A Carousel for Missoula has received a $1 million donation from the family of the late Alex McDonald, one of the original carvers at the carousel.

Residents in the Rattlesnake Valley woke up Thursday to thick smoke and Very Unhealthy Air Quality, according to the Missoula City County Health Department.

Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks reported that two grizzly bear cubs were killed by a train near Trego, Montana this week.

A 50 percent chance of more rain for western Montana this week, with highs in the upper 40's.