While Habitat Biologist Aly Courtemanch holds a captured bighorn ewe, Wildlife Disease Specialist Hank Edwards prepares to draw a blood sample on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, outside Jackson, Wyo. Wyoming Game and Fish Department is acting as part of a multi-state effort to better understand what …
JACKSON, Wyo. — Biologists are making their first use of electroshock in their efforts to save native cutthroat trout in Yellowstone National Park from another voracious species of trout.
A trio of headline-grabbing viruses — Ebola, enterovirus and influenza — have the potential to create a perfect storm of confusion among those falling ill because fever is a symptom of all three.
Billings Clinic, RiverStone Health and St. Vincent Healthcare have implemented new guidelines to prevent the spread of Ebola in the United States.
Nurses across Montana, particularly those at St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, are preparing for the possibility they will treat patients with Ebola and are turning to the Montana Nurses Association with concerns.
As a Dallas hospital works to contain the Ebola virus, the Billings medical community is preparing for the unlikely event it spreads to Montana.
A calendar hangs on the wall in a corner of Dr. Tasneem Khaleel’s office in Montana State University Billings’ Sciences Building. It’s opened to the month of February 2004.
Patients rarely, if ever, see these physicians, yet they are responsible for diagnosing everything from a benign cyst to a brain tumor.
They don’t get along like peas in a pod, but farmers who plant genetically modified crops need to coexist with those who don’t, according to U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont.
A female bighorn sheep is lowered onto a processing site for biological testing on Jan. 26 outside Jackson, Wyo. A helicopter wildlife capture crew was contracted by Wyoming Game and Fish Department to net ewes from a nearby herd as part of a multistate effort to better understand what facto…
While habitat biologist Aly Courtemanch holds a captured bighorn ewe while wildlife disease specialist Hank Edwards prepares to draw a blood sample on Jan. 26 outside Jackson, Wyo.
After biological samples are collected and radio collars are attached, Doug Brimeyer, wildlife coordinator for the Jackson and Pinedale regions, releases a bighorn sheep ewe back into the wild Jan. 26 outside Jackson, Wyo. Wyoming Game and Fish Department is acting as part of a multi-state e…
Habitat Biologist Aly Courtemanch and game wardens Rob Hipp and Kyle Lash prepare to test a female bighorn sheep captured by helicopter Jan. 26 outside Jackson, Wyo. Wyoming Game and Fish Department is acting as part of a multi-state effort to better understand what exactly is contributing t…
GREAT FALLS - Cascade County commissioners have voted to re-zone property on the northwestern edge of Great Falls to allow seed and herbicide maker Monsanto Co. to locate a wheat breeding testing site there.
Shooting wild bison with vaccine-laced "biobullets" to prevent the spread of disease to livestock would be too ineffective to justify the expense, Yellowstone National Park administrators said Tuesday.
CASPER, Wyo. — A ranch and home supply store that sells a line of gear for pets is facing cries for a customer boycott after two teenage employees reportedly beat a raccoon to death on company property.
HELENA – Researchers studying the effects of climate change on polar bears are experimenting with the idea of crowdsourcing data as improving technology allows anybody with an Internet connection to monitor the animals’ annual migration in Canada.
U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., is being lauded for ending a law that ordered the U.S. Department of Agriculture to ignore judicial bans on genetically modified crops.
WASHINGTON — In a steamy tropical forest 46 million years ago, a prehistoric mosquito bit a critter, drew blood and was blown into a lake in what is now the northwestern state of Montana. Belly full, she died and sank.
The last time custom harvester Mike Vieth cut his way across Montana, the insects fleeing his combine were enough to turn his stomach.