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Idaho city seeks volunteers to scare off crowds of crows

City officials in Idaho are looking for volunteers to help ward off what has become a local sign of fall: The arrival of roughly 10,000 crows to the city of …


100 years ago in Spokane: Sportsmen target magpies, crows, coyotes, hawks and owls along county roads to help preyed-on birds

Spokane sportsmen declared war on the so-called “enemies of game birds.” They planned to go gunning for magpies, crows, coyotes, hawks and owls, which they believed to prey on the …


Dead crows found in Portland; poisoning suspected

The Audubon Society of Portland says at least 10 crows have died in a suspected poisoning.


Nampa authorizes police to shoot downtown crows

Officials in Nampa in southwestern Idaho have authorized the city’s police force to use pellet guns to shoot crows in the downtown area through Sunday night.


In death, a crow’s big brain fires up memory, learning

Scientists for years have known that crows have great memories, that they can recognize a human face and behavior, and can pass that information onto their offspring.


Dead crows in Millwood area a mystery to officials

Health and wildlife officials are testing for West Nile virus in dead crows that have turned up on streets and lawns in the Millwood area, but they say a different …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 18, 2015, 3:55 p.m.

Health officials investigating dead crows in Millwood

Health and wildlife officials are testing for West Nile virus in dead crows that have turned up on streets and lawns in the Millwood area, but say a corvid virus …


Out & About: Spokane Bicycle Club is the wheel deal

OUTPEDAL – Last Sunday’s Outdoors feature on regional bicycling events had a list of cycling groups. Unfortunately, the venerable Spokane Bicycle Club ( spokanebicycleclub.org) was omitted at the top of …


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.


Seems crows are nobody’s concern

Nah, they weren’t filming an Alfred Hitchcock movie the other day at Coeur d’Alene’s City Park. But you woulda thought so by the way the crows were dive-bombing park users …