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Reward offered in Idaho grizzly poaching case

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Citizens Against Poaching are each offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest or conviction of whoever shot and killed a …

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 26, 2018, 12:06 p.m.

After Montana grizzly mauling, Hayden man attacked online by hardcore vegans, animal rights activists

After the mother grizzly bear finished mauling him, after he rubbed the bear spray from his eyes, hiked a half-mile cradling a broken arm, Bob Legasa found himself under attack …

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 15, 2018, 10:34 p.m.

Man survives grizzly bear attack in Montana wilderness

A 500-pound grizzly bear mauled a Hayden man, and he lived to tell the tale.

Large grizzly that killed calf in eastern Idaho relocated

Authorities say a 530-pound male grizzly bear that killed a calf in eastern Idaho has been captured and relocated to a remote area.

UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018, 11:05 a.m.

Grizzly plan could move forward with new option

An alternative approach could give officials more flexibility in dealing with grizzly bears if they are reintroduced to the North Cascades.

Montana study aims to reduce grizzly-livestock encounters

A University of Montana graduate student is partnering with Indian tribes to study how effective electric fences are in protecting poultry and livestock from grizzly bear attacks.

Far-ranging grizzly spotted in Montana’s Big Belt Mountains

Another grizzly bear has shown up in a part of Montana that hasn’t seen grizzlies in as long as a century.

Grizzly, two yearlings captured after freezer break-ins

Montana wildlife officials have captured an adult female grizzly bear and two yearlings after the animals broke into small freezers outside a mobile home.

UPDATED: Sat., April 29, 2017, 3:35 p.m.

McNeil River bear expert learned to trust grizzly bears

Larry Aumiller spent 40 years trying to come to terms with the expression on the Boone and Crockett Club’s bear statue. “Those bears can be aggressive,” Aumiller said. “But that’s …

Feds seeking input on North Cascades grizzly bear plan

Federal officials want residents to weigh in on their proposals to restore the population of grizzly bears to the rugged landscape of the North Cascades in Washington.

Grizzly euthanized in eastern Idaho after killing sheep

ISLAND PARK, Idaho – A 26-year-old male grizzly bear officials say had recently killed seven sheep has been euthanized in eastern Idaho. Idaho Department of Fish and Game officials say …

UPDATED: Wed., 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.

Biologists trapping, tagging Yellowstone grizzlies in May

Wildlife officials say they will begin trapping bears inside Yellowstone National Park in early May.

Only U.S. grizzly recovery coordinator retiring after 35 years

The nation’s first and only grizzly bear recovery coordinator is stepping down after 35 years, saying the threatened species has recovered enough for him to retire.

WSU report criticizes school’s grizzly bear lab

A grizzly bear research lab at Washington State University has problems with its treatment of animals and in its operations,

Out & About: First grizzly sighted in Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park has reported its first grizzly bear sighting of 2016.

Washington State University scientists treating sick grizzly

PULLMAN — Scientists at Washington State University are treating a 3-year-old female grizzly bear that has been suffering seizures.

DNA: Bullet went through grizzly, killed hunter

Officials in northwestern Montana say a shot fired at a grizzly bear as it attacked a Nevada hunter passed through the bear before striking and killing the hunter.

Young wrangler, maybe even horse, booked for Letterman

My Outdoors feature story last Sunday, “Gutsy wrangler, huge horse, save boy from charging grizzly” struck a chord with Spokesman-Review readers –and then spread to readers across the continent like …

Officials euthanize geezer grizzly after barn raid

State wildlife officials have euthanized what they say may be the oldest male grizzly bear ever captured in the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem.

Idaho lawmakers propose ESA changes on grizzlies

Both of Idaho’s U.S. senators and North Idaho’s congressman introduced legislation Wednesday to amend the Endangered Species Act to clarify that it’s OK to shoot a grizzly bear in self-defense …

WSU grizzly dies in attack by older bears

A two-year old grizzly bear was mauled to death by two older bears in an abnormal altercation Tuesday afternoon at the Washington State University Bear Center, according to a news …

Grizzly gets swim lessons in pool

HELENA, Mont. — A 7-year-old learning how to swim at the local pool is nothing new. Unless it’s an 800-pound grizzly bear taking the plunge.

Grizzly survived dustup with hunter

A female grizzly that bit an Eastern Idaho hunter last month has been identified through DNA testing of saliva on the hunter’s wound.

Grizzly chases Idaho hunters with dogs

Three eastern Idaho bear hunters got an unpleasant surprise Sunday morning when their hounds surrounded a female grizzly with cubs.

Grizzly had killed bull elk, farmer says

ROSE LAKE, Idaho – The grizzly bear that was shot near Rose Lake this week had killed an elk on the Bugle Mountain Elk Farm, said owner Dave Riley.