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UPDATED: Fri., June 19, 2020

WDFW authorizes lethal removal of Ferry County wolves for second time in a year

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife authorized the lethal removal of wolves in Ferry County’s Kettle River mountain range on Friday.

100 years ago in Ferry County: Sheriff, agents accused by jury in shooting death

A coroner’s jury in Keller accused two federal Prohibition agents and Ferry County Sheriff I.L. Moore in the shooting death of Ernest Emily of Wilbur.

UPDATED: Fri., April 24, 2020

Rural northeast Washington counties ask Inslee for special consideration on reopening come May 4

While Franklin County voted to reopen its economy early this week – and quickly learned that wouldn’t fly with Gov. Jay Inslee’s office – officials in Washington’s three rural northeast …

UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 9, 2020

Unidentified body found near missing man’s home in Ferry County

Ferry County Sheriff’s Deputies recovered a body from a small pond in Inchelium earlier this week.

Ferry County’s Ski Day canceled due to warm weather

Ferry County’s annual Ski Day has been canceled due to warm weather

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 26, 2020

Investigation: Ferry County range riders were in Spokane when they were supposed to be patrolling

Washington’s wildlife agency is recommending second-degree theft charges be filed against several contract employees tasked with keeping wolves from killing cattle in northeast Washington.

Ferry County ski event rescheduled

Ferry County’s annual Ski Day is scheduled for Feb. 1.

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 7, 2019

The Cowboy Whisperer: Ferry County range rider works to build understanding in Washington wolf country

Wolves are thriving in Washington, with their populations growing an average of 28% per year. But tolerance for wolves is, in Daniel Curry’s view, on the ropes. And every time …

UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019

Wolf pack to be targeted by Washington state shooters after repeated cattle attacks

A wolf pack in northeast Washington with a history of attacking cattle will be targeted by state shooters this week.

Get Out Fest deemed success for Ferry County

The inaugural Get Out Fest in Republic, Washington, was a success, at least judging from attendance numbers.

Cattlemen association in Stevens County urges residents to report wolf and cougar attacks to the sheriff – before state wildlife managers

A cattlemen association in Stevens County urges residents to report wolf and cougar attacks to law enforcement before calling state wildlife managers.

Ferry County outdoor festival aims to bring recreation, money to one of Washington’s poorest counties

Emily Burt knows the dollar value of sweaty and thirsty outdoor enthusiasts better than most. As the co-owner and founder of Republic Brewing, Burt is used to seeing trail weary …

UPDATED: Sun., April 14, 2019

Missing man’s body found in Ferry County

The Ferry County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a man who went missing near Republic last week.

UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019

Washington hunter bags world-record moose in Ferry County

With fog blanketing the dense slopes of Northeast Washington and only two days left in the 2018 moose season, Jim Hall wasn’t optimistic.

UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019

Post Office in Inchelium burglarized, alarm disabled and packages torn open

The U.S. Post Office in Inchelium was burglarized last weekend.

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 12, 2019

Wolves kill two calves, one cow in Ferry County

The carcasses of two calves and a cow were discovered in Ferry County early in January.

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 27, 2018

Frustrated northeast Washington politicians meet after judge blocks killing of Togo pack wolves

Politicians and ranchers in northeast Washington are chafing after two environmental groups from outside the state temporarily blocked the legal killing of members of the Togo wolf pack.

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018

Ferry County rancher claims to have shot wolf in self defense, wildlife officials investigating

State wildlife officials are investigating the reported shooting of a member of the Togo pack.

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 17, 2018

Ferry County ballots left in drop boxes a week after election

Ferry County officials left ballots in drop boxes in four outlying communities for more than a week after the election.

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 16, 2018

Wolf kills in northeast Washington not prompting a kill order, for now

Another confirmed wolf kill in northeast Washington has left ranchers and wolf advocates wondering if, and when, wildlife officials will start killing members of the Togo Pack.

UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018

Ferry County decides to pay for postage for returning primary ballots

Ferry County primary voters will have postage on the envelopes to mail their ballots.

Ferry County voters will need stamps to mail primary ballot

Ferry County auditor says primary ballots won’t have postage paid, as a way to save money.

Motorcyclist killed in Ferry County crash

A motorcyclist was killed Sunday in a head-on collision in Ferry County.

UPDATED: Thu., May 24, 2018

Togo pack kills Ferry County calf; third kill by wolves in 7 months

A wolf, or wolves, from the Togo pack killed a Ferry County calf Sunday. This is the third confirmed kill involving the Togo pack in the past seven months, according …

UPDATED: Sun., April 1, 2018

Ferry County rail-to-trail project derailed again

A decade-long rail-to-trail project in Ferry County hit another snag this week.

Ferry County rail trail hits rocky road with commissioners

A Ferry County Commission meeting set for Monday appears to be another step toward allowing motorized vehicles on 25 miles of rail trail corridor that county voters have supported for …

UPDATED: Mon., April 17, 2017

Road fissure blocking travelers in Ferry County

Moving soil and crumbling asphalt have created a massive fissure that’s blocking travelers on the Inchelium Highway in Ferry County.

UPDATED: Fri., April 14, 2017

U.S. Highway 395 washed out in Ferry County

Overnight flooding washed out a portion of U.S. Highway 395 about 10 miles north of the Columbia River Bridge.

UPDATED: Thu., April 13, 2017

New road problems reported in Ferry, Pend Oreille counties

Wet weather and high water have created new road closures in Ferry and Pend Oreille counties.

UPDATED: Sat., April 8, 2017

Washout closes State Route 21 south of Republic in Ferry County

A washout has shut down State Route 21 at Gold Creek about 15 miles south of Republic in Ferry County and it’s not known when the road will be able …