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Rich Landers: Wildlife spokeswoman answered the call

As a journalist, wildlife enthusiast, hunter and angler, I have reverence for Madonna Luers.

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 9:37 a.m.

Madonna Luers, longtime spokeswoman for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, retires

The highlight of Madonna Luers’ 34-year career at the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is, poignantly, one of her sadder memories as well.

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.

Hunters should stay aware of regulations on bear

It’s been 19 years since a voter- approved initiative eliminated baiting and use of hounds to hunt bears in Washington. Since then, most of the hunting of bears has been …

Outdoor enthusiasts determine adventure is worth the monetary sacrifice

As the nation’s economy gradually grinds out of low gear, those willing to spend money in the outdoors of Washington and Idaho appear to have loosened their grip on the …

Wolf attack surprised even officials

NINE MILE FALLS – Two brothers were starting their morning chores when they noticed that their sheep had escaped from the pen. The flock was scattered across a field, where …

State targets wildlife budgets

OLYMPIA – Some fishing and hunting opportunities are almost certain to decline as Washington’s state budget woes continue. Even though wildlife officials have drafted a blueprint for the first across-the-board …