary Club of Hamilton is raffling off a kids' playhouse.

Darby man charged with seventh DUI  Ravalli Republic

A Darby man is facing a seventh DUI after being arrested May 4 following a breath test that indicated his alcohol levels were five times the legal limit.

Teen Who Threatened Delco School Shooting Had 1600 Rounds Of Ammo  Haverford, PA Patch

Delco Teen Who Threatened School Shooting Had Ammo - Haverford-Havertown, PA - Police said the host parent removed a bag that had the ammo and a ...

ACLU urges Darby School to reconsider student opt-in for Islam presentation  The Missoulian

DARBY – Darby School received a letter from the American Civil Liberties Union of Montana Foundation on Tuesday urging the board to reconsider its ...

Miserable weather to continue all day in Billings  Billings Gazette

If your car actually started on the first try this morning, go buy yourself a lottery ticket.

Darby: Presentation features four women who were pioneers in science  Ravalli Republic

Careers in science were once thought to be beyond the abilities of women.

Fundraiser to support Miss Rodeo Montana Sarai McCollaum of Darby March 18  Ravalli Republic

Miss Rodeo Montana Sarai McCollaum from Darby invites the community to her fundraising event 'Boots and Bling' at the Ravalli County Fairgrounds, March 18.

Victor man arrested on sixth DUI charge after trying to sell his car to a local recycling business  Ravalli Republic

A Victor man who apparently really wanted to sell his car to a local recycling business was arrested Thursday and charged for the sixth time with driving under ...

February stacking up to be snowiest on record for Billings  Billings Gazette

If February has seemed particularly backbreaking, it's because Billings hasn't seen this much snow by the 18th of the month — ever.

Small town skating: Darby ice rink a project built through community support  Ravalli Republic

DARBY – Skating rink regulars here dejectedly contemplated a pool of slushy glop after early January's rains, more apt for making refreshing summertime drinks ...

Race on: Bitterroot Mushers plan for first ever Western Montana Dirt Derby  Ravalli Republic

There's a threat of rain in the air, but Finis and Swix couldn't care less.

South valley ink: Darby's first tattoo shop brings artwork to bodies, community  Ravalli Republic

DARBY – The first tattoo shop in Darby opened its doors one month ago.

Red Lion reverts to Billings Hotel and Convention Center  Billings Gazette

Starting this week, the Red Lion Hotel on Mullowney Lane will return to its original moniker, the Billings Hotel and Convention Center.

Winter weather wreaks havoc on western Montana  Missoulian

A winter storm system wreaked havoc on western Montana and while snow is expected to taper off Sunday evening, high winds will continue through Monday ...

Canines and camaraderie; 10th annual Darby Dog Derby set for next weekend at Lost Trail  Ravalli Republic

Teresa Petterson is obviously the adventurous sort.

Metal worker: Darby blacksmith creates art out of recycled materials  Ravalli Republic

DARBY – The sound of a metal hammer clanging against a piece of white-hot iron on an anvil echoes through the intense heat of Darby blacksmith Dave ...

Darby graduate selected as next Sean Michael Miles Fellow  Ravalli Republic

Sen. Max Baucus announced this week that a 2004 Darby High School graduate, Zach Rogala, has been selected as his most recent Sean Michael Miles Fellow ...

Darby High School sophomore receives Eagle Scout badge  Ravalli Republic

DARBY – A Darby High School sophomore has earned his Eagle Scout badge and perhaps saved some lives in the process.

Longtime Flathead Valley physician ID'ed as backcountry skier missing near Whitefish  Missoulian

A longtime Flathead Valley physician has been identified as the skier who went missing in the snowy backcountry near Whitefish Mountain Resort ski area on ...

Many Region 2 hunters still stayed home | Outdoors  Ravalli Republic

Continued mild weather contributed to lower than usual hunter activity and harvest through the second weekend of hunting season in western Montana's Region ...

Havertown Man Severely Beat 3-Month-Old Child: Cops  Haverford, PA Patch

HAVERTOWN, PA — A Havertown man is behind bars after severely beating his three-month-old child in West Goshen, according to authorities.

Missoula curler: Doping in Olympic curling not as strange as it sounds  Missoulian

Lee Banville couldn't resist. “I've been waiting for this call about doping in curling,” the assistant professor at the University of Montana journalism school ...

Darby native steps into role as downtown Hamilton promoter  The Missoulian

HAMILTON – The Hamilton Downtown Association has a new coordinator.

Severed cow head with cigarette in its mouth, elk head found on road in Anaconda area  Ravalli Republic

A severed cow head with a cigarette in its mouth was found in the middle of an Anaconda road on Sunday.

500 trees shade grounds of Daly Arboretum  NBC Montana

In our 'Montana Moment' NBC Montana explores the Margaret Daly Memorial Arboretum near Hamilton. The arboretum includes trees from 30 different genera ...

About Medicine: Chronic neck pain and how physical therapy can help  Ravalli Republic

Chronic and recurrent neck pain is estimated to affect approximately 30 percent of the population each year, with women generally more greatly impacted than ...

406 Politics: Injury cancels Tester's Monday appearances  The Missoulian

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester canceled some Monday appearances after hurting himself in a fall on Sunday.

