Thomas Dempsey and Nicholas West appeared before U.S. District Judge Jeremiah Lynch yesterday to face five felonies in relation to a carjacking and armed robbery in Missoula last Friday.

Missoula man who ran into the Clark Fork River to avoid arrest appeared in justice court yesterday. Wesley Gardiner was placed in jail on $25,000 bail.

Mountain Water Company customers will see a decrease in rates as soon as their June bills are issued, according to the Montana Public Service Commission.

Partly cloudy and warm in western Montana, highs near 80.