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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]
Official 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.


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

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:48:45 -0700

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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:07:30 -0700

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:22:30 -0700

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Missoula Independent
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:07:30 -0700

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 08:56:15 -0700

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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 08:00:00 -0700

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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:07:30 -0700

When Lucy Capehart opened the boxes containing her parents' clothing from over 50 years ago, it was too real and too overwhelming for her to process. There, in one pile, was a black and white flower print dress that she recognized as her mother's.

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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 00:07:46 -0700

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