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4 years 3 months ago

One Arizona prison escapee caught

Federal agents on Monday captured one of two inmates who escaped from an Arizona prison as he walked, armed with a handgun, outside a Wyoming church, and were still hunting for the other fugitive and a suspected accomplice. Convicted killer Tracy Province told authorities he was relieved that the...

4 years 9 months ago

Ted Turner to get Yellowstone bison

Billionaire Ted Turner is getting 88 Yellowstone National Park bison from a faltering Montana program that was supposed to put the disease-free animals on public or tribal lands. The animals were spared several years ago from a periodic slaughter of bison leaving Yellowstone because of worries about animal disease....

5 years 2 weeks ago

Judge asked to end Yellowstone bison kills

A coalition of environmental and Native American groups sued two federal agencies Monday to stop the mass slaughter of bison that migrate outside Yellowstone National Park in search of food. During the last decade, federal agencies working with the state of Montana have captured and shipped to slaughter more...

5 years 1 month ago

Montana stops wolf hunting near Yellowstone

Montana wildlife commissioners shut down gray wolf hunting Tuesday in backcountry adjacent to Yellowstone National Park after nine of the predators were killed there in recent weeks. Commissioners, however, kept the statewide kill quota at 75, repeating their belief that the planned harvest would not hurt the overall population...

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