Park County Montana
Montana's decision to let migrating bison roam freely across 70,000 acres outside Yellowstone National Park was upheld by a court ruling Monday that dismissed a pair of lawsuits challenging the policy.
Fire crews are spread out in southern parts of Montana as they work to contain several new small wildfires that sparked Tuesday.
Hikers injured in a rockslide on Granite Peak were taken to a Billings hospital after an air search and rescue.
A feature documentary film from award-winning filmmaker Hunter Weeks will host its premier in Billings next month. The adventure feature, "Where the Yellowstone Goes," filmed on the Yellowstone River last summer, will screen at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6 at The Babcock Theatre.
LIVINGSTON — Park County will launch a suicide prevention website during a 6 p.m. gathering Thursday at the Best Western Yellowstone Inn.
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.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A bill to change Wyoming’s wolf management law to end federal protection for the animals in the state cleared its first committee hearing Thursday, even as several lawmakers expressed their frustration that the process of gaining state control has been dragging on for years.
Members of an influential Montana livestock group said Friday they are not ready to allow wild bison to roam freely outside Yellowstone National Park and instead want more done to control a disease carried by the animals.
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The state of Montana is negotiating a potential settlement with Park County officials who sued to block the migration of wild bison out of Yellowstone National Park, attorneys for the two sides said Wednesday.
When Dr. Frankenstein’s monster encountered villagers they ran, frightened by his size and fearful he would harm them. The modern-day equivalent is the reintroduction of bison to Montana. Residents near the proposed reintroduction sites might as well be carrying torches and nooses as they ci…
Montana's newfound tolerance toward wild bison is heading to trial as cattle ranchers and county officials seek to prevent a repeat of last year's mass migration of hundreds of the animals out of Yellowstone National Park.
HELENA -- .Members of the state Environmental Quality Council unanimously agreed Monday to submit a strongly worded letter to Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks requesting a delay in deciding whether to relocate bison until a statewide conservation strategy is adopted.
JACKSON, Wyo. -- The National Parks Conservation Association has recognized Jackson Hole resident Joan Anzelmo for her conservation work while superintendent of Colorado National Monument.
Snow closes Beartooth PassThe Beartooth Pass has been closed at Vista Point due to falling snow at higher elevations.
HELENA -- Ranchers, landowners and conservationists were gathering on Wednesday to voice their opinions in Deer Lodge, just a few miles from what has become ground zero in the debate over whether there is still a place for wild bison on Montana's landscape.
Usually, when the federal government pushes back a decision deadline, it’s cause for dismay. But in the case of decades-long Yellowstone winter use planning, a delay announced last week drew positive comments from people with conflicting views about what the final winter plan should be.
After the Bull fire grew to about 900 acres over the weekend, another section of trail was closed in the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness about 13 miles east of Gardiner.
It’s surprising no one thought of it before — a film showing the wonders of Yellowstone National Park and surrounding areas mainly from above. The fact that no one did, however, provided an opportunity for Sam Tyler.
Two more grizzly bears have been captured as part of an investigation into last month's mauling death of a Michigan man, says a Yellowstone National Park spokesman.
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