When the U.S. Air Force first proposed using one-fifth of Montana’s airspace for a bomber testing range, ranchers and pilots objected.
Black bear numbers have climbed over the past seven years in southeastern Montana, prompting the Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission to recently double the harvest quota this fall from four to eight bears.
Air Force plans for a bomber training range over Eastern Montana are still flying, despite no noticeable signs of progress over the past two years.
Secure justice. The new federal courthouse was dedicated in downtown Billings just 27 months after construction began, a record short time for building a federal courthouse. The five-story courthouse features updated security for the courts and other agencies housed in it, along with energy-…
Even though this winter was mild, turkey numbers remain well below average across southeastern Montana, according to Dean Waltee, a wildlife biologist with Fish, Wildlife & Parks.
In what is the first documented wolf incident in far southeastern Montana since reintroduction, a male black wolf was shot by a Hammond-area rancher Sunday after it attacked his sheep.
People from across the country eat lunch before a tour of the Cinch Buckle Ranch near Broadus recently.
Ron Goddard, right, manager of the Cinch Buckle Ranch east of Broadus, speaks to a group Tuesday during a tour of the ranch.
The tour of the Cinch Buckle Ranch near Broadus had a few truckloads of people riding through the ranch to see how one portion of the range had recovered quickly after being stomped down during branding.
Jim Howell, CEO of Grasslands LLC, gives some insight on sustainable grazing on the Cinch Buckle ranch recently.
Ron Goddard, manager of the Cinch Buckle Ranch east of Broadus, speaks to a group recently during a tour of the ranch. The ranch uses sustainable, holistic grazing practices and is owned by Grasslands LLC.