Stories tagged: deer
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 8, 2017, 7:27 p.m.
Report: Wolf population increase not hurting deer numbers
The growing population of wolves in eastern Washington state does not appear to be hurting the populations of deer, elk, moose and bighorn sheep, according to a report issued this …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 8, 2017, 11:20 a.m.
Montana officials approve special deer hunt in effort to track chronic wasting disease
Montana officials approved a special deer hunt in an effort to track the spread of chronic wasting disease Thursday.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 4:43 p.m.
Helicopters to be used to capture deer in Eastern Washington
State biologists will survey mule deer populations and use nets fired from a helicopter to capture some of them starting this weekend in Eastern Washington.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 10:37 a.m.
Restrictions imposed for North Dakotans hunting in Montana
The recent discovery of chronic wasting disease in deer in Montana means restrictions for North Dakotans who hunt across the border.
Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 12:53 p.m.
Chronic wasting disease found for first time in Montana deer
Montana wildlife officials say they suspect a deer killed by a hunter in southeast Montana was infected with a potentially fatal disease.
Sun., Oct. 22, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
The hunt: First-time hunter, 45, bags trophy buck with first shot
While most deer hunters devote years to bagging the buck of their dreams, Michael Zavala dropped a trophy with his first shot – that is, his first shot ever at …
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 9:17 a.m.
Washington city considers deer feeding ban after invasion
Feeding deer could soon be against the law for one Washington city, as the animals are invading a local neighborhood at an out-of-control rate.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 12, 2017, 11:05 a.m.
Motorcyclist killed in crash with deer
A man was killed early Tuesday when his motorcycle collided with a deer in northwestern Spokane County. The motorcyclist, who has not been named, was riding west on Coulee Hite …
Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 9:43 p.m.
Charges detail extensive poaching ring in Washington, Oregon
An extensive poaching ring is responsible for slaughtering more than 100 black bears, cougars, bobcats, deer and elk in southwestern Washington state and northwestern Oregon, with many of the animals …
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 9:36 a.m.
Group petitions city to ban deer feeding in Ocean Shores
A group of Ocean Shores residents implored the City Council recently to change the city’s code to ban all feeding of deer, presenting a petition signed by 183 people and …
Sun., July 30, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
Roadkill on the menu: 1,600 dead deer, elk salvaged from Washington roads
Steve Clark has learned that roadkill can be as delicious as the “fresh” deer and elk he hunts. The Spokane man accounts for two of some 1,600 salvage permits issued …
Sun., July 30, 2017, 5:50 a.m.
Sportsmen recover roadkill for charity kitchens
Certified volunteers from the Inland Northwest Wildlife Council of Spokane have permits to dispatch injured game and collect the edible meat for the Union Gospel Mission or other charities.
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 12:05 p.m.
Dog pulls baby deer from water to save it from drowning
A dog that saw a baby deer in danger of drowning in New York jumped in and dragged it to shore.
UPDATED: Wed., June 21, 2017, 10:23 p.m.
Roadkill: It’s what’s for dinner under new Oregon law
Under a roadkill bill passed overwhelmingly by the Legislature and signed by the governor, motorists who crash into the animals can now harvest the meat to eat.
Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 12:05 p.m.
Deer runs amok inside supermarket, gets wrangled by shoppers
Pandemonium broke out at a southern Pennsylvania supermarket when a rogue deer smashed through its glass entrance and briefly ran amok.
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017, 11:32 p.m.
Kansas game wardens kill deer that family treated as pet
Faline entered the Mcgaughey residence on the morning of Dec. 19, ate three cookies and then left to wander around outside. By that afternoon, she had been fatally, and purposely, …
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 11:58 a.m.
Oh, deer: 1,300 pounds of venison donated to D.C. shelters
For people staying in homeless shelters in the District of Columbia, deer meat is what’s for dinner.
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016, 9:52 a.m.
Dashing through the home: Teen shoots deer in living room
A Maryland teenager shot and killed a deer inside his house after it busted through his family’s front door and ransacked their home.
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016, 7:57 a.m.
School bus carrying 19 swerves to avoid deer, overturns
Elementary school students in eastern North Carolina are being treated for injuries after their school bus overturned when the driver said he swerved to avoid deer that ran in front …
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 9:09 p.m.
Three Everglades deer found in one big python belly
Pythons eat a lot. No surprise there. But in a new study, scientists examining poop from a Burmese python bagged in the Everglades discovered the ravenous snakes may be gorging …
Sat., Nov. 26, 2016, 4:02 p.m.
Chronic wasting disease likened to ‘wildfire’
Chronic wasting disease is like a wildfire burning across Wisconsin that soon will cause localized population declines in white-tailed deer – if it hasn’t already – experts told a review …
Wed., Oct. 26, 2016, 11:08 a.m.
Arby’s to sell venison sandwiches in 6 deer-hunting states
Deer hunting season is on the way, but fans of venison might not have to trek out into the woods this year to get their fix.
Sat., Aug. 27, 2016, 3:02 p.m.
Sandpoint man dies after hitting deer on motorcycle
A Sandpoint man died early Saturday morning when he hit a deer while riding his motorcycle.
Fri., July 29, 2016, 2:37 p.m.
Alaska whale-watchers rescue swimming deer in distress
An Alaska whale-watching cruise turned into a rescue mission for an unusual aquatic species – a distressed, swimming deer.
Wed., July 20, 2016, 7 p.m.
Alan Liere: The Venison in my Garden
The whitetail deer have been coming into my garden this summer, browsing on the cherry trees, grazing down the row of lettuce, pulling the onions. Nevertheless, I like these deer, …
Sun., July 10, 2016, 12:15 a.m.
Out & About: More on rail trails… Psycho doe
The S-R’s June 26 feature on regional rail trails stopped short of a full fare. While it mentioned the
Fri., July 1, 2016, 10:23 a.m.
Eastern Oregon city considers lethal means to control deer
The city council in Union, Oregon, has discussed using lethal means to reduce the community’s deer population.
Wed., May 25, 2016, 11:08 a.m.
Doug Clark: Greenacres retiree faced down deer in her bedroom
Necia Wright had a home-invasion incident – of the four-legged variety.
Sat., April 9, 2016
Field reports: Salvaging road-killed deer, elk approved in Washington
CRITTERS – Starting this summer, Washington residents will be able to salvage road-killed deer and elk across most of the state, according to a new program adopted Friday by the …
Sat., April 2, 2016, 9:23 a.m.
Deer? Oh, dear!
We gardeners get visitors of all sorts. The most frustrating and annoying ones are deer.