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Water Rights

Dear Editor, Stockwater is one of Montana's oldest water uses and is critical to the continued survival of a Montana livestock industry. Before the Montana Water Use Act of July 1, 1973, livestock...

 

Why Are We Treated Differently?

Dear Editor, The Montana Cattlemen's Association is disappointed in the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) decision to authorize the American Prairie Reserve to use 63,065 acres of public lands in...

 

Governor Gianforte Appeals Biden Administration's Bison Grazing Decision

In addition to Attorney General Knudsen and the Montana Stockgrowers Association (MSGA) filing appeals, Governor Greg Gianforte has also appealed the Biden administration’s approval of the American Prairie Reserve’s (APR) bison grazing proposal...

 

Creating Access and Restoring Wildlife

Dear Editor, Every person in Montana, regardless of income, deserves an opportunity to enjoy our great outdoors. That's why I'm happy to report that two recent developments at American Prairie have...

 

Attorney General Knudsen Asks Federal Panel To Overturn BLM's Bison Grazing Decision

On Aug. 26, Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen asked a federal board to overturn the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) decision to grant a permit change allowing bison grazing in Phillips County. The permit is a part of the American Prairie Reserv...

 

BLM Issues Final Decision on Bison Grazing Proposal

The Bureau of Land Management issued a final decision on July 28 for a bison grazing proposal involving seven allotments in Phillips County, held by American Prairie, which allows for bison grazing on six of the seven allotments. The Telegraph...

 

Comments On The BLM'S EA For The APR Changes

Dear Editor, There is a saying in northeastern Montana that a couple of good rains make every rancher a good grass manager. The converse is that a couple of years of severe drought show who the good...

 

Bison Restoration Guided by Science, Laws and Partnerships

Dear Editor, After four years of analysis and public input, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) issued their proposed decision on American Prairie's application to restore bison across 63,000 acres...

 

VC Commissioners Protest Letter To BLM On APR Decision

The following letter written by the Valley County Commissioners was sent to Field Manager Tom Darrington at the Bureau of Land Management Malta Office on April 13. Tom Darrington, Field Manager Bureau of Land Management Malta Field Office 50 I South...

 

Stockwater Rights Vs. The WWF's Plans

Dear Editor, Unfortunately, the stars are lining up for the World Wildlife Fund's (WWF) grandiose plan to rewild the Northern Great Plains. Their pilot project in northeastern Montana, being...

 
 By For the Courier    AG    April 13, 2022

Daines, Rosendale Urge Biden Admin To Extend Protest Period for Bison Grazing Proposal

U.S. Senator Steve Daines and Congressman Matt Rosendale wrote a letter to Department of Interior Secretary Debra Haaland and Bureau of Land Management Director Tracy Stone-Manning on April 4 urging to extend the protest period on the proposed...

 

BLM Finalizes Bison Grazing Proposal EA, FONSI and Issues Proposed Grazing Decision

This article contains information provided by the Bureau of Land Management, Montana Stockgrowers Association and the Montana Public Lands Council. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has issued a proposed decision on a bison grazing proposal...

 

The Battle For The Soul Of Central Montana Is On

Dear Editor, In the next few weeks, it is believed that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will be releasing its Record of Decision (ROD) on the American Prairie Reserve's (APR) application for...

 

Top Headlining Articles of 2020

Biden Intends to Rescind Keystone XL Permit JAN. 20 - In yet another setback to TC Energy and the building of the Keystone XL pipeline, CBC in Canada was first to report on Jan. 17 confirmation of...

 

'They're Approaching the Tyrannosaur Paddock'

Hovering directly above the remains of a tyrannosaurid discovered in the Badlands of Valley County, helicopter pilot Rob Sperry needed to remain stationary as archaeologist Josh Chase connected a...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    October 6, 2021

Knudsen Calls on BLM to Scrap Bison Grazing Proposal

Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen is worried the American Prairie Reserve's (APR) bison grazing change of use permit proposal could have a disastrous economic impact on Valley County farmers...

 

Ranchers Against Proposed BLM Bison Rule

Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen at 6 p.m. Sept. 15 stopped by the Malta High School Auditorium to give citizens a chance to comment on a grazing issue involving Bison, the American Prairie...

 

OP-ED: Why American Prairie's plans are good for Montana

Lately, deliberate misrepresentations have been circulating regarding American Prairie’s proposal to graze bison on six federal allotments in Phillips County. While most Montanan’s who have commented thus far clearly welcome our proposal, some... Full story

 

'Where Did You Dig Up That Old Fossil?'

Out in the Badlands of Valley County lie the last remains of a herd of duck-billed dinosaurs. No one knows for sure how the little group of Hadrosaurids met their end. But, paleontologists from the...

 

Hunters must expect to see bears

FOR THE COURIER Grizzly bears have the potential to be found anywhere in the western two-thirds of Montana (west of Billings), and their distribution is denser and more widespread than in previous years. Some areas with dense concentrations of...

 

Block Management Program Info Available

FOR THE COURIER HELENA – Hunters are now able to obtain the 2021 Block Management Area (BMA) program information. Hunters are encouraged to request their 2021 BMA Access Guide online and download or print individual BMA maps at fwp.mt.gov/BMA....

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    May 19, 2021

Three County Commissioners Voice Opposition to President Biden's '30x30' Initiative

The Three Valley Commissioners have approved a resolution opposing the federal government’s “30x30” land preservation goal. President Joe Biden signed an executive order on Jan. 27 he said would help restore balance on public lands and waters,...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    May 5, 2021

Get Off The Grass!

A citizen committee is in the process of being formed to address complaints about youths on dirt bikes disturbing the tranquility of homeowners north of Glasgow. Dirt bikers are a common sight in the undeveloped area between Airport and Skylark...

 

CONTINUING FEDERAL GRAZING DISTRICT'S WATER RIGHTS SAGA

The Valley County Conservation District has been trying to alert their constituents, and others, about how the federal government is succeeding in taking the vested water rights away from the Federal... Full story

 

Valuing Public Land

Dear Editor, It's not about values. I believe Senator Daines when he says he joins the majority of Montanans who value public land, protecting it for this and future generations. There are few values...

 

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