Montana Morning State News Headlines for Friday, September 6
The Missoula City County Health Department has confirmed that the pertussis outbreak has survived the summer and now two elementary school children are confirmed to have the disease. 169 total have been affected.
Missoula County Commissioner Dave Strohmaier explained the eight percent increase in county property taxes by saying they could no longer 'kick the can down the road' with unfunded issues.
Missoula's 18th annual 9-11 Never Forget Service will take place at 7:00 p.m. at Rose Memorial Park with over 7,000 tiny American Flags planted in the lawn, according to organizer Susan Campbell Reneau.
80% chance of rain and thunderstorms in western Montana today with highs in the low 70's. Nice weather expected for Saturday night's Grizzly home opener.