News Roundup: Sept. 8-12
In case you missed it, this week there was a fight over goats, a bowhunter faced backlash for killing a moose in front of people, and Wyoming released its 2014 hunting season forecast. Here are those top news stories.
Goat fight in Utah heats up
Utah moved 20 mountain goats to the La Sal mountains east of Moab, as a surrogate for the lacking bighorn sheep population. The catch is, they’re not indigenous to the area, and it sparked a debate about federal vs. state rights when it comes to transplants. Get all the details of the debate here.
Bowhunter faces backlash
One bowhunter had some spectators as he legally shot and killed a bull moose near Brainard Lake in Roosevelt National Forest -- and they were not happy about it. Read about the backlash.
Hunting in Wyoming is looking good
Wyoming Game and Fish released a detailed report on the hunting outlook for the state for mule deer, elk and antelope. View our summary.