Stories tagged: Yellowstone River
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 2, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Mules and pack rafts geared up with fly rods and bear spray led three adventurers recently to confirm the comeback of Yellowstone Country cutthroats. The good news is filtering out …
Sat., Oct. 28, 2017, 3:50 p.m.
Crews are trying to remove a barge that partially sank in the Yellowstone River in Montana.
Tue., May 2, 2017, 9:39 a.m.
A federal agency that plans to build a new Yellowstone River dam and bypass channel meant to save an endangered fish only has about half the money needed for construction.
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 8:08 a.m.
Wildlife advocates are urging a federal judge to keep in place an injunction blocking a $57 million irrigation dam and fish passage proposed for the Yellowstone River.
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 8:57 a.m.
Stillwater County officials planned to continue a search Thursday for a man believed missing in the Yellowstone River near Columbus.
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 12:36 p.m.
Federal officials have approved a $57 million dam and fish bypass on Montana’s Yellowstone River but construction can’t proceed until a judge signs off.
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, 9 p.m.
Tens of thousands of dead fish have closed Montana’s Yellowstone River and stirred new worries Monday about lasting impacts to the region’s lucrative outdoors industry.
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016, 4:19 p.m.
Montana wildlife officials are conducting tests on fish from additional areas to see if they are infected with a disease blamed in a massive fish kill in the Yellowstone River.
Mon., July 18, 2016, 9:05 p.m.
Authorities have released the name of a man who drowned after a rafting accident on the Yellowstone River west of Columbus.
Fri., April 29, 2016, 11:26 a.m.
A Yellowstone County sheriff’s deputy rescued a 2-year-old boy who fell into the Yellowstone River.
Sun., July 17, 2011
BILLINGS – An official with the Environmental Protection Agency says a procedure to remove residual oil from a broken Exxon Mobil pipeline in the Yellowstone River in south-central Montana recovered …
Fri., July 15, 2011, 7:03 p.m.
Boaters were warned to stay off an oil-fouled stretch of Montana’s popular Yellowstone River on Friday, as lawmakers on Capitol Hill pressed regulators to bolster the country’s pipeline safety rules …
Wed., July 13, 2011
BILLINGS – State environmental regulators have asked Exxon Mobil to justify its estimate for how much oil spilled into the Yellowstone River, citing the company’s changing timeline on how long …
Tue., July 12, 2011, 12:57 p.m.
Montana environmental regulators have asked Exxon Mobil to justify its estimate for how much oil spilled into the Yellowstone River, citing the company’s changing timeline on how long it took …
Mon., July 11, 2011, 2:15 p.m.
More oil-fouled locations were discovered along the Yellowstone River as floodwaters receded after an Exxon Mobil Corp. pipeline failure, but officials said Monday the geographical extent of pollution along the …
Sun., July 10, 2011
BILLINGS – It may be two or three weeks before Montana officials can safely launch boats on the Yellowstone River to determine the extent of damage to wildlife from the …
Sat., July 9, 2011
BILLINGS – Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer has decided Exxon Mobil and the state don’t make good roommates after nearly a week of working together in close quarters to clean up …
Mon., July 4, 2011
LAUREL, Mont. – Authorities struggled Sunday to gauge the environmental and crop damage from tens of thousands of gallons of oil that spilled into the Yellowstone River, as Montana’s governor …