For 18 years she worked for the Missoula County Attorney's Office, then she left for private practice. Now, Kirsten Pabst has announced her intention to seek the office currently held by Fred Van Valkenburg.
The Day Saturday, August 31 dawned with a crystal blue sky in Missoula, unusual, because the valley had been cloaked in smoke from the Lolo Creek Complex for the last few weeks. My first thought was... perfect.
It's a phenomenon Missoula Police Chief doesn't understand, that is why reports of sexual assaults have soared since the city signed an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice, who took the city to task on the subject in an investigation that lasted nearly a year.
On May 1, 2012, Thomas Perez with the U. S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division held a news conference to announce an investigation into sexual assaults on the UM campus and in the city of Missoula.