Stories tagged: bear spray
Tue., Aug. 6, 2019, 6 a.m.
The Washington Chapter of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers is hosting a free bear spray training course on Aug. 21 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Fri., April 12, 2019, 3:48 p.m.
A group of conservation organizations is calling on wildlife officials in Wyoming and Idaho to require hunters to carry bear spray.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 25, 2018, 3:26 p.m.
Learn to use your bear spray. The Backcountry Hunters and Anglers and the Defenders of Wildlife will be hosting a free bear spray training Sept. 4 at Friendship Park (7426 …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 18, 2018, 8:52 p.m.
An eastern Idaho man police said doused two men on a Pocatello street with bear spray is facing charges.
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 5:27 a.m.
I’d planned a July day hike with my dog along a North Idaho stream for a good dose of outdoor exercise and a cool respite from the summer heat. The …
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 5:25 a.m.
Hikers in the Inland Northwest are in carnivore country and should think ahead to what they would do in a close encounter with a bear, wolf or mountain lion, says …
Sun., July 30, 2017, 5:25 a.m.
Approximately 2,500 people marched in Salt Lake City Thursday to show support for federal public lands in a departing salvo from the Outdoor industry.
Sun., April 9, 2017, 5 a.m.
About a dozen animals may be all that remains of the woodland caribou in the endangered Southern Selkirk herd that roams near the U.S.-Canada border, according to the Washington Department …
Sun., Dec. 18, 2016, 4:06 a.m.
Going light is the rage among backpackers and hunters. Enthusiasts will eagerly spend extra money for products that shave pounds or even ounces off the weight of packs, tents, pads …
Mon., Aug. 8, 2016, 3:24 p.m.
Bear spray was used in a assault near Post Falls early Saturday morning that left multiple people lying in the street, the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office said.
Sat., May 28, 2016, 3:02 p.m.
A new Yellowstone National Park campaign urging tourists to carry bear spray features celebrities like Bozeman climber Conrad Anker, whose feats include three Everest ascents.
Thu., March 12, 2015
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 …
Thu., Sept. 27, 2012
While Idaho sportsmen will be hunting for wolves again this season, hunters in both Idaho and Washington will be hunting with wolves in the area. Either way, wolves have changed …
Thu., Aug. 16, 2012
A man wanted in violation of his probation on a manslaughter conviction conducted three separate robberies by either threatening or spraying victims with a can of bear spray as he …
Sun., March 18, 2012, 7:32 a.m.
Hike in groups in bear country. Keep food and trash away from bears.