Anti-government rhetoric has clashed with the need for health care in Meagher County, Montana, a place that's not much different than other rural enclaves in the US that voted overwhelmingly for Donald Trump.
A Montana sheriff's deputy who was killed in the line of duty last week was remembered as family man, a man of faith and a dedicated public servant who could be tough when he needed to be but still played dolls with his daughter.
Experts say a man acted strangely long before trying to get to the front of a plane heading to Hawaii, but a lack of communication and an airline's hesitancy to be caught on video booting a passenger could have played a role in allowing him to fly.
NaVorro Bowman insists he will be starting at inside linebacker for the San Francisco 49ers come the regular season, even if he has to compete for the job under new coach Kyle Shanahan after another injury-shortened season.
Dupo senior shortstop Skylure Barlow had a game-tying double the in the fourth and a game-winning sacrifice fly in the sixth to lead the Tigers to a win over East Alton-Wood River and a 2A softball regional championship.