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Judge declines to block killing of more wolves in the Kettle River Range of Ferry County

A judge declined to block the killing of more wolves in the Kettle River Range of Ferry County, Thursday.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 16, 2019, 7:09 p.m.

Judge blocks killing of wolf pack’s last surviving member in NE Washington

On Friday, a judge temporarily blocked the killing of the sole surviving member of the Old Profanity Territory wolf pack.


Artificial intelligence, cameras and the postal service: How Idaho officials are studying wolves

Over the course of the summer, more than 800 game cameras spread throughout the woods and mountains of Idaho have been taking photos every 10 minutes. Simultaneously.


Washington kills 3 members of wolf pack preying on cattle

Washington officials killed three members of a wolf pack that are repeatedly preying on cattle in Ferry County.


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 5:47 p.m.

‘Like … a horror movie’: Camper saves family of 4 from wolf attack

It was about half past midnight when Russ Fee woke up to the sound of frantic shouts coming from a campsite next to his in Canada’s Banff National Park. From …


Togo wolf pack to be targeted again

The two remaining members of the Togo wolf pack will be killed by Washington wildlife officials.


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019, 3:48 p.m.

As of now, no new OPT wolf pack members killed

Washington wildlife managers continue to try and kill members of the Old Profanity Territory wolf pack.


Study: In Idaho, cougars kill slightly more elk than wolves

An expansive study of elk mortality in Idaho’s wolf country did what most good science does: challenged ideas held as gospel by both wolf partisans and wolf antagonists.


Wolf post-recovery plan comments sought by Washington wildlife managers

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has opened a public comment period to gather input on how the department will manage wolves in Washington post-recovery.


Lawsuit filed by two Seattle residents attempts to block OPT pack kill order

Two western Washington residents filed a lawsuit attempting to block the killing of more members of the Old Profanity Territory wolf pack, Thursday.


UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019, 5:09 p.m.

OPT wolf pack to be targeted; Ferry County rancher shoots wolf

Wolves from a pack in Northeast Washington will again be in the crosshairs of state shooters.


OPT pack members kill two more calves, calf killed in Asotin county

Members of the Old Profanity Territory pack killed two more calves Saturday and Monday, according to Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife officials.


Washington State kills wolf, enters review period

On Saturday, shooters killed a member of the Old Profanity Territory wolf pack. The legal killing was authorized by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife last week after members …


Kathleen Parker: Losing the wolf would diminish us all

If President Trump doesn’t speak up soon, the howl we hear in the night won’t belong to the predator but to the last lonely wolf crying out for all that …


Wolves kill calf in Asotin County

Wolves from the Grouse Flats pack killed a calf in Asotin County around July 8, according to a Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife news release.


Comment period on federal wolf delisting closes Monday

The public comment period on a U.S. Fish and Wildlife proposal to delist gray wolves will close, Monday.


UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019, 3:02 p.m.

Wolf pack to be targeted by Washington state shooters after repeated cattle attacks

A wolf pack in northeast Washington with a history of attacking cattle will be targeted by state shooters this week.


Cattlemen association in Stevens County urges residents to report wolf and cougar attacks to the sheriff – before state wildlife managers

A cattlemen association in Stevens County urges residents to report wolf and cougar attacks to law enforcement before calling state wildlife managers.


Two cows killed in Stevens County

Members of the Wedge wolf pack are being blamed for killing one cow in Stevens county, according to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.


UPDATED: Fri., June 7, 2019, 1:58 p.m.

Reward grows for wolf poacher

The reward leading to the conviction in the illegal killing of a gray wolf over Memorial Day weekend grew to $10,000 on Tuesday.


UPDATED: Sat., June 1, 2019, 4:39 p.m.

Two wolves killed in Stevens County over Memorial Day weekend

Two wolves were killed in Stevens County over the Memorial Day weekend.


A question of balance: Working together on wolves

Regardless of our cultural identity –rancher, hunter, wildlife advocate or a multicultural cross-pollination of all – we must come together. We all care about the heritage of the West.


UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2019, 6:32 p.m.

WDFW director supports federal delisting of wolves in letter

The head of Washington’s wildlife agency supported the federal delisting of wolves in an April letter.


There actually was a study to determine if red wolves are wolves: the answer could have doomed them

Over the federal government’s 30-year effort to revive endangered red wolves in North Carolina, there have been many attempts by opponents to get rid of them. But to argue that …


Report: Record number of wolves in Oregon

A record number of wolves are roaming Oregon, 20 years after the species returned to the state. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife said in a report released Monday …


Study: Wolves push mule deer higher, don’t impact whitetail

Wildlife photographers and hunters looking for mule deer may need to hike a little higher.


WDFW gives update on latest wolf numbers, including new pack in Western Washington, but not all are thrilled by count

Washington’s wolf population continued to grow in 2018, with a minimum of 126 wolves, 27 packs and 15 breeding pairs documented by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.


WDFW commission set to discuss wolves, hunting rule changes, suction dredging Friday

The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission will set 2019 hunting seasons, hear public input on suction dredging and review wolf population information starting Friday.


UPDATED: Thu., April 4, 2019, 8:43 p.m.

Washington’s wolf population continues to grow; pack documented west of Cascades

Washington’s wolf population continued to grow in 2018, with a minimum of 126 wolves, 27 packs and 15 breeding pairs documented by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlilfe.


UPDATED: Sat., April 6, 2019, 3:10 p.m.

Committee backs money for nonlethal wolf control

Senate could vote for more staff and nonlethal efforts to control wolves.