Showing: 1-20 of 42

Fort Peck Montana

Guest opinion: Let tribes restore wild, healthy bison to Montana

Guest opinion: Let tribes restore wild, healthy bison to Montana

Once again, the Montana Legislature is considering bills that would block tribes from restoring wild bison to our own tribal lands. By generally banning wild bison from Montana, House Bill 249 and Senate Bill 143 represent an astounding level of disrespect to the tribes of this state. We cal…

February 08, 2013 12:05 amLoading…

Wolf Point woman critically injured in propane explosion

A Wolf Point woman has been flown to the Salt Lake City Burn Center with burns over 80 percent of her body after she was injured in a propane explosion Thursday.

October 26, 2012 12:45 pmLoading…

2 bison killed as wildfire rips through Fort Peck pasture

A tribal official says two bison are dead after a fast-moving wildfire burned through a pasture on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation where a small herd of the animals had been relocated from Yellowstone National Park.

September 12, 2012 1:05 pmLoading…

Ups and Downs

Inn business. Montana innkeepers posted the highest occupancy rates in the nation during June and July, keeping 84 percent of their rooms full. Higher lodging demand indicates a strong tourism year for the state. Bakken oil traffic helped, too.

September 09, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Free 'Fort Peck Dam' screening tonight at the Babcock

Free 'Fort Peck Dam' screening tonight at the Babcock

MontanaPBS is presenting a free screening at 7 p.m. Thursday of "Fort Peck Dam" at the Babcock Theatre.

June 14, 2012 12:54 pmLoading…

Weekday Sampler: Five things to do in Billings this week

Suggestions from the Enjoy Bloggers on events and activities to attend this week:

June 11, 2012 11:00 am Related

Related

Loading…
Guest opinion: Russell refuge can give bison a place to roam

Guest opinion: Russell refuge can give bison a place to roam

Some legislators last year introduced several bills hostile to the future of wild bison. Some tried to keep this animal completely off public lands. Others would classify wild bison and even elk as livestock. Thankfully, most of these restrictive and selfish bills died, suffered defeat or we…

May 19, 2012 12:10 am Related Loading…
Montana eyes expanded bison reintroduction

Montana eyes expanded bison reintroduction

Montana officials are discussing the possibility of reintroducing bison statewide, one month after releasing quarantined Yellowstone National Park bison to Fort Peck Reservation.

May 02, 2012 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Related Loading…
FWP working on long-term bison plan, holding meetings

FWP working on long-term bison plan, holding meetings

HELENA — Billings and Helena will be home to two of eight Fish, Wildlife and Parks meetings on developing a long-term bison conservation and management plan for Montana.

April 26, 2012 9:15 amLoading…
Gazette opinion: Bison make good move to new reservation home

Gazette opinion: Bison make good move to new reservation home

After years of pointed debates and legal maneuvers, dozens of Yellowstone National Park bison were recently loaded and transported in trailers from their quarantine pens near Gardiner just outside the park to Fort Peck Reservation almost 500 miles way.

April 10, 2012 12:30 amLoading…

EPA, oil companies reach Fort Peck pollution deal

Oil companies have agreed to pay $320,000 to the northeastern Montana city of Poplar to relocate water wells and take other steps to deal with a 40 million gallon plume of pollution seeping into drinking supplies.

March 27, 2012 9:46 amLoading…

Ups and Downs:

Ups and Downs gives a quick take on news of the week.

March 04, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

FWP to allow hunters to enforce bison control line

HELENA — Montana's wildlife commission voted Thursday to authorize hunters to shoot bison that stray beyond extended "tolerance areas" north of Yellowstone National Park, an attempt by officials to ease resistance to bison roaming in more parts of the state.

February 16, 2012 12:44 pmLoading…

Fort Peck sees little effect from the oil boom -- so far

Fort Peck Community College in Poplar is only 65 miles from the North Dakota line.

December 13, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Ups and Downs:

Ups and Downs gives a quick take on news of the week.

December 11, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
FWP approves bison relocation to 2 reservations

FWP approves bison relocation to 2 reservations

HELENA — Montana officials on Friday approved the relocation of 68 quarantined bison from Yellowstone National Park to two Indian reservations amid intense debate over whether the animal that once populated the American West has a place on today's landscape.

December 09, 2011 12:55 pmLoading…

Gazette opinion: Let's stop wasting disease-free bison

Montana has been wasting a tremendous natural resource by barring wild bison from our state.

December 05, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Poplar man, 33, found dead on Sunday

A 33-year-old Poplar man was found dead in his home on Sunday morning, according to the Fort Peck Journal.

August 07, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

July a record runoff month for Missouri River Basin

This July was the wettest on record for runoff in the Missouri River Basin above Sioux City, Iowa, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Thursday.

August 04, 2011 9:32 pmLoading…
CMR getaway: Badlands refuge surrounding reservoir is remote, yet alluring

CMR getaway: Badlands refuge surrounding reservoir is remote, yet alluring

NORTH OF JORDAN — The gates of hell may have fewer cautionary warnings than those given to travelers venturing into the prairie badlands surrounding Fort Peck Reservoir.

July 03, 2011 12:10 am Photos

Photos

Related Loading…

Follow The Billings Gazette

Activate Full Access RED

Your chance to win $5000 starts in:

Details revealed only in the Thanksgiving Day newspaper.

Popular Stories

Featured Businesses