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Washington wolf shot in Montana after roaming 700 miles

A young gray wolf that left its pack in northeastern Washington this summer traveled about 700 miles before being shot in central Montana last month while attacking sheep.


Central Oregon man sentenced for poisoning Idaho wolf

A central Oregon man who put poison on a deer carcass in a central Idaho wilderness leading to the death of a wolf and a dog has been sentenced to …


Conservation groups sue over Oregon’s wolf delisting

Conservation groups argue in a new lawsuit that Oregon violated its own Endangered Species Act by removing the endangered status of gray wolves.


Landers: Put your own spin on Mount Spokane wolf photo

No one should be surprised that a trail-cam photograph has been circulating of what appears to be a gray wolf on Mount Spokane.


Montana keeps wolf hunting, trapping quota near Yellowstone

The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission will keep the quota of wolves that can be hunted or trapped just north of Yellowstone National Park to two.


Wolf delisting lawsuit against Oregon reinstated

The Oregon Court of Appeals has decided to reconsider a lawsuit against the state that was dismissed a couple of months ago over its decision last year to remove the …


New wolf pack confirmed in Washington brings total to 19

Washington officially has a new gray wolf pack. State wildlife managers this week reported that part of a northcentral Washington wolf pack has split away and formed a new group.


Breeding season monitors see 50 shades of gray wolf

Chronicling the sex lives of gray wolves in February in Yellowstone National Park combines a strange mix of clinical jargon, voyeurism and hypothermia along the side of Highway 212.


Washington wolves serve as random attraction

Wolves have a legion of admirers willing to spend money to hear the charismatic carnivores howl and see them run and hunt.


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 …


Wolf tracker uses Altai Skis for speed, mobility during surveys

Ray Robertson, who does wolf monitoring in the Okanogan County region, is among the growing number of wildlife professionals who are using Altai Skis in their work.


Landers: Wolf management requires a team effort

Allowing gray wolves to naturally reestablish packs in Washington is one of the most divisive wildlife management goals in state history. Some people love wolves for their unique social structure …


Wolf pack scrutinized after harassing dog near Chewelah

ENDANGERED SPECIES – A northeastern Washington wolf pack is under scrutiny after rural residents fired shots to scare at least five wolves away from a confrontation with their two dogs. …


Oregon takes wolves off endangered species list

The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission voted 4-2 on Monday to delist wolves from the state Endangered Species Act throughout the state.


Collared wolf killed approaching cabin in Blue Mountains

A 9-year-old male collared gray wolf in poor condition was approaching a cabin when the owner shot 10 rounds with a .22 cal. rifle to defend his dogs.


Whitman County wolf kill draws $100 fine

A Palouse farmer who chased and killed a wolf in a crop field last October has been given what wolf advocates are calling a sweet deal by Whitman County prosecutor …


In brief: Wolves making comeback in California wilds

The Oregon wolf, OR-7, first explored the landscape in California in 2011-2012 and now the first settlers have moved into Siskiyou County. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife released …


Scat-sniffing dogs unleashing wildlife science

Poop-sniffing dogs could help unlock many mysteries about wolves and their role in the ecosystem. And the dogs could be key to getting the public to understand the science involved, …


Poop-sniffing dogs work for wildlife researchers

Shelter dogs too intense or feisty to be adopted are helping wildlife scientists by doing what comes naturally – running through the woods and sniffing for the poop of other …


Field reports: Wolves spread into Western Washington

PREDATORS – Gray wolves continue to gain ground across Washington with recent documentation from Mount Spokane to the western slopes of the North Cascades. A canine, apparently a wolf, was …


Field reports: Coast salmon seasons set by Pacific council

FISHING – Washington’s 2015 salmon fishing seasons were approved this month by the Pacific Fishery Management Council, with some Puget Sound fisheries constrained to protect wild salmon listed under the …


Out & About: Film on Oregon wolf’s journey screening at The Bing

OUTROAM – A documentary about a radio-collared gray wolf that captured international attention as it roamed for years from Oregon into California and back will screen in Spokane Friday and …


Report: State’s wolf population makes comeback

The wolf population in Washington grew by more than 30 percent and formed four new packs last year, according to an annual survey conducted by the state Department of Fish …


New members appointed to Wolf Advisory Group

Nine members have been added to the committee that advises the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife on wolf recovery and management. Their appointments, for two-year terms that run through …


In brief: Outdoor advocates rally against land proposals

Sportsmen’s groups and outdoors business owners have scheduled rallies at the Idaho and Montana capitols to protest efforts by some state lawmakers to take control of federal public lands. The …


Out & About: Panel brings 6 perspective on wolf revival

OUTBACK – Hunter, biologist, conservationist, cattleman, philosopher, ethicist – these six perspectives will take on the topic of gray wolf reintroduction during a special panel discussion, 7 p.m. Thursday at …


Wolves, predators of caribou, will be killed by B.C. wildlife officials

Up to 24 wolves in British Columbia just north of Idaho will be shot by helicopter gunners this winter in an effort to save the 18 remaining southern Selkirk Mountains …


Twentieth anniversary of gray wolves in Inland Northwest rouses mixed responses

PREDATORS – Monday was the 20th anniversary of the reintroduction of gray wolves to Idaho. It marked 20 years since the wolves trapped in Canada were released in Yellowstone National …


Polarized wolf groups battle with billboards

Opposing views of gray wolf recovery in Washington are on display in a Spokane-area battle of the billboards. The Defenders of Wildlife, a national wildlife advocacy group, has contracted for …


Wildlife officials track new reports of wolves

While a sheep-killing gray wolf may still roaming in Whitman County, a new wolf pair has been confirmed in Asotin County and another pair has been reported near the Chelan-Okanogan …