Stories tagged: grizzlies
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 9:39 p.m.
Biologists: Grizzly numbers hold steady around Yellowstone
Grizzly bear numbers in and around Yellowstone National Park are holding relatively steady, according to figures released Thursday, as state wildlife officials begin discussions on whether to hold the first …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 2:59 p.m.
Grizzly bear tracks found east of Cody in Wyoming
Fresh tracks found on a dirt road in a rural, northwest Wyoming prairie are the latest example of grizzly bears roaming a type of habitat where they have not been …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 9:04 p.m.
More grizzly bears roaming outside national parks in Wyoming
A growing number of grizzly bears are moving outside their established habitat in and around Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, causing more conflicts with humans, according to wildlife managers.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 11:10 p.m.
More groups sue over Yellowstone grizzly bear protections
Three more conservation groups are suing to restore federal protections to grizzly bears living in and around Yellowstone National Park.
Tue., June 27, 2017, 8:32 a.m.
Two grizzlies euthanized after livestock attack
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks euthanized two grizzly bears for preying on livestock in Montana.
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 8:08 p.m.
U.S. officials to lift Yellowstone grizzly bear protections
Protections that have been in place for more than 40 years for grizzly bears in the Yellowstone National Park area will be lifted this summer after U.S. government officials ruled …
Tue., June 20, 2017, 12:27 p.m.
Glacier National Park trail closed due to grizzlies
A popular trail in Montana’s Glacier National Park is closed temporarily because of grizzly bears frequenting the area.
Sun., April 2, 2017, 2:50 p.m.
Scientists predict expansion of US grizzly bear habitat
Grizzly bears continue to expand their range amid an ongoing effort to turn over management of the bears from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to the states of Wyoming, …
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 12:36 p.m.
Plan offers 4 options for restoring grizzly bears to Washington
Grizzly bears once roamed the rugged landscape of the North Cascades in Washington state but few have been sighted in recent decades.
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017, 11:54 p.m.
Injury-depleted Vandals make too many turnovers in loss to Montana
After he fouled out in the closing minute, Idaho’s Victor Sanders untucked his jersey and made his way to the second-to-last seat on the Vandals’ bench.
Sat., Nov. 19, 2016, 6:14 p.m.
Josh Hawkinson’s double-double leads WSU past Montana at Paradise Jam
Josh Hawkinson scored a career-high 29 points and added 14 rebounds, as Washington State downed Montana 87-63 Saturday in a consolation-round game at the Paradise Jam tournament.
Wed., Aug. 10, 2016, 8:48 p.m.
Grizzlies tab Shannon Schweyen as women’s basketball coach
Shannon Schweyen has been promoted to head coach of the Montana women’s basketball team that she played on and has helped coach for the past 24 seasons.
Thu., May 26, 2016, 10:04 p.m.
In Brief: Penguins win, advance to Stanley Cup
Bryan Rust scored a pair of second-period goals and Matt Murray stopped 16 shots to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game …
Tue., May 24, 2016, 8:45 a.m.
Hecla Mining to buy Montanore silver deposit in northwest Montana
Hecla Mining Company plans to buy a major silver deposit in Northwest Montana that for decades drawn the interest of speculators and the ire of conservationists.
Sun., Oct. 4, 2015
Big Sky roundup: Coeur d’Alene’s Chad Chalich leads Montana to win
Chad Chalich overcame a slow start to pass for 265 yards and three touchdowns, leading Montana to a 27-13 win over UC Davis on Saturday in Davis, California. Chalich (Coeur …
Sun., Sept. 6, 2015
Big Sky roundup: Cal Poly stuns Montana with late field goal
Alex Vega nailed a 48-yard field goal with 4 seconds left to give Cal Poly a season-opening 20-19 nonconference win over Montana on Saturday in Missoula. The Grizzlies (1-1) took …
Sat., March 14, 2015
Wildlife-rich land preserved in North Idaho
Federal grants were used to buy development rights last month for two North Idaho properties to preserve habitat for grizzly bears and other wildlife. The Hubbard family sold the rights …
Fri., Feb. 27, 2015
Big Sky basketball: Idaho overcomes Montana in double overtime
Connor Hill fell short in his five previous career tries at the Montana Grizzlies. Maybe the most agonizing setback occurred at Memorial Gym last season, when Montana pulled out a …
Fri., Feb. 27, 2015
EWU men cruise past Montana State to move into tie atop Big Sky standings
It all felt so right Thursday night for Eastern Washington. Forgotten were the aches and pains, the recent shooting slump, the self-doubt. All were swept away, along with the Montana …
Thu., Feb. 26, 2015
Four corners: Eastern Washington Eagles
Coming up: Tonight vs. Montana State, 6; Saturday vs. Montana, 2 Outlook: The bar keeps rising for the Eagles, who’ve won 20 games for the first time as a Division …
Thu., Feb. 26, 2015
Coming up: Tonight vs. Montana, 7; Saturday vs. Montana State, 1 Outlook: Whatever good the Vandals did to their Big Sky Tournament hopes by upsetting Sacramento State on Feb. 14 …
Fri., Dec. 19, 2014
Group seeks to reintroduce grizzlies to Selway-Bitterroots
An environmental group has petitioned the federal government to reintroduce grizzly bears to the Selway-Bitterroot mountains of Idaho and Montana, saying the region is critical to the bears’ recovery in …
Thu., Dec. 18, 2014, 10:30 a.m.
Group petitions for grizzly reintroduction in Selway-Bitterroot
An advocacy group has petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to reintroduce grizzly bears into the Selway-Bitterroot area of Idaho and Montana.
Thu., Aug. 21, 2014, 2:33 p.m.
Park Service to study grizzly reintroduction
SEATTLE — The National Park Service says it has launched a three-year process to determine whether to reintroduce grizzly bears into the North Cascade Mountains of Washington state.
Sat., June 21, 2014
Former WSU coach Bone hired by Montana
MISSOULA – New Montana men’s basketball coach Travis DeCuire has selected his assistant coaches and named former Washington State head coach Ken Bone as his associate head coach. DeCuire said …
Fri., April 4, 2014
Feds: Mine, grizzlies can coexist in Cabinet Mountain wilderness area
Building a silver-copper mine underneath the Cabinet Mountain Wilderness Area won’t jeopardize the local grizzly bear population, federal officials say. In an opinion issued this week, the U.S. Fish and …
Sat., March 8, 2014
Tender leads St. George’s
Sometimes familiarity breeds respect. Such is the case for St. George’s and Liberty, two Northeast 2B teams that met in the state semifinals Friday night at the Arena.
Fri., March 7, 2014
2B boys: West Side teams interrrupt 2B dominance by East Side
The numbers were impressive. Half of the teams in this year’s State 2B boys basketball field were from the Northeast 2B league.
Sun., March 17, 2013
Jamar, Cherry lead Montana to Big Sky title, NCAA tournament berth
MISSOULA – Kareem Jamar scored 20 points, Will Cherry had 18 and Montana held off Weber State 67-64 Saturday night to win the Big Sky tournament title for the second …
Fri., Jan. 4, 2013
Griz handle Eagles late
MISSOULA – Jordan Gregory hit four 3-pointers and scored 17 points Thursday night, helping Montana stay unbeaten in Big Sky Conference play with an 81-66 victory over Eastern Washington. Gregory …