Couple Leaves Waitress $500 Tip
Waitress Rhonda Poole wondered how she was going to pay her electric bill next month.
Arizona Commission OKs Fine in Firefighter Deaths
An Arizona commission has approved a nearly $560,000 fine against the state Forestry Division in the deaths of 19 firefighters.
Credit Card Hacking Scam Attacked Montana Grocery Stores, Rosauers and Super 1 Foods Inclu…
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Owners of several grocery store chains are telling customers to consider paying by cash or checks while investigators try to secure a computer network that was hacked over the past two months. The breach may have impacted customers in parts of Idaho, Oregon, Montana and W…
Ravalli County and Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Clash Over Sacred Site
HAMILTON, Mont. (AP) — Ravalli County opposes a plan by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes to put 58 acres of tribally owned land into federal trust, saying it will lose $808 in annual property taxes.
Grizzly Football Player Pleads Guilty to Criminal Mischief – Pays Fine
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Montana's starting free safety has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor criminal mischief for breaking a directional sign after a night of drinking.
Brian Schweitzer Will Not Run for U.S. Senate
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Former Gov. Brian Schweitzer says he will not run for Montana's open U.S. Senate seat in 2014.
Obama Links Keystone Approval to Carbon Emissions
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says that the proposed Keystone XL pipeline project from Canada to Texas should only be approved if it doesn't worsen carbon pollution.
Report: Delays, Cost Hikes Hit New Haiti Housing
WASHINGTON (AP) — Higher costs and delays have forced the U.S. Agency for International Development to drastically scale back plans to build housing in Haiti.
IRS Credit Cards Used For Wine and Pornography
WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog says lax oversight by the Internal Revenue Service allowed workers to use agency credit cards to buy wine for an expensive luncheon and, in one case, romance novels, diet pills and baby clothes.
Neighbor Says She Saw Struggle in Zimmerman Trial Testimony
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — A neighbor who partially witnessed the struggle between George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin testified at Zimmerman's murder trial that she heard shouts of "no" during the fight.