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Collared Wolf OR-33 Illegally Killed Near Klamath Falls

AP | Oct. 12, 2017 11:35 a.m. | Medford, Oregon

A collared gray wolf known as OR-33 was illegally killed in southern Oregon and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is asking the public to help solve the crime.

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Gray Wolf Roaming In Northwest Washington

OPB | Sept. 30, 2017 1:49 p.m.

Federal officials say DNA testing has confirmed that a wolf is roaming on the west side of the Cascade mountains in northwestern Washington state.

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Washington State Ends Wolf Killing After 2 Months Without Cattle Attack

AP | Sept. 27, 2017 7:45 a.m. | Olympia, Washington

The WashingtonDepartment of Fish and Wildlife says efforts to kill members of a wolf pack north of Spokane have ended.

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Oregon's Wolf Population Growing In Mount Emily, Meacham

East Oregonian | Sept. 25, 2017 8:42 a.m.

Since wolves dispersed from Idaho and returned to northeast Oregon in the late 1990s, more of the predators are settling and forming packs in the Walla Walla and Mount Emily wildlife units.

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Oregon Officials Authorizing Wolf Killing, Saying Non-Lethal Efforts Failed

OPB/EarthFix | Aug. 24, 2017 1 p.m.

State wildlife officials have authorized the killing of two wolves from a pack in Eastern Oregon after confirming four attacks on livestock.  

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Washington To Kill Members Of Wolf Pack In Stevens County

AP | July 20, 2017 10:44 a.m. | Spokane, Wash.

The state of Washington plans to kill some members of the Smackout wolf pack, which has repeatedly preyed on livestock in Stevens County.

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Questionable Payments To Oregon Ranchers Who Blame Wolves For Missing Cattle

OPB/EarthFix | July 17, 2017 noon | Halfway, Oregon

Many western states pay livestock operators for cattle and sheep lost to wolves depredation. But an EarthFix investigation found Oregon is making questionable payments to ranchers.  

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3 Questions About Oregon's New Wolf Plan

OPB/EarthFix | April 20, 2017 2:15 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

Oregon fish and wildlife officials are considering a revised Wolf Management Plan that would set the course for endangered gray wolves for the next half decade.

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GPS-Collar Failures Cause Wolf-Tracking Woes For Oregon

AP | April 12, 2017 8:08 a.m. | Salem, Oregon

The number of wolves in the wilds of Oregon increased slightly last year, but state wildlife officials lost track of one pack because none of its members are outfitted with GPS collars.

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19 Oregon Lawmakers Denounce Proposal For Public Wolf Hunting

Statesman Journal | April 10, 2017 7:31 a.m.

Nineteen Oregon lawmakers have requested that wolf hunting remain off the table to members of the public.

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Washington State Wolf Population On The Rise

AP | March 31, 2017 2:20 p.m. | Seattle

Officials say the state had a net gain of at least 25 wolves in 2016, despite the deaths of 14 who were killed for various reasons.

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McCollum Nets 32 As Blazers Beat Timberwolves 112-100

AP | March 26, 2017 8:19 a.m. | Portland

CJ McCollum seems to have Minnesota's number dialed in — he's scored 20 or more points in four straight matchups with the Timberwolves.

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Eastern Oregon Wolf Recovery Enters Next Phase

OPB/EarthFix | March 7, 2017 6:15 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

Eastern Oregon wolves have hit a recovery milestone — mixed news if you're a wolf.

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Harsh Winter Weather Delays Oregon Wolf Count, Management Plan Update

Capital Press | Feb. 16, 2017 6:52 a.m. | Salem, Oregon

Oregon’s heavy snow in January caused problems for wildlife staff who track the state’s wolf population.

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Proposal Would Allow Hunting 'Problem Wolves' In Oregon

Statesman Journal | Feb. 11, 2017 12:31 p.m.

A proposal that could allow the public to hunt “problem wolves” — animals that attack livestock or cause a major decline in game populations — is a flashpoint in revisions to Oregon’s wolf plan.

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Wolf-Kill Investigators, Conservation Group Offer Reward Money For Information

OPB/EarthFix | Oct. 14, 2016 12:44 p.m.

The government and a conservation group both are offering reward money for help find whoever killed a federally protected gray wolf in South-Central Oregon.

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Washington Officials Foresaw Conflict Between Wolf Pack, Livestock

Northwest News Network | Sept. 20, 2016 2:34 p.m.

Back in June, Washington state officials captured two wolves from the Profanity Peak pack and placed radio collars them, anticipating the conflict.

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Washington Wildlife Officials Continue Lethal Pursuit Of Wolves

Northwest News Network | Sept. 13, 2016 4:45 p.m.

In the past month, wildlife officials have shot six wolves from a helicopter in the Colville National Forest in northeast Washington state.

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How A Ugandan Farmer Came To Washington To Study Wolves

KUOW/EarthFix | Sept. 12, 2016 5:30 p.m.

A young Ugandan scientist talks about life on her family farm and what she's learned about wolves and ranchers in Washington state.

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Amid Controversy, Washington Wolf Management Plan Upheld

Northwest News Network | Sept. 8, 2016 5:50 p.m.

When Washington state wildlife officials announced they would eliminate the Profanity Peak wolf pack, they were operating under a new management plan...