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  • Idaho suspends plan for hired wolf hunter

    BOISE — Idaho Fish and Game officials say they’re suspending a plan to use a hired hunter to kill wolves in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness until …


  • Wandering Oregon wolf has pups in Cascade Range

    GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Oregon’s famous wandering wolf has fathered pups with a mate in the southern Cascade Range — the first confirmed wolf pack in those mountains since the …


  • Idaho Department of Fish and Game defends handling, collaring wolf pups

    Idaho Department of Fish and Game officials say the value of the information gained about wolf pup behavior and survival is worth the slight risk that accompanies handling and collaring …


  • Idaho biologists find, monitor wolf pups

    The wolf pup had downy fur and a chubby little belly. But as it bolted from the den, it already showed signs of an adult wolf’s fleetness. Lacy Robinson was …


  • Rich Landers: An issue of prey, not the endangered predator

    Wildlife managers are tiptoeing through the recovery of gray wolves in Washington. Some special-interest groups are entrenched poles apart, with livestock growers and hunters who have the most to lose …


  • Highlights from the Big Horn Show

    Here’s a sampling of highlights from the Big Horn Outdoor Adventure Show at the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center last weekend: Hottest topic: “Wolves,” said Mike Wilkinson, one of …


  • Field reports: Lawmakers back wolf protections

    WILDLIFE – Federal lawmakers pressed Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Wednesday to drop the administration’s plan to end federal protections for gray wolves across most of the lower 48 states. …


  • Out & About: Rare wolf-dog hookup indicates wolf population thin

    OUTBRED – Last week, the saga of wolf recovery in Washington took a strange tryst. News that a large domestic guard dog got loose and mated with a female gray …


  • Agency spays endangered wolf after dog impregnated it

    A domestic dog that took a monthlong romp on the wild side in Pend Oreille County forced Washington wildlife officials to capture and spay an endangered female gray wolf on …


  • Washington confirms 4 new wolf packs

    Gray wolves established four new packs and expanded their territory in Washington over the past year, according to the annual status report on the state endangered species released Saturday by …


  • Wolf 47 works full-time for Washington wildlife researchers

    Conventional wisdom in northeastern Washington suggests that gray wolves are lurking everywhere – that is, until you try to catch one. Capturing a wolf for research ranges from dangerous to …


  • Idaho killed 23 wolves by helicopter in February

    Idaho Fish and Game, in cooperation with the USDA Wildlife Services, killed 23 gray wolves from a helicopter near the Idaho-Montana border during February in an effort to relieve predation …


  • Wolf kill bill passed by Idaho House

    BOISE – Idaho would spend more than $2 million to eliminate problem wolves and set up a new state board to oversee the effort, under legislation that cleared the Idaho …


  • Reward for poached wolf

    A $7,500 reward is being offered for help solving the case of a gray wolf found on Feb. 9 shot to death in northern Stevens County. Wolves are protected in …


  • $7,500 reward offered in Stevens County wolf-poaching case

    A $7,500 reward is being offered for help solving the case of a gray wolf found on Feb. 9 shot to death in northern Stevens County.


  • Timing is of the essence for many wild animals

    Winter doesn’t put a chill on the reproductive instincts of certain wild critters. When you’re hot, you’re hot, even if the temperatures are not. Critters such as wolves and great …


  • Timing is of the essence for many wild animals

    Winter doesn’t put a chill on the reproductive instincts of certain wild critters. When you’re hot you’re hot even if the temperatures are not.


  • Idaho officials seek to allow wolf baiting in Panhandle

    Hunters in the Idaho Panhandle would be allowed to bait wolves under a proposal being discussed by state officials. Idaho Fish and Game officials want more hunters to take a …


  • Field reports: Field report: As park elk decline, wolves turn to bison

    PREDATORS – Bison are playing a larger role in the sustenance of Yellowstone National Park’s wolves as the bison herd has swelled and elk numbers have declined, according to the …


  • Field reports: Farmers raise fees, aid wolf control

    PREDATORS – Idaho Farm Bureau Federation members have passed a proposal to raise the state brand renewal fee by $25 to increase funding for wolf-control efforts by Idaho Wildlife Services. …


  • 2013 outdoors: Wolf issues

    The gray wolf, reintroduced to the Rockies in the mid-1990s, continued to leave its mark across the Northwest in 2013 and into the legislatures. Here are some highlights. • Idaho …


  • Idaho hunter organizing two-day wolf derby

    BOISE – An Idaho outfitter is organizing a post-Christmas contest where two-person teams of hunters will be awarded $2,000 in cash prizes and trophies for shooting wolves and coyotes, angering …


  • Dogs vulnerable to Idaho wolf traps

    Idaho’s wolf trapping season rekindles the anxiety a Sandpoint woman suffered in February as her dog, with a cable locked around its neck, nearly choked to death in her arms. …


  • Hunt for elk proves more challenging

    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, …


  • Cattle ranchers track wolves with GPS, computers

    COLVILLE – Before the sun breaks over the mountains, Leisa Hill is firing up a generator in a remote cow camp in eastern Stevens County. Soon she’ll be poring over …


  • Wolf advocates post how-to manual for saboteurs

    HELENA, Mont. — Environmentalists upset with a federal proposal to remove protections for wolves across most of the U.S. have posted a manual on how to disrupt wolf hunts and …


  • Landers: Wolf presentation focuses on gray areas

    State agencies charged with managing wolves that are naturally repopulating their range in Washington are poked like dead meat in every direction by sportsmen, ranchers, wolf-loving zealots and rural district …


  • Landers: Wolf presentation focuses on gray areas

    State agencies charged with managing wolves that are naturally repopulating their range in Washington are poked like dead meat in every direction by sportsmen, ranchers, wolf-loving zealots and rural district …


  • From rival to hated enemy

    It’s not surprising that fairy tales give us the “big, bad wolf.” Anti-predator feelings run deep in our mythology and heritage, says Jim Garry, a storyteller, naturalist and one-time cowboy …


  • Predators a powerful attraction

    LAMAR VALLEY, Wyo. – Yellowstone tourists are riveted to their spotting scopes, watching a life-and-death scene unfold. Bison are plunging into the swift-flowing Lamar River to widen the distance between …

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