The Observation Point Fire burning near Hamilton has grown to over 1.5 square miles, and a Type One Incident management team has taken over the fire.

DNRC spokeswoman says anyone whose negligence causes a wildfire is legally responsible for the firefighting costs, which can run in the millions of dollars.

Missing Washington State man found dead in his car in a gully not far from Livingston.

Mostly sunny and warm in western Montana, high today near 90.