Missoula county attorney http://mtpr.org en If elected, he’ll take the lead on sexual assault cases http://mtpr.org/post/if-elected-he-ll-take-lead-sexual-assault-cases <p>One of the two candidates for Missoula county attorney running in the Democratic primary will be the next county attorney - because there are no Republican candidates.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; That person will succeed the retiring incumbent Fred Van Valkenburg, who is locked in a fight with the federal Justice department over how his office has handled past sexual assault cases.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Both the candidates - Kirsten Pabst and Josh Van de Wetering - have worked in the county attorney's office before and both are now in private practice. Thu, 15 May 2014 15:30:54 +0000 Sally Mauk 19082 at http://mtpr.org If elected, he’ll take the lead on sexual assault cases The Missoula county attorney’s race may be the hottest race in town http://mtpr.org/post/missoula-county-attorney-s-race-may-be-hottest-race-town <p>The democratic primary race for Missoula county attorney is more high profile than usual this election - first, since there is no Republican candidate, the winner of the primary will be the next county attorney. Secondly, the current county attorney Fred Van Valkenburg has made headlines because of his legal fight with the federal Justice department over his office's past handling of sexual assault cases. Wed, 14 May 2014 19:49:50 +0000 Sally Mauk 19043 at http://mtpr.org The Missoula county attorney’s race may be the hottest race in town Landquist: Van Valkenburg threw the Missoula County Commission “under the bus” http://mtpr.org/post/landquist-van-valkenburg-threw-missoula-county-commission-under-bus <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A Missoula County Commissioner believes County Attorney, Fred Van Valkenburg is throwing the commission “under the bus” in the county’s lawsuit against the federal Department of Justice.</span></p><p>The DOJ has been investigating how Missoula law enforcement, the University of Montana and the County Attorney’s Office handle sexual assault cases after a string of such crimes were brought to light in 2012.</p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 00:57:36 +0000 Dan Boyce 15478 at http://mtpr.org Landquist: Van Valkenburg threw the Missoula County Commission “under the bus” Missoula county attorney says U.S. Department of Justice is "out of line" http://mtpr.org/post/missoula-county-attorney-says-us-department-justice-out-line <p></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 17:04:09 +0000 Edward O'Brien 3776 at http://mtpr.org Missoula county attorney says U.S. Department of Justice is "out of line"