Colstrip was the focus of discussions yesterday by officials from the Department of Energy, Governor Steve Bullock and Colstrip leaders discussed a suggested $1 billion fix to keep the coal-fired plants open.

Plea bargains in cases involving child rape and animal cruelty in Missoula District Court. Child rapist sentenced to 25 years in prison. Guilty pleas entered for two of three men involved in blowgun attacks on pets.

Montana's Secretary of State affirms that the state's voting system is secure from possible hacking.

Mostly sunny and smoky in western Montana, highs in the low 80's.