A Wyoming state attorney told a judge that an arbitration panel exceeded its authority when it awarded Josh Longwell compensation for missing cattle.
In years-long battle over grizzlies, lions and property rights, verdict awards 80% of rancher’s $422,971 claim, far above the $89,498 Game and Fish regulations allowed for stock losses to carnivores.
Report shows federal program killed 20,604 animals in Wyoming in 2017.
This photo of a sheep herder in Natrona County was taken in May 1936, by Arthur Rothstein, who was part of the Photo Unit of the Historical Section of the Resettlement Administration.
The American sheep industry says a move by the Department of Labor to increase wages and living conditions for foreign sheepherders will kill the industry.