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Wildland Fires

Yellowstone County imposes Stage 1 fire restrictions

Yellowstone County commissioners on Tuesday imposed Stage 1 fire restrictions because of recent hot and dry weather conditions.

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Outdoors just for kids: Firefighters have different ways to stop blazes

Outdoors just for kids: Firefighters have different ways to stop blazes

There sure is a lot of smoke in the sky these days. That’s because there are a lot of fires burning in the forests around Montana, Idaho and Wyoming.

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Council briefed on Montana environmental issues

Council briefed on Montana environmental issues

To get a sense of some of the most pressing environmental issues facing Montana, consider the Environmental Quality Council’s agenda — controlling wolf populations, hunting and fishing license reform, sage grouse protection and the increasing cost of fighting wildland fires.

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Wyoming outdoors: Dry conditions should encourage caution while hunting

Many of Wyoming’s big-game seasons opened Monday, while more are scheduled to open mid-month or Nov. 1. Archery seasons have been going since Sept. 1.

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Wyoming outdoors: Fires torching wildlife's groceries

The other day I talked to a friend, Sam Scott, who has a ranch near the Ashland fire. I had been concerned about him losing his house, outbuildings and livestock.

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