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Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Yellowstone Buffalo

Missoulian: Bison plan draws comments from around nation, world
Yellowstone Bison Management Plan
“The National Park Service and the State of Montana held a public scoping comment period for the Yellowstone-area Bison Management Plan/EIS from March 16, 2015, to June 15, 2015. Three public open house meetings were held during the comment period at different locations in the vicinity of Yellowstone National Park. The public was encouraged to submit comments through this website. Comments were also accepted at the open house meetings, by postal mail, and in person at the park. Approximately 3,000 pieces of correspondence were received during the public scoping comment period, and approximately 8,830 comments were derived from all correspondence.”

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

E. coli

Missoulian: E. coli cases in Montana, other western states linked to Costco chicken salad
Chicken salad pulled from Montana Costco shelves due to E.coli
“The Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS), along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other western states, are issuing a notice to Costco customers who have purchased chicken salad between October 18, 2015 and November 23, 2015. Customers who have purchased chicken salad from Costco stores in Montana should not consume this product, due to a risk of illness.”

Friday, November 20, 2015

Syrian Refugees/ No Public Access to Anaconda Road

“This bill requires that, in addition to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) screening, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) shall take all actions necessary to ensure that each covered alien receives a background investigation before U.S. refugee admission.
A "covered alien" is any alien applying for U.S. refugee admission who:
is a national or resident of Iraq or Syria,
has no nationality and whose last habitual residence was in Iraq or Syria, or
has been present in Iraq or Syria at any time on or after March 1, 2011.”

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Grizzly Poaching

Missoulian: Poacher sought in grizzly bear's death near Seeley Lake
Information Sought on Dead Grizzly Found North of Seeley Lake
“FWP and the Service are asking for anyone with any information on this case to call 1-800-TIP MONT. Callers do not have to identify themselves and a reward of up to $2,000 may be available for information leading to a conviction.”