The holidays can bring families together in ways that provoke unwanted drama. So, it can be helpful to structure some of that free time. The controlled chaos of family game night can provide a reprieve from boredom, chores and bickering. Whether you're looking for ways to entertain toddlers …

  • By Aisha Sultan St. Louis Post-Dispatch

When the internet is always humming in the background, injecting little jots of outrage throughout the day, every day, it changes our society — and it changes us.

Yellowstone Caldera Chronicles is a weekly column written by scientists and collaborators of the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory. This week's contribution is from Annie Carlson, research coordinator at the Yellowstone Center for Resources, Yellowstone National Park.

  • Fish, Wildlife & Parks

Montana’s general hunting season ended Sunday evening with lower hunter numbers and varied success rates in southwest Montana during the season’s sixth and final weekend.

  • ELLEN KNICKMEYER Associated Press

Trappers can keep using sodium cyanide bombs to kill coyotes and other livestock predators, the Trump administration said Thursday, rejecting calls for a ban despite repeated instances of the devices also poisoning other wildlife, pets and people.


Chronic wasting disease is a political, financial, recreational and human health concern — a heavy subject matter for Wyoming residents to contemplate as they enter one of the final phases of creating a state management plan for the disease.

  • CATHERINE MURRAY | For the State Journal

Once upon a time, there was a small place at 410 E. Wilson Street known to many as Cleveland’s Lunch. It was a place that always seemed busy and where “The Dukes of Hazzard” actors happened to stop by once to unwind.

  • Fish, Wildlife & Parks

South-central Montana check stations operated by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks saw hunter numbers and their harvest fall — to historic lows in some instances — for the final weekend of the 2019 general big game season. Those numbers dragged season-long statistics down at all five locations.

  • SARAH BROWNING For the Lincoln Journal Star

Moving from late fall into winter is a transition period for wildlife. Colder weather and declining food sources make damage to landscape plants and wildlife moving into our homes a significant possibility.