Montana officials say the state collected enough revenue to give $111 million to government agencies, the treasury and a new rainy day fund.
Montana health organizations that eliminated staff and services amid state budget cuts are cheering Gov. Steve Bullock's announcement that funding will be partially restored, but they say long-term damage has been done.
The Reynolds Lake fire southwest of Darby is now 60 percent contained, up from 50 percent yesterday. The fire did not grow yesterday and remains at 1,068 acres.
Fire mangers report little activity on the Bacon Rind Fire burning near Big Sky on the Gallatin National Forest.