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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.


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...

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Washington Reports 13th Cattle Kill, 5 Wolves Targeted For Death Remain At Large

Northwest News Network | Sept. 2, 2016 6:48 p.m.

The remaining members of a wolf pack in northeastern Washington targeted for extermination by the state are playing hard to get.

Flora and Fauna | Agriculture | Fish & Wildlife | Environment

Washington State To Resume Wolf Killings After Additional Calf Attacks

AP | Aug. 22, 2016 11:29 a.m.

State officials will resume efforts to kill the remaining members of a wolf pack in northeastern Washington after finding two calf carcasses and an injured calf.

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Officials Halt Wolf-Killings In NE Washington

OPB/EarthFix | Aug. 18, 2016 5:48 p.m.

Washington wildlife officials have halted their efforts to kill wolves after shooting two members of a pack that had been preying on livestock in the state’s northeastern corner.

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$10K Reward Offered In Search For Killers Of Idaho Wolf Pups

AP | June 21, 2016 8:31 a.m. | Coeur D'Alene, Idaho

The Center for Biological Diversity announced the reward Monday following the killing of the pups that Idaho officials say happened in the middle of May.

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Death Of OR-4 A Sobering Turn For Oregon’s Wolf Plan

Capital Press | April 7, 2016 5:17 p.m.

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife shot OR-4, his mate and two yearlings in March after the four attacked and devoured livestock in private pastures.