MHP Trooper Wade Palmer, critically wounded on March 15, has regained consciousness and his condition has been upgraded to stable in a Utah hospital.

Missoula police chased a transient driving a vehicle the wrong way down I-90, however no one was injured. He has been charged with 11 traffic offenses.

The Missoula Chamber of Commerce recently released a survey regarding the high cost of child care in Missoula, the fourth highest expense in a typical household.

A 40 percent chance of rain or thunderstorms in western Montana today, with highs in the low 50's.