BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Up to 360 migrating bison would be shot by Montana hunters, captured for slaughter or shipped elsewhere this winter under a proposal from Yellowstone National Park.
Documents obtained by The Associated Press show park officials considering "selective culls" to help reduce the bison population from... more »
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Police in Boulder, Colo., have solved the mystery of how a severed bison head ended up on a decorative rock in someone's front yard. It belongs to somebody who lives in the home but forgot to tell his roommates about it.
The roommates called police... more »
A Kansas man has died after the semitrailer he was driving ran into a bison on the plains east of Denver.
The Colorado State Patrol has identified the man as Maynard Bontrager, 74, of South Hutchinson, Kansas.
State Trooper Nate Reid says Bontrager was driving west on Colorado... more »
About 66,000 pounds of ground and tenderized steak bison products are being recalled because of risk of E. Coli.
The products come from Rocky Mountain Natural Meats, a Henderson, Colorado business.
The recall stems from a cluster of E. coli illnesses in Colorado. People got sick between June... more »
Montana - A coalition of wildlife advocates wants a Montana judge to overturn an agreement that allows dozens of Yellowstone National Park bison to be transferred onto billionaire Ted Turner's private ranch.
A lawsuit filed Tuesday asked a District Court Judge to declare the animals a public trust and protect... more »
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.... more »
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... more »