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  • Political war continues over bison herd

    Despite federal pressure, Montana refuses to budge on its policy of killing bison that stray from Yellowstone National Park, out of fear they may carry brucellosis.

  • Disease is wasting the West's wild herds

    Chronic wasting disease is slowly spreading among the West's deer and elk herds, and some fear that game farms are partly to blame for the transmission of the deadly disease.

  • Spinning back the bison

    The writer spins shed bison wool from a bison ranch into rich and beautiful yarn, and muses about the wild bison that once roamed her part of the West.

  • Montana won't bend for bison

    Despite word from the federal government that bison do not threaten cattle with brucellosis, Montana continues to crack down on stray animals and arrest protesters.

  • Bison may get ground to stand on

    Highlights from the Church Universal and Triumphant's proposal to allow bison to roam free on the Royal Teton Ranch.

  • Church lands will help bail out bison

    The Church Universal and Triumphant wants to work with the state and federal government on the management of the bison that stray from Yellowstone onto the church's Royal Teton Ranch.

  • The illustrated adventures of bison

    The new 400-page, four-pound "Draft EIS for Interagency Bison Management Plan for the State of Montana and Yellowstone National Park" considers seven alternatives in the management of wandering bison in the Yellowstone area.

  • Bison comeback meets resistance on the ground

    A plan to restore free-roaming bison to North Dakota's Little Missouri National Grassland meets unexectedly fierce resistance from local cattle ranchers.

  • Don't fence me in

    Bison have made a remarkable recovery from near extinction a century ago, but now the animal's growing popularity as livestock raises questions about whether it can remain a "wild" animal.

  • Cousin to mad-cow disease hits deer, elk

    Chronic wasting disease, a relative of mad-cow disease, is killing deer and elk in Colorado and Wyoming.

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