BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Billings police are searching for a suspect in a shooting that left a 22-year-old man wounded. Police say the man was shot several times with a small-caliber handgun, but say the wounds were not life-threatening. Police say the man isn't cooperating with investigators. The shooting occurred early this morning.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Fort Belknap tribal officers detained a state game warden for over five hours on Saturday, apparently because the tribe believes the agency has unfairly focused its enforcement efforts on tribal members. Fort Belknap Indian Community Council president Mark Azure says the warden was cited for criminal trespass.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Wildlife advocates have filed a legal petition to stop the capture and mass slaughter of wild bison leaving Yellowstone National Park during their winter migration. Thousands of Yellowstone bison have been shipped to slaughter in recent decades to keep them from coming into contact with livestock.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has stopped its review of a proposed coal export terminal on the Columbia river while a judge considers an appeal of a decision by the state of Oregon that the terminal could interfere with tribal fishing rights. An Australian company wants the terminal in northeastern Oregon to transfer coal brought by train from Wyoming and Montana.
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