Lolo National Forest crews are working to contain the Beeskove Fire burning in the Rattlesnake Recreation Area. The fire was listed at 35 acres as of Thursday afternoon.

53 year-old Joseph McNamara appeared in Ravalli County District Court on Thursday and entered pleas of not guilty to the hit and run death of a nine year-old boy in Hamilton.

Two people were found dead of gunshot wounds after a traffic stop on Highway 93 near Kalispell late Wednesday night. Their names have not yet been released.

Sunny and hot in western Montana today, with highs in the low 90's.