Home on the range: bison roundup is a quiet affair

A rider on a four wheeler approaches a group of bison in a holding pasture on the National Bison Range near Moise, Montana, to separate a few at a time to run through the chutes during the annual bison roundup Tuesdat, Oct. 17, 2017. Range managers ran some 350 bison through a series of chutes to check the animals for general health and to implant eletronic identifying chips in the first-year calves.(Kurt Wilson/The Missoulian via AP)

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The big bull came into the small round pen with its tail sticking straight up in the air.

ICE arrest without warrant in Oregon investigated

This Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 photo taken from video provided by George Cardenas shows federal immigration agents arresting a worker even though they acknowledged they lacked a warrant to enter the home near Beaverton, Ore. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says it's now investigating the incident. The agency said the arrested man whose name wasn't provided has been released. Spokeswoman Yasmeen Pitts O'Keefe said the matter has also been referred to watchdog groups both within ICE and in its parent department in Washington. (George Cardenas via AP)

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — After walking through the door of a home in Oregon, federal immigration officers acknowledged they didn’t have a warrant. Still, they refused to heed requests to leave until they arrested a man who was inside and had been helping remodel the house.

Nebraska zoo to take in 2 Wyoming grizzly cubs

In this Sept. 28, 2017 photo, a bear cub at the Riverside Discovery Center runs between holding areas in quarantine as he searches for a treat a zookeeper has placed in the area, in Scottsbluff, Neb. The western Nebraska zoo has agreed to take in two orphaned grizzly cubs from Wyoming. (Irene North /The Star-Herald via AP)

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — A western Nebraska zoo has agreed to take in two orphaned grizzly cubs from Wyoming.

Suspect in double killing was an Air Force officer

Fort Collins, Colo., Police Department officers are shown at the scene of fatal shooting investigation at 720 City Park Avenue Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, in Fort Collins, Colo. (Austin Humphreys/The Coloradoan via AP)

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — A man suspected of fatally shooting two people, including a Colorado State University student, and wounding a third before killing himself was an Air Force staff sergeant based in Wyoming, authorities said Friday.

Lawmaker involved in criminal investigation resigns

FILE- In this March 7, 2013, file photo, Rep. Brandon A. Hixon, R-Caldwell, looks on at the statehouse in Boise, Idaho. Authorities said Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, that Hixon is the subject of a criminal investigation that began two weeks ago. Caldwell police Lt. Joey Hoadley said the investigation involving Hixon has been opened, but he declined to share details about the case and did not say what prompted officers to launch it. (Darin Oswald/Idaho Statesman via AP, File)

BOISE (AP) — A three-term Idaho state lawmaker involved in an active criminal investigation resigned from office Thursday.

Teen facing charges in Columbia Gorge fire

FILE - This Sept. 4, 2017 file photo provided by KATU-TV shows a wildfire seen from Stevenson, Wash., across the Columbia River, burning in the Columbia River Gorge above Cascade Locks, Ore. Charges have been brought against a 15-year-old boy who allegedly used fireworks to start the blaze. The Hood River County District Attorney said in a statement Thursday, Oct. 19 that the charges in juvenile court include reckless burning, depositing burning materials on forest lands and recklessly endangering other persons. (Tristan Fortsch/KATU-TV via AP, File)

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy who allegedly started a wildfire by tossing fireworks along a hiking trail in Oregon’s scenic Columbia River Gorge, with the blaze causing evacuations, the closing of an interstate highway and causing ash to rain down on Portland, has been charged with several offenses, authorities said Thursday.



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