LIVINGSTON, Mont. — Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks crews are still searching for answers to what killed more than 700 mountain whitefish in the Yellowstone River south of Livingston last week. The fish kill was detected Friday. Since then crews have documented 354 dead whitefish on the east side and 383 on the west side of the river. A handful of suckers were also killed, but so far no dead trout have been found.
MALTA, Mont. — The Bureau of Land Management has approved a request from the American Prairie Reserve to change a grazing permit on the 13,000-acre Flat Creek allotment in northeastern Montana to allow bison to graze on federal land all year.