HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A Wyoming Game and Fish Department official says he may have misstated that Wyoming was taking a portion of Montana's grizzly bear hunt allocation to set its own quotas. Large carnivore section supervisor Dan Thompson says if he did so he was wrong. Conservation groups say Wyoming proposed to round up the fractional number of grizzly bears it can hunt this year after Montana officials agreed to reduce its own allocation.
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) - A 57-year-old Great Falls man who was shot on April 8 has died. Cascade County Sheriff Bob Edwards says investigators still need to meet with Steven Jacobsen's doctor to determine his cause of death. William Patrick Rose III was earlier charged with attempted deliberate homicide for shooting Jacobsen in the chest. He claimed he shot Jacobsen in self-defense.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Montana authorities are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found along the Yellowstone River in Billings as a possible homicide. Yellowstone County Sheriff Mike Linder on identified the victim as 42-year-old Harriet P. Wilson of Billings. Her body was found Sunday floating in a side-channel of the river. Linder says there were no obvious signs of foul play but the death is considered suspicious.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana's campaign regulator says a ballot issue committee violated state campaign reporting laws by filing reports late and improperly disclosing donor information and services provided by consultants. Commissioner of Political Practices Jeff Mangan released his findings against the committee Montanans for the 6 Mill on Tuesday. The committee supports a legislative referendum for a 10-year property tax to help fund the Montana University System.
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