South of Border in the Sweet Grass Hills
April 10, 2019
Column No. 7
Columnist's note: Travelers headed north from Shelby on I-5 may have seen the 'standing elk' on the east side of the interstate just before the exit to Oilmont. The elk is in a slight depression on the edge of a grove of small trees (really the only trees next to the interstate for several miles). If travelers see the elk, the view is brief, especially at 80 mph.
I first saw the elk when my wife and I were headed north to Whitlash from Shelby. About a 100 yards past the site of the statue, I turned to my wife and said, "I think I just saw an elk on the side of the road." She sc...