Fire danger in western Montana raised from'Moderate' to 'High' on Monday afternoon by the Missoula County Fire Protection Association.

An effort to call a second special session of the Montana Legislature has failed, as some of the majority Republicans did not vote for the issue.

A woman was spat upon by her ex-husband, who had violated an order of protection to get close enough to commit the act. He was jailed on several charges.

Sunny and hot in western Montana this week, with highs near 90.