Stories tagged: moose
Fri., Dec. 22, 2017, 10:01 a.m.
E. Idaho officials investigate malicious wounding of moose
Authorities in eastern Idaho sedated a moose, removed an arrow from its head and cleaned other arrow wounds before returning it to the wild in what officials say is a …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 18, 2017, 1:13 p.m.
Washington wildlife biologists consider using drones after Spokane-area moose test
This week, for the first time, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife used a drone to survey moose populations in northeast Washington.
Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 6 a.m.
Drone to be used to document moose in northeast Washington
Over the next few days wildlife researchers plan to use a drone to document moose calves in northeast Washington.
Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
Alaska moose huge in every way
The moose commonly seen around Spokane and Coeur d’Alene are big, but they’re shadows to the Alaska moose that stand 6 feet tall at the shoulder.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 7, 2017, 12:53 a.m.
Out & About: Biologists to give kids the scoop on moose at library programs
Kids will get expert insight on the largest member of the deer family this month as state wildlife biologists have scheduled 45-minute “On the Trail of the Moose” programs at …
Mon., Oct. 2, 2017, 5:25 a.m.
Field reports: Grouse hunter, dog, encounter wolf pack
Minnesota hunter Justin Bailey was hunting ruffed grouse Tuesday when a wolf chased his hunting dog out of the woods.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 1:25 p.m.
Reader photo: More than a dash of gray
A moose with gray hair becomes subject of fascination among casual observers and biologists alike.
UPDATED: Thu., May 11, 2017, 10:42 p.m.
School and wildlife officials shoo moose away from north Spokane elementary school
A moose moseyed through the Hillyard neighborhood this morning, prompting school officials at Regal Elementary to keep a watchful eye in case she came too close to children.
Sun., May 7, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Big-game researcher Woody Myers gave his best shot
Nobody – no hunter, no poacher – has shot more moose in Washington than Woody Myers. His weapon was a rifle. His aim: usually to save the animal’s life rather …
Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 11:23 a.m.
East Idaho town allows young moose to stay for winter
Idaho wildlife officials have decided to allow a young moose to live in a small community near the Idaho/Utah border in hopes of helping it survive winter.
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 2:12 p.m.
Moscow police to residents: Stop reporting moose sightings
Police in the northern Idaho city of Moscow are telling residents to stop calling to report moose sightings. The agency in a statement Wednesday says it has been receiving many …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 31, 2017, 6:07 p.m.
Moose rescued after fall into Idaho basement
Authorities say a female moose is safe after she fell through an unlatched window into the basement of an Idaho home.
Sat., Nov. 26, 2016, 8:41 p.m.
2 moose population studies moving forward
Two moose surveillance projects are moving forward in Wyoming as populations face struggles like drought and predators.
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, 5:30 p.m.
Outpeople: Moose researcher loves thrill of the chase
James Goerz has his eye on moose in northeastern Washington. The University of Montana graduate student is among a small staff in the field every week monitoring moose that were …
UPDATED: Tue., June 28, 2016, 5:15 p.m.
Crowds around moose likely panicked the animal, resulting in injury, officials say
A moose that wandered into a North Spokane neighborhood and was apparently hit by a car will have to be euthanized, wildlife officials say.
Wed., June 1, 2016, 3:56 p.m.
Reader photo: Twin peeks
Hey baby: Newborn moose calves get some mom time in Ferry County last week before she puts them “to bed” and moves off to feed. Deer, elk and moose moms …
Sat., May 14, 2016, 1:06 p.m.
Karelian bear dogs condition wildlife, bag poachers while charming public
Barking at bears, romping through the forest, sniffing for poaching evidence, getting petted by a child and maybe cooling off with a swim in the Pend Oreille River…. It’s all …
Sat., March 26, 2016, 5:02 p.m.
Out & about: Ghostly gray moose bugged by ticks
The so-called “ghost” moose wandering around the area are likely infested with ticks.
Wed., Nov. 11, 2015
Gardening with Pat Munts: Defend plants from deer, moose and rodents
While no fence or spray known to man is going to keep a hungry moose from trashing your trees, you can keep the deer, gophers, squirrels and mice from taking …
Thu., Sept. 17, 2015
Reader photo: Moose enjoys afternoon snack
A bull moose feeds among mountain ash near Sacheen Lake.
Sun., Aug. 16, 2015
Out & About: Chronic Wasting Disease’s gradual spread worries wildlife biologists
OUTLOOK – As Chronic Wasting Disease, a fatal and contagious disease that can spread slowly among a deer or elk herd, is discovered in more whitetails in Missouri, wildlife biologists …
Sun., April 26, 2015
Out & About: Wild & Scenic Rivers film fest benefits Spokane Riverkeeper
OUTSCREEN – The nationally touring Wild & Scenic Film Festival is coming to Spokane this week with versions of 12 environmental films in a benefit for the Spokane Riverkeeper. The …
Thu., Feb. 19, 2015
Landers: Moose issues spur tough decisions for wildlife officials
To euthanize or tranquilize? That is the question state wildlife officials must ask as a last resort when moose become a high-risk threat to humans. Spokane officers have had to …
Sun., Oct. 19, 2014, 6:58 a.m.
Wild moose chase: Researchers tracking 25 collared moose in NE Washington
James Goerz was so close he could hear her chewing as she browsed. It seemed impossible that he couldn’t put his eyes on the moose, the largest member of the …
Thu., Oct. 9, 2014
Landers: Hunter honored to name wolf pack
Bob Jensen is a big-game hunter, one of the three Washington wildlife watchers featured in a Sunday Outdoors story who found a new Washington wolf pack and earned the prize …
Fri., Sept. 12, 2014
Celebrate CdA celebs Mudgy and Millie
Fans of Mudgy the moose and Millie the mouse are invited to their birthday party this weekend at the Coeur d’Alene library. While no one knows exactly how old the …
Fri., April 18, 2014, 10:36 a.m.
North Idaho poachers taking heavy toll on game
LEWISTON, Idaho — Poachers are likely killing far more game animals than wolves are, state wildlife officials in North Idaho say.
Sun., March 30, 2014
Ghost-like moose proof that ticks suck
The graying look of moose you might see in the field this spring isn’t the result of old age. It’s likely the work of blood-sucking ticks.
Sun., Oct. 27, 2013
Clark: Drivers share close encounters with wildlife
The other day, I told you about my nightmarish collision with a big female moose that galloped in front of our new pickup truck on a recent Friday night a …
Thu., Oct. 24, 2013
Doug Clark: Shaken, unscathed after moose mishap
Luck, a wise soul once observed, is the residue of good design. In which case I’d like to thank the Toyota Corp., its American and Canadian auto parts manufacturers, its …