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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 26, 2014

This gray wolf howling north of the Grand Canyon was documented in November 2014 as first gray wolf in northern Arizona in more than 70 years. The wolf is wearing a radio collar attached in another Northern Rockies state, but the device is no longer transmitting a signal that would accurately detail the animal's origin. (Arizona Game and Fish Department)

Gray wolf news updates 11-26-2014 13 

PREDATORS -- It's been a quiet week in the region some people would like to call Wolfbegone. But here are a few notes about the species as wolves continues to recover their native range in the Northwest. A Whitman County wolf shooting case is in...

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MONDAY, NOV. 17, 2014

FRIDAY, NOV. 14, 2014

The Mollies wolf pack during its heydays in Yellowstone National Park. (National Park Service)

Hunting stresses wolves, research indicates 17 

PREDATORS -- Wolf research in the news includes a report on a study revealing indications that wolves suffer stress when heavily hunted. OK.... I wonder if moose and elk are stressed when wolves are in the neighborhood? Some research indicates yes. My English setter is...

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 12, 2014

A young bull moose in Minnesota is a survivor in a mysterious decline that’s closed or curtailed hunting from Idaho through the Midwest. (Associated Press)

Study: Wolf impact significant on Minnesota moose 28 

BIG GAME -- Wolves likely have played a bigger role in the serious decline of northeast Minnesota’s moose population than originally believed, and there’s no evidence yet that climate change has been a major factor, according to a new analysis by renowned Minnesota wolf researcher...

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THURSDAY, NOV. 6, 2014

TUESDAY, NOV. 4, 2014

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 22, 2014

FRIDAY, OCT. 17, 2014

MONDAY, OCT. 13, 2014

The gray wolf is an apex predator roaming the Inland Northwest, along with the grizzly bear and mountain lion. Elusive wolves sometimes reveal their presence with a howl. (Associated Press)

Wolf shot in Whitman County; charges pending 151 

Updated 8 p.m. with response from state Fish and Wildlife police chief. ENDANGERED SPECIES -- A farmer is being investigated in the shooting of a gray wolf in Whitman County on Sunday. The wolf was shot southwest of Pullman, said Washington Department of Fish and...

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FRIDAY, OCT. 10, 2014


TUESDAY, OCT. 7, 2014

This gray wolf image was captured in 2007 by a remote sensor camera set up by state biologists in the LeClerc Creek drainage of Pend Oreille County two days after a cow elk triggered the camera shutter in the same spot. The photo helped document that wolves were moving into Washington. A breeding pack was documented in 2009. Photo courtesy of Washington Fish and Wildlife Department.
 (Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife)

State sets wolf management meeting in Lynnwood 

WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT -- Looks like Washington wildlife officials are planning to turn the other cheek after tonight's public meeting on wolf management in Colville. The West Side public will have an opportunity to discuss wolf management with Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife leaders during...

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MONDAY, OCT. 6, 2014


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