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Archive for date: July 13, 2021

Mule deer shot near Rosebud and left to waste

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks officials are seeking information on two mule deer that appear to have been shot and left to waste on or near the last day of June in the Rosebud area. On June 30, FWP Region 7 Warden Sergeant Casey Prell responded to an area just north of Horse Creek Road, north of Rosebud, to investigate the incident.   One...

Floating Discouraged on the Smith River

Due to safety concerns and low flows, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks staff discourages any floating on the Smith River. The Meagher County Sheriff’s office issued a pre-evacuation notice for the Smith River corridor from Camp Baker to the confluence with Blacktail Creek due to the Ellis Fire, which had grown to nearly 900 acres Sunday. The...

Public Comment Period Extended For BLM Environmental Assessment

The public now has a total of 90 days to submit comments on the Bureau of Land Management’s draft Environmental Assessment and finding of No Significant Impact for a bison grazing proposal by the American Prairie Reserve on BLM-administered lands in Phillips County instead of 60. The comment period will now end September 28th. https://n...

COVID-19 Delta Variant Continues To Spread Across Montana

374 new cases of COVID-19 in Montana have been added over the past week along with six new deaths. Confirmed active cases increased to 466 up from 375 reported July 6th by the state Department of Public Health and Human Services. As of Monday about 47% of the state’s eligible population is considered to be fully vaccinated. The Delta variant c...