A letter from Mayor Engen and the Missoula County Commissioners sent last week to Health Officer Ellen Leahy expressed support for a mandatory masking policy for all Missoula County businesses.

At a press conference in Helena, Governor Steve Bullock stopped short of a mandatory masking policy, but blamed weddings and bars for recent COVID 19 outbreaks.

Hear the inside story of how Paradise Falls shut down due to one positive case of coronavirus in the wait staff, how they responded and plans to reopen this week.

Sunny and mild in western Montana today, with highs in the mid to upper 80's.