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FRIDAY, AUG. 31, 2012

FRIDAY, AUG. 24, 2012

FRIDAY, AUG. 17, 2012

THURSDAY, AUG. 16, 2012

Gray wolf packs confirmed in Washington as of July 17, 2012. (Washington Fish and Wildlife Department)

Wolves launch more attacks on Stevens County cattle 

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- Another confirmed wolf attack on cattle in northern Stevens County is prompting the Washington Fish and Wildlife Department to consider more lethal action and possibly breaking up the Wedge Pack near the Canada border. Department officers confirmed on Tuesday that a Diamond...

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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 15, 2012

Feds seek to delist wolves in Wyoming: good luck

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- The federal government plans to announce an end to Endangered Species Act protections for wolves in Wyoming later this month. Rather than ending years of wrangling between state and federal officials, however, the move promises to spark legal challenges from environmental groups...

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Montana logs surge of interest in wolf trapping

PREDATORS -- More than 1,200 Montanans have indicated they want to participate in the state's first wolf trapping season, which will open later this year. The trapping season was approved just last month by the Fish, Wildlife and Parks commission. The prospective participants have signed...

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FRIDAY, JULY 20, 2012



TUESDAY, JUNE 19, 2012

Wildlife biologist Tim Thier, center, answers questions about wolves during a Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks public workshop focused on proposed changes to the wolf hunting season. - Lido Vizzutti/Flathead Beacon (Lido Vizzutti / Flathead Beacon)

Montanans debate wolf controls, trapping

PREDATORS -- Despite a long sport hunting seasons and lethal measures to control wolves bothering livestock, Montana's wolf population continued to grow in the past two years while big-game herds in many areas are taking a beating. Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials are holding meetings...

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TUESDAY, JUNE 12, 2012


MONDAY, JUNE 4, 2012

State focuses trapper on Methow wolves

ENDANGERED SPECIES – The Washington Fish and Wildlife Department has sped up plans to put radio collars on wolves in the Methow Valley after confirming last month the pack likely killed a calf – the first in the state to qualify for compensation. Biologist Scott...

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