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Washington kills 1 member of wolf pack preying on cattle

Jul. 