Missoula sexual assault investigations 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 Missoula County officials to discuss Justice Department this week http://mtpr.org/post/missoula-county-officials-discuss-justice-department-week <p>Missoula County Attorney Fred Van Valkenburg is scheduled to meet with county officials later this week to discuss the standoff between his office and the U.S. Department of Justice.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The Justice Department earlier this year reached agreements with the University of Montana and the City of Missoula after investigations revealed deficiencies in how they responded to reports of sexual assault.&nbsp; Those agreements required UM and the city take several steps to improve their responses. Mon, 30 Dec 2013 21:36:46 +0000 Edward O'Brien 13050 at http://mtpr.org 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"