Fundraiser planned Sunday for beloved Delco arts activist, bartender  The Delaware County Daily Times

PHILADELPHIA >> On the night of Feb. 8, as the city continued celebrating in the aftermath of the Eagles victory parade, Sheila Modglin of Upper Darby, ...

Fishing legend: Local man honored with plaque along Bitterroot River  Ravalli Republic

John Foust is a “living legend of fishing,” “the best,” “kind, generous and humble,” his friends said while dedicating a plaque in the 72-year-old's honor at Hannon ...

Janet Lindquist Schafer  The Missoulian

MISSOULA — Janet Lindquist Schafer, 55, of Missoula, passed away Friday, May 26, 2017, at Community Medical Center of health complications.

Deloryse Conner  The Missoulian

MISSOULA – Deloryse Conner, 93, died in the loving arms of her family in Hospice at St. Patrick's Hospital on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017 at 10:30 a.m..

Police blotter: Assault with a weapon; possession of dangerous drugs  Montana Standard

Police arrested Linda Berger, 50, homeless, at about 6:15 p.m. Sunday at St. James Healthcare, 400 S. Clark St., for a felony count of assault with a weapon.

Making music: Darby teacher builds electronic production studio in classroom  Ravalli Republic

DARBY – Electronic music is a big part of kids' lives these days, and Darby music teacher Alex Petrusaitis is working to make it a part of their educational ...

Search and rescue teams comb Whitefish mountain for missing skier  Missoulian

WHITEFISH — Authorities are searching for a man who didn't return from a ski outing.

Space age farm: Montana chef grows hydroponic greens in upcycled shipping container  Ravalli Republic

MISSOULA – Jennifer Stackpole's indoor farm looks like something out of a sci-fi movie.

Beartooth Highway reopens after snowstorm closes the road for 3 days  Ravalli Republic

After a June snowstorm visited high-elevation portions of the Beartooth Highway last weekend, the scenic thoroughfare reopened late Tuesday morning.

Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King speaks at the University of Montana  The Missoulian

The African-American Studies Department, along with the Black Student Union, celebrated the program's 50-year anniversary with a week of events culminating ...

Monday's Montanans: Missoula court reporters keep the record clear  Missoulian

Regularly able to crank out roughly 300 words per minute, the official court reporters at Missoula County District Court make sure every word of every hearing is ...

Former prep basketball coach sentenced to 10 years in prison for sex crime  The Missoulian

Heart condition or no, David Paisley is going to prison.

Bitterroot Valley breast cancer awareness program Sprinkle Pink kicks off  Ravalli Republic

Hold on to your pink hats as the October wild ride of Sprinkle Pink begins.

Videos: Red Sox win 4th World Series in 15 years: Breaking down the latest in sports  Ravalli Republic

Check out these videos breaking down the latest news and action in sports, including the Boston Red Sox beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 on Sunday to ...

Darby coach's wife sentenced to prison for molesting Utah boy  The Missoulian

A woman who moved to Darby after being arrested in St. George, Utah, for molesting a 14-year-old boy was sentenced to prison Tuesday.

Melissa E. Rooney, 47, Mt. Airy mom, volunteer, and transplant social worker

Melissa E. Rooney, 47, of Mount Airy, a social worker at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital who began her career working with HIV-infected patients in the ...

Hellgate squads dominate city meet | Cross Country  The Missoulian

Just as the smoke refuses to leave the valley, Adam Peterman and Paige Gilchrist refuse to leave the podium.

Wyoming hunter pleads guilty to illegally shooting grizzly bear  Ravalli Republic

CODY, Wyo. — A Wyoming hunter pleaded guilty to illegally shooting a grizzly bear on Tolman Ranch.

Mule deer buck, bull elk poaching investigated in Wyoming  Ravalli Republic

MEDICINE BOW, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is investigating two cases of poaching in southeast Wyoming.

Ohio high school baseball and softball recruits: who is headed where?  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - Class of 2017 NCAA D-I, D-II, D-III, NAIA and JUCO commits.

Obituaries, Sue Lorentzen, 82, and Archie Lorentzen, 83  Daily Inter Lake

Archie Lorentzen, 83. Joined in love for more than 33 years, Sue and Archie Lorentzen departed these earthly bonds together at home, with Sue passing away ...

Saving soles: CTC Boot and Shoe Repair opens up shop in downtown Hamilton  Ravalli Republic

Travis Van Dyke is the “T” in Hamilton's CTC Boot and Shoe Repair. He's sandwiched on his business card, as in life, by his favorite “C's” – his wife, Carrie, and ...

Dirty Fingernails: Here's how to grow tomatoes indoors  Ravalli Republic

Q: Can I grow tomatoes in the house? A: Because I love tomatoes and consider the winter commercial types a different vegetable entirely, indoor tomato growing ...

Finding Lewis and Clark: New signs, maintenance take the "Lost" out of Lewis and Clark trail  Ravalli Republic

Even though new trail signs are erected, we still missed the turnoff to the newly cleared section of the Lewis and Clark Historic Trail midway up Lost Trail Pass, ...

Anne Camper selected as Regents Professor  Montana State University

BOZEMAN -- A Montana State University professor who is an international expert on water and biofilms has been selected as a Montana University System ...

- Mount begins by retaining tourney title  Chestnut Hill Local

by Tom Utescher Opening its basketball season on the road last weekend, Mount St. Joseph Academy put the first two marks in its win column in a fairly.

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