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Spokesman says Glacier gun incidents an anomaly in national parks

Spokesman says Glacier gun incidents an anomaly in national parks

WEST GLACIER — Four times this year that authorities are aware of, guns have been discharged inside Glacier National Park — where it’s been legal to carry a loaded firearm for more than four years, but where it remains illegal to fire one.

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6 grizzly bear deaths expected in Wyoming elk hunt

6 grizzly bear deaths expected in Wyoming elk hunt

JACKSON, Wyo. — Federal wildlife managers expect six more grizzly bears will be killed during the next nine years as an unintended consequence of elk hunting in Grand Teton National Park and the adjacent National Elk Refuge.

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6 grizzly bear deaths expected in Wyoming elk hunting

6 grizzly bear deaths expected in Wyoming elk hunting

JACKSON, Wyo. — Federal wildlife managers expect six more grizzly bears will be killed during the next nine years as an unintended consequence of elk hunting in Grand Teton National Park and the adjacent National Elk Refuge.

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Gun charge against man who shot Glacier grizzly bear dismissed

Gun charge against man who shot Glacier grizzly bear dismissed

WEST GLACIER — The case against a Texas man accused of illegally discharging a firearm in Glacier National Park this summer, when he shot a grizzly bear he said was charging him, went no further than his not-guilty plea in a federal court late last month.

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Grand Teton grizzly removed from Jackson area

Grand Teton grizzly removed from Jackson area

JACKSON, Wyo. — A grizzly bear that was removed from a residential area near Jackson late last week was the same one that caused a temporary road closure in Grand Teton National Park last month.

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Grizzly bear moved from one Wyoming county to another

JACKSON, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has trapped and relocated a sub-adult male grizzly bear that was damaging fruit trees and bird feeders near Ralston in Park County.

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Game & Fish worker who shot grizzly must pay $10K

CODY, Wyo. — A Wyoming Game and Fish employee who pleaded guilty to mistakenly shooting a grizzly bear last fall has been ordered to pay $10,000 in restitution.

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28-year-old grizzly euthanized

A 28-year-old male grizzly bear was euthanized Tuesday at Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks’ state laboratory in Bozeman.

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Old grizzly euthanized after trying to get into building

BOZEMAN — State wildlife officials euthanized a 28-year-old grizzly bear after it tried to get into a storage building that contained horse tack and a bear-resistant container of horse feed.

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Stephen Colbert’s most Montana moments

Stephen Colbert’s most Montana moments

The Montana Mint counts down Stephen Colbert’s most Montana moments.

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Name this bear

Name this bear

The Pocatello Zoo in Idaho is seeking a name for its newly acquired, 2-year-old female grizzly bear.

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Now's your chance to name a grizzly

Now's your chance to name a grizzly

Idaho's Pocatello Zoo is seeking help from the public until Sunday to name its new grizzly bear.

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Grizzly captured near Red Lodge, relocated

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks biologists and an official from the federal USDA Wildlife Services captured a young grizzly bear this week west of Red Lodge on property where a cow had been killed.

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Columbia Falls sawmill announces layoffs, blames grizzly habitat

Columbia Falls sawmill announces layoffs, blames grizzly habitat

COLUMBIA FALLS — F.H. Stoltze Land and Lumber on Thursday announced it will curtail production at its sawmill here by the end of September and lay off nine to 10 of its 120 employees.

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Female grizzly, 2 cubs relocated again

KALISPELL — A family of grizzly bears that had eaten corn and carrots from a garden in the Creston area and was spotted walking through yards on several occasions has been captured and relocated to a remote area on the Flathead Reservation.

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Judge blocks change to grizzly habitat designation

Judge blocks change to grizzly habitat designation

HELENA — A federal judge has blocked a plan that would have led to more roads and increased logging on state trust land in western Montana that is designated secure habitat for threatened grizzly bears.

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A grizzly bear in Yellowstone

A grizzly bear in Yellowstone

A grizzly bear pauses briefly from its search for berries on a hillside near Sylvan Pass in Yellowstone National Park.

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A grizzly bear in Yellowstone

A grizzly bear in Yellowstone

A grizzly bear pauses briefly from its search for berries on a hillside near Sylvan Pass in Yellowstone National Park. A grizzly that was removed from a residential area near Jackson late last week was the same one that caused a temporary road closure in Grand Teton National Park last month.

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Grizzly bears wander farther into prairie

Grizzly bears wander farther into prairie

GREAT FALLS — Grizzly bears have been spotted along river drainages up to 35 miles away from the Rocky Mountain Front, and state wildlife officials say prairie residents should take precautions.

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Conflicts between people, Yellowstone grizzlies drop in 2013

Conflicts between people, Yellowstone grizzlies drop in 2013

Conflicts between humans and grizzly bears in the region around Yellowstone National Park dropped last year, but that wasn’t enough to reverse a long-term trend of more potentially dangerous interactions as populations of both bruins and people increase.

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