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BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - Officials say the impending change in Yellowstone National Park superintendents shouldn't disrupt the progress of a quarantine program created to produce brucellosis-free bison. The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports a Yellowstone bison program manager says the transfer of bull bison to the Fort Peck Indian Reservation later this year should still be on track. Park superintendent Dan Wenk had hoped to see the project through but told The Associated Press that he was being forced out of his job.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A three-year project to get a better understanding of the distribution of nearly 30 bumblebee species in the Pacific Northwest and why some appear to be declining is, well, buzzing. The Pacific Northwest Bumble Bee Atlas for Idaho, Oregon and Washington that started this month aims to accumulate detailed information about bumblebees with the help of hundreds of citizen scientists spreading out across the three states.

CALDWELL, Idaho (AP) - An Idaho sheriff says the only suspect in the killing of two women and a 14-year-old girl last year will likely never be brought to justice because he's probably dead. Canyon County Sheriff Kieran Donahue tells KBOI-TV that 60-year-old Mike Bullinger likely killed himself, died from exposure to the elements or was killed by an animal attack in a remote area of Wyoming. However the case remains open and Bullinger's death could only be proven if his remains are found and identified through DNA.

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) - Officials in eastern Idaho are investigating after finding a young male deer dead with a leash around its neck. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game says the deer was found Wednesday on the south side of Pocatello.

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