Yellowstone

Yellowstone grizzly lawsuits to proceed as hunt looms

Grizzlies have attacked at least three others in the western U.S. this spring. (Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks)BILLINGS, Mont. — A federal judge says lawsuits from environmentalists and American Indians who want to restore protections for Yellowstone-area grizzly bears can move forward. U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen on Tuesday denied a request by the Interior Department to put the lawsuits…