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Farragut shooting range to reopen Saturday

Shooters will return to the Farragut State Park gun range Saturday for the first time since late 2006. A legal fight over noise and safety that closed the state shooting …


Farragut park shooting range to reopen Saturday

The shooting range at Farragut State Park will reopen Saturday after a prolonged legal fight over noise and safety concerns.


Farragut range to reopen in spring

The 70-year-old shooting range at Farragut State Park will reopen in the spring after a six-year closure prompted by protests from neighboring residents concerned about noise and errant bullets. In …


Idaho gets federal grant to inventory rare species

BOISE — The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is getting $950,000 to begin an inventory on rare species. The agency announced the grant Thursday, compliments of the U.S. Fish …


Lost pup was a wolf, tests show

A DNA test shows that a pup picked up outside of Ketchum, Idaho, on May 25 is a wild wolf.


Lost wolf pup finds temporary home

Campers on Friday outside of Ketchum, Idaho, picked up what they thought was a lost domestic puppy but it turned out to be a wolf.


Bear hunt tips to go online

The bear moving through the brush has dark fur and weighs about 300 pounds. Is it a black bear or a grizzly? Most people rely on size and coloring to …


Complaints about bears drop in North Idaho

North Idaho’s black bears are better behaved this year – generating fewer complaints for raiding bird feeders, upsetting garbage cans or scrambling onto decks in search of dog food. Matt …


Rules on Idaho wolf hunt include no statewide quota

Idaho’s upcoming wolf hunt will be managed like other big game seasons, with no statewide quota on the number of wolves that can be killed, state officials said Friday. About …


Aerial killing of wolves called off

LEWISTON – Aerial gunners in a helicopter have killed at least five wolves in north-central Idaho since Wednesday in an effort to protect elk herds, but the hunting has been …


Idaho issues wolf hunting tags

Idaho Department of Fish and Game has started selling wolf tags – $11.50 for resident hunters and $186 for out-of-state hunters. Tags are available at license vendors and Fish and …


Wolf protections lifted; Idaho, Montana plan hunts this fall

The Obama administration on Wednesday moved to lift Endangered Species Act protections for 5,500 gray wolves in the Northern Rockies and Great Lakes, drawing the line on the predators’ rapid …


Obama delists gray wolves

The Obama administration on Wednesday moved to lift Endangered Species Act protections for 5,500 gray wolves in the Northern Rockies and Great Lakes, drawing the line on the predators’ rapid …


Wildlife manager to head Idaho Fish and Game

Virgil Moore has 34 years of wildlife management experience


Hunters, natural predators no match for real turkeys

It was a turkey showdown in Nils Rosdahl’s pasture Wednesday morning. Tail feathers unfurled, a male strutted toward a group of females. As he neared the hens, two other toms …


Hayden Lake purchase to help water quality, wildlife

Wildlife managers have snared a prime piece of real estate above Hayden Lake for continued use by moose, bear, elk and other critters. The acquisition should also help protect the …


Game officials take aim at dense moose populations

A moose wandered into a backyard near the Fernan Lake boat launch, lured by a tempting array of ornamental plants. Both the homeowner and Kootenai County sheriff’s deputies tried to …


More moose on the loose in Kootenai County

The moose wandered into a backyard near the Fernan Lake boat launch, lured by a tempting array of ornamental plants.


Idaho parks e-mails concern Feds

BOISE – An e-mail exchange between state and federal officials that emerged publicly Wednesday highlights how motorized recreation and wildlife advocates are jockeying for influence in the debate over how …


Idaho political regular cited in illegal elk kill

Idaho wildlife officials say they are investigating former gubernatorial candidate Rex Rammell for illegally killing an elk in eastern Idaho.


Anonymous letter boasts of poaching

A taunting letter, purportedly written by a poacher, has sparked an investigation by Idaho Department of Fish and Game’s law enforcement officials. On Nov. 12, the agency received an expletive-laced …


Idaho officials seek details on poaching taunt

A taunting letter, purportedly written by a poacher, has sparked an investigation by Idaho Department of Fish and Game’s law enforcement officials.


Elk, hunters increasing

Rich Gerhard filled his freezer with 280 pounds of elk meat this fall. The kill took place within an hour’s drive of his home. One morning last month, Gerhard got …


Elk, moose migration routes to be studied

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game plans to capture elk and moose in eastern Idaho starting in December as part of a three-year study to determine migration corridors with …


Changes at shooting range aren’t enough, neighbors say

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game on Friday received its seventh grant from the National Rifle Association to continue safety improvements at the Farragut State Park shooting range, as …


Co-workers, family remember helicopter crash victims

Devastated co-workers of two Idaho Department of Fish and Game fisheries biologists killed in a helicopter crash Tuesday remember them as dedicated, passionate about their jobs and fun to be …


Biologists, pilot killed in Kamiah helicopter crash

A helicopter chartered by the Idaho Fish and Game Department agency plunged into a travel trailer and crashed today on a downtown street in the small town of Kamiah, killing …


Long Lake dead fish creating quite a stink

At Long Lake, hundreds of dead carp are washing up on beaches, collecting under docks and creating a stink for residents living along the 24-mile reservoir. “If you’re water-skiing on …


Dead carp washing up at Long Lake

At Long Lake, hundreds of dead carp are washing up on beaches, collecting under docks and creating a stink for residents living along the 24-mile reservoir.


Idaho liberalizes wolf hunting rules; Montana expands quotas

Trapping wolves will be allowed in Idaho, and hunters can use electronic calls to attract the elusive predators, Idaho wildlife officials decided Thursday. By liberalizing hunting methods, members of Idaho’s …