Opinion

09/25/2017 - 2:46pm
Smart people living in harm's way of hurricanes know to fortify their homes before the storm hits. In a similar vein, the prudent will shore up their financial position before the next recession bears down -- and one surely will. We're all in harm's...

Sports

09/25/2017 - 1:27pm
The Park High Rangers boys’ soccer team lost its second-straight game on Saturday, falling to the Laurel Locomotives 6-0.    With Laurel taking a quick 1-0 lead via a Logan Jones goal in the eighth minute, the game became a close affair for...

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In a Sept. 6, 2017 photo,Adam Montgomery shows the versatility of Sherpa Trailers' Offroad model, a 5-by-8-foot off-road trailer with 31-inch tires and full suspension, at the shop in Libby. (AP photo)
09/25/2017 - 1:04pm
LIBBY (AP) — Four years ago, Adam Montgomery, Bruce Weatherby and Joan Oakland worked together at a grocery store in Troy. Montgomery was in produce, Weatherby was the grocer and Oakland was in the deli. Little did they know, they were about to dive...

Nation


Former Congressman Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) leaves federal court following his sentencing, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, in New York. Weiner was sentenced to 21 months in a sexting case that rocked the presidential race. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
09/25/2017 - 2:41pm
NEW YORK — Anthony Weiner's sexting compulsion cost him his seat in Congress, his shot at becoming New York mayor and his marriage, and may have even denied Hillary Clinton the presidency. On Monday, it cost him his freedom. Weiner, 53, dropped his...

World


North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho speaks outside the U.N. Plaza Hotel, in New York, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
09/25/2017 - 2:37pm
UNITED NATIONS — North Korea's top diplomat said Monday that U.S. President Donald Trump's weekend tweet was a "declaration of war" and North Korea has the right to retaliate by shooting down U.S. bombers, even in international airspace. It was the...