Grizzly bear killed at Mill Creek Campground

Idaho Department of Fish and Game staffers on July 11 trapped a sub-adult male grizzly that was found near a campground and relocated it to a remote forest 22 miles away. By Friday the bear had returned to the Mill Creek Campground in Island Park and had to be killed. Idaho Department of Fish and Game

Idaho Department of Fish and Game employees killed a sub-adult male grizzly Friday at the Forest Service Mill Creek Campground in Island Park.

Jump up, jump up and get down

Kids play dodgeball at iJump Trampoline Park in Idaho Falls on July 10. John Roark/ jroark@postregister.com

Tommy Schwemmer takes a sip of water and looks on as his kids bounce around on trampolines housed in the iJump Trampoline Park in Idaho Falls. A father of three, Schwemmer has found a place to connect with his kids, workout at times, and let off a little bit of youthful energy at the iJump facility. 

Trumpeters fight a ‘swan song’

Bill Long of the Wyoming Wetlands Society plucks trumpeter swan eggs from a nest on Grebe Lake in Yellowstone National Park, replacing them with true-to-life replicas. Hatching the eggs in captivity keeps them from being eaten by predators in the wild. Bradly J. Boner / News & Guide

A trio of sprightly two-day-old cygnets hears their new foster parents calling nearby. Instinctively, the young, captive-raised swans jump off a platform and paddle into the chilly waters of Yellowstone National Park’s Grebe Lake.

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