Fire scorched a large swath of iconic Mt. Sentinel on Thursday evening, as several agencies battled the blaze with hand crews and helicopter bucket drops.

Missoula County Sheriff Sergeant Bob Parcell was honored this week with an Career Achievement Award from the Montana Sheriff's and Peace Officers Association.

Massive wildfires from California bring smoke all the way to the Missoula valley, according to Air Quality Specialist Sarah Coefield.


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