Items by Carlotta Grandstaff

Forest Service shuts down 'three old geezers'
Armed law enforcement officers prevented three environmentalists, including 83-year-old Stewart Brandborg, from attending a Forest Service press conference in Hamilton, Mont.
Bush's war on terrorism comes West
Some locals are worried about plans to expand the Rocky Mountain Laboratories in Hamilton, Mont., into a "biosafety 4" facility capable of handling the kind of deadly microbes likely to be used in bioterrorist attacks against the U.S.
Rancher goes down kicking
Montana elk-rancher Len Wallace, angry at Initiative 143 banning commercial hunts on game farms, is foiled in his attempt to give his herd to the Crow Indians, because of laws set up to halt the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease.
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