• Tayrn Chuter wins Miss Montana 2011 title

    Chuter, belonging to the native of Corvallis, Montana, won a $5,000 cash scholarship, plus $11,500 in applied scholarships and many prizes, including a silver service tea set that Mitchell Oil Field Service has been giving to Miss Eastern Montana or Miss Montana for 29 years.
  • The Christmas tree, target of Somali-born Osman Mohamud, is seen in Pioneer Courthouse Square in Portland, Oregon, November 27, 2010

    Arson attempted at mosque where Oregon terror suspect worshipped

    The FBI is offering a reward for information leading to the person or persons who set fire to a mosque in Corvallis, Oregon on Sunday.
  • Markets Where Home Prices Could Rise Most

    Money Magazine has released its latest home-price projections for the country's largest metropolitan areas. Here are the 10 cities where it believes home prices will rise the most in the next year.
  • Fungi can change quickly, pass along infectious ability

    Fungi have significant potential for horizontal gene transfer, a new study has shown, similar to the mechanisms that allow bacteria to evolve so quickly, become resistant to antibiotics and cause other serious problems.