Outdoors

TUESDAY, SEPT. 30, 2014


Wolf attacks kill sheep, dogs in NE Oregon

ENDANGERED SPECIES —  Two recent wolf attacks have killed eight sheep and two livestock-protection dogs in Umatilla County, Oregon officials have confirmed. The state Department of Fish and Wildlife says ...

MONDAY, SEPT. 29, 2014


Tab for Huckleberry wolf pack operation $53K

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- Washington wildlife officials estimate they spent about $53,000 this summer to deal with the Huckleberry Pack attacks on a flock of 1,800 sheep on a grazing allotment ...

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THURSDAY, SEPT. 18, 2014


New Mexico pronghorn buck is world record

HUNTING -- A pronghorn killed by New Mexico trophy hunter Mike Gallo’s has been certified  this month by the Boone and Crockett Club as the new world record. Gallo shot ...

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 17, 2014

Ketchum wants Idaho to use nonlethal wolf control

PREDATORS  — City leaders in the central Idaho resort town of Ketchum have passed a resolution requesting state officials use nonlethal methods to manage wolf conflicts with livestock in Blaine ...

MONDAY, SEPT. 15, 2014

Another Washington wolf pack targets livestock

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- A northeastern Washington wolf pack so new it hasn't been formally recognized has been confirmed in a livestock attack in Ferry County, state wildlife officials announced today. ...


Activists shadowing wolf hunters in Montana

HUNTING -- Activists opposed to killing wolves outside Yellowstone National Park said Monday they are shadowing outfitters outside the park during wolf hunting seasons. Montana’s six-month general hunting season for ...


FRIDAY, SEPT. 12, 2014

Montana proposes rules to protect sage grouse

THREATENED SPECIES -- Montana is trying to head off restrictive endangered species protections for a once abundant prairie species. Montana governor announces sage grouse protection plan On Tuesday, Gov. Steve ...


Wolf research booms in age of radio collaring

PREDATORS -- While polarized factions tangle over every messy step of gray wolf reintroduction to the Northern Rockies, wildlife researchers keep putting radio collars on wolves and learning more and ...


THURSDAY, SEPT. 11, 2014

Bull moose a picture of autumn

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Montana outdoor photographer Jaimie Johnson caught this bull moose last week feeding among autumn colors. The moose, the largest member of the deer family in North America, ...

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 10, 2014

Rich Landers

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.


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