Stories tagged: hunters
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 28, 2019, 10:59 a.m.
A bill that would allow hunters to wear pink, in addition to orange, had a hearing last week in Olympia.
Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 9:50 a.m.
Federal authorities said two hunters were cited after they entered a closed area and fired their rifles in the direction of firefighters who were battling a wildfire near the White …
Fri., June 15, 2018, 8:34 a.m.
Idaho authorities say a second body has been recovered after a vehicle carrying six hunters crashed into a fast-moving river last month.
UPDATED: Tue., May 29, 2018, 3:24 p.m.
Idaho law enforcement officials have called off the search for four hunters missing since their vehicle crashed into the fast-moving Selway River more than a week ago.
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 5:56 p.m.
Montana wildlife authorities say a man shot and killed a grizzly bear after it ran out of some brush and bit his adult son’s arm.
Mon., Sept. 4, 2017, 9:33 a.m.
Two missing hunters were found by emergency responders after spending the night in the backcountry northeast of Inkom, Idaho.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 11:39 a.m.
An 890-square-mile federal nuclear facility in eastern Idaho has banned hunters from the area on the day of the solar eclipse.
Sun., Oct. 9, 2016, 2:30 a.m.
A hunter steeps in the tradition of hunting by bagging his first deer with the .30-30 rifle his father used to bag his first deer nearly 60 years ago.
Sat., Oct. 8, 2016, 3:59 p.m.
Celene Olgeirsson was in her mid-40s before taking leave from being a non-hunter. She bagged her first deer with a partner who preferred road hunting. She felt unfulfilled, and pursued …
Thu., Aug. 18, 2016, 12:54 p.m.
A young Hunter S. Thompson went to Idaho to write about Ernest Hemingway and decided to take a piece of his hero home with him – a set of trophy …
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016
From our archives, 100 years ago L. Stubblefield needed to get 746 hogs to market in the dead of winter so he embarked on a hog drive from Hunters to …
Fri., Aug. 28, 2015, 3:36 p.m.
The Wellpinit School District will delay the start of the school year again, based on the recommendation of officials who are overseeing firefighting efforts in the area.
Wed., Aug. 26, 2015, 5:03 p.m.
A man killed last week in Hunters, Washington, by a Stevens County deputy was shot in the back of the neck as he walked away, according to eye witnesses.
Mon., Aug. 24, 2015, 5:18 p.m.
The Wellpinit School District is delaying the start of school because of wildfires in the area.
Thu., Aug. 20, 2015, noon
A Stevens County deputy shot and killed a suspect in Hunters on Highway 25 Wednesday night in front of multiple witnesses.
Tue., July 8, 2014
Roy Graffis, who became the first coach in state history to guide both girls and boys basketball teams to titles, died on July 4 at the Alderwood Care Center in …
Sat., Nov. 30, 2013
NEAR ST. MARIES – Calob Wilson sat on the tailgate of his dad’s pickup, dandling a rack of antlers on his knees. It was the opening weekend of rifle season, …
Sun., Jan. 6, 2013
It can be one of the lowest feelings in bird hunting. Darkness is falling across a rugged and remote landscape at least five miles from the nearest house and 15 …
Thu., March 15, 2012
Decisions farmers are making this week will have a big impact on hunters for the next decade. Sign-ups for the Conservation Reserve Program began Monday. Producers have until April 6 …
Thu., Jan. 5, 2012
The sweet deal some Master Hunters have for tagging elk outside of Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge would go sour under changes proposed by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. …
Fri., Nov. 26, 2010
SANDPOINT – An Idaho hunter will be prosecuted for killing a bull moose out of season, authorities said. Prosecutors had not yet decided whether to charge Jeff Jayne, a corporal …
Mon., Nov. 15, 2010
Sunday was chilly, gray and damp, but that didn’t stop area hunters from heading to the hills. If the number of empty-handed hunters stopping by the state Department of Fish …
Fri., Nov. 12, 2010
Rich Gerhard filled his freezer with 280 pounds of elk meat this fall. The kill took place within an hour’s drive of his home. One morning last month, Gerhard got …
Sun., Nov. 7, 2010
Hunters who drive past voluntary game-check stations may be eroding their future hunting opportunity. Washington and Idaho wildlife agency employees and sportsmen volunteers staff the stations on busy hunting season …
Thu., Aug. 19, 2010
Looking into the Stevens County-based campaign to set four-point-minimum antler restrictions on white-tailed deer hunts in portions of northeastern Washington, one logical conclusion emerges: Fish and Wildlife Commissioner Gary Douvia …
Wed., March 24, 2010, 5:28 p.m.
Senators voted 30-3 to exempt hunting and fishing license information from Idaho’s public records laws.
Tue., Aug. 25, 2009
After a half-century in the woods, 76-year-old Hugh McKay had hung up his hunting rifle. But he couldn’t resist the opportunity to take aim at a wolf. The Coeur d’Alene …
Tue., June 30, 2009
An eastern Idaho bear hunter was bitten by a grizzly Sunday when his hounds surrounded a female with cubs. The bear knocked over Keith Klingler, bit him on the arm …
Mon., June 29, 2009, 9:45 a.m.
Three eastern Idaho bear hunters got an unpleasant surprise Sunday morning when their hounds surrounded a female grizzly with cubs.