Fort Peck Indian Reservation
FORT PECK — Among the crowd watching 90 buffalo thunder into the Fort Peck Bison Pasture on Thursday were two visitors with a very special viewpoint.
Native home. Ninety genetically pure, disease-free bison were transferred by the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks from Ted Turner’s ranch to the Fort Peck Reservation where they will augment the Sioux and Assiniboine tribes’ herd.
POPLAR — Rosella Sky Arrow came to sing the buffalo home, but she didn’t expect them to dance.
A group of wild bison relocated from Yellowstone National Park has arrived at northeastern Montana's Fort Peck Indian Reservation.
FORT BELKNAP — Bison once helped sustain Native Americans on the plains of Montana. Now, Indians on the Fort Belknap Reservation say it’s time they returned the favor.
GREAT FALLS — The Montana Legislature created a program to help the state's Indian tribes develop educational and reference materials to keep their native languages alive as the number of people who fluently speak the languages continues to decline.
A recent decision by the Montana Supreme Court settled an objection brought by landowners and multiple-use groups against FWP’s transfer last year of bison from a government facility to the Fort Peck Indian Reservation. The court determined that the transfer was, in fact, legally done. More …
The relocation of Yellowstone National Park bison to tribal lands in Montana can resume, under a Wednesday ruling from the state's Supreme Court that revives a stalled conservation initiative for the animals.
HELENA — The attorney for Barry Beach is asking the state Supreme Court to reconsider its decision to put the man convicted of murdering his classmate in 1979 back in prison after 1 ½ years of freedom.
The four remaining defendants in a Bakken oil leasing scam that duped unwitting investors across the country out of hundreds of thousands of dollars were found guilty on most charges on Wednesday by a Montana jury.
HELENA — The House rejected a bison management plan Wednesday that would have increased the number of hunting licenses for bison and prohibited the future relocation of the animals.
HELENA — The Montana Legislature is moving ahead with plans to restrict where wild bison can be moved and to decrease the size of herds.
WOLF POINT – After being disciplined for violating the school's tobacco policy, Dalton Gourneau, a 17-year-old Wolf Point High School student, scrawled a note to his mother and then killed himself.
HELENA — Indian leaders, wildlife advocates and sportsmen's groups are advocating for increased tolerance of bison and are opposing anti-bison bills now making their way through the Montana Legislature.
Authorities are seeking the public's help in Montana and North Dakota in their search for Nicole Waller, a 31-year-old Kalispell woman who's been missing since mid-February and was last seen in the Fairview area.
HELENA — The Montana Legislature will consider year-round bison hunting and prohibitions on the animals' movements amid a slew of bison-related measures to be tackled during the second half of the legislative session.
HELENA — The House is advancing a bill that would let landowners haze or shoot wild bison that come onto their property.
A California woman faces a likely prison sentence after reaching a plea deal with prosecutors for her role in a scam to dupe investors into sinking money into fictitious oil and gas projects on Montana's Fort Peck Indian Reservation, her defense attorney said Thursday.
POPLAR — Per-capita checks of $1,500 were handed out Tuesday in Poplar to all Fort Peck tribal members.
HAVRE — A judge says Montana wildlife officials did not knowingly violate his order barring bison relocations.