Three juveniles were detained on Thursday afternoon after a lockdown at Hellgate High School. No injuries were reported.

Missoula Rural and several other firefighting agencies were dispatched to the Axmen Recycling Center near the Wye after a report that dozens of vehicles were on fire.

Missoula County's Health Officer D'Shane Barnett has defended the decision by MCPS to require all school children K-12 to be masked as the school year begins, despite protests from parents and the Montana DPHHS.

Widespread smoky haze, otherwise sunny in western Montana today, with highs in the mid 70's.

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