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Wyoming hunting case could have broad implications

SHERIDAN — A U.S. Supreme Court case involving elk killed in the Bighorn National Forest by a member of the Crow Tribe has implications far beyond the boundaries of the forest located in the north central part of Wyoming.

Bill Yellowtail, a rancher from the Wyola area and former Montana state senator, gave a presentation Tuesday to employees of the Bighorn National Forest, outlining the background of the case and the variety of effects it may have. Yellowtail grew up on his family’s cattle ranch on the Crow Indian Reservation and his daughter now works for the U.S. Forest Service in Sheridan....

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