Stories tagged: grizzly bear
UPDATED: SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017, 4:34 P.M.
Mauled mountain biker riding fast when attacked by grizzly
The Kalispell mountain biker killed by a grizzly bear outside of Glacier National Park last year was going at a high rate of speed into a collision that triggered the …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15, 2017, 10:10 A.M.
Plan for grizzlies in North Cascades draws mixed reactions
A federal proposal to return grizzly bears to the North Cascades drew mixed reaction in Cle Elum, where the first in a series of meetings was held this week. U.S. …
MONDAY, JAN. 16, 2017, 6:30 A.M.
Feds draft plan to restore grizzly bears to North Cascades
Federal officials released a draft plan this week for restoring grizzly bears to the North Cascades.
SUNDAY, DEC. 18, 2016, 4:20 A.M.
Delisted grizzly bears could be hunted
With most Montana seasons closed and grizzly bears in their dens for the winter, sportsmen and wildlife managers alike are reflecting on an alarming season of grizzly bear-hunter conflicts.
THURSDAY, DEC. 1, 2016, 9:20 A.M.
Reward offered after grizzly bear killed in East Idaho
A grizzly bear has been killed in eastern Idaho and a $6,000 reward is being offered for information leading to whoever is responsible.
MONDAY, NOV. 21, 2016, 8:03 A.M.
Elk hunter mauled by grizzly bear in Montana
Montana wildlife officials say an elk hunter was mauled by a female grizzly bear that was protecting her two cubs.
MONDAY, NOV. 21, 2016, 8:02 A.M.
Forest Service names street after officer killed by grizzly
A U.S. Forest Service road has been renamed in honor of an officer who was killed by a grizzly bear near Glacier National Park.
MONDAY, OCT. 3, 2016, 6:36 P.M.
‘These bears are not afraid’: After four recent grizzly encounters, officials looking at options; experts still recommend spray vs. firearm
A Bozeman man who survived two attacks by a grizzly bear apparently protecting her cubs on Saturday has captured the attention of social media, hunters and wildlife managers alike, especially …
THURSDAY, JULY 7, 2016, 4:48 P.M.
Memorial held for Montana man killed by grizzly bear
Family, friends and law enforcement officers attended a memorial service Thursday in Kalispell to remember Brad Treat, a 38-year-old U.S. Forest Service officer who was killed last week by a …
SATURDAY, JULY 2, 2016, 10:07 A.M.
Fatal grizzly bear attack likely caused by collision with mountain biker, officials say
Montana wildlife officials say a 38-year-old mountain biker who was killed by a bear riding just outside Glacier National Park likely collided with the bear before he was attacked.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2016, 2:18 P.M.
Bear in deadly Glacier National Park attack sought
Montana authorities say a helicopter will help search for a grizzly bear that attacked and killed a 38-year-old mountain biker as he rode along a trail just south of Glacier …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2016, 8:54 P.M.
Grizzly bear kills mountain biker near Glacier National Park
Montana authorities say a grizzly bear has killed a person in the Flathead National Forest just outside Glacier National Park.
TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2016, 1:53 P.M.
Grizzly bear captured, relocated after killing 2 alpacas
A 270-pound grizzly bear was captured and relocated after killing two alpacas on a ranch just north of Simms.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2016, 12:58 P.M.
Spokane man sentenced to prison for killing grizzly bear
A Spokane-area man was sentenced to six months in prison for shooting a grizzly bear in northwestern Montana last year. The court ruled that he knowingly killed a threatened species …
THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2016, 3:55 P.M.
Boy hunting black bears kills 500-pound grizzly in E. Idaho
Authorities say a 15-year-old boy hunting black bears with his father mistakenly shot and killed a 500-pound male grizzly bear in eastern Idaho.
MONDAY, MAY 9, 2016
Rich Landers: Grizzly hunt would be wrong if it was only goal of ESA
The Endangered Species Act gets favorable reviews for ushering the recovery of critters, such as bald eagles, that don’t take up too much space in our lives and emotions. But …
SATURDAY, MAY 7, 2016, 3:39 P.M.
Field reports: Montana prepares grizzly bear hunting plan
If grizzly bears are removed from the endangered species list, Montana wants to be ready with a hunting plan.
TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2016, 9:43 A.M.
Grizzly bear known as ‘Scarface’ killed by hunter last fall
Montana wildlife officials have confirmed that a grizzly bear known as “Scarface” to some Yellowstone National Park biologists and visitors was shot and killed during a confrontation with a hunter …
SATURDAY, MARCH 12, 2016, 3:40 P.M.
Field reports: Reward offered for Idaho grizzly poacher
Rewards totaling $10,000 are being offered for information on the killing of a federally protected grizzly bear in North Idaho.
THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2016, 3:04 P.M.
$10,000 reward offered for info about grizzly bear killing
Rewards of $10,000 are being offered for information leading to arrests and convictions in the killing last fall of a grizzly bear in Bonner County.
FRIDAY, FEB. 12, 2016, 5:41 P.M.
Juvenile hunter who killed grizzly goes before judge
A judge handed down a penalty Friday for a North Idaho teenager who shot and killed a federally protected grizzly bear last fall north of Wallace. The 14-year-old boy was …
SATURDAY, JAN. 9, 2016, 4:10 P.M.
States divvy up Yellowstone-area grizzly hunt
Wildlife officials have divvied up how many grizzly bears can be killed by hunters in the Yellowstone region of Wyoming, Montana and Idaho.
TUESDAY, DEC. 8, 2015, 10:38 P.M.
Two hunters cited in killing of grizzly bear near Wallace
Two North Idaho hunters have been cited for illegally killing a grizzly bear, a federally protected species, earlier this fall near Wallace. Dan Tesky, of Silverton, and a 14-year-old male …
SATURDAY, SEPT. 12, 2015
Idaho officials plan to trap, relocate errant grizzly bear
A Montana grizzly bear that had been trapped, collared for research and released northwest of Noxon has wandered to the Coeur d’Alene River area north of Interstate 90, where Idaho …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 11, 2015, 10:14 A.M.
Officials trying to recapture Montana grizzly bear sighted along Coeur d’Alene River
Idaho wildlife officials are trying to recapture and relocate a Montana grizzly bear that has wandered into the Coeur d’Alene River area near Kingston where it’s been sighted several times …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 3, 2015
Archery hunter recovering after Idaho grizzly bear attack
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – An archery hunter pursuing elk is recovering after being attacked by a grizzly bear with three cubs. Wildlife officials say they could find no signs the …
SUNDAY, JULY 19, 2015
Following guidelines for camping in grizzly country can prevent trouble for everyone, including the bears. A Spokane man experienced a good case in point last summer while backpacking in Glacier …
SUNDAY, JUNE 21, 2015
Field reports: Majority support grizzly restoration in Cascades
ENDANGERED – A majority of people and organizations who commented on an environmental impact statement studying the restoration of grizzly bears in the North Cascades favor the return of the …
THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 2015
Stuntman invents backpack to prevent bear maulings
It may sound contradictory, but the people taking the biggest risks are usually the most safety conscious. Take Billy Lucas. For 30 years, the 57-year-old former Marine has been a …
SUNDAY, FEB. 15, 2015
Field reports: Feds may restore grizzly bears to North Cascades
WILDLIFE – A tentative federal proposal to restore grizzly bears in the North Cascades will be explained at public meetings next month. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National …