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19-year-old firefighter killed by falling tree in Montana
A 19-year-old firefighter has died after being struck by a falling tree while responding to a blaze in western Montana

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Montana ranch loses 8 goats to mountain lion
The latest killings occurred despite a large trap being set up last week by a USDA trapper.
Cooler temps and lower winds help California firefighters

Firefighters on Monday made progress against wildfires burning across numerous states in the hot, dry West.

That included California, where slightly cooler temperatures and diminishing winds helped firefighters as they battled several wildfires...

New insecticide to remain on market despite ESA violation
New insecticide to remain on market despite ESA violation
Cyantraniliprole, a new insecticide that’s significant for blueberry and citrus growers, will remain on the market even though a federal appeals court has ruled its approval violated the Endangered Species Act.
Jump in dark northern spring wheat prices takes soft white wheat with it
Jump in dark northern spring wheat prices takes soft white wheat with it
Dry and hot conditions in Montana and the Dakotas have pushed dark northern spring wheat prices up from $8.55 per bushel to $10.15 per bushel on the Portland market. Speculators are pushing the other wheat classes upward, and market analysts advise...
Fire burns in north-central Montana, red flag warning issued
The fire started late Monday afternoon near the small town of Zortman

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