Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Wade Palmer's condition is improving at a Salt Lake City Hospital, so much so, that he gave a thumbs up for a UM Grizzly sweatsuit.

The Medicaid Expansion bill made it through another reading in the Montana Senate by a vote of 28 to 22. The Montana House will vote on the bill today.

Missoula police are searching for a missing 14 year-old girl, Emma Walter, who has been reported as a runaway. Contact Officer Mattix at 552-6300 if you know of her whereabouts.

30 percent chance of morning rain showers in western Montana today, with highs in the low 50's.