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By Lucy Moore / On July 13th, 2016

The record was broken this year for the number of pounds of rattlesnakes harvested at the annual Rattlesnake Roundup in Sweetwater, Texas. I was blown away. The figure was 24,262 pounds.

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By Lucy Moore / On January 7th, 2016

So, the Bundys are at it again. Two years ago Cliven Bundy and his gang took up arms against the Bureau of Land Management in Nevada claiming the feds had no right to charge a private citizen grazing fees on public lands. “Public” apparently means “help...

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By Meghan Bartels / On December 23rd, 2014

Photo by Rob Lee, used under...

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By Erin Johnson / On July 16th, 2014

The view of the University of Montana campus from the nearby Mt. Sentinel.

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By Admin, Jason Leppig / On September 6th, 2012

This week's pick, Saving a Million Species, is from our Marketing Assistant, Meghan Bartels: