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Missoula Independent
Missoula Independent Logo.jpg
Type Newspaper
Format Alternative Weekly
Owner(s) Matt Gibson
Publisher Lynne Foland
Founded 1991
Headquarters 317 S. Orange St.
Missoula, MT 59802
 United States
Circulation 41,000[1]
Website www.missoulanews.bigskypress.com

The Missoula Independent is a free weekly alternative newspaper in Missoula, Montana, USA.

The Independent publishes investigative journalism, political analysis, and critical coverage of local music and culture. The paper also maintains an events calendar for the Missoula area. The Independent also publishes nationally syndicated columns including "News Quirks" by Roland Sweet, "Advice Goddess" by Amy Alkon, "Free Will Astrology" by Rob Brezsny, and several local columns as well. The paper also publishes the "Jonesin" crossword puzzle by Matt Jones and the comic strip This Modern World by Tom Tomorrow. The Independent publishes a popular "Best of Missoula" issue every year that showcases readers' favorite food, culture, people, and media in the Missoula area.

The Missoula Independent is the largest weekly newspaper in Montana. It is published on every Thursday, and is delivered throughout western Montana. As of a 2012 audit, it had a circulation of 19,000 and is distributed from 500 locations.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Missoula Independent". Association of Alternative Newsweeklies. Retrieved 2012-08-22. 

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Missoula Independent

Missoula Independent
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 23:56:15 -0700

A Missoula resident pleaded not guilty to a racially motivated assault in Missoula County Justice Court last week, bringing to light a rarely used charge in Missoula. Susan Lafriniere used racial slurs during several encounters with an African-American ...

Missoula Independent

Missoula Independent
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 00:07:30 -0700

You'd have to be living under a rock to not know that a certain best-selling author is about to release his latest investigative book. Jon Krakauer's Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town, due out April 21, will soon be the talk of ...

Missoula Independent

Missoula Independent
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 00:07:30 -0700

The Montana Legislature passed Medicaid expansion last week as one passes a kidney stone: finally, and with a lot of ill-considered remarks. The working majority shepherded SB 405 through a hail of parliamentary maneuvers, during which Rep. Art Wittich ...

Missoula Independent

Missoula Independent
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 00:07:30 -0700

At first, Becki Hamilton wasn't sure what to think. A few weeks ago, two members of the Mayor's Downtown Advisory Commission presented Hamilton, manager of the Magic Diamond Casino on West Broadway, with proposals designed to curb problems ...

Missoula Independent

Missoula Independent
Thu, 09 Apr 2015 00:00:46 -0700

Last week, the Montana Senate approved a bill from Sen. Ed Buttrey, R–Great Falls, to accept federal funding to expand Medicaid in Montana under the Affordable Care Act. In Helena, Medicaid expansion has gone from federal law to controversy to saga ...

Missoula Independent (blog)

Missoula Independent (blog)
Tue, 07 Apr 2015 06:18:45 -0700

Find Rob Brezsny's "Free Will Astrology" online, every Wednesday, one day before it hits the Indy's printed pages. click to enlarge AstrologyBLOG.jpg. ARIES (March 21-April 19): Uitwaaien is a Dutch word that means to go out for a stroll in windy ...

Missoula Independent (blog)

Missoula Independent (blog)
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 10:15:00 -0700

The backstory: A little over a year ago, Oskar Blues Brewery in Colorado released a zany new to-go package for craft beer. The aptly named “crowler,” a 32-ounce aluminum can, effectively combines the selective fillability of the growler with the ...

Missoula Independent

Missoula Independent
Thu, 09 Apr 2015 00:07:30 -0700

Cut Bank is a pretty terrible film that I've developed a misplaced affection for anyway. It's an indie thriller set in the Montana town nestled on the border between Glacier National Park and Canada. The film has big names attached, including John ...
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