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Oregon contemplates roadkill bill

After almost a year of allowing its citizens to dine on big-game animals struck and killed by cars, Montana officials consider its meals-under-wheels program a success.

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Gazette opinion: Beauty and carnage in Paradise Valley

Gazette opinion: Beauty and carnage in Paradise Valley

Paradise Valley is where buffalo roam and the deer and antelope play. As the only year-round route into Yellowstone National Park, Highway 89 is used by more than a million park visitors annually. Anglers and boaters are drawn to fishing access sites along the Yellowstone River that Highway …

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Roadkill on menu: 11 salvage permits issued across Montana

Check carefully what’s on the platter this Thanksgiving: 11 people have applied for Montana’s new roadkill permits since they became available Monday.

November 29, 2013 8:07 am
Roadkill resurrection: Permits to pluck dead animals available Tuesday

Roadkill resurrection: Permits to pluck dead animals available Tuesday

Montana roadkill will get a new life beginning on Tuesday.

November 25, 2013 3:04 pmLoading…

Roadkill salvage permits available Tuesday

HELENA — State wildlife officials say permits to salvage road-killed deer, elk, antelope and moose will be available online beginning Tuesday.

November 24, 2013 1:00 amLoading…
Rep. Steve Lavin

Rep. Steve Lavin

Rep. Steve Lavin, R-Kalispell, sponsored the roadkill bill.

October 04, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Roadkill rule awaits OK by FW Commission

Roadkill rule awaits OK by FW Commission

Montanans cannot legally dine on flat fur stew for at least another month.

October 03, 2013 6:00 pm Photos

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New YAM show highlights Waddell's 'absurdities'

New YAM show highlights Waddell's 'absurdities'

So you thought you knew the work of Montana’s Theodore Waddell, one of the region’s best-known Modernist painters?

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Comments sought on roadkill rule

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking comment on a proposed rule to carry out a new law that allows salvaging of antelope, deer, elk or moose killed in collisions with cars, trucks and other motor vehicles.

July 25, 2013 3:14 pmLoading…

FWP proposal allows motorists to salvage road kill in Montana

MISSOULA — The Montana Legislature passed a measure back in March allowing citizens to salvage road kill, and now Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is looking for input on how to implement the new law.

July 25, 2013 1:50 pmLoading…
PETA cowgirl offers 'roadkill jerky' to downtown passersby

PETA cowgirl offers 'roadkill jerky' to downtown passersby

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals volunteer Leila Sleiman hands out 'roadkill jerky' in downtown Billings on Friday. PETA was in Billings to raise awareness of Montana's new roadkill law.

May 24, 2013 1:25 pm Photos

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Grand Teton cuts speed but sees more roadkill

JACKSON, Wyo. — The number of animals struck by vehicles in Grand Teton National Park rose last year despite a speed limit reduction on the park's main road.

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Roadkill bill off the ground in Wyoming Senate

Roadkill bill off the ground in Wyoming Senate

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Whether it's fresh or in rigor mortis, roadkill may soon be legal take-out for Wyomingites.

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Wyoming bill would legalize collecting roadkill for food

Wyoming bill would legalize collecting roadkill for food

 A bill before the Wyoming Legislature would allow people to take home roadkill.

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Gazette opinion: New law watches out for wildlife-motorist safety

The new Highway Bill recognizes what Montana and Wyoming residents have always known: Critters and cars don’t do well on the same track.

July 13, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Possible road kill found in Wyoming eatery freezer

RAWLINS — Wildlife officials are investigating a Rawlins restaurant after a possible road-killed animal was found in its freezer.

March 22, 2012 8:06 amLoading…

Heavy winter boosts wildlife motor deaths in western Wyoming

JACKSON, Wyo. — Heavy snows this winter have likely resulted in more wildlife-vehicle collisions in Teton County.

January 30, 2011 12:27 pmLoading…

Golden Pen Award: Consider costs of not removing roadkill

In response to the Yellowstone County commissioners decision on Feb. 10 to refuse to pay for the removal of road kill carcasses along Montana roadways: This is a recipe for more roadkill and a human safety threat.

February 21, 2010 12:05 am Related

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Despite warnings, no drop seen in Grand Teton roadkill

MOOSE, Wyo. - Grand Teton National Park administrators say a four-year campaign to prevent drivers from running over park wildlife has so far failed to stem the rate of collisions.

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Yellowstone County: Roadkill not our job

Yellowstone County: Roadkill not our job

Commissioners agreed Monday that they will not pay to have roadkill picked up after Yellowstone County’s garbage service provider said it would begin charging for the task.

February 08, 2010 9:30 pmLoading…

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