Stories tagged: animals
Wed., July 3, 2019, 4:30 p.m.
Photographer David Sams took this photo of a coyote Monday morning at Riverside State Park. The coyote is still in the process of shedding its winter coat, Sams said.
UPDATED: Mon., June 3, 2019, 2:51 p.m.
A cougar attacked a child Saturday evening in a city park in Leavenworth, Wash. The boy’s two dogs fought the cougar, eventually running the big cat off. The boy suffered …
Sun., May 26, 2019, 5 a.m.
A quick review of some new laws that may have been overshadowed or lost in the crush of the final days.
Tue., May 14, 2019, 5 a.m.
Whitworth students agree: Airway Heights prison’s dog training program is a net positive for all involved
Whitworth University junior Hannah Stafford had never met a prison inmate before. Especially not one whose job it is to train and rehabilitate rescue dogs inside the high, razor sharp …
UPDATED: Mon., April 29, 2019, 10:11 p.m.
Years after international watchdogs began warning that giraffes are sliding toward a silent extinction, the Trump administration is taking the first tentative steps toward protecting the world’s tallest land animal …
UPDATED: Wed., April 3, 2019, 4:44 p.m.
Nearly a year ago, a shirtless man and his father, also shirtless except for a black vest, stalked through the wilderness on Esther Island in Prince William Sound, Alaska. They …
Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 5:51 p.m.
Expert tracker and wildlife researcher Brian Baxter will teach an animal tracking class Saturday in Sandpoint.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 15, 2019, 4:41 p.m.
The U.S. Forest Service has built a new corral for wild horses in California, which could allow it to bypass federal restrictions and sell the animals for slaughter. The agency …
Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 11:59 p.m.
An Arkansas sheriff’s deputy was fired after shooting a barking Chihuahua in the head Friday, an incident officials labeled “disheartening.”
Wed., Dec. 19, 2018
Clyde, a brindle and white pit bull terrier, was found and brought to the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service. Clyde is “a great guy that is happy and playful …
Thu., Nov. 22, 2018, 6 a.m.
You could almost say that Christine Clausen-Simmons was born on a horse. After decades of riding and showing, she and her horse Just Like Fire CF just took home several …
Thu., Nov. 22, 2018, 5 a.m.
When giving thanks this time of year, the big things come to mind – good health, the safety of loved ones, a happy marriage. But sometimes, it can be for …
Thu., Nov. 15, 2018, 6 a.m.
It was a chilly night in the barn Monday and the horses of students from the Mt. Spokane High School Equestrian Team made their way through an obstacle course with …
Thu., Nov. 15, 2018
LA is a great gal with lots of energy. LA enjoys playing with toys and is food motivated. She will need an active home that keeps her engaged and provides …
Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 8:44 a.m.
They were messengers, spies and sentinels. They led cavalry charges, carried supplies to the front, comforted wounded soldiers and died by the millions during World War I.
Fri., Oct. 12, 2018, 3 p.m.
It’s hard to say exactly what would happen if you had three hearts and one of them stopped. Humans have just one heart, so we have no experience with this. …
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 6:25 p.m.
A Washington state family is mourning after a neighbor shot and killed their dog – a Labradoodle they got to help deal with stress and anxiety following last year’s mass …
Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 4 a.m.
Dog training program at Airway Heights Corrections Center brings positive changes for inmates and shelter dogs.
Sat., July 21, 2018, 5 a.m.
Tiny, shy and nocturnal, swift foxes have stealthily invaded pockets of Montana where they haven’t been seen for almost a century. Or maybe folks just weren’t looking for them and …
UPDATED: Mon., July 9, 2018, 11:45 p.m.
Anyone seen a pterodactyl in Browne’s Addition? Or maybe just a moose?
Sat., July 7, 2018, 6:52 p.m.
A man who was gored and three others who were trampled in the first running of the bulls of this year’s San Fermin festival were hospitalized Saturday, officials in the …
UPDATED: Sat., June 30, 2018, 9:24 p.m.
Health officials are concerned someone may have touched a bat found dead Thursday near the playground at Don Morse Park.
UPDATED: Wed., June 27, 2018, 10:29 p.m.
The Spokane Valley Fire Department got new lifesaving equipment for the dogs and cats of Spokane Valley Wednesday.
Wed., May 23, 2018, 6:33 p.m.
Describing gang violence inflicted by MS-13 members in chilling and gruesome detail, President Donald Trump vowed Wednesday to make “radical” changes to U.S. aid practices by withholding government assistance from …
UPDATED: Fri., May 18, 2018, 9:19 p.m.
President Donald Trump is defending his use of the word “animals” to describe some immigrants who enter the country illegally, saying he would continue to use the term to refer …
Thu., May 17, 2018, 7:55 a.m.
While railing against California for its so-called sanctuary immigration policies, President Donald Trump referred to some people who cross the border illegally as “animals” – drawing a sharp rebuke from …
Wed., May 16, 2018, 5:34 p.m.
Yellowstone National Park is launching a new program to capture and quarantine wild bison with the goal of establishing new, disease-free herds across the nation, park officials said Tuesday.
Wed., May 16, 2018, 5:27 p.m.
Prosecutors in Oregon have filed more than a hundred charges in an investigation of wildlife poaching that has spanned state lines and allegedly left dozens of animals shot illegally and …
Thu., April 26, 2018, 8:32 a.m.
The owners of an Oregon-based private wildlife center are petitioning to get their exotic animals back after Olympia animal control officers seized them a few weeks ago.
UPDATED: Fri., April 20, 2018, 11:55 a.m.
N. Atlantic right whales will be extinct in 25 years, scientists say – unless we act now to save them
For years, spring has signaled the return of North Atlantic right whales – one of Earth’s most endangered species – to Cape Cod Bay. But lately the imperiled animals have …