Missoula police officer fires one shot at vehicle during a high speed chase through town on Sunday. The suspect is in custody.

Monday was the filing deadline for municipal offices, and Mayor John Engen confirmed that he is running for an unprecedented fifth term as the city's chief executive.

UM Fire Scientist releases report that states human caused climate change is why wildfires are worse now than over the previous 2,000 years.

Sunny and hot in western Montana today, with highs in the low 90's.

LOOK: Route 66’s quirkiest and most wonderful attractions state by state

Stacker compiled a list of 50 attractions--state by state--to see along the drive, drawing on information from historic sites, news stories, Roadside America, and the National Park Service. Keep reading to discover where travelers can get their kicks on Route 66.