Stories tagged: wolf
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 15, 2017, 9:30 p.m.
State and federal wildlife managers will again be able to track gray wolf OR-7’s Rogue Pack now that one of his presumed offspring is sporting a new GPS collar.
Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 5:25 a.m.
A Washington State University professor erred in controversial research released in 2014 suggesting that killing wolves that attack cattle is counterproductive because it stimulates more attacks, according to a statistical …
Sat., Aug. 26, 2017, 10:06 a.m.
ENTERPRISE, Ore. – Oregon wildlife officials have killed a fourth member of a wolf pack in the northeast part of the state. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife tells …
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 5:32 p.m.
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife authorities shot and killed two adult wolves in response to multiple attacks on cattle grazing in northeast Oregon.
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 5:27 a.m.
I’d planned a July day hike with my dog along a North Idaho stream for a good dose of outdoor exercise and a cool respite from the summer heat. The …
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 5:25 a.m.
Hikers in the Inland Northwest are in carnivore country and should think ahead to what they would do in a close encounter with a bear, wolf or mountain lion, says …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 9:25 p.m.
Oregon wildlife officials will kill two adult wolves in northeast Oregon at the request of ranchers who say animals in their pack have preyed on cattle for more than a …
Thu., July 27, 2017, 4:55 a.m.
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 …
UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017, 10:51 p.m.
A wolf pack in northeastern Washington recently associated with a fourth confirmed attack on livestock since September – despite the presence of range riders – has triggered a protocol that …
Thu., July 20, 2017, 5:25 a.m.
Officials at the Idaho Department of Fish and Game are likely to release a draft of their plan next month, and wolf critics claim the agency is going soft on …
Sat., July 8, 2017, 6 a.m.
In 1979, Diane Boyd left her native Minnesota and headed west to begin tracking the first radio-collared gray wolf from Canada to recolonize the Western U.S., where humans had effectively …
Tue., July 4, 2017, 8:27 a.m.
A Sequim wolf pack is expecting two timber wolf puppies to join their family.
Sun., June 18, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
A kayak guide in his first season on the job in Yellowstone National Park has died while trying to rescue a park visitor who capsized on Yellowstone Lake. Initial reports …
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017
For the second consecutive year, a Spokane man’s motion-activated trail camera has captured an image of what appears to be a gray wolf in Mount Spokane State Park. Wolves are …
Sun., June 11, 2017, 6 a.m.
Gray wolves appear to be checking out territory west of the Cascades in eastern Skagit County, according to photos, tracks and other signs, federal officials say.
Sun., June 4, 2017, 6 a.m.
Washington has released a revised “Protocol for Wolf-Livestock Interactions” that requires livestock producers to try at least two proactive deterrence measures appropriate to their operation before the state would consider …
UPDATED: Tue., May 30, 2017, 3:05 p.m.
Yellowstone National Park is offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information about the shooting death of a rare white wolf near Gardiner, Montana.
Sun., May 21, 2017, 5:23 p.m.
Details of Yellowstone National Park’s individual wolves and their inter-relatedness can be found in one place: online at Ancestry.com, a website formerly reserved for rooting out human family trees.
Mon., April 24, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Wolves are the perfect tool to help reduce the spread of chronic wasting disease among elk, deer and moose, wolf advocates told the Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission on last …
Fri., April 14, 2017, 11:19 a.m.
Montana wildlife officials are proposing to keep the number of wolves that can be hunted or trapped just outside of Yellowstone National Park at four.
UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017, 11:19 p.m.
Gray wolves continued their steady increase in population and range in Washington last year despite the deaths of at least 14 animals, according to a 25-page state report on the …
Mon., March 6, 2017, 6 a.m.
Wolves were removed from the Endangered Species protections in Idaho and Montana in 2011 – eight years after wolf numbers had exceeded the minimum set for recovery in both states. …
Fri., March 3, 2017, 10:16 p.m.
A U.S. appeals court on Friday ruled to lift protections that kept gray wolves an endangered species in Wyoming for years after federal officials removed packs in neighboring states from …
Fri., March 3, 2017, 11:21 a.m.
Officials say a gray wolf was unintentionally killed in rural northeast Oregon by a cyanide device used by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 18, 2017, 9:14 p.m.
A bill that would exempt from public disclosure personal information about people who report or respond to wolf attacks in Washington state has cleared a House committee.
Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 10:27 a.m.
Heavy snow in Oregon in recent months has caused problems for wildlife officials in charge of tracking the state’s wolf population.
Tue., Jan. 17, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Washington wildlife managers spent $135,000 to kill seven of 11 gray wolves in a pack that had attacked or killed about 15 cattle on national forest grazing allotments in northeastern …
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 7:38 a.m.
A wolf that escaped a tourist attraction in southeastern Idaho has been shot and killed by its owner.
Fri., Nov. 4, 2016, 9:41 p.m.
State and federal biologists are setting out traps nightly in hopes of catching and collaring gray wolf OR-7 or his mate so they can regain the tracking capabilities that allowed …
Wed., Nov. 2, 2016, 9:02 p.m.
Three of four wolves fitted with tracking collars in a central Idaho wilderness area last year by state officials without federal approval are surviving as another winter approaches.