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Trailer of rotten chicken towed to landfill
The trailer might have been sitting at the Flying J Truck Stop west of Missoula for a month before it was discovered.

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Montana wolf stamp decision postponed
The $20 stamps would be considered donations by non-hunters to help fund management of the animals.
Montana wolf hunt begins; activists shadow hunters
Montana law prohibits harassment of hunters, punishable by a fine of up to $500 and 30 days in prison. But tracking hunters and their activities is not illegal as long as nothing is done to disrupt the hunt, said a warden captain with Montana Fish,...
Mild Montana wildfire season spurs low spending
The 251 fires so far this year is close to the five-year average, but the 20 square miles of land burned is just 12 percent of the five-year average.
Montana panel approves federal land report
The report’s recommendations for federal land management include reducing wildfire fuels, maintaining or increasing access for multiple uses, and increasing economic production associated with natural resources.
Montana orders drilling limits to help sage grouse
The restrictions, similar to rules in Wyoming, are meant to prevent disturbances and increase breeding success for the chicken-sized birds, known for an elaborate mating ritual in which males strut around and puff out their breasts in a colorful display.