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Creeping landslide devouring part of Jackson, Wyo.

Matthew Brown, The Associated Press
Apr 21 2014 - 9:54am

JACKSON, Wyo. -- What's happening in this Wyoming resort town might be better described as a land creep than a landslide, but the lack of speed has not hindered the sheer power of the moving earth.

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Hunting having little impact on wolf population

Matthew Brown, The Associated Press
Apr 4 2014 - 11:34am

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Gray wolves in the U.S. Northern Rockies are showing resilience as states adopt increasingly aggressive tactics to drive down their numbers through hunting, trapping and government-sponsored pack removals.

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Floods ravage Montana, Wyoming

Matthew Brown, The Associated Press
Mar 11 2014 - 5:44pm

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Water levels began to drop on flooded rivers in Montana and Wyoming on Tuesday, and authorities scrambled to restore road access for hundreds of people left isolated by high waters.Recent floodwaters have damaged numerous homes and business in both states, and some Montana residents living close to the Musselshell River remained...

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Bishop, other GOP lawmakers seek Endangered Species overhaul

Matthew Brown, The Associated Press
Feb 5 2014 - 1:29pm

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Republicans in Congress, including Utah Rep. Rob Bishop, are calling for an overhaul to the Endangered Species Act to curtail environmentalists' lawsuits and give more power to states, but experts say broad changes to one of the nation's cornerstone environmental laws are unlikely given the pervasive partisan divide in...

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Feds to boost ailing ferrets across Great Plains

Matthew Brown, The Associated Press
Dec 23 2013 - 3:45pm

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Federal wildlife officials have crafted a new plan to restore the highly endangered black-footed ferret that includes re-introducing the animal to more states.The prairie dog-eating member of the weasel family was thought to be extinct until 1981, when a rancher found a solitary enclave of the animals in northwest Wyoming.A U.S...

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Judge admits to violating ethics rules in comments on rape victim

Matthew Brown, The Associated Press
Dec 4 2013 - 1:06pm

BILLINGS, Mont. -- A Montana judge says he doesn't deserve to lose his job for commenting that a 14-year-old rape victim appeared "older than her chronological age" when he sentenced her teacher-rapist to just a month in prison.But District Judge G. Todd Baugh acknowledged his remarks, coupled with the public furor over the lenient...

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Navajo code talker attends Redskins game, says team name not offensive

Felicia Fonesca, Matthew Brown, The Associated Press
Nov 27 2013 - 5:14pm

The leader of the Navajo Code Talkers who appeared at a Washington Redskins home football game said Wednesday the team name is a symbol of loyalty and courage - not a slur as asserted by critics who want it changed.

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Creeping landslide devouring part of Jackson, Wyo.

Matthew Brown, The Associated Press
Apr 21 2014 - 9:54am

JACKSON, Wyo. -- What's happening in this Wyoming resort town might be better described as a land creep than a landslide, but the lack of speed has not hindered the sheer power of the moving earth.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 21 2014 - 10:00am


Hunting having little impact on wolf population

Matthew Brown, The Associated Press
Apr 4 2014 - 11:34am

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Gray wolves in the U.S. Northern Rockies are showing resilience as states adopt increasingly aggressive tactics to drive down their numbers through hunting, trapping and government-sponsored pack removals.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 4 2014 - 1:02pm

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