One man is dead after an officer involved shooting in Missoula early Thursday morning. The Montana Department of Justice Criminal Investigation Division now has the case.

House fire in Lolo draws response from Missoula Rural Fire. Several pets were rescued from the home and there were no injuries. About $70,000 damage was estimated.

The Montana High School Association is urgently requesting people to step forward and be high school officials for football, volleyball and soccer now that the fall sports season is here.

Smoky haze, sunny and very hot in western Montana today, with highs in the mid 90's for the third day of the Western Montana Fair.

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