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UPDATED: Fri., June 7, 2019, 1:58 p.m.

Reward grows for wolf poacher

The reward leading to the conviction in the illegal killing of a gray wolf over Memorial Day weekend grew to $10,000 on Tuesday.

Man pleads guilty to 15 charges related to poaching ring

A man implicated in a massive Pacific Northwest poaching ring has pleaded guilty to 15 charges related to illegally hunting big game with dogs and leaving the corpses to rot.

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 17, 2018, 3:09 p.m.

A poacher who killed hundreds of deer was sentenced to repeatedly watch ‘Bambi’

A Missouri poacher has been ordered to repeatedly watch the movie “Bambi” as part of his sentence for illegally killing hundreds of deer.

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 6:30 p.m.

Idaho Fish and Game seeks information on wasted elk carcass

Idaho officials are looking for any information regarding an elk carcass that was quartered and thrown by the side of the road.

Reward offered in Idaho grizzly poaching case

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Citizens Against Poaching are each offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest or conviction of whoever shot and killed a …

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 11, 2018, 7:54 p.m.

Poaching ring cases still working through courts

More than a year after police busted a massive Pacific Northwest poaching ring accused of killing game animals with hound dogs and leaving many carcasses to rot, criminal cases against …

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, 7:50 p.m.

Female grizzly poached in North Idaho

A female grizzly bear was shot multiple time in North Idaho, according to officials.

UPDATED: Thu., July 12, 2018, 4:31 p.m.

Seven fast-food chains agree to drop ‘no-poaching’ clauses

Seven fast-food chains have agreed to drop “no-poaching” clauses that bar employees from switching between company franchises, agreeing to end a practice critics say drags down wages for millions of …

UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018, 3:42 p.m.

Poachers kill about a dozen redband trout on Spokane River

Britten Jay, a guide at the Silver Bow Fly Shop, came across a terrible sight Monday. Roughly a dozen dead redband trout floating in the Spokane River near the wastewater …

Poaching contributing to curlew population decline in Idaho

A long-billed curlew was poached in the Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area southwest of Boise on June 1. The death means seven of 16 birds …

‘A demented social club’: Dozens more charges filed in probe of Pacific Northwest wildlife poaching ring

Prosecutors in Oregon have filed more than a hundred charges in an investigation of wildlife poaching that has spanned state lines and allegedly left dozens of animals shot illegally and …

Dozens more charges filed in wildlife poaching ring probe

Prosecutors in Oregon have filed more than a hundred charges in an investigation of wildlife poaching that has spanned state lines and allegedly left dozens of animals shot illegally and …

Indian court grants bail to Bollywood star Salman Khan

A court on Saturday granted bail to Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, who will be allowed to remain free while he appeals his conviction on charges of poaching rare deer in …

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 2, 2018, 8:45 p.m.

Spokane woman trains dogs in fight against poaching in Africa

Wagemann, an American Society of Canine Trainers instructor and University High School graduate, is coaching six Tanzanian handlers in charge of the dogs in the fight against the country’s poaching …

Spokane group adds money to wolf poaching reward

After two wolves were illegally killed in northeast Washington in November and December a slew of nonprofit conservation groups offered rewards leading to conviction.

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 7:08 p.m.

Reward for wolf poacher raised to $20,000

The reward for information leading to the conviction of an alleged poacher has grown to $20,000.

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 5:07 p.m.

Poachers kill two wolves in northeast Washington, at least one in Stevens County

Two wolves were illegally killed in northeast Washington last month, according to Conservation Northwest officials.

Ivory dealer goes undercover to help bust wildlife smuggler

A Washington ivory and antiquities dealer will serve six months in prison after pleading guilty to federal smuggling charges four years ago and then going undercover to help authorities prosecute …

Charges detail extensive poaching ring in Washington, Oregon

An extensive poaching ring is responsible for slaughtering more than 100 black bears, cougars, bobcats, deer and elk in southwestern Washington state and northwestern Oregon, with many of the animals …

Reports detail extensive poaching ring in Washington, Oregon

Case reports from the state Department of Fish and Wildlife say the agency has uncovered an extensive poaching ring that has killed bears, cougars, bobcats, deer and elk in southwestern …

In Brief: Poaching rings charged in Washington and Alaska

Three men are accused of trying to poison wolves and leading illegal sheep and bear hunts at the hunting lodge built by Fairbanks hunting guide and aviator Urban Rahoi.

UPDATED: Mon., July 10, 2017, 4:19 p.m.

Stray bullet kills camel in Oregon animal rehab center

An Oregon perseveration center says a camel has died after being injured in a southwestern Oregon shooting last week.

UPDATED: Thu., June 29, 2017, 2:28 p.m.

Report: Famous Yellowstone bear shot at close range in 2015

The investigation into the death of a famed Yellowstone National Park grizzly bear killed by an elk hunter in late 2015 determined that the bear was shot three times at …

Rancher gives $5K reward for help finding cattle killers

An Oregon rancher has given a man a $5,000 reward for helping find and convict the two men who slaughtered his cattle.

African rangers urge Hong Kong lawmakers to OK ivory ban

African park rangers urged Hong Kong lawmakers to approve a ban on ivory sales but warned that giving in to traders’ demands for compensation would fuel more elephant poaching.

Wildlife officials investigating grizzly bear shooting death

State and federal wildlife officials are investigating after a black bear hunter reported shooting a grizzly bear about 5 miles northeast of Missoula.

Montana wildlife officials investigating snow geese poaching

Montana game wardens are investigating the poaching of 37 snow geese that were found southeast of Helena near Canyon Ferry Reservoir.

‘Bullwinkle’ elk shooting case dropped by judge; hunter wants trophy returned

Trophy hunter Tod Reichert, 77, of Saikum, Washington, no longer is charged with using his special Washington raffle tag for

South Africa reports drop in rhinos killed by poachers

South Africa says poachers killed 1,054 rhinos in the country last year, a 10.3 percent drop from 2015.

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 2:39 p.m.

Game officials: 28 pronghorns poached in eastern Idaho

Game officials say they’re trying to figure out who slaughtered 28 pronghorn antelope in eastern Idaho.