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Othello Crane festival announces theme

The Othello Crane Festival announced its 2019 theme on Monday.

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 4:49 p.m.

U.S. to ease oil drilling controls protecting imperiled bird

The Trump administration moved forward Thursday with plans to ease restrictions on oil and natural gas drilling, mining and other activities across millions of acres in the American West that …

100 years ago in Spokane: American troops and supplies must move quicker to World War I front to stop victory by Germany, says Sen. C.C. Dill

Congressman C.C. Dill gave a detailed update on the war to his constituents at a People’s Forum in Spokane. He said that England and France had gone long past the …

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 28, 2017, 8:46 a.m.

Flight carrying Oklahoma City Thunder encounters bird

Delta Airlines officials said a charter flight carrying the Oklahoma City Thunder basketball team from Minneapolis to Chicago apparently encountered a bird when it was landing.

UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 3:32 p.m.

Plan to protect salmon backfires as predator birds flee

A plan to protect young salmon by killing double-crested cormorants on an island in the Columbia River has backfired after the birds fled the area halfway through their nesting season.

Wild turkey dodges rush-hour traffic while crossing Massachusetts highway

A wild turkey is giving thanks after safely making its way across a heavily trafficked Massachusetts interstate during rush hour.

Livestock grazing can benefit struggling sage grouse, study says

A new study disputes a widely-held view that livestock grazing is largely incompatible with a ground-dwelling bird that has suffered a dramatic population decline across its 11-state range in the …

National pigeon show wraps up on West Side

The Super Bowl of pigeon shows has come and gone from Clark County. Over 3,000 pigeons were shipped into the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds for the National …

Fine-Feathered Friend

Cheek to beak. Edward Cenis treats his pet quail, Henrietta, like a member of the family, right down to the good-night kiss. Photo by Fenton Roskelley/The Spokesman-Review

Goshawk Status Studied

Endangered species The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is studying the northern goshawk for consideration as a threatened or endangered species. The agency was ordered by a U.S. District Court …

Big-Game Outlook Bleak For Montana

Big-game hunters in Montana may be facing one of the bleakest hunting seasons in 20 years in the wake of a savage winter that took heavy tolls on wildlife. Wildlife …

Don’t Kill Trumpeter Swans, Hunters Told

Trumpeter swans that have been transplanted in eastern Idaho may show up anywhere in the lower tier of the state and hunters must be careful not to shoot them, Fish …

Second Peregrine Chick Dies In Seattle

A second ailing peregrine falcon chick has died after being brought to the Woodland Park Zoo from its downtown skyscraper home. The zoo said Friday that preliminary necropsy findings showed …

Deter Woodpeckers Nature

Tired of woodpeckers perforating the wood siding on your house? Kansas State University researchers have found that banners festooned with Mylar ribbon are fairly effective at deterring flickers and nuthatches, …