MONTANA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MONTANA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Tribe: Remove ‘halfbreed’ from Montana place names http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58243399-68/names-bill-vrooman-halfbreed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58243399-68/names-bill-vrooman-halfbreed.html.csp">Tribe: Remove ‘halfbreed’ from Montana place names</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LISA BAUMANN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-02T19:06:02.336-06:00">Updated Aug 2, 2014 07:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Helena, Mont. • The time has come to remove the words “halfbreed” and “breed” from the names of creeks, lakes and other places around Montana, according to leaders of the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians. Nicholas Vrooman, who works with the tribe, presented a bill draft to that effect during a recent meeting with the State-Tribal Relations Legislative Committee. The words are racist terms that demean American Indians, he said. “Using the terms is a way to really denigrate people; place t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582433992014-08-02T19:06:02.336-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-02T19:06:02.336-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58243399@www.sltrib.com Sat, 02 Aug 2014 19:06:02 MDT Yellowstone-area grizzly conflicts decline in 2013 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58251213-68/bears-yellowstone-conflicts-grizzly.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58251213-68/bears-yellowstone-conflicts-grizzly.html.csp">Yellowstone-area grizzly conflicts decline in 2013</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Brown</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T18:05:16.1-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 06:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Billings Mont. • Conflicts between humans and grizzly bears in the region around Yellowstone National Park dropped last year, but that wasn’t enough to reverse a long-term trend of more potentially dangerous interactions as populations of both bruins and people increase. A new report by the Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team shows 252 grizzly run-ins were documented last year. They ranged from bears attacking livestock and damaging property in search of food to surprising backcountry encounters...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582512132014-08-01T18:05:16.1-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-01T18:05:16.1-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58251213@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 18:05:16 MDT Washington Post: Sen. Walsh’s lesson http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58223999-82/walsh-college-plagiarism-post.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58223999-82/walsh-college-plagiarism-post.html.csp">Washington Post: Sen. Walsh’s lesson</a></h4>