An early morning apartment fire on Thursday forced Missoula apartment residents to escape through the windows, since the stairways were filled with fire and smoke. No one was injured.

BNSF Railroad announced yesterday that 4,600 employees had been furloughed due to a business slowdown overseas.

Missoula home prices rise as affordability falls for the average resident.

Cloudy and mild in western Montana today, highs in the mid 60's.