Montana's Ryan Zinke spent several hours in the witness chair yesterday in Washington during his confirmation hearing to become the Secretary of the Interior, including sharp questioning from Vermont's Bernie Sanders.

Missoula District Judge Dusty Deschamps granted HomeBase Montana permission to demolish the historic Missoula Mercantile for a Residence Inns by Marriott.

Freezing rain event will continue through tomorrow in western Montana, making commuting hazardous.

50 percent chance of freezing rain and snow expected in western Montana. High today in the mid 30's.