Quick pics: Running wild in Havre


Last updated 12/21/2021 at 11:45am

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

A buck mule deer stands next to a building Monday in Havre. Groups of deer have become a common site throughout Havre at all times of day. Havre City Council unanimously passed in August an ordinance banning feeding deer inside city limits. Havre Mayor Tim Solomon requested the creation of the ordinance in August 2020 as more and more deer were being spotted in the city, drawn by the promise of food. Solomon said feeding wildlife like deer is illegal statewide, but he wanted it in city ordinance as part of an effort to educate people about the problems that come with feeding deer in the city, as well as to make it easier to enforce.

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