Though the Christmas tree checkoff was approved by a narrow margin of farmers, the USDA plans to hold another referendum next year.
The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission has approved a wolf hunting season this fall that allows for hunters to take up to 58 wolves
Montana officials say the payments to ranchers for livestock killed by certain wild predators exceeded budget but were not as high as projected
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has captured and euthanized a male grizzly bear south of Condon because it was food conditioned and had a history of approaching residences
Federal officials have agreed to settle a lawsuit with environmental groups that prevents domestic sheep from grazing in eastern Idaho until a scientific study addressing how they might threaten bighorn sheep with deadly diseases is completed
Weather officials say a tractor that was carried away in a tornado last week near the Montana-South Dakota state line has yet to be found