Missoulian week in review: Local news recap for Nov. 11-17

Here are some of the headlines from this past week in the Missoulian. To read the full stories, click the link on each headline:

The Missoula County Commissioners last week put into place a funding tool set to transform the Wye area of Missoula County.

With ample support and some naysayers, the Wye 2 Targeted Economic Development District will capture local funding for improving public infrastructure near the busy Wye intersection.

“Most people agree,” said Missoula County Director of Land and Economic Development Emily Brock, “that the Wye is the best place for growth, the area needs better infrastructure and that TEDD is a good tool to use to encourage and manage growth.”

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— Bret Serbin, bret.serbin@missoulian.com

NIMBY the rescue dog seemed to sense change was afoot as his owner, Mayor Jordan Hess, prepared to transition out of the Missoula mayor’s office on Wednesday.

Hess, who served as mayor for one year and a city councilor for nine, heads into uncharted waters next week when Mayor-elect Andrea Davis is sworn in. NIMBY will be going with him.

Jordan Hess and Andrea Davis

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