Accused double murderer Augustus Standingrock surprised prosecutors on Friday by pleading guilty to deliberate homicide in Missoula District Court.

Further details and charges were revealed late last week regarding  the shooting deaths of two people inside a Missoula motel in October.

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announced on Friday that he would be stepping down at the end of the year due to what he termed 'false allegations'.

40 percent chance of rain or freezing rain in western Montana today, with highs near 40.