Stories tagged: bears
Fri., Oct. 18, 2019
The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission is scheduled to hear updates on wolf, cougar and bear management, and a number of proposed revisions to fishing regulations on Friday and Saturday.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 20, 2019
A Montana hunter killed a grizzly bear in North Idaho on Tuesday, after apparently mistaking the endangered bruin for a more common black bear.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019
A portion of an article in last Sunday’s outdoors section didn’t sit well with one Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife commissioner.
Tue., Aug. 6, 2019
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.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 5, 2019
On a sunny Tuesday morning in the tree-covered mountains of the Colville National Forest, all was quiet except for a steady
Tue., July 30, 2019
Hunting. Mercy. Politics.
Sun., July 14, 2019
Wolves, bears, prescribed burning and more were discussed during a virtual Q&A session Monday.
Fri., June 21, 2019
Campers heading into the hills should remember to store their food and waste in bear-proof containers this summer.
Mon., May 6, 2019
A grizzly bear was confirmed northeast of Magee, Idaho, in the Coeur d’Alene National Forest on Monday.
Thu., April 11, 2019
Even in our modern age of human domination, bears remain fearsome creatures that touch on primordial fears.
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.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018
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Fri., Aug. 24, 2018
Officials in Yellowstone National Park say they don’t plan to capture or kill a bear that injured a 10-year-old boy from Washington state.
Thu., May 31, 2018
A conservation group on Thursday sued the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, alleging it illegally allows black bears to be killed using hunting methods that were banned by voters.
Sat., April 14, 2018
The bears are fat. And they’re dying young.
Sat., Feb. 3, 2018
Congressional debate about Alaska hunting rules in April brought a spotlight on a little-understood Alaska Native technique of hunting bears in dens.
Sun., Dec. 10, 2017
A long-planned adventure, celebrating the author’s wife’s retirement from teaching, takes one Spokane couple to Alaska.
Sun., Nov. 26, 2017
Badgers are native to prairies in Montana and parts of Idaho and Washington, so why are they so rarely seen?
Sat., Nov. 11, 2017
While bird hunting along Montana’s Rocky Mountain Front, a sportsman must consider being loaded for bear as well as pheasant.
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017
A woman fiercely attacked by a black bear near the Priest Lake visitor center on July 4 had no time to use bear spray even if she’d have had it, …
Sun., July 30, 2017
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.
Fri., July 14, 2017
Moninda Marube knows what to do when you encounter a black bear. Stand your ground. But that’s not what he did.
UPDATED: Sat., April 29, 2017
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 …
Sun., April 9, 2017
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 …
Sat., March 25, 2017
When someone tells you they spotted a 750-pound grizzly bear lurking around the same trail you are strolling, the typical response is to turn and head in the opposite direction. …
Sun., March 19, 2017
THREATENED SPECIES – The public is being given more time to comment on proposals for restoring grizzly bears to the North Cascades in Washington. The National Park Service and U.S. …
UPDATED: Sat., March 18, 2017
The Kalispell mountain biker killed by a grizzly bear outside of Glacier National Park last year was going at a high rate of speed into a collision that triggered the …
Sun., Jan. 22, 2017
To a polar bear, climate change is not a hoax. The chief scientist for
Mon., Jan. 16, 2017
Federal officials released a draft plan this week for restoring grizzly bears to the North Cascades.
Sun., Dec. 18, 2016
With most Montana seasons closed and grizzly bears in their dens for the winter, sportsmen and wildlife managers alike are reflecting on an alarming season of grizzly bear-hunter conflicts.