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Mother Griz Put Down After DNA Confirmation; Three Cubs May Go to ZooMontana

Euthanized Griz

Griz.

A captured mother grizzly was put down this afternoon after DNA tests determined she was responsible for a deadly rampage through the Soda Butte Campground in Cooke City that left one dead and two injured; the fate of her three cubs still needs to be finalized.

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Third Griz Cub Trapped; Authorities Waiting on DNA Analysis

Yellowstone Grizzly

Grizzly Bear.

The third bear cub associated with an attack at the Soda Butte Campground Wednesday morning has been trapped, as authorities await the results of DNA analysis to see if a captured female grizzly was the culprit in an attack that left one dead and two injured.

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Griz Victim Remembered as Avid Outdoorsman

Yellowstone Grizzly

Kevin Kammer came west to fulfill a lifelong dream: fly fishing in Yellowstone National Park. That dream was rudely shattered when he was the victim of a grizzly-bear attack at the Soda Butte Campground just outside Cooke City, an attack that also left two injured.

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Trap Snares Culprit in Soda Butte Killing: A Mother Griz

Yellowstone Grizzly

A mother grizzly bear and one of her two cubs were trapped inside the five culvert traps set at the Soda Butte Campground near Cooke City last night, as officials put together the pieces of why a bear went on a rampage at the remote Soda Butte Campground in Montana, killing a Michigan man and injuring two others.

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Why Did Bear — or Bears — Attack at Soda Butte?

Yellowstone Grizzly

Bears and humans have always been an uneasy mix, but the attack by a bear -- or multiple bears, perhaps -- on a campground outside the Northeast Entrance of Yellowstone National Park that left one dead and two injured has locals wondering if anything could have been done to prevent the tragedy.

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Bear Kills One, Injures Two in Campground Near Yellowstone

Yellowstone Grizzly

A bear tore into the Soda Butte Campground near Cooke City, off the Northeast Entrance to Yellowstone National Park, killing one and injuries two others early this morning.

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New Emergency Response Center Planned for Cooke City

Cooke City

A federal grant could help Park County set up a new emergency operations center in Cooke City, bringing some sorely needed law enforcement to the remote Montana community northeast of Yellowstone National Park.

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Beartooth Highway to Open This Weekend with a Bang

The Opening of the Beartooth Highway

Barring any late-season snows, the Beartooth Highway is expected to open May 28 -- and you're invited to the party.

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Shaping the Future Winter Use Plan for Yellowstone

Yellowstone Bison

The public has until March 30 to suggest what should be included in the next winter-use plan for Yellowstone National Park, but public meetings and comments from officials give us some idea of what could be included. We look at some of the pubic input.

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Group Pitches Plowing of Road Between West Yellowstone, Old Faithful

Yellowstone in Winter

A group is petitioning the National Park Service to plow the highway between West Yellowstone and Old Faithful year-round, much the same as the road between Gardiner and Cooke City is plowed all winter long.

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