Stories tagged: grizzly bears
UPDATED: Sat., April 25, 2020
Idaho Fish and Game officials said fresh grizzly bear tracks were found at Fish Creek Meadows, about 7 miles south of Grangeville, on Saturday.
Wed., March 11, 2020
Five groups filed a lawsuit hoping to block the reopening of a long-closed road bisecting key grizzly bear habitat in the Idaho Selkirks.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 3, 2020
A long-closed road bisecting important grizzly bear habitat north of Priest Lake may reopen in the name of national security.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 11, 2019
U.S. officials will review whether grizzly bears have enough protections across the Lower 48 states after advocates sued the government in a bid to restore the fearsome animals to more …
Tue., Nov. 19, 2019
The mortality rate of grizzly bears in northwestern Montana has prompted a group of bear researchers to challenge whether the grizzly should be removed from federal protection.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019
You know the feeling. When your back itches, you’ve gotta scratch it.
Sun., Sept. 29, 2019
A grizzly bear that attacked an Ohio archery hunter on Tuesday was apparently injured when the man fired several rounds from a handgun, according to a Montana Fish, Wildlife & …
Sun., Sept. 29, 2019
Grizzly bears have been spotted near Idaho’s Schweitzer Ski Resort this summer, a first for the big bruins in Idaho’s Selkirk range.
Wed., Sept. 25, 2019
A fourth hunter has been injured by a grizzly bear in less than 10 days in the Gravelly Mountains in southwestern Montana.
UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019
After an abrupt halt, the process that would bring grizzly bears back to North Cascades National Park is back on
Grizzly bears may yet roam the Washington Cascades, after a pair of federal agencies unexpectedly announced Thursday they would reopen the process of considering how reintroduction might happen.
Fri., June 21, 2019
Campers heading into the hills should remember to store their food and waste in bear-proof containers this summer.
UPDATED: Tue., June 4, 2019
Idaho officials killed a young adult male grizzly bear in Copeland, Idaho, north of Bonners Ferry, on Saturday.
Sat., May 25, 2019
Grizzly bears are spreading into new areas of the U.S. Northern Rockies, expanding from remote wilderness and into farmland amid a legal fight over proposed hunting.
UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019
Native American leaders pressed lawmakers in Congress Wednesday to adopt permanent protections for grizzly bears, a species widely revered by tribes but that has been proposed for hunting in Wyoming …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 26, 2018
A coalition of environmental groups is threatening to sue the U.S. Forest Service for allowing black bear hunters in Idaho and Wyoming to hunt over bait stations.
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018
As Montana grizzly bears have pushed beyond their usual mountain strongholds into the Bitterroot and Judith Basin areas, Washington state residents got a surprise visit this fall from a 476-pound …
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018
Forensic testing has confirmed that the grizzly bears killed by Wyoming wildlife managers are the ones involved in the mauling death of a hunting guide last week.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 31, 2018
A federal judge on Thursday temporarily blocked the opening of the first public grizzly bear hunts in Wyoming and Idaho in more than 40 years, as he considers whether the …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018
A judge is expected to make a ruling this week on whether the first grizzly bear hunting season to be held in the Lower 48 states in more than four …
Sat., Aug. 18, 2018
The young grizzly bear raiding chicken coops and chasing sheep in North Idaho this week inspired plenty of awe for those watching the bear’s antics. And the bear inspired a …
UPDATED: Sun., July 29, 2018
A National Parks Service report confirms that grizzly bears long inhabited the North Cascades.
UPDATED: Sat., July 28, 2018
The future of a national scenic trail through northwest Montana’s most isolated grizzly bear country has wildlife and recreation experts tangled in a messy debate.
Tue., July 24, 2018
The federal government would be barred from spending money to move grizzly bears into Washington’s North Cascades in the coming fiscal year, under an amendment approved Thursday by the U.S. …
Fri., June 29, 2018
Broken promises, disrespect and outright lies. These are at the heart of the Trump administration blitzkrieg against environmental laws across the nation. We saw it again at the recent Interagency …
Sun., May 13, 2018
With warmer weather comes the long-awaited summer outdoor recreation season. It also means that bears once again roam the landscape. Washington has a very healthy black bear population statewide. In …
Thu., May 10, 2018
The Idaho Fish and Game Commission on Thursday approved a limited hunting season for grizzly bears in eastern Idaho just a year after the animals were removed from the Endangered …
Fri., April 27, 2018
U.S. officials will not restore federal protections for Yellowstone-area grizzly bears, despite a court ruling that called into question the government’s rationale for turning management over to states that are …
Fri., March 23, 2018
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says the federal government is moving forward with plans to restore grizzly bears in the remote North Cascade Mountains of Washington state.
Thu., March 22, 2018
Idaho officials have started the process of opening a grizzly bear hunting season this fall that would allow the killing of one male grizzly.
Tue., March 20, 2018
State wildlife officials say grizzly bears have begun leaving their dens along the Rocky Mountain Front.