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TUESDAY, NOV. 7, 2017

FRIDAY, SEPT. 29, 2017

THURSDAY, SEPT. 14, 2017

TUESDAY, SEPT. 12, 2017

TUESDAY, SEPT. 5, 2017

MONDAY, JULY 31, 2017

FRIDAY, JULY 21, 2017

MONDAY, JULY 17, 2017

MONDAY, JULY 10, 2017

FRIDAY, JULY 7, 2017


TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017

Bear spray canister: recommended equipment for recreating in bear country. (Colin Mulvany)

Bear spray: you don't need it until you need it 

WILDLIFE -- Volunteers from the Be Bear Aware Campaign recently were in Glacier National Park handing out brochures on being safe in bear country. "One group heading out on the trails said they didn't need the brochure," said Chuck Bartlebaugh. "One of them said, 'We're...

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MONDAY, JUNE 19, 2017



A grizzly bear roams Yellowstone National Park shortly after emerging from its winter den in March 2013. (Yellowstone Tour Guides)

Be aware of bears emerging from dens

WILDLIFE WATCHING – Re-think your bird feeder placement and secure the garbage. Black bears and grizzly bears have started leaving their dens as spring weather has taken hold in the region. Residents in bear country should avoid attracting bears by eliminating outside food sources. Pet...

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15, 2017

MONDAY, FEB. 6, 2017

THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2017

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 14, 2016

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2016

MONDAY, NOV. 21, 2016

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016

This  2012 photo provided by Wolves of the Rockies shows a grizzly bear near the Lamar Valley in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming. (Marc Cooke/Wolves of the Rockies / Associated Press)

Status of Yellowstone grizzly bears discussed

ENDANGERED SPECIES – State and federal wildlife managers are meeting today and Thursday to consider removing Endangered Species Act protections from grizzly bears living in Yellowstone National Park. Officials are meeting in Cody to discuss post-delisting management plans. The member agencies of the Yellowstone Ecosystem...

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FRIDAY, OCT. 7, 2016

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories and columns for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including Outdoors feature sections on Sunday and Thursday.