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In this April 6, 2016, file photo provided by  Yellowstone National Park, a white wolf walks in Yellowstone National Park, in Wyoming. Yellowstone National Park is offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information about the shooting death of a similar rare white wolf near Gardiner, Mont. The wolf is believed to have been shot April 10 or 11. (Neal Herbert / Yellowstone National Park)

Reward upped in Yellowstone white wolf death 

Yellowstone National Park is offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information about the shooting death of a rare white wolf near Gardiner, Montana. The wolf is believed to have been shot April 10 or 11. Wildlife managers euthanized the 12-year-old female wolf after hikers found it injured.

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THURSDAY, JULY 11, 2013

Wolf Chases Sandpoint Bicyclist 

Growing up in the Yukon, Melanie Klassen had seen numerous bicycle tourists pedaling the Alaska Highway, but never one with a canine companion running behind him. “I thought it was odd until I saw the panicked look on the biker’s face – as though he...

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MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2012

Edit: Trapper Harms Hunter Image 

Josh Bransford, Idaho’s best-known wolf trapper, has violated no state laws, according to the Department of Fish and Game. But if that’s all Fish and Game will say for the record, it’s time someone filled in the blanks. Bransford is the kind of trapper who...

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MONDAY, APRIL 2, 2012

Dead Wolf Photos Stir Passions 

Photos of dead and maimed wolves have pervaded the Internet in recent weeks, raising tensions in the Northern Rocky Mountains over renewed hunting and trapping of the once federally protected animals. Escalating rancor between hunters and animal rights activists on social media and websites centers...

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THURSDAY, MARCH 1, 2012

Proposed Wolf Limits Up From 2 To 5 

The numbers resemble the parameters for wild turkey hunts — but it’s the 2012 Idaho Panhandle wolf hunting and trapping proposals that have just been released by Jim Hayden, Idaho Fish and Game Department regional wildlife manager in Coeur d’Alene: Hunting Bag limit, five wolves...

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THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2011

Wolf Hunt Open House In CdA Today 

No quota has been set for the wolf during this year’s season. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game has proposed a wolf hunting season for Aug. 30 to March 31. Jim Hayden, IDFG regional wildlife manager, said the commission has also proposed a trapping...

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TUESDAY, FEB. 1, 2011

Br'er Wolf? Or Br'er Coyote? 17 

On the Priest Lake Photos wall, commenters are trying to guess whether this is a wolf or a coyote that was snapped about an hour ago on the Kalispell Bay beach trail on Priest Lake. You can see another photo of the animal here. Question:...

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TUESDAY, DEC. 21, 2010

Crapo, Risch Wolf Action Falls Short 

Idaho GOP Sens. Mike Crapo and Jim Risch's bill to remove wolves from Endangered Species Act protections failed Tuesday when they couldn't get unanimous consent to move the bill in the final hours of the 111th Congress. Crapo and Risch, along with Republican colleagues from...

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D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.