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National Fire Preparedness Level Raised to Highest Point
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Top federal and state fire managers say the National Fire Preparedness Level will be raised to its highest point Friday afternoon.
The National Multi-Agency Coordinating Group made the announcement Thursday, saying the jump to Preparedness Level 5 reflects a high degree of wildfir…
Montana to Switch How it Counts Wolves in the State
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana wildlife officials say the way they count wolves is too expensive and falls far short of an actual population estimate, so they plan to switch to a model that uses information gathered from hunters.
Wildlife advocates say wolf numbers are declining and that switching excl…
Bull Trout Lawsuit Targeting Columbia Basin Dams Dismissed
BOISE (AP) — A federal lawsuit by an environmental group seeking to force federal agencies to analyze whether about two dozen dams operating in Idaho, Oregon, Washington and Montana are harming bull trout has been dismissed.
U.S. District Court Judge Marco Hernandez in a ruling last week said federal…
Wyoming Governor Criticizes Oregon Coal Port Ruling
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Officials in Wyoming and Montana are weighing how to respond to last week's ruling by an Oregon judge that rejected the states' claims that federal interstate commerce protections should ensure them access to a proposed terminal on the Columbia River to export c…
Montana to Raise Speed Limit to 80 MPH on Some Highways
I lived in Montana and Wyoming when there was no speed limit. I was pulled over in my awesome Ford Thunderbird. I was doing 135 mph, but an officer pulled me over for having a taillight out. Dang! I miss those days. Well, they're kind of coming back again ... just not in Washington!

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