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Protester Comfrey Jacobs sits chained to a 50-gallon drum filled with cement at the gate to the Stephens Creek bison capture facility in Yellowstone National Park on March 6.

March 11, 2014 1:15 pmLoading…
Judge denies injunction in Yellowstone bison case

Judge denies injunction in Yellowstone bison case

A federal judge had denied an injunction sought by wildlife advocates to block the slaughter of Yellowstone bison.

March 10, 2011 3:22 pmLoading…
Schweitzer blocks shipments of bison to slaughter

Schweitzer blocks shipments of bison to slaughter

Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer blocked the impending slaughter of hundreds of Yellowstone National Park bison on Tuesday, in a surprise move intended to spark an overhaul of how the federal government deals with the iconic but disease-plagued animals.

February 15, 2011 2:55 pmLoading…
Judge: Yellowstone bison slaughter can proceed

Judge: Yellowstone bison slaughter can proceed

A federal judge on Monday denied a request from wildlife advocates to stop the planned slaughter of hundreds of wild bison from Yellowstone National Park that were captured as they migrated into Montana.

February 14, 2011 1:51 pm Photos

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Yellowstone bison capture tops 500 animals

Yellowstone bison capture tops 500 animals

State and federal officials have captured 133 more wild bison from Yellowstone National Park for disease testing and possible slaughter.

February 09, 2011 3:40 pmLoading…
Bison slaughter on hold as Yellowstone Park reviews lawsuit

Bison slaughter on hold as Yellowstone Park reviews lawsuit

Federal officials halted plans Friday to ship bison to slaughter from Yellowstone National Park after saying they first had to review a court challenge filed by wildlife advocates.

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Yellowstone bison slaughter could begin this week

Disease testing began Wednesday on hundreds of captured bison from Yellowstone National Park, with federal officials saying those that test positive for brucellosis could be shipped to slaughter this week.

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Few options remain for unwanted horses

GILLETTE While people may joke that they are going to send an unruly horse to the "glue factory," it is a threat that now has little bite.

May 31, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Horse facility bill lapses into law

HELENA - A controversial bill encouraging the construction of horse slaughterhouses in Montana and restricting legal challenges to such facilities became law Friday without Gov. Brian Schweitzer's signature.

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