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Montana Gov. cancels bison hunt

Updated: May 31, 2006, 7:26 PM ET
By Bob Anez | Associated Press — Jan. 17, 2005

HELENA, Mont. — Montana canceled what would have been the state's first bison hunt in more than a decade last week.

The Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission's 4-1 vote came less than a week after new Gov. Brian Schweitzer expressed strong misgivings about the hunt and the potential damage to the state's reputation. The monthlong hunt had been set to begin Saturday.

Commissioner Shane Colton said he was worried that the furor over the hunt "may actually be a quick finish to ...

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