Helle sheep will keep grazing

The U.S. District Court last week denied a request for an injunction filed by the Gallatin Wildlife Group to stop Helle Livestock from grazing U.S. Forest Service land in Montana.While the news that his family’s sheep will not be forced off his permit is good, John Helle remains frustrated with the situation. He said the suit will be appealed and that “depending on what the Forest Service comes back with and the judge decides,” it could go on another 16 to 18 months.“It’s just a waste of taxpayer dollars and our time. It is getting in the way of productive …

Helle sheep will keep grazing,

The U.S. District Court last week denied a request for an injunction filed by the Gallatin Wildlife Group to stop Helle Livestock from grazing U.S. Forest Service land in Montana.While the news that his family’s sheep will not be forced off his permit is good, John Helle remains frustrated with the situation. He said the suit will be appealed and that “depending on what the Forest Service comes back with and the judge decides,” it could go on another 16 to 18 months.“It’s just a waste of taxpayer dollars and our time. It is getting in the way of productive …