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UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:25 p.m.

Wolf trapping is a tool Idaho wildlife managers want to keep, but at what price?

You can earn more than $1,000 for trapping a single wolf in Idaho, but it will cost you.


Walking your dog? Watch out for wild animal traps

Nobody wants it to happen, and yet it does. Dogs, out on a walk with their owners, get caught in wild animal traps.


Environmental group calls for prosecution of Idaho trapper who accidentally killed wolverine

The trap that killed a wolverine in Idaho in late December may have been illegal, and an environmental group wants the trapper prosecuted.


In brief: Fishing lake along Tucannon River gets makeover

Rainbow Lake, a popular fishing destination in the Wooten Wildlife Area of Columbia-Garfield counties, is closed for a makeover designed to improve both angler experience and salmon and steelhead habitat …


Alan Liere: The marvels of a contemporary trap line

When I was in high school, one of my best friends, Eddie, ran a trap line for muskrat and beaver. It was hard, cold work, and Eddie kept at it …


Field Reports: South Hill group seeks reopening of bluff access

A public meeting is scheduled this week on a South Hill group’s proposal to reopen a city easement at 44th and Scott to provide neighborhood public access to the bluff …


Six Eastern Oregon counties will no longer use cyanide traps

Six eastern Oregon counties say they are halting the use of cyanide traps to kill coyotes to protect the state’s wolf population.


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 10:54 p.m.

New University of Idaho animal policies set in response to gassing of nuisance animals

More than four months after a University of Idaho task force delivered its suggestions concerning the management of nuisance animals on campus to president Chuck Staben, changes to policy may …


In brief: Latah Trail improvements have cyclists pumped

A bicycle repair station has been installed on the Latah Trail, an Idaho rail trail between Moscow and Troy, funded by the Latah County Board of Realtors.


Rich Landers: Pet dogs caught up in Idaho’s wolf-control effort

Mary Franzel and her pets almost made it through Idaho’s 2015-16 wolf trapping season unscathed. On Friday, the Clark Fork resident was cross-country skiing north of town on Lightning Creek …


In brief: Sullivan Bridge closed to river passage

Although a construction project has allowed the Centennial Trail to reopen below the Sullivan Bridge in Spokane Valley, a closure remains on floating the Spokane River under the bridge project.


Videos help pet owners keep dogs out of traps

With trapping seasons open in Idaho, Fish and Game officials are promoting a video for pet owners with tips on keeping their dogs out of traps meant for critters such …


In brief: State Parks consider Trautman agreement

PARKS – A long-term agreement for managing the 280-acre Trautman property adjacent to Riverside State Park near Nine Mile will be considered by the Washington Parks and Recreation Commission meeting …


In brief: Commission adopts, alters hatchery steelhead retention rule

A proposal that would have required Washington anglers to keep all hatchery steelhead they catch from the Snake and Grande Ronde rivers was adopted but altered by the Washington Fish …


Idaho game commission prefers trapper training after two dogs killed

Rather than making new rules to restrict trapping in Idaho, state Fish and Game commissioners say they prefer to have trappers take safety classes to reduce the chance that dogs …


Idaho officials favor education over new trapping rules

Rather than making new rules to restrict trapping in Idaho, state Fish and Game commissioners say they prefer to have trappers take educational classes to reduce the chance that dogs …


Trapping proposals geared for dog safety

Proposals to reduce the chance that dogs will be caught in deadly body-gripping traps will be considered this week when the Idaho Fish and Game Commission meets in Post Falls. …


Dog deaths in Idaho prompt look at trapping rules

After two dogs were killed in North Idaho traps this winter Idaho’s Fish and Game Commission has agreed to look at new rules to restrict some trapping practices. “The tragedy …


Idaho on notice over trapping of rare lynx

Three conservation groups plan to sue the state of Idaho over its trapping regulations, saying they don’t do enough to prevent incidental trapping of federally protected Canada lynx. Surging prices …


2013 outdoors: Wolf issues

The gray wolf, reintroduced to the Rockies in the mid-1990s, continued to leave its mark across the Northwest in 2013 and into the legislatures. Here are some highlights. • Idaho …


Dogs vulnerable to Idaho wolf traps

Idaho’s wolf trapping season rekindles the anxiety a Sandpoint woman suffered in February as her dog, with a cable locked around its neck, nearly choked to death in her arms. …


Idaho wolf population decreased by 11 percent in 2012

Idaho’s gray wolf population fell by 11 percent in 2012, less than wildlife managers hoped for considering the state’s extended hunting and trapping seasons plus agency animal control efforts. At …


Idaho researchers tap citizen scientists to survey rare creatures

Researchers are putting the spotlight on reclusive creatures in the Inland Northwest, ranging from slugs and frogs to lynx and wolverines. How climate change and other modern threats will impact …


Idaho wolf trapping to open, dog owners warned

For the second year, wolves will join furbearers as targets during Idaho’s winter trapping season. Although trappers must take a course in safe techniques before they can purchase a wolf-trapping …


Idaho to vote on measure ensuring right to hunt, fish, trap

BOISE – Idaho has a measure on the November ballot to enshrine a right to hunt, fish and trap in the state constitution – a proposal that likely would generate …


Groups petition Montana to end wolverine trapping

HELENA — Eight conservation and sportsmen groups are petitioning Montana to ban the trapping of wolverines, citing a government finding that climate change may threaten the survival of the fierce, …


Four wolves in two packs captured, radio collared

State biologists recently caught two adult male wolves in the Smackout Pack in northeastern Washington, ending a drought of attempts to collar wolves with GPS transmitters to monitor Washington’s expanding …


IDFG: Wolf legally caught

BOISE – No laws were broken involving a North Idaho trapper who posed for a photo in front of a live wolf caught in a leg-hold trap surrounded by blood-splattered …


Landers: Hunters must consider their image

Hunters and trappers have always had a tendency to be their own worst enemies. Nowadays they can do it in a global way.


Groups call for investigation into wolf death

LEWISTON — Two environmental groups are calling on state and federal officials to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a wolf that was trapped and killed in northern Idaho …