WASHINGTON (AP) - Montana's one-room schoolhouses are joining Houston's Astrodome stadium and New York's old Pan Am Worldport Terminal at Kennedy Airport on a list of the nation's most endangered historic places. Today, the National Trust for Historic Preservation is releasing its listing of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places. It includes sites from Maine to Alaska.
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - State wildlife officials aren't sure what killed three bison that were found in the Yellowstone River, but they know it wasn't a virus spread by domestic sheep after tests turned up negative. FWP veterinarian Jennifer Ramsey says all three animals found last month showed signs of physical trauma. Ramsey says the injuries could have occurred if the animals were swept away when the river was swollen with spring runoff.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - Police in Missoula say they have arrested a former tenant on suspicion of arson for a fire at an apartment building last week. Police identified the suspect only a 28-year-old man but Missoula County jail records show a 28-year-old Travis Crosby was jailed yesterday on a felony arson charge and is scheduled to appear in Justice Court this afternoon.
SEATTLE (AP) - An official with the Army Corps of Engineers told a Congressional committee yesterday it doesn't plan a broad environmental study on exporting coal from the Western U.S. Environmentalists and elected officials in Washington, Oregon and Montana have called on the federal government to look at the effects of shipping coal via train from Montana and Wyoming. They're concerned about pollution and climate change.
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