The Missoula City County Health Department, as of late Thursday afternoon, said the number of cases of whooping cough in the county had risen to 78 with more test results coming.

State Insurance Commissioner Matt Rosendale was livid on Thursday after Governor Steve Bullock vetoed a major bill that would have lowered prescription costs for Montanans.

Missoula Police investigated a case on Wednesday that resulted in a felony assault with a weapon charge.

Mostly sunny and mild in western Montana today, with highs in the low 70's.