The National Weather Service said that air quality in Missoula and Frenchtown is rated as Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups after smoke from California wildfires became trapped in the valley.

The University of Montana has hired it's third Vice President in charge of Enrollment in the last four years with the addition of Mary Kreta from the University of Alaska, Anchorage.

A homeless man has been charged with felony assault with a weapon after pointing an AR-15 rifle at several people outside a local motel.

A 40 percent chance of rain or a thunderstorm in western Montana today, with highs in the mid 80's.

(photo courtesy of Dr. Peter Kolb)