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Montana hunters getting free bear spray

Montana hunters getting free bear spray

HELENA — Some hunters in Blackfoot Valley are getting free cans of bear spray.

October 26, 2014 10:45 amLoading…

Woman rescues boys from potential bear encounter at bus stop

MISSOULA — A Missoula woman's quick thinking saved her friend's 6-year-old sons from a potential encounter with a black bear as they waited for the school bus in a residential area west of Missoula.

October 03, 2014 9:05 amLoading…

Green River bear cub too young to be released

GREEN RIVER, Wyo. — Wildlife officials say a black bear cub found in Green River is too young to be released into the wild yet.

September 05, 2014 8:30 amLoading…
HMF080314 paw print

HMF080314 paw print

August 02, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Glacier officials continue search for bear believed to be shot by hiker

WEST GLACIER — Glacier National Park officials continued to search Monday for a bear they believe was shot and wounded Saturday by a tourist from Texas.

July 29, 2014 6:46 amLoading…

3 Ravalli County men charged with baiting, killing 9 black bears

HAMILTON — In what’s being called one of the largest illegal bear cases in state history, three Ravalli County men have been charged with illegally killing at least nine black bears with the aid of bait.

July 24, 2014 6:47 amLoading…

Officials can't find bear that attacked woman

KALISPELL — State wildlife officials have been unable to find the bear that attacked a Montana woman while she ran with her dogs last week on U.S. Forest Service land north of Columbia Falls.

July 07, 2014 12:56 pmLoading…
Teams trapping grizzlies as feds eye delisting

Teams trapping grizzlies as feds eye delisting

BOISE, Idaho — Sixteen grizzlies have been captured so far this year by teams gathering information that will be used this fall to decide whether to propose lifting federal protections of the bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.

June 21, 2014 12:00 pmLoading…

Grizzlies found dead, black bear euthanized

KALISPELL — Wildlife officials said Thursday they were investigating the deaths of three grizzly bears east of Flathead Lake, and that two black bears had been put down for aggressively seeking human food.

June 19, 2014 1:26 pmLoading…

Hunter in serious condition after bear attack

BUTTE — Montana wildlife officials say a hunter who was attacked by a grizzly bear over the weekend is hospitalized in serious condition but didn't suffer life-threatening injuries.

June 04, 2014 4:13 pmLoading…

Hunter shot and killed bear that mauled him

BUTTE — Montana wildlife officials say a hunter who was attacked by a grizzly bear over the weekend shot and killed the animal.

June 04, 2014 8:33 amLoading…

Hunter attacked by bear in southwest Montana

BUTTE — A bear attacked a hunter in the Centennial Valley in extreme southwestern Montana Sunday, Beaverhead County Sheriff Jay Hansen said.

June 02, 2014 6:22 amLoading…
Wyoming game officials issue warning over captured bears

Wyoming game officials issue warning over captured bears

LANDER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is warning people to stay away from areas where grizzly bears are being captured for studies.

May 01, 2014 9:16 amLoading…

Bear, wolf, lion safety course planned in Wyoming

LARAMIE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will host a free public workshop on how people can protect themselves against bears, lions and wolves in the backcountry.

March 18, 2014 10:22 amLoading…
Bear hair

Bear hair

Jack Hopkins collects a sample of black bear hair in Yosemite National Park. 

March 04, 2014 12:05 pmLoading…
Grizzly bear

Grizzly bear

LANDER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is warning people to stay away from areas where grizzly bears are being captured for studies.

February 28, 2014 9:04 pmLoading…
Toy bear on hood of 1925 Yellowstone touring bus

Toy bear on hood of 1925 Yellowstone touring bus

A toy bear decorates the hood of a 1925 Yellowstone touring bus, which will be in the 2014 Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena.

December 30, 2013 2:05 pmLoading…
Yellowstone Grizzlies

Yellowstone Grizzlies

A grizzly bear cub searches for fallen fruit beneath an apple tree a few miles from the north entrance to Yellowstone National Park in Gardiner, Mont. 

December 12, 2013 5:49 pm

Game warden captures bear cub; Another bear at large

A local game warden captured a 35-pound black bear cub in a garage in the Terra Verde Heights area south of Butte on Friday.

October 26, 2013 10:10 amLoading…

Aggressive black bear euthanized in Glacier National Park

WEST GLACIER — Park rangers in Glacier National Park captured and euthanized a black bear on Sunday, saying the animal had displayed aggressive behavior by entering campsites and charging visitors.

July 23, 2013 3:23 pm Related Loading…

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