GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) - The Montana Highway Patrol says a 31-year-old Belt woman has died in a single-vehicle accident. The patrol says the accident occurred yesterday morning in Cascade County near the community of Belt. The initial investigation indicates the vehicle the woman was driving failed to negotiate a turn, struck a power pole and rolled down an embankment.
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Shreveport police say a two-day manhunt has brought the arrest of a 27-year-old man accused in Montana of killing a homeless man. Cpl. Marcus Hines says Kevin Joseph Lino was arrested yesterday after twice evading pursuers. Hines says tips helped police track Lino to woods near railroad tracks. Montana authorities have a warrant charging him with deliberate homicide in Barry's death. Hines says Lino reportedly has ties to northwest Louisiana. He's being held in the Caddo Parish jail as a fugitive from Missoula.
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) - A proposal by a North Dakota couple to relocate their commercial bobcat fur farm to central Montana has generated comments from around the world. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks game warden Shawn Briggs says a substantial numbers of comments on an environmental assessment came from all over the United States and the world, including Great Britain, New Zealand and Australia. Briggs tells the Great Falls Tribune that the agency will analyze the comments before rendering a final decision on whether to issue a permit for the fur farm in Fergus County.
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - Hunters haven't had much success at the start of the annual Jackson Hole bison hunt in northwest Wyoming. Game managers say only 11 bison were harvested in the opening days of the hunt that started on Aug. 15 and goes on for five months. Hunting is allowed on the National Elk Refuge and Bridger-Teton National Forest to protect forage for elk wintering on the refuge and to keep bison numbers at manageable levels.
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