On Oct. 3, the Missoula city council and County Board of Commission will decide if they will commit to a Bear Smart community policy intended to encourage residents to do their part in reducing human-bear conflicts and thus keep a few more bears alive.
The former leader of the National Republican Party who was also the longtime governor of Montana warned that without a return to common-sense solutions, respect for government institutions, and fidelity to the state and federal constitutions, regardless of political party, the country risks losing its democracy.
Nine different conservation organizations have filed a lawsuit against the United States Forest Service for increasing grazing allotments just north of Yellowstone National Park that they say will likely lead to more human-grizzly bear conflicts and stunt recovery of the threatened species.
Abortion providers in Oregon have seen a recent rise in demand for abortions from women from states that have adopted bans or are in the process of doing so, officials said at a news conference on Thursday.
Nineteen candidates met the filing deadline on Friday – several at the last minute – in their bid to replace the late Mayor John Engen at the city's helm, though one was eliminated after job requirements were applied.
The Giffords gun safety organization has sued the National Rifle Association and the campaigns of U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley and U.S. Rep. Matt Rosendale, alleging the gun rights group used shell corporations to improperly aid the Republican lawmakers in 2018.
Artificial light disrupts the natural day and night rhythm that governs wildlife behavior resulting in effects on animals such as birds that naturally use the stars to migrate, predators who use the cover of night to hunt, as well as nocturnal wildlife.