Montana Judge: Weed-Spraying Plan Could Hurt Bears

HELENA, Mont. - (AP) A federal judge in Montana has ruled that a U.S. Forest Service plan to spray herbicide from helicopters over the Kootenai National Forest does not adequately protect dozens of grizzly bears. U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy says the agency's plan to allow multiple low-altitude...

Utah, Wyo. Seek To Intervene In Mont. Gun Lawsuit

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - (AP) State officials in Wyoming and Utah plan to enter a lawsuit pending in Montana to argue the federal government lacks authority to regulate firearms that are made and sold in the same state. The attorneys general of Wyoming and Utah say they plan to file a brief in the Montana...