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Wolves Delisted In Idaho, Montana

Wolves will be delisted in the Northern Rockies except Wyoming on Thursday, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said. The rule would reinstate the 2009 decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to delist the gray wolf in Idaho and Montana, eastern Washington, eastern Oregon and northern Utah. Salazar said the US. Fish and Wildlife Service will continue to monitor wolf populations in the region for at least five years. But he is confident the states will protect the predator that has prompted wide controversy. "We don't expect any problems," Salazar said/Rocky Barker, Idaho Statesman. More here. (AP file photo)

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D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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