Stories tagged: black bear
Thu., April 20, 2017, 10:16 a.m.
Officials rescue 2 black bear cubs after mom hit by pickup
Game wardens have rescued two black bear cubs orphaned after their mother was struck and killed by a pickup truck on a road through Montana’s Rocky Mountain Front.
Thu., April 13, 2017, 10:29 a.m.
Goats killed by black bear near Billings campground
Montana wildlife managers are trying to capture a black bear that killed two goats in a south Billings neighborhood this week.
Sun., Dec. 25, 2016, midnight
100 years ago in Spokane: Writer expresses optimism for world peace; city gives up hunt for bear that escaped Manito Park zoo
On Christmas 1916, a writer expressed optimism that world peace would be restored before Christmas 1917.
Sat., Dec. 24, 2016, midnight
100 years ago outside of Spokane: Bear cub on the run from Manito Park Zoo eludes capture for third day
From our archive, 100 years ago For the third day, the escaped Manito Park Zoo bear continued to elude its captors – and had a close call with a shotgun-wielding …
Fri., Dec. 23, 2016, midnight
100 years in Spokane: Escaped bear cub from Manito Park Zoo eludes posse of trackers
From our archive, 100 years ago The young bear who escaped from Manito Park Zoo led a posse of trackers and pack of dogs on a merry chase along Hangman …
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, midnight
100 years ago in Spokane: Bear cub escapes from Manito Park Zoo
From our archives, 100 years ago A woman living near 21st Avenue and Bernard Street heard a scratching at her front door.
Sat., June 25, 2016, 4:48 p.m.
Black bear cub makes brief escape at Ohio zoo before capture
A black bear cub scaled a 12-foot fence in its new enclosure at an Ohio zoo and escaped for about 15 minutes before being corralled and sedated.
Wed., April 29, 2015, midnight
Wildlife officials kill black bear in Five Mile area
A black bear that had been causing problems for three weeks in backyards and garbage bins in the Five Mile area was killed by Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife …
Sun., Nov. 23, 2014, midnight
Field reports: Bald eagles slow to show at Lake Coeur d’Alene
BIRDS – The annual winter congregation of bald eagles at Lake Coeur d’Alene had not yet started as biologists surveyed the north end of the lake on Wednesday. For decades, …
Thu., Oct. 2, 2014, midnight
Collared bears help create trail of insight
The Inland Northwest is prime bear country – not only for the black bears targeted by hunters, but also for grizzlies, which are a federally protected species. Hunters must study …