A 27 year-old Missoula man is in the Missoula County Jail after allegedly strangling his wife. Derek Pyette has been charged with felony strangulation.

Montana Attorney General Tim Fox reported on Monday that Montana is among the states receiving benefits from the $600 million settlement of the Equifax data breach.

Chip sealing is underway on many Missoula streets. Brian Hensel with the Missoula Street Department asks that drivers slow down and drive carefully on the chip sealed streets.

Mostly sunny in western Montana today with a 30 percent chance of an afternoon thunderstorm. Highs will be near 90.