Nick Chrestenson is the News Director for Townsquare Media Missoula and has been with the company since 2015. He started out as an intern and then graduated from the University of Montana School of Journalism. He typically writes about crime in our community. He lives in Missoula, Montana, and is in no hurry to leave. During spring and summer, he enjoys golfing and spending time on Flathead Lake with friends and family. During fall and winter, you can find him cheering on the Griz inside Washington-Grizzly Stadium.
Montana Grizzly Bear Killed in Self-defense Encounter
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks reported that a pair of Whitefish men killed a grizzly bear in self-defense last weekend.
Grizzly Bear Euthanized in Montana After Conflicts With People
The bear had several conflicts with people along Hungry Horse Reservoir last weekend.
Woman Resists Arrest and Pinches Officer’s Genitals in Missoula
A Missoula Police Department officer responded to a residence in the 2400 block of Central Avenue for a report of a disturbance.
Man Caught Shoplifting Threatens to Shoot Missoula Police Officer
The officer was extremely fearful that the suspect was going to produce a firearm and potentially kill him.
Montana Gas Prices Remain Higher Than the National Average
Uncertainty over the direction of the economy is preventing an significant downward movement.
Woman Hit in the Head With a Bicycle Near the POV in Missoula
The Poverello Center informed Missoula County dispatch that a woman had an open wound on her head.
Missoula Transient Listed as a Non-Compliant Sexual Offender
Missoula Police Department officers were dispatched to a disturbance between a male and female near Walgreens on Brooks Street.
Missoula Police Discover 421 Fentanyl Pills, 36 Grams of Meth
An officer conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle, which did not have a license plate.
Missoula Sheriff Identifies Snowbowl Fatal Crash Victim
The Missoula County Sheriff and Coroner released the name of the man who died in the vehicle vs. pedestrian incident near Snowbowl.
Constitutional Referendum to Remove Politics from Redistricting
The Montana Constitution mandates that legislative boundaries must be redrawn every ten years following the U.S. Census.