Stories tagged: wolves
Tue., April 10, 2018, 6:03 p.m.
Oregon wildlife officials will allow a cattle rancher in remote northeastern Oregon to kill any two wolves – including a pregnant one – from a new pack that’s been attacking …
UPDATED: Mon., April 2, 2018, 3:36 p.m.
Collaborative effort: A Washington cattleman and biologist are working to reduce wolf-livestock conflicts
A fifth-generation cattleman and a wildlife biologist are teaming to help northeastern Washington ranchers coexist with the state’s growing number of gray wolves.
UPDATED: Sat., March 24, 2018, 7:23 p.m.
Wolf management proposal floated by Spokane-based conservation group asking ranchers to graze cattle on lower Colville National Forest allotments met with suspicion, hope
The Lands Council is proposing that ranchers who have grazing allotments on the Colville National Forest shift their cattle from higher allotments to lower elevation ones.
UPDATED: Sat., March 17, 2018, 4:22 p.m.
Washington’s gray wolf population increased for the ninth consecutive year according to an annual statewide survey, but the increases continue to be primarily in the wolf-rich northeastern quarter of the …
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 11:31 a.m.
Idaho Fish and Game officials killed 10 wolves in an effort to improve elk survival rates in northern Idaho.
UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
Federal officials have killed 10 wolves in northern Idaho at the request of the Idaho Department of Fish and Game to boost elk numbers, and state officials say more might …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 10:10 p.m.
Idaho officials don’t have to destroy information right away that came from tracking collars placed on wolves and elk by a helicopter crew that landed illegally in a wilderness area …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 10, 2018, 5:17 p.m.
The Northern Yellowstone elk herd, one of the most famous and closely watched in the world, is finally growing at a healthy clip.
Sat., Feb. 3, 2018, 4:17 p.m.
Robert Wielgus has been at the center of a whirlwind of conflict with his employer, Washington State University.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018, 12:40 p.m.
An eastern Washington state man who killed two wolves has been fined more than $8,000.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 4:27 p.m.
A state board charged with contracting to have problem wolves killed asked state lawmakers for another $400,000 on Friday, though the board has received that amount from the state each …
Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 10:56 a.m.
Federal officials say there have been no reports of livestock kills associated with a seven-member wolf pack that roamed in the Boise foothills last spring.
Sat., Dec. 16, 2017, 9 a.m.
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.
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.
Two wolves were illegally killed in northeast Washington last month, according to Conservation Northwest officials.
Sat., Dec. 9, 2017, 10:19 a.m.
Oregon officials are delaying a decision about whether to adopt a new wolf management plan that could eventually open the door for a wolf hunt.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 8, 2017, 7:27 p.m.
The growing population of wolves in eastern Washington state does not appear to be hurting the populations of deer, elk, moose and bighorn sheep, according to a report issued this …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 5:12 p.m.
“American Wolf,” the nonfiction story of an alpha female in Yellowstone, drew about 150 people to the December meeting of The Spokesman-Review’s Northwest Passages Book Club.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 5:09 p.m.
Idaho officials are challenging a federal court order to destroy information collected from tracking collars placed on elk and wolves obtained illegally by landing a helicopter in a central Idaho …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 10:36 p.m.
Today, Oregon’s statehood is secure, but the future of its wolf population once more hangs in the balance. Wolves have returned after decades, and this time, humans are having a …
Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 5:25 a.m.
Another gray wolf has been found dead in Oregon, marking the third such unsolved death of a federally protected wolf in the past year, state and federal wildlife officials said. …
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 …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 10:43 p.m.
In a unanimous vote, the Idaho Fish and Game Commission has rejected the idea of allowing hunters to bait wolves, at least for now. A large majority of the public …
Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 10:52 a.m.
Authorities plan to kill another two wolves in Northern Oregon after more livestock were attacked.
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 …
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 …
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 4 p.m.
A federal appeals court Tuesday retained federal protection for gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region, ruling that the government acted prematurely when it dropped them from the endangered …
UPDATED: Sat., July 29, 2017, 10:34 p.m.
A rancher in northeastern Oregon’s Wallowa County has asked state officials to kill wolves from the Harl Butte pack after an investigator confirmed wolves killed a calf.