Recent studies on the number of mountain lions in the Bitterroot showed much higher numbers than state wildlife experts had expected. Those findings are part of the reason why Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is updating their mountain lion management plan.
A small group of protesters gathered in downtown Missoula last night following the verdict by a grand jury in Ferguson finding that no charges should be filed against a police officer who shot and killed a black teenager.
UPDATE - Friday, November 22, 12:50 p.m.
Updated information from wildlife specialist Bob Wiesner has confirmed that there was probably no mountain lion attack on a deer on Whitaker in the south hills area of Missoula.