Stories tagged: wolves
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 10:43 p.m.
Idaho F&G Commission unanimously rejects wolf-baiting, at least for now
In a unanimous vote, the Idaho Fish and Game Commission has rejected the idea of allowing hunters to bait wolves, at least for now. A large majority of the public …
Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 10:52 a.m.
Oregon officials plan to kill more wolves in northeast pack
Authorities plan to kill another two wolves in Northern Oregon after more livestock were attacked.
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 5:32 p.m.
Oregon authorities kill 2 wolves after cattle attacks
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife authorities shot and killed two adult wolves in response to multiple attacks on cattle grazing in northeast Oregon.
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 5:27 a.m.
Hiker with dog has close wolf encounter in North Idaho
I’d planned a July day hike with my dog along a North Idaho stream for a good dose of outdoor exercise and a cool respite from the summer heat. The …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 9:25 p.m.
Oregon will kill 2 wolves at the request of ranchers
Oregon wildlife officials will kill two adult wolves in northeast Oregon at the request of ranchers who say animals in their pack have preyed on cattle for more than a …
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 4 p.m.
Court keeps Great Lakes wolves on endangered species list
A federal appeals court Tuesday retained federal protection for gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region, ruling that the government acted prematurely when it dropped them from the endangered …
UPDATED: Sat., July 29, 2017, 10:34 p.m.
Oregon rancher asks state to kill wolves that attacked calf
A rancher in northeastern Oregon’s Wallowa County has asked state officials to kill wolves from the Harl Butte pack after an investigator confirmed wolves killed a calf.
UPDATED: Wed., July 26, 2017, 12:58 p.m.
Idaho may offer hunters bounties for bad wolves, allow bait
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game has proposed putting bounties on problem wolves and allowing hunters to lure wolves with bait.
Thu., July 20, 2017, 5:25 a.m.
Idaho draft wolf plan has predator’s fans, foes howling
Officials at the Idaho Department of Fish and Game are likely to release a draft of their plan next month, and wolf critics claim the agency is going soft on …
Sun., July 9, 2017
Eye on Boise: Ahlquist alters his ‘blueprint’ plank on same-sex marriage
Idaho GOP candidate for governor Tommy Ahlquist has changed the wording on his website about his position on gay marriage, deleting a section that many read as a promise to …
Sat., July 8, 2017, 6 a.m.
Montana’s wolf specialist marvels at carnivore’s recovery
In 1979, Diane Boyd left her native Minnesota and headed west to begin tracking the first radio-collared gray wolf from Canada to recolonize the Western U.S., where humans had effectively …
UPDATED: Thu., July 6, 2017, 8:01 p.m.
Idaho Fish and Game to review wolf baiting proposals
A proposed Idaho Fish and Game rule that would allow the use of bait during wolf hunts is raising eyebrows. No other state allows that, and Idaho currently allows bait …
Thu., July 6, 2017, 7:48 p.m.
Idaho Fish and Game to review wolf baiting proposals
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is accepting public comments on a proposal to allow hunters to bait wolves.
Tue., July 4, 2017, 8:27 a.m.
Washington game farm welcomes two timber wolf puppies
A Sequim wolf pack is expecting two timber wolf puppies to join their family.
Sun., June 18, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
Field reports: Kayak guide dies rescuing client in Yellowstone
A kayak guide in his first season on the job in Yellowstone National Park has died while trying to rescue a park visitor who capsized on Yellowstone Lake. Initial reports …
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017
Gray wolves getting comfortable with Mount Spokane
For the second consecutive year, a Spokane man’s motion-activated trail camera has captured an image of what appears to be a gray wolf in Mount Spokane State Park. Wolves are …
Sun., June 11, 2017, 6 a.m.
Wolves may be exploring new territory in Western Washington
Gray wolves appear to be checking out territory west of the Cascades in eastern Skagit County, according to photos, tracks and other signs, federal officials say.
Sun., June 4, 2017, 6 a.m.
Field Reports: Washington sets gray wolf conflict protocols, requires deterrents
Washington has released a revised “Protocol for Wolf-Livestock Interactions” that requires livestock producers to try at least two proactive deterrence measures appropriate to their operation before the state would consider …
Fri., May 26, 2017, 6 a.m.
$24K reward offered for killer of Yellowstone wolf
The reward for information leading to whoever shot a rare white wolf found inside Yellowstone National Park rose to $24,000 this week after a wolf advocacy groups and a Go …
Sun., May 21, 2017, 5:23 p.m.
Yellowstone wolf family tree and genealogy available online
Details of Yellowstone National Park’s individual wolves and their inter-relatedness can be found in one place: online at Ancestry.com, a website formerly reserved for rooting out human family trees.
UPDATED: Mon., May 8, 2017, 11:30 p.m.
Washington looking for ways to control wolves without killing them, keep information private
New laws look for nonlethal ways to control wolves, privacy for people who report wolf attacks.
Sat., May 6, 2017
Living with predators – adaptation
“Grizzlies won’t be a problem for livestock, they’ll prey on hikers.” So said the wildlife conflict specialist from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Tue., May 2, 2017, 3:40 p.m.
Professor accuses WSU of violations after he criticized cattle rancher, wolf pack removal
Washington State University professor and researcher Robert Wielgus filed a complaint against WSU on Thursday alleging the university has seriously damaged his academic career through the unwarranted use of suppression, …
Mon., April 24, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Advocates say wolves may help curb disease in elk
Wolves are the perfect tool to help reduce the spread of chronic wasting disease among elk, deer and moose, wolf advocates told the Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission on last …
Mon., April 24, 2017, 6 a.m.
Yellowstone elk herd growth tricky to manage
Managing the Northern Yellowstone elk herd, one of the most popular in the world, is no easy task.
Fri., April 21, 2017
Some information on wolf control programs won’t be made public
Personal information on people involved in fighting wolf attacks on livestock would be kept from public.
Mon., April 17, 2017, 10:19 a.m.
More wolf packs expected in southwest Oregon
When gray wolf OR-7 made his historic and famous trek from northeastern Oregon to find a mate and territory of his own, the lone wolf wandered well over 1,000 miles …
Fri., April 14, 2017, 11:19 a.m.
Montana plans to keep wolf hunt quotas outside Yellowstone
Montana wildlife officials are proposing to keep the number of wolves that can be hunted or trapped just outside of Yellowstone National Park at four.
Fri., March 31, 2017, 10:01 a.m.
Washington wolf population continues to grow
Wildlife officials say the Washington wolf population is on the rise in the state Department of Fish and Wildlife latest report.
Sun., March 26, 2017, 4:37 p.m.
Wolf attack in Eastern Oregon leaves 16 chickens, seven geese missing
Wildlife officials say a wolf pack killed at least eight chickens and a goose in Eastern Oregon.