Sanders County Sheriff Tom Rummell told KGVO News that there was an accidental shooting on Wednesday evening, and one person was killed. No names have been released, and the incident is under investigation.
With temperatures expected to top 100 degrees by the weekend, and to last through the Fourth of July, Missoula City County Health Department nurse Cindy Hotchkiss has two important pieces of advice, stay cool and hydrated.
A very warm high pressure system will begin to develop over the Northern Rockies this Friday and will bring record high temperatures this weekend through at least the end of June—temps that the month of June in Missoula and western Montana has never felt!
Tuesday was the hottest day in years in several Montana communities. The National Weather Service reported early Wednesday morning that Butte broke a record, and temperatures went well over 100 degrees in Missoula and Stevensville.