JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — The number of grizzly bears killed by vehicle collisions on a stretch of highway in northwest Wyoming exceeds the estimate officials expected when a redesign of the thoroughfare was approved more than a decade ago.
A couple of great friends gave us updates on law enforcement and fish and game. Sgt. Ken Mencl joined us from the Twin Falls County Sheriff’s Department. He talked road and water safety as well as the public reaction following the killing of 5 police officers in Dallas, T…
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — The reward for information leading to the person or persons who illegally killed a federally protected grizzly bear and dumped it in eastern Idaho after removing some of its front claws is up to $21,200.
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A public meeting in Jackson on proposed regulations for state management of grizzly bears in Wyoming drew differing opinions on whether hunting of the bears should be allowed in some areas.
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — The nation's first and only grizzly bear recovery coordinator is stepping down from his post in Montana after 35 years, saying the threatened species has recovered enough for him to retire.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Pioneering grizzly bear expert and advocate Chuck Jonkel has died. Jamie Jonkel, a state bear manager, said Thursday his father died of natural causes Tuesday evening at nursing home.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal wildlife officials say they want to maintain grizzly bear numbers in the three-state Yellowstone region near current levels as they move toward lifting protections for the threatened species.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — American Indians across the West are calling for continued federal protections of grizzly bears in the Northern Rockies, saying they oppose trophy hunting of a species many tribes consider sacred.