On a blustery afternoon in western Montana, the pent up emotions of thousands of people poured out joyfully as critically wounded Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Wade Palmer arrived home to the Missoula International Airport
Homecoming week at the University of Montana means a parade and a football game, of course, but there are many other smaller festivities planned for UM alumni and visitors to the campus for the remainder of the week.
Seth Bodnar, the newly selected President of the University of Montana, along with his wife, Chelsea, met with members of the media at the Payne Family Native American Center on Campus on Thursday afternoon.
Grab your lawn chairs and reserve the best street corner early at University of Montana Homecoming Parade. As always, the parade begins near the 4 X's and winds it's way downtown Missoula, across the Higgins Street bridge and towards campus on University Avenue.