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Every year we hear about grizzlies being killed, or removed from an area, and according to fish wildlife and park this year there has been even more than normal. “This year we have seen an increase in mortalities which means that bears have been either removed from the population because of management action or they have been killed in vehicle collisions,” said Dillon Tabish. Tabish told us 27 bears have been either removed or killed from the Northern Continental Divide ...

KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) - Wildlife officials say a field assistant on a government grizzly bear study suffered serious injuries when she was attacked by a bear while working in a remote northwestern Montana mountain range. Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks described the Thursday morning attack as a "surprise defensive encounter" in the Cabinet Mountains south of Libby. The victim was taken by air ambulance to a Kalispell hospital. Her condition on Friday was unknown and...

KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) - Wildlife officials say a woman reported being attacked by a bear in a remote part of northwestern Montana. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials said the woman reported the attack Thursday morning and was flown to a hospital in Kalispell for her injuries. There were few initial details about the attack in the Cabinet Mountains south of Libby. The woman has not been identified and FWP spokesman Dillon Tabish said the extent of her inju...