The Missoula County Board of Health unanimously approved the mandatory masking policy throughout the city and county.

Missoula County Search and Rescue found two hikers and their dog early Thursday morning after they became lost in the woods in the Grant Creek area.

Public Information Officer Travis Welsh with the Missoula Police Department said officers are prepared with all Personal Protective Equipment necessary to do their job safely.

Morning showers clearing by afternoon in western Montana today, with highs near 80.