Stories tagged: Coyotes
Mon., April 3, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Six Eastern Oregon counties will no longer use cyanide traps
Six eastern Oregon counties say they are halting the use of cyanide traps to kill coyotes to protect the state’s wolf population.
UPDATED: Tue., March 28, 2017, 2:55 p.m.
Cyanide device on U.S. land in Idaho broke agency policy
A cyanide device for killing coyotes that spewed the poison on a boy and killed his dog was set up on public land in Idaho in February despite a decision …
Mon., Feb. 13, 2017, 6:56 p.m.
Someone’s leaving dead coyotes at University of Idaho frats, sororities
Three dead coyotes were left on the front porches of Greek houses at the University of Idaho early Friday.
Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 8:23 a.m.
Coyotes removed from Chicago park after residents fed them, let them play with pets
Two coyotes were removed from a park on Chicago’s North Side after people began feeding them and letting them play with their dogs, according to an email from the alderman …
Sat., Dec. 17, 2016, 8:36 a.m.
Portland researcher studies urban coyotes
Coyotes are a fairly common sight in rural areas of the Pacific Northwest and Northern California, and landowners might instinctively reach for the rifle if they see one in the …
Thu., May 19, 2016, 9:35 p.m.
In Brief: Cavs down Raptors to stay unbeaten
LeBron James had a triple-double and the Cleveland Cavaliers stayed postseason perfect through 10 games with a 108-89 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Thursday night in Game 2 of …
Mon., May 16, 2016, 3:15 p.m.
Coyote in Zoo Idaho exhibit killed, another injured
Officials at an eastern Idaho zoo are investigating after a coyote inside an exhibit was killed and another injured. Zoo Idaho officials told the Idaho State Journal that workers on …
Tue., May 10, 2016, 10:12 p.m.
In Brief: Thunder rally past Spurs for 3-2 series lead
Russell Westbrook had 35 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the San Antonio Spurs 95-91 on Tuesday night, …
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016
100 years ago in Eastern Washington: As jackrabbit population hit by disease, Texas sees opportunity
From our archives, 100 years ago Meanwhile, the state game warden in Seattle reported receiving an interesting batch of letters after the state’s jackrabbit population had been ravaged by disease.
Fri., July 24, 2015
Extended The Pittsburgh Steelers and coach Mike Tomlin have agreed to a contract extension Thursday that will keep him with the team through 2018. Tomlin is 82-46 with Pittsburgh since …
Thu., March 12, 2015
Hunters serve as main source of coyote management year round
Wolves killing livestock usually grabs people’s attentions, but coyotes have had a much wider impact. According to published reports, wolves killed 120 sheep in Montana in 2008.
Tue., Sept. 9, 2014
Groups threaten suit over federal agency’s trapping, poisoning of problem wildlife
A federal agency that kills nuisance wildlife is under attack from environmental groups, which say the agency’s use of poison and trapping in Idaho puts other animals at risk. Last …
Sun., March 16, 2014
Out & About: Rare wolf-dog hookup indicates wolf population thin
OUTBRED – Last week, the saga of wolf recovery in Washington took a strange tryst. News that a large domestic guard dog got loose and mated with a female gray …
Sun., Dec. 22, 2013
Idaho hunter organizing two-day wolf derby
BOISE – An Idaho outfitter is organizing a post-Christmas contest where two-person teams of hunters will be awarded $2,000 in cash prizes and trophies for shooting wolves and coyotes, angering …
Sun., Nov. 18, 2012, 5:02 p.m.
Bulldogs men overwhelm South Dakota 96-58
Gonzaga led by 18 points late in the first half and there was no real threat of a South Dakota comeback, but Bulldogs coach Mark Few wanted a timeout.
Sun., May 27, 2012, 8:40 a.m.
Wildlife Services’ deadly force brings environmental problems
Like the prow of a ship, the Granite Mountains rise sharply from the creamy-white playa of the Black Rock Desert in Nevada. Here, in rugged terrain owned by the American …
Thu., May 3, 2012
Landers: Coyotes aren’t the main issue
Coyotes defending their pups on the bluff below High Drive last week – sending a few dogs to the vet for stitches – created a minor stink on the South …
Sun., April 29, 2012
Landers: Coyotes protecting den of pups
Coyotes defending a den of pups are not tolerating dogs coming through their territory between High Drive and Hangman Creek. Following a story in Saturday’s Spokesman-Review about two dogs being …
Sat., April 28, 2012
Coyotes attack dogs on South Hill
A trio of aggressive coyotes took on two dogs running loose with their owner on the South Hill bluff trails Thursday, sending one dog to the vet for a chest …
Sat., March 10, 2012
Coyote Derby nets hunters nearly 300 animals
Northeast Washington businesses and hunters took aim at coyotes again this winter to spread a little wealth and give calving livestock and beleaguered white-tailed deer a little more breathing room. …
Sun., Dec. 25, 2011, 7 a.m.
Outdoor Writing Contest finalist: Dueling Predators
It is still dark as the boy quietly closes his truck door. Rifle in his hand and coyote on his mind, he starts on his way. Darkness and cold closes …
Sun., Dec. 5, 2010
Legislators likely to go by the book
BOISE – Of the 18 newly elected legislators who will join Idaho’s House and Senate when it convenes in January, five previously served in the Legislature, two others have held …
Fri., May 14, 2010
Brazen coyotes menace Coeur d’Alene pets
Grizzly hadn’t been outside long when Wade Williams heard his 3-year-old dog “screaming and hollering” Tuesday night. The Coeur d’Alene man immediately ran outside and saw his part-Pomeranian, part-Chihuahua just …
Thu., May 13, 2010, 6:11 p.m.
Coyotes spark worries in CdA neighborhood
Grizzly hadn’t been outside long when Wade Williams heard his 3-year-old dog “screaming and hollering” Tuesday night.
Sun., Feb. 28, 2010
Winter wildlife in a family way
January and February might seem to put a chill on love in the great outdoors, but winter clearly arouses interest among some critters. Great horned owls have been having a …
Fri., Nov. 27, 2009, 11:23 a.m.
Aerial-gunning foes ask Obama to ban practice
A wildlife advocacy group Friday asked President Barack Obama to end aerial gunning of coyotes and other predators, citing an Idaho incident where a shotgun-wielding parachutist illegally fired on a …
Thu., June 4, 2009
There’s nothing wily about feeding coyotes
Despite the aura of Washington State University, a few people in Pullman have managed to remain ignorant about wildlife. We’re talking about people with soft hearts and brains of mush.
Mon., Nov. 17, 2008
Coyote presence concerns neighbors
A north Spokane neighborhood was awakened Sunday morning around 4 a.m. to the gruesome sound of two coyotes killing and eating a family’s pet cat. “I heard that ‘rowwrrr’ sound, …