Six cases of pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, have been diagnosed in Missoula County, with over 300 other possible exposures. Testing is underway.

Missoula County Commissioner Nicole 'Cola' Rowley announced this week that she is stepping down from the commission to take an administrative job in Gallatin County.

The chair of the House Appropriations Committee, Nancy Ballance of Hamilton said on Wednesday that the state budget is nearly finalized.

Mostly sunny and mild in western Montana today, with highs in the mid 60's