It was a deadly Labor Day weekend on western Montana's roads after two fatal accidents under investigation by the Montana Highway Patrol.

Cases of assault with a weapon, stalking and violation of a protective order jammed a crowded justice court docket yesterday.

A Frenchtown business, Montana Q Barbecue has won the 'Best in the West Nugget Rib Cookoff' in Sparks, Nevada.

Sunny and warm in western Montana today, with highs in the mid 80's.