Stories tagged: deer
Mon., Sept. 30, 2019, 12:36 p.m.
New Idaho management plan focuses on collecting better information about whitetail deer numbers, population dynamics
The Idaho Fish and Game Commission recently approved a whitetail management plan that will place more emphasis on collecting and tracking biological data for the species that some say has …
Sat., Aug. 31, 2019, 6 a.m.
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game licensing bureau reported fewer than 2,500 nonresident deer tags remain for 2019 and 1,608 were sold last week.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019, 5:21 p.m.
Jim Patten took this photo of a mule deer buck in velvet while hiking near Palisades Park. Web extra: Submit your own outdoors-related photographs for a chance to be published …
Sun., June 30, 2019, 4 a.m.
By now most deer have given birth to their young, and residents might see quite a few Bambi out and about. Even if the mother doesn’t appear close by, she …
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019, 9:24 p.m.
For the pursuers of the elusive bigfoot, skin and hair samples belonging to a deer provided a dead end. Newly released FBI records detail a 1976 request by Peter C. …
Mon., April 8, 2019, 6 a.m.
Wildlife photographers and hunters looking for mule deer may need to hike a little higher.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 17, 2018, 3:09 p.m.
A Missouri poacher has been ordered to repeatedly watch the movie “Bambi” as part of his sentence for illegally killing hundreds of deer.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 2:37 p.m.
A canine chased Eastern Washington University student Andrew Norby away from a buck he shot Oct. 20.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 29, 2018, 5:29 p.m.
An apparently misinformed hunter shot and killed a deer on Coeur d’Alene’s Tubbs Hill last week.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 4:45 p.m.
Residents of one Coeur d’Alene neighborhood are upset that steps aren’t being taken to prevent hunting in a popular city park.
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 5:07 p.m.
Patricia Magaret took this photo of three whitetail deer perusing her backyard in Pullman on Oct. 3. Magaret wrote, “Back yard visitors, tomato thieves and creatures of beauty.”
Thu., July 19, 2018, 6 a.m.
Ever since we moved into our house in the late 1980s, there has been a steady stream of urban wildlife – mostly deer – moving through our backyard on the …
UPDATED: Sun., July 15, 2018, 6:03 p.m.
A motorcyclist is seriously injured after striking a deer near Ritzville.
Sat., June 16, 2018, 11:07 a.m.
Officials in eastern Idaho are investigating after finding a young male deer dead with a leash around its neck.
Thu., May 31, 2018, 3:52 p.m.
We suggest making time for the Helio Sequence, Donna Donna, Indian Goat and more.
Sat., May 26, 2018, noon
While it’s fun watching deer, observing them up close in your garden or dealing with the consequences of one of their visits is a whole different story. In the Inland …
Sun., April 29, 2018, 10:57 p.m.
Oregon wildlife officials and law enforcement are offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of whoever has been responsible for a curious sight in the wilderness: live deer …
Sat., April 21, 2018, 6 a.m.
Montana’s wildlife agency will be even more aggressive in fighting chronic wasting disease, according to a
Fri., April 20, 2018, 1:19 p.m.
Washington’s 2017 deer harvest was the lowest it’s been in more than 20 years, according to recently released Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife harvest report.
Fri., April 6, 2018, 5:45 a.m.
The Idaho Fish and Game Commission ended the use of extra deer tags in Unit 10A and also shortened the whitetail season there, following activism started by hunters from Orofino.
Fri., March 30, 2018, 10:36 a.m.
Idaho Fish and Game is soliciting hunters’ opinions on white-tail deer management. The department mailed some license holders, emailed others and made the survey available online to anyone. The survey …
UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018, 4:46 p.m.
A Yakima-area bow hunter bagged a nearly 300-pound buck last fall. In the process he set a new state record.
UPDATED: Sat., March 3, 2018, 12:23 p.m.
Researchers studying invasive Burmese pythons in Florida came upon something they’d never seen before: an 11-foot-long python had consumed an entire deer that weighed more than the snake itself.
Sat., Jan. 6, 2018, 1 p.m.
Wildlife officials say two deer tested positive for chronic wasting disease after they were killed in the opening weekend of a special hunt underway in southern Montana to gauge the …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 19, 2017, 9:06 a.m.
Hunters harvested at least 107 deer in south central Montana in the first three days of a special hunt, according to a news release from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks.
Sat., Dec. 16, 2017, 4:03 p.m.
A small buck got its antlers tangled in some gardening netting. What started out at first as an annoyance, quickly became more serious.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 8, 2017, 7:27 p.m.
The growing population of wolves in eastern Washington state does not appear to be hurting the populations of deer, elk, moose and bighorn sheep, according to a report issued this …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 8, 2017, 11:20 a.m.
Montana officials approved a special deer hunt in an effort to track the spread of chronic wasting disease Thursday.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 4:43 p.m.
State biologists will survey mule deer populations and use nets fired from a helicopter to capture some of them starting this weekend in Eastern Washington.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 10:37 a.m.
The recent discovery of chronic wasting disease in deer in Montana means restrictions for North Dakotans who hunt across the border.