Missoula City Attorney Jim Nugent issued a legal opinion this week supporting a proposed ordinance to expand background checks for local gun sales and transfers.

Trial date set for a man and woman who allegedly beat a Ronan daycare worker when she refused to hand over the man's children because he was drunk.

Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry has asked to close the county's youth detention center because the beds are needed for adult jail inmates.

70% rain in western Montana, highs in the 40's..