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Bighorn rams are featured in a PBS “Nature” program.

Bighorn sheep take beating from disease in Canada 

BIG GAME -- Despite millions of dollars in research, pneumonia continues to plague bighorn sheep herds in Washington, Idaho, Montana and elsewhere, including Canada. However, one thing is well-documented: wild sheep loose in virtually all close encounters with domestic animals. Domestic sheep believed to have...

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MONDAY, FEB. 1, 2016

THURSDAY, OCT. 8, 2015

MONDAY, JUNE 15, 2015

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, 2015

Montana’s bighorn sheep plan has come under fire after a few attempts to establish new herds. (Associated Press)

Bighorns killed on Bison Range to curb disease

WILDLIFE -- More bad news for bighorn sheep. Six young bighorns that escaped the fence around the 19,000-acre National Bison Range near Ravalli, Mont., were shot last week in a measure to confront disease that's been killing the wild sheep on several fronts. Sport hunting...

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 2015

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MONDAY, JAN. 19, 2015

TUESDAY, JAN. 13, 2015

This undated photo released by the Hells Canyon Bighorn Sheep Initiative shows a Bighorn ram and other sheep in Hells Canyon, Idaho.  (File Associated Press)

Hunter bids 100K for Idaho bighorn tag

HUNTING -- Idaho’s bighorn sheep auction tag sold for $100,000 to an online bidder at the national Wild Sheep Foundation Sheep Show in Reno Saturday night -- the fifth-highest winning bid since the program started in 1988. This permit is valid for use in all...

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MONDAY, JAN. 12, 2015

This undated photo released by the Hells Canyon Bighorn Sheep Initiative shows a Bighorn ram and other sheep in Hells Canyon, Idaho.  (File Associated Press)

Hunter bids 100K for Idaho bighorn tag

HUNTING -- Idaho’s bighorn sheep auction tag sold for $100,000 to an online bidder at the national Wild Sheep Foundation Sheep Show in Reno Saturday night -- the fifth-highest winning bid since the program started in 1988. This permit is valid for use in all...

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FRIDAY, JAN. 9, 2015

TUESDAY, DEC. 16, 2014

MONDAY, DEC. 15, 2014


Moose populations continue to grow in Washington, Idaho. 
 (File / The Spokesman-Review)

Idaho trophy species rule proposals revealed

HUNTING -- An increase in Idaho Panhandle moose hunting opportunity and other proposals for next year's trophy big-game seasons will be presented at an open house meeting, 3 p.m.-6 p.m., on Thursday, Dec. 18 at the Idaho Department of Fish and Game Panhandle Region Office,...

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