Students at Florence school used to eat at a cafeteria located in the old gym, but after a two students stuffed a wig and some paper towels into a toilet on Saturday, the entire lunchroom has been displaced.
The Western Montana sky exploded with lightning strikes and brief, heavy rains starting at about 6:00 a.m. Monday, as a summer storm swept through the Bitterroot, Missoula, and the Blackfoot areas. The lightning sparked at least two small fires.
On August 12, 2012, three juveniles robbed the Town Pump convenience store in Florence at gunpoint. One of the three, William Lawrence Waldman, 16, entered a plea of guilty to charges of felony robbery and felony assault with a weapon on Wednesday afternoon in Ravalli County District Court.