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  • Biologists search for answers to decline of moose

    They seem invincible, the largest species in the deer family, 6-feet tall at the shoulders with mature bulls averaging 1,000 pounds. Yet the moose subspecies found in the lower 48 …


  • Moose declining in Idaho, spreading in Washington

    Moose in Washington appear to be bucking the decline that’s plaguing the animals across most of the lower 48 states, a Washington Fish and Wildlife Department biologist says. Rich Harris, …


  • Out & About: Poacher offers $6K to ease conscience

    OUTREPENT – Saying he’s been burdened with guilt, a Montana man has mailed Washington wildlife officials $6,000 to compensate for deer he said he killed illegally – more than 40 …


  • Landers: Spring has already sprung for wildlife

    The early hint of spring weathering into the region this week is a game-changer for outdoorsmen, but merely a confirmation of what’s already under way for wildlife. Skiers coming off …


  • Landers: Spring has already sprung for wildlife

    The early hint of spring weathering into the region this week is a game-changer for outdoorsmen, but merely a confirmation of what’s already under way for wildlife.


  • Yakima elk have love-hate history

    NACHES, Wash. – One hundred years. That’s how long the Yakima elk herd has been here – at least in its current incarnation, the one that grew from fewer than …


  • Landers: Hunting is serious business

    Hunting is the ultimate form of tough love. Sportsmen donate to habitat conservation and snap photos of fawns with the same fascination they focused on the first steps of their …


  • Technology, volunteers boost northeastern Washington whitetail study

    An ambitious research project is under way to shed light on the mysterious movements of white-tailed deer through the thick cover of northeastern Washington. The study area in Stevens, Pend …


  • Landers: Bird watching an activity worth feeding - responsibly

    “It’s the best Christmas present we could have given her,” said my wife, Meredith, after finishing a phone call with her mother. One 40-pound bag of black-oil sunflower seeds and …


  • Council appoves 20-year deal with SCRAPS

    There were no surprises Tuesday as the Spokane Valley City Council voted to start a new, 20-year animal control contract with the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service. The council …


  • Landers column goes hog wild

    Human beings would have gone the way of the dodo without critters. Along with suffering through evolution shivering, starving and lonesome, we also would have been at a loss for …


  • Landers goes hog wild with column

    Animal-based phrases are rooted in our language. They have become clichés hawk-eyed editors delete. Nevertheless, the public continues to pass them through the generations.


  • Conservationists team up with ranchers, loggers

    FRIANT, Calif. (AP) — Two cowboys on horses pushed cattle across an expanse of golden hills overgrown with tall grasses and oak trees, up an unpaved road toward another pasture. …


  • Crew tows whale carcass in Malibu out to sea

    MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — A tugboat towed the decomposing carcass of a whale from a Malibu beach out to sea, several days after it washed ashore and created a stench …


  • Rotting whale carcass in Malibu towed out to sea

    MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — The decaying carcass of a whale that washed onto a California beach was towed out to sea Saturday, five days after it washed ashore and created …


  • Rotting whale in Malibu likely left to nature

    MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — No government agency is taking action to remove the decaying carcass of a whale on a California beach, making it appear the job will be left …


  • Rotting whale becomes sad spectacle in Malibu

    MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — The decaying corpse of a huge fin whale was a sad spectacle Friday on the shore of a cove where it washed ashore nearly a week …


  • Rotting whale casts foul stench into Malibu

    MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — A dead whale rotting near the Malibu homes of Barbra Streisand, Bob Dylan and other celebrities is causing a gigantic cleanup problem as authorities try to …


  • Grizzly managers look toward bear hunts in Rockies

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Trophy grizzly bear hunts are under consideration for the Northern Rockies in the surest sign yet that more than 30 years of federal protection for the …


  • Grizzly managers look toward hunts in Rockies

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — With bear-human conflicts on the rise, wildlife managers in the Northern Rockies are laying the groundwork for trophy hunts for grizzlies in anticipation of the government …


  • Fast-growing fish may never wind up on your plate

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Salmon that’s been genetically modified to grow twice as fast as normal could soon show up on your dinner plate. That is, if the company that makes …


  • Calif oyster farm closure ends long battle

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kevin Lunny’s struggle to keep his family’s oyster farm running in Point Reyes National Seashore appears to be over, closing out an era of oysterman plying …


  • Study: Like a tree, growth rings show lobster age

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — For the first time, scientists have figured out how to determine the age of a lobster — by counting its rings, like a tree. Nobody knows …


  • Pet shooting investigated

    The shot rang out at 8:45 in the morning on Oct. 25 as Collette Bise fed her animals. The Bise family owns a small farm in Newman Lake, and though …


  • ‘Sneaker waves’ blamed for deaths of Calif. family

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Howard Kuljian and his family were out for a walk on a damp, overcast morning at Big Lagoon beach, playing fetch with their dog Fran as …


  • Family swept out to sea in attempt to save dog

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Howard Kuljian and his family were out for a walk on a damp, overcast morning at Big Lagoon beach, playing fetch with their dog Fran as …


  • GOP blocks bill to give hunters more land access

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A wide-ranging bill to give hunters and fishermen more access to public lands stalled in the Senate Monday after Republicans said it spends too much money. Republicans …


  • N. California community mourns family swept to sea

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Howard Kuljian and his family were out for a walk on a damp, overcast morning at Big Lagoon beach, playing fetch with their dog Fran as …


  • Northern CA community mourns family swept to sea

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Howard Kuljian and his family were out for a walk on a damp, overcast morning at Big Lagoon beach, playing fetch with their dog as 10-foot …


  • Bill to give hunters, fishermen more land access

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sportsmen might soon have more access to federal lands and be able to bring home as trophies 41 polar bears killed in Canada before the government started …

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