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 Gas Prices Remain Higher Than the National Average
Uncertainty over the direction of the economy is preventing an significant downward movement.
Montana Gets Nearly $1.4 Million to Prevent Gun Violence
Montana’s U.S. Attorney Jesse Laslovich announced that a grant of just over $1.3 million was given to the Montana Board of Crime Control as part of the U.S. Justice Department’s Byrne State Crisis Intervention Program.
New Maps Help Montanans Find Cancer Treatment Services
The DPHHS Montana Cancer Coalition Program offers two interactive maps that should help Montanans affected by cancer find available resources.
More Information About the Attempted Kidnapping at the Missoula Fair
Price is currently being charged with felony attempted kidnapping and felony assault on a minor.
Missoula Man Caught Stealing Three Separate Subarus
Court documents indicate Ault initially denied taking the vehicle, but later admitted he was “joyriding” in it.
Woman Punches Missoula Police Officer in the Groin
On March 21st, 2022, Missoula Police Department Officers were dispatched to a person needing to be removed from a residence in the 1200 block of S 3rd Street W.
COVID-19 Update: Montana Adds 1,833 New Cases, Six More Deaths
As of Monday morning, Montana has confirmed 251,920 positive COVID-19 cases.
COVID-19 Update: Montana Adds 2,860 New Cases, Two More Deaths
As of Tuesday morning, Montana has confirmed 229,966 positive COVID-19 cases.
COVID-19 Update: Montana Adds 1,939 New Cases, Four More Deaths
As of Monday morning, Montana has confirmed 204,788 positive COVID-19 cases.
One Dead After an Officer-Involved Shooting in Missoula
The officer returned fire and the suspect later passed away at St. Patrick's Hospital.
Montanans Need to Look Out for Child Tax Credit Scams
Criminals were already looking for innovative tactics to take advantage of unwitting victims.
Elder Abuse and Wildfire Insurance in Montana
State officials noted that in 2020 a record 4,500 Montanans were victims of elder abuse, an increase of nearly 30% since 2018.