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Wildfires scorch portions of the West
Wildfires scorch portions of the West
The Lolo Peak Fire has burned 23.5 square miles of timber.

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Proposed copper mine’s permit application is ‘complete’
After three requests for more information, state environmental regulators say Tintina Montana has submitted a complete application for its proposed copper mine near White Sulphur Springs
150 homes ordered to evacuate amid Montana wildfire
The Lolo Peak Fire has burned about 12 square miles since it was reported July 15.
Trump administration urged to convene ‘God squad’ on salmon protection
Trump administration urged to convene ‘God squad’ on salmon protection
The Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association wants the government to convene a Cabinet-level committee with the power to allow exemptions to the Endangered Species Act.
Montana rancher admits illegal pesticide killed bald eagle
Dale Duwayne Buerkle of Plevna injected pesticide into calf carcasses intending to poison coyotes.
Fire in northwestern Montana forces evacuations
Evacuation orders are in place for some northwestern Montana residents after a lightning storm sparked fires east of Eureka
Sage grouse conservation changes praised, provoke alarm
Sage grouse conservation changes praised, provoke alarm
Trump opens door to industry-friendly changes to a sweeping plan imposed by his predecessor to protect a ground-dwelling bird across vast areas of the West
New canola association gains certification, seeks directors
New canola association gains certification, seeks directors
After receiving a certificate of incorporation from the State of Washington, the Pacific Northwest Canola Association is looking for nominations for board members.
Drought spreads and intensifies across US Northern Plains
Sixty two percent of North Dakota, more than half of South Dakota and 40 percent of Montana are in severe, extreme or exceptional drought.
Interior won’t change Montana monument designation
The Montana monument is the fourth Zinke has removed from his review ahead of a final report due later this month.
Fires are torching Montana, and the money is running out
The eruption of wildfires caught state lawmakers and officials off guard after forecasts in the spring predicted only a moderate fire season.

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