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Social media did in Yellowstone lion poachers

MIKE KOSHMRL, Jackson Hole News & Guide Published 2:43 p.m. MT June 15, 2019 CLOSE JACKSON, Wyo. — Celebratory social media posts tipped off authorities to a trio of Montana mountain lion hunters who illegally killed a lion in Yellowstone National Park. Photos shared via Instagram, Snapchat and Facebook, including publicly accessible images, were deleted, but Read More…

Plow crews clear Glacier National Park's Going-to-the-Sun Road

Buy Photo Crews have met after breaking through “the big drift” on the Going-to-the-Sun Road, photographed here during 2018’s plowing efforts. (Photo: Tribune Photo/Sarah Dettmer) WEST GLACIER — Crews plowing Glacier National Park’s Going-to-the-Sun Road from the east and west sides have met near the middle, finishing the bulk of the snow removal project this year. Officials Read More…

Grizzly bear euthanized in Sun River Valley

In this 2013 file photo, this grizzly bear was spotted near Fort Shaw. (Photo: Melissa Mattingly) Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks euthanized a young male grizzly May 1 along the Sun River near Fort Shaw because of calf depredations.  U.S. Department of Agriculture Wildlife Services captured the 383-pound bear after if killed three registered black Angus Read More…