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Guest opinion: House bill makes empty promises about national forests

In Washington D.C., it’s often easier to make noise than progress. That’s certainly the case with HR 1526, the so-called “Restoring Healthy Forests for Healthy Communities Act.” The name sounds great, but the fact is this radical bill has zero chance of becoming law and thus no chance of mak…

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Forest revives road project into Pryor Mountains

Forest revives road project into Pryor Mountains

More than two years after seeking public feedback on a new route into the Pryor Mountains, the Beartooth Ranger District is resuscitating its Powerline Road construction project.

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Pryor Mountain road still closed by snow

A seasonal closure on the Dryhead Vista road from the overlook to the Forest Service boundary with the Bureau of Land Management is being extended in the Pryor Mountains.

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Retired MDOT employee, missing since April, found dead in Pryors

Retired MDOT employee, missing since April, found dead in Pryors

Jane Kelly received the news she was half-expecting to come but completely dreading.

May 29, 2014 3:00 pm Photos

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Groups file appeal over management of Pryor horses

Groups file appeal over management of Pryor horses

Wild-horse advocacy groups are appealing a federal judge's ruling that denied their challenge to the government's management of the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range.

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Appeals court upholds Pryor travel plan

Appeals court upholds Pryor travel plan

A federal appeals court has rejected conservationists’ attempt to shield the Pryor Mountains from what they saw as excessive motorized recreation.

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Information sought in Pryor Mountains elk poaching

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks game wardens are offering a reward for information about an elk that was killed illegally in the Pryor Mountains south of Billings.

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Crash search

Crash search

Pilots in a pair of Super Cubs search the Pryor Mountains for a student pilot missing in August. The 17-year-old was found after crashing her airplane in the mountains near Meeteetse, Wyo.

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Weed pulls scheduled in June

A weed pull will be held in Bear Canyon in the Pryor Mountains on June 5.

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Weed talk, pull events scheduled in Pryor Mountains

Clayton McCracken will talk about wilderness and invasive weeds in the Pryor Mountains at the Montana Audubon Conservation Education Center on April 4 at 7 p.m.

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Fossil site near Pryor Mountains reveals dinosaur die-off

Fossil site near Pryor Mountains reveals dinosaur die-off

After 10 years of painstakingly unearthing scattered dinosaur fossils at a site along the base of the Pryor Mountains, Glenn Storrs believes he has figured out how the bones arrived at their final resting place 145 million to 150 million years ago.

November 20, 2012 12:15 am Photos

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Trapping Pryor Mountain wild horses no quick task

Trapping Pryor Mountain wild horses no quick task

For the most part, it’s been no problem for Bureau of Land Management officials to trap wild horses in the Pryor Mountains this summer.

August 02, 2012 12:05 am Photos

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BLM catches wild horses in Pryor Mountains

BLM catches wild horses in Pryor Mountains

Kristen Lenhardt, a public affairs specialist with the Bureau of Land Management, talks about the bait-trap gathering of wild horses in the Pryor Mountains.

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BLM catches Pryor mustangs in Wyoming, Montana

POWELL — Cloud, the famous mustang stallion, was not a happy camper as he watched members of his band caught.

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BioBlitz finds 710 species in Pryors

BioBlitz finds 710 species in Pryors

The Pryor Mountains may look like a desert, unwelcome to all but a few hearty forms of life.

July 14, 2012 11:45 pm Photos

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Lightning storms ignite wildfires near Crow Agency

Lightning storms ignite wildfires near Crow Agency

Firefighters fought five new wildfires that ignited in Crow Agency Friday and Saturday, mostly due to a series of dry storms that passed through.

July 14, 2012 5:30 pm Photos

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BioBlitz records cave species

BioBlitz records cave species

Donna Scott, Andy Godtel and Dan Seifert, foreground, work near a cave in the Pryor Mountains during a BioBlitz, July 6-8. More than 80 scientists and students documented 710 species of plants and animals during the blitz.

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Ross Waples and Donna Scott

Ross Waples and Donna Scott

Ross Waples and Donna Scott bag bugs that were among the 710 species documented during the BioBlitz in the Pryor Mountains, July 6-8. Data collected during the blitz will help agencies manage the rugged area south of Billings in the future.  

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BioBlitz camp

BioBlitz camp

Nearly 80 scientsts, students and others camped in the Pryor Mountains, July 6-8, during a BioBlitz that documented 710 species of plants and animals in the Crooked Creek drainage and Red Pryor Mountain area.     

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Pryor mustang roundup set in northern Wyoming

Pryor mustang roundup set in northern Wyoming

POWELL — A roundup of wild horses in the Pryor Mountains of northern Wyoming may begin as early as next week.

July 11, 2012 4:25 pmLoading…

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