Wildlife officials hunt for bear that killed mountain-biker

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks game warden Perry Brown prepares to hunt for a grizzly bear that killed Forest Service law enforcement officer Brad Treat near West Glacier, Mont. on Wednesday, June 29, 2016. Treat was off duty-riding his bicycle on a popular trail network near the town when the attack occurred. (Chris Peterson/The Daily Inter Lake via AP)

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Wildlife officials set traps, installed wilderness cameras and scouted the woods by helicopter Thursday for the bear that attacked and killed a U.S. Forest Service employee as he rode a mountain bike along a trail outside Glacier National Park.

Oregon recall election linked to armed takeover

FILE - In this June 21, 2016 file photo, Harney County Judge, Steve Grasty, who faces a special recall election on Tuesday, June 28, speaks during an interview in his office in Burns, Ore. Last votes were coming in on Tuesday for the special election being held in eastern Oregon that was the site earlier this year of an armed takeover of a federal wildlife refuge by militants opposed to overreach by the federal government. (AP Photo/Andrew Selsky,File)

BEND, Ore. (AP) — Last votes were coming in on Tuesday for a special election being held in eastern Oregon that was the site earlier this year of an armed takeover of a federal wildlife refuge by militants opposed to overreach by the federal government.

Fire danger rising

With several hot weeks leading into Fourth of July weekend, forest managers ask Idahoans to be careful with campfires. The Bureau of Land Management recently raised the fire danger level to “high.” If you are staying in town and lighting fireworks, practice safety and caution. Getty Images

With thousands of Idahoans expected to travel during the long Fourth of July weekend, federal officials are asking residents to help prevent wildfires.

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