Charting a new course in what is likely to become a much more common scenario, the state’s first hunt to determine the spread of chronic wasting disease in a southcentral Montana county was approved on Thursday.
HAMILTON — After clarifying what constitutes a “float,” the Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission adopted new regulations for the West Fork of the Bitterroot River, a world-renowned cutthroat trout fishery.
The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission on Thursday advanced Helena-area proposals for a new fishing access site, increasing limits for walleye in Canyon Ferry Reservoir and a quota range for culling urban deer in the city limits.
A group of faculty has asked the University of Montana to reconsider the decision to hire Bobby Hauck as head football coach, saying his earlier tenure contributed to a climate that led to federal investigations of the campus for mishandling sexual assault.
A man suspected of being in the country illegally and held in a Bozeman jail on a misdemeanor charge of sexual assault was released under what his attorney said is unusual circumstances that allowed federal immigration officials to take custody of him Wednesday.
In 2006, I arrived at Teller Wildlife Refuge and began planning various habitat projects that would benefit a host of wildlife species. While the projects were intended to benefit Montana’s native wildlife species, I knew that some of the non-natives also would respond to those improvements.
Tim Gardipee, a retired Army lieutenant colonel, was finally able to go deer hunting this season despite being confined to a wheelchair for the last five years. An off-road tracked wheelchair donated to him by the Wounded Warrior Project allowed him to make his way through the snow and shoot a 5x5 mule deer near Roundup.