Firefighters were fighting small lightning caused fires over the weekend in the Bitterroot National Forest.

Montana Senator Jon Tester told MSNBC's 'Morning Joe' program on Thursday that opponents of President should not run from him, but 'punch him in the face'.

The Missoula County Attorney's Office prosecuted 17 new felony charges last week. Chief Deputy Jason Marks said some non-violent offenders are not jailed because the facility is full.

Mostly sunny and very hot today in western Montana, with highs in the mid to upper 90's.