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Wildfire crews protect Blue Mountain Lookout MONTANA Imagination as a main ingredient FOODS WEDNESDAY, August 28, 2013 Copyright 2013 $1 UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA MISSOULA COLLEGE Mayor to UM: Consider Fox site By KEILA SZPALLER of the Missoulian Property near the old Fox Theater site at Orange and Front streets has emerged as a possible location for Missoula College. On Tuesday, Mayor John Engen confirmed that he asked the University of Montana to consider locating its new campus alongside a potential development between West Broadway and the riverfront. See SITE, Page A6 TOM BAUER/Missoulian Quincie Albrecht talks to her students at the University of Montana’s English Language Institute on Tuesday. More than 600 international students are expected at UM this semester, and the institute helps those students with language and cultural issues before they enter their fields as full-time students. POLSON 5 finalists to interview for city manager INTERNATIONAL INFLUX 2 hopefuls resigned from similar posts in the past 18 months More than 600 students, from 70 countries, expected this semester By VINCE DEVLIN of the Missoulian By MARTIN KIDSTON of the Missoulian POLSON – Five men – two from Ohio, two from Oregon and one from Florida – are the finalists to become Polson’s next city manager. Two of them resigned similar positions in the past 18 months after rifts developed between them and other officials of the cities they worked for. All five are scheduled to visit here next month, with a public reception scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 11, at 7 p.m. at the Polson Bay Golf Course restaurant. The city, which has at times had difficulty finding, and other Seventeen students from five countries crowded into a small classroom at the University of Montana on Tuesday to mark the second day of school. Language professor Quincie Albrecht apologized for the closeness of the class, but her students didn’t mind. The English Language Institute is bursting at the seams this year and those in attendance were just happy to have a seat. “I think vocabulary, speaking and grammar (are) a benefit to me,” said Frank Lin of Guiyang, China. “My family TOM BAUER/Missoulian Felipe Grigolito, left, of Brazil and Zheng Jian Chi of China look over material for their class on Tuesday at the English Language Institute. More than 70 countries are represented among international students at UM. told me (UM) is very friendly and a good environment to be in.” Lin, who hopes to major in business marketing, sat beside a student from Dammam City, Saudi Arabia, who’s pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering. They were joined by students from Japan, Taiwan and Brazil, each looking to make sense of their new surroundings. Before these students fully embark on their college career, whether at UM or some other institution, they must first improve their proficiency in English and their grasp of See INFLUX, Page A9 See FINALISTS, Page A9 BILLINGS Judge’s 30-day sentence, remarks about victim in rape case spark outrage By TOM LUTEY Billings Gazette A judge’s conclusion that a 14-year-old Billings rape victim was “as much in control of the situation” as her school-teacher rapist has sparked outrage across the nation. Organizers have scheduled a Thursday rally and a petition drive against District Judge G. Todd Baugh, who Monday handed down a net sentence of 30 days in jail to former Billings Senior High teacher Stacey Rambold, 54, who raped 14year-old Cherice Morales. The sentence came after Rambold, 54, failed to meet sex offender treatment requirements and other conditions that would have ended the now six-year-old case. Morales killed herself weeks before her 17th birthday as her former sexual relationship with Rambold became a criminal case. Under state law, children younger than 16 cannot consent to sexual intercourse, which See OUTRAGE, Page A12 $8 GIFT CERTIFICATE FOR ONLY $4 INSIDE TODAY’S FORECAST Warm, storms High 89º Low 55º Page D8 Classified . . . . . . . . . . .C3 Comics . . . . . . . . . . . .D5 Foods . . . . . . . . . . . . .C1 Markets . . . . . . . . . . . .A5 Montana . . . . . . . . . . .B1 STATE HEADLINES Obituaries . . . . . . . . . .B3 Opinion . . . . . . . . . . . .B4 Puzzles . . . . . . . . . . .C11 Sports . . . . . . . . . . . . .D1 TV listings . . . . . . . . .A11 FRONT BACK of the class in style Flathead Lake: Search resumes Wednesday for missing boater. Page B1 PSC: Rule requiring release of utility executives’ salaries to remain. Page B1 To subscribe to the Missoulian, call 1-866-839-6397 Start your back to school shopping at Southgate Mall, where there’s something to satisfy everyone.

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