Stories tagged: wolverines
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016, 4:29 p.m.
Feds accepting comments on proposal to protect wolverines
U.S. wildlife officials are seeking public comment on a proposal to protect snow-loving wolverines as a threatened species.
Fri., April 15, 2016, 8:13 p.m.
Investigation finds potential violations by Bellevue High’s successful football program
An independent investigation of the storied Bellevue High football program has found that its boosters paid for athletes to attend an alternative private school and that false addresses were used …
Mon., April 4, 2016, 8:04 p.m.
Judge orders federal protections for snow-loving wolverines
A federal judge says the Obama administration brushed over the threat of climate change to the snow-loving wolverine when it denied protections for the elusive predator also known as the …
Wed., June 3, 2015
Michigan forces third game at Women’s College World Series
OKLAHOMA CITY – Haylie Wagner hadn’t started in more than two weeks. She was ready when called upon. The senior threw a complete-game shutout, and Michigan beat Florida and ace …
Tue., Aug. 12, 2014, 10:33 a.m.
Wolverines won’t be listed under ESA
Federal wildlife officials plan to withdraw proposed protections for the snow-loving wolverine Tuesday, in a course reversal that highlights lingering uncertainties over what a warming climate means for some temperature-sensitive …
Sat., May 24, 2014
Report: Shrinking snowy areas may not be enough for both wolverines, outdoorsmen
Idaho’s backcountry skiers, snowmobilers and wolverine population could be competing for territory on the same shrinking snowfields in years to come, research compiled by the state suggests. Some climate models …
Sun., Feb. 3, 2013
Wolverines may get protections
BILLINGS – The tenacious wolverine, a snow-loving carnivore sometimes called the “mountain devil,” could soon join the list of species threatened by climate change – a dubious distinction putting it …
Sun., Feb. 26, 2012, 7:23 a.m.
Field reports: Colville withdraws OHV travel plan
PUBLIC LANDS – Colville National Forest Supervisor Laura Jo West has withdrawn the South End Motor Vehicle Project enacted in November after years of planning to guide off-highway vehicle use. …
Sun., May 1, 2011
Out & About: Photos now verify two wolverines
OUTCRITTERS – First there were tracks. Now there are photos.
Sun., April 10, 2011, 7:25 a.m.
Researcher explains threats to wolverine in its remote range
Perhaps the only critter at top of the food chain that’s rarer and more set apart than a wolverine is the wolverine researcher. “Worldwide, maybe a dozen people are working …
Sun., April 10, 2011, 7:24 a.m.
Wolverine sightings curb Silver Valley snowcat skiing operation
Evidence of wolverine activity on the Rochat Divide and St. Joe Mountains south of Cataldo, Idaho, has jeopardized the permit issued to Peak Adventures, a Silver Valley snowcat skiing company …
Sun., Feb. 20, 2011
Field reports: Wolverines, wolves, trout
WILDLIFE – Researchers studying wolverines in the North Cascades have new hopes pinned on their latest catch – Mattie. The young female may be pregnant, and if she is, she …
Mon., Dec. 13, 2010, 9:51 a.m.
Federal officials say wolverines need protection
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says the wolverine should be added to the list of endangered and threatened species.
Wed., Dec. 1, 2010
Peak Adventures gets OK for backcountry trips
The owners of Peak Adventures say they’ve accepted a temporary federal permit to operate their backcountry ski business this winter in the St. Joe Mountains.
Fri., Nov. 12, 2010
BLM offers backcountry permit deal
U.S. Bureau of Land Management officials say they’re offering a one-time permit to allow a backcountry ski business to operate in the St. Joe Mountains this winter. Peak Adventures uses …
Sat., Sept. 11, 2010
Dispute centers on wolverines
Wolverine habitat could prevent a local company from operating a backcountry ski business in North Idaho’s St. Joe Mountains. Wolverines are elusive carnivores that look like small bears. They build …
Thu., April 15, 2010, 5:04 p.m.
Feds consider adding wolverines to endangered list
Federal officials will try to determine how prevalent wolverines are across the West to decide whether they should be added to the endangered species list.
Mon., March 29, 2010
Wolverine’s long journey tracked
TWISP, Wash. – The latest capture in the North Cascades’ first wolverine study has embarked on a journey that is surprising even the wildlife biologists who are studying her. Trapped …
Sun., July 5, 2009
Cameras track rebounding species
Washington’s wild areas are becoming more diverse and interesting as several furbearing species – wolverine, fisher and sea otter – slowly recover some of their former range. Here are three …
Tue., March 11, 2008
Wolverines don’t warrant protection, wildlife service says
Wolverines do not warrant protection under the Endangered Species Act, but the federal government will support conservation measures across their native range, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Monday. …