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PNS Daily Newscast - April 22, 2019 


The vigilante accused of holding migrants at border to appear in court today. Also on our Monday rundown: The US Supreme Court takes up including citizenship questions on the next census this week. Plus, Earth Day finds oceans becoming plastic soup.

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PHOTO: Dan Austin, owner of Austin-Lehman Adventures in Billings, is applauding introduction of a bill to full fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

BILLINGS, Mont. - More money for parks, pathways and access to public lands at no cost to taxpayers. That's the deal Montana Senator Max Baucus is promoting in Congress, with a bill to reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund. The LWCF uses offshore oil and gas tax funds to improve public sp

PHOTO: Bison that need to be transferred. Photo credit: Garrit Voggesser

BOZEMAN, Mont. - A decision is looming in the matter of 160 bison that have been staying at one of Ted Turner's ranches. The former Yellowstone animals need a new home, and a list of ideal locations is due by the end of this month. Some animals went to Fort Peck earlier this year, and the Shoshone a

PHOTO: Rocky Mountain Front Sawtooth Ridge

GREAT FALLS, Mont. - Great outdoors vacations are in Montana's back yard. The Rocky Mountain Front Discovery Tour kicks off today in Great Falls to promote home-grown recreation and tourism. Bill Cunningham is a Bob Marshall Wilderness outfitter who will be sharing photos and stories about some of

SEELEY LAKE, Mont. - The Wilderness Act of 1964 could see big changes under a bill in the U.S. House that will be voted on soon, as early as today. The Sportsmen's Heritage Act is described as a way to promote hunting and fishing on public lands, but a Congressional Research Service review finds it

EAST GLACIER PARK, Mont. - An East Glacier Park scientist and professional photographer is on a mission. He wants to be sure there are plenty of "before" pictures on hand as the landscape, and people, change on the Blackfeet Reservation. And he is making his collections of photos and maps available

HELENA, Mont. - Several environmental groups are calling on President Obama to remove the U.S. State Department from the decision on whether the Keystone XL pipeline is in the "national best interest" because of allegations of bias and cozy relations with the lobbyist for a Canadian company. The gr

HELENA, Mont. - Indian country is bearing the biggest brunt of climate change, according to a new report from tribal groups and the National Wildlife Federation. More frequent extreme weather - such as droughts, floods, wildfires and snowstorms - is detailed, with flooding in Montana this year note

MISSOULA, Mont. - The U.S. House is set to make a budget decision this week that could mean less money for Montana recreation and tourism projects. The Interior Department budget bill "de-funds" the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), bringing it to its lowest level ever. Land Tawney, preside

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