BOZEMAN – As part of ongoing efforts to monitor the population of grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, Yellowstone National Park and the USGS would like to inform the public that biologists with the National Park Service and Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team (IGBST) will be conducting scientific grizzly bear research operations
Missoula – The governors of Montana and ten other Western states have proclaimed May as Wildfire Awareness Month. Fire prevention agencies and organizations across the state invite all Montanans to participate.
BOZEMAN – After an erratic winter brought a little bit of everything weather-wise to the Treasure State, spring followed suit with another change-up.
ENNIS – In 2018, the lightning-caused Monument Fire in the Gravelly Mountains burned more than 6,600 acres of which 66 percent burned in a moderate to high severity.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, April 19, the National Junior Duck Stamp contest was held at Patuxent National Wildlife Refuge in Patuxent, Maryland.
ENNIS – According to Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks biologist Dean Waltee, hunters harvested 18 mountain lions across his management area during the 2018-19 season: Seventeen were legal harvests and one was an incidental harvest of a female following the female harvest quota having been met. This was the first documented incidental lion harve
DILLON – On April 4 state Representative Ray Shaw received the Patriot Award from Major General Matt Quinn at the Montana Youth Academy Challenge in Dillon. The Adjutant General’s Patriot Award was bestowed upon Shaw during a ceremony.
ENNIS – The Ennis town commission heard a request from Ennis Senior Center president Lynn Foreman and treasurer Bob Welna at their monthly meeting on Thursday, April 11, to continue the funding the town pledged four years ago, which expired at the end of 2018.
SHERIDAN – You know it’s spring when the baseballs start coming out, and in Sheridan, Little League is moving ahead, gearing up for baseball season, which began April 13, the town council learned at its Monday, April 8, meeting.
TWIN BRIDGES – Twin Bridges storm water, sidewalk and curb plans were front and center again at the town council’s Tuesday, April 9 meeting.