Tiffanie Pierce and Augustus Standingrock were both sentenced on Friday to two life terms in the Montana State Prison for killing and dismembering two people in August of 2017.

Montana State Senate President Scott Sales made an impassioned plea to his fellow legislators on Saturday to vote down Medicaid expansion, but said his plea will probably be in vain.

Another fundraising effort is underway for gravely wounded Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Wade Palmer as a fitness store with statewide outlets is donating the proceeds of an ATV raffle entirely to the nonprofit 301 Strong.

Mostly cloudy in western Montana today, with highs near 50.