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Eye On Boise wolves archive

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 18, 2015

Feds face FOIA lawsuit over wolf derby 

Environmental groups filed lawsuits Tuesday in Idaho and Washington, D.C., seeking to force federal officials to reveal reasons behind allowing a wolf- and coyote-shooting contest in parts of Idaho, the AP reports. The lawsuits contend the U.S. Bureau of Land Management is violating the Freedom...

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MONDAY, OCT. 19, 2015




FRIDAY, FEB. 13, 2015

Lawsuit challenges wolf killings 

Here’s a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Five conservation groups that contend federal officials in Idaho are violating environmental laws by killing wolves, coyotes and other wildlife to protect livestock and crops have filed a federal lawsuit. Idaho-based Western Watersheds...

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TUESDAY, FEB. 3, 2015

MONDAY, JAN. 5, 2015

TUESDAY, NOV. 25, 2014

FRIDAY, NOV. 14, 2014

MONDAY, SEPT. 29, 2014

FRIDAY, AUG. 15, 2014

Wolf derby group seeks 5-year special permit

Here’s a news item from the Associated Press: KETCHUM, Idaho (AP) — Organizers of a disputed predator derby aimed at killing wolves in central Idaho are asking for a five-year permit to hold the contest. The Idaho Mountain Express reports ( in a story on...

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MONDAY, JULY 7, 2014

Otter names wolf control board members 10 

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter today announced the five members of the state's new wolf control board, for which the Legislature this year appropriated $400,000 to kill problem wolves. Otter named Richard Savage, a former Idaho Cattle Association president and a rancher from Hamer, as the...

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FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 2014

MONDAY, FEB. 17, 2014

TUESDAY, JAN. 28, 2014

MONDAY, JAN. 27, 2014

TUESDAY, JAN. 7, 2014

MONDAY, DEC. 30, 2013

Catching up on a holiday week's news...

There’s not usually a lot of news over the holidays, but there was some last week while I was gone. Here’s a quick roundup: Wolf derby: A federal judge on Friday declined to block a “Predator Derby” scheduled over the weekend in Salmon targeting wolves...

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MONDAY, DEC. 9, 2013

SUNDAY, JULY 14, 2013

The divide over wolves... 

Nearly 20 years after gray wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park and central Idaho, deep fault lines remain in public opinion over wolves’ presence and the appropriate limits of their range, reports S-R reporter Becky Kramer. The divide was spotlighted last month, when the...

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MONDAY, SEPT. 10, 2012

FRIDAY, AUG. 31, 2012


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