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Prairie Lights: Some readers buffaloed by April Fools’ fun


Some years back, I wrote an expose of an article that ran in the now-defunct Weekly World News. The article claimed that Montana Highway Patrol officers had gunned down a Bigfoot, also known as a sasquatch, after the brute terrorized a New Zealand couple in Beaverhead Rock State Park near Dillon. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Prairie Lights: For bears, getting to know us is a hazard


All over Montana, bruins are on the march. How could any of us have guessed what was in store back on the last day of August, when a black bear that had been breaking into houses in the Emerald Hills near Lockwood was killed by game wardens? (more…) Continue Reading →

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