BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Wildlife advocates are seeking a court order that would force U.S. officials to consider if grizzly bears should be restored to more Western states following the animals' resurgence in the Northern Rockies. Grizzly bears are protected as a threatened species outside Alaska.


 

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon says he remains optimistic the president of Taiwan will visit his state despite a recent skirmish between Gordon and the mayor of Cheyenne over the issue.