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State may have second wolf pack

Acting on a tip from loggers, wildlife biologists have confirmed the presence of a wolf pack with pups in northeast Pend Oreille County. At sunrise Friday, Scott Fisher played digital …


Montana OKs hunt for 75 wolves; Idaho quota next

BILLINGS – Montana and Idaho are moving to host the first open gray wolf hunts in the lower 48 states after the animal’s removal from the endangered list across much …


Out & About

OUTFIELD – A game camera monitored by Washington state wildlife biologists recently caught an image of what appears to be a lactating female wolf in the middle of Pend Oreille …


Wolf-hunting goes to court in two states

BILLINGS, Mont. – A pair of federal judges will decide which states in the Northern Rockies have enough gray wolves to allow public hunting, as the bitter debate over the …


Lawsuits over wolves filed in two courts

BILLINGS — A pair of federal judges will decide which states in the Northern Rockies have enough gray wolves to allow public hunting, as the bitter debate over the region’s …


Twisp wolves ‘well-behaved’

TWISP, Wash. – Despite the controversy that surrounds them, the gray wolves that made a home for themselves near Twisp are acting rather neighborly, so far. There has been one …


Wolf off endangered list in Northern Rockies

Wolves in parts of the Northern Rockies and the Great Lakes region come off the endangered species list today — opening the way for public hunting of the animals to …


Delisting of wolves will face legal fight

The federal government’s decision to take gray wolves in the Northern Rockies off the Endangered Species List is headed for court. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Wednesday formally …


Wolves enter mainstream

Montana and Idaho are ready to go with gray wolf management plans that include limited hunting now that the predators are being removed from the federal endangered species list. The …


Washington wolves protected

The recently announced removal of the gray wolf from federal “endangered” status included wolves found in the eastern two-thirds of Washington. However, Washington still lists the wolf as endangered. Therefore, …


Officials look into gray wolf killing

SEATTLE – Washington state and federal wildlife officers are investigating the illegal killing of a protected gray wolf in Okanogan County in north-central Washington. The investigation began when a shipper …


Gray wolf population strong

BILLINGS – Federal officials say a record 1,645 gray wolves counted in the Northern Rockies this winter shows the predators’ population remains strong, but is no longer expanding as rapidly …


Residents warned of pack of 10 wolves

HAILEY, Idaho – The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is warning residents of the central Idaho town of Hailey to stay away from a pack of 10 wolves that …


Salazar challenged over wolf delisting

WASHINGTON – Interior Secretary Ken Salazar’s decision to stick with a controversial Bush administration move that took gray wolves off the endangered species list in most of the Northern Rockies …


Idaho proposing shorter elk-hunting season

Hunters might have fewer chances to bag an elk in the Idaho Panhandle next fall. Wildlife managers are proposing shorter hunting seasons to allow elk herds to recover from the …


Idaho readies for hunt as feds drop wolves from endangered list

Idaho is preparing for its first public wolf hunt in decades, following Interior Secretary Ken Salazar’s decision Friday to remove the elusive predator from the endangered-species list in the Northern …


In brief: Bill declares surplus of wolves in Idaho

Idaho would declare a surplus of wolves and offer the extras to any state that wants them under legislation that unanimously cleared the Senate Resources Committee on Monday. “We can …


NIC hosting film, discussion on wolves

“An Evening with Wolves” features a presentation of an award-winning film titled “Wolves,” narrated by Robbie Robertson, and a panel discussion by local residents. The free event will be from …


State seeks to kill North Idaho wolves

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game will ask the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for permission to kill wolves in northern Idaho to protect deer and elk herds.


Mexico, now that’s the ticket

I felt the sunshine on my bare shoulders, beach sand between my toes, a sea-kayak paddle in my hands and the spray of warm saltwater in my face when I …


Gray wolf leaves its mark throughout the Northwest

The 2008 Critter of the Year for the Inland Northwest had no rivals at the top of the food chain — except for man. The gray wolf garnered love and …


Wolf kills at all-time high in ’08

BILLINGS – Record numbers of endangered gray wolves were shot this year by government wildlife agents and ranchers in the Northern Rockies, as the predator’s attacks on livestock met with …


Wolves targeted despite hunt ban

A court order that restored endangered status to the region’s gray wolves has put proposed wolf-hunting seasons on the back burner, but government guns are being called in to help …


Gray wolves are state residents

The body of a gray wolf found last month near Tum Tum in Stevens County is the first physical proof that the species has returned to Washington, state wildlife officials …


Wolf gets fresh start as managed species

The reintroduction of gray wolves to the northern Rockies has been officially declared a success. They were removed from the federal Endangered Species list on March 28, transferring most wolf …


Big snowfall brings out wolves

Deep snow is forcing deer, elk and moose – and the wolves that prey on them – down from the mountains and into the small communities flanking the St. Joe …


Critter watch: From wolves to whales, region’s wildlife on the move

The coming and going of wildlife is in the news this week. Killer whales roam: A Puget Sound pod of Orcas has been spotted off California’s Monterey Bay.


Stevens County fears wolf cost

Washington’s wolf management plan hasn’t been released. Already, Stevens County Commissioners and cattle ranchers don’t like it.


Sheep rancher learns to keep the wolves at bay

KETCHUM, Idaho – It’s about as thickly populated by wolves as anywhere in the region, but environmentally conscious sheep producer Lava Lake Land & Livestock is developing a track record …


Field Reports: Wolf management meeting in Spokane

Citizens can comment on gray wolf management in Washington during public meetings at seven towns across the state, including Spokane. The wolves are federally protected as endangered species, but their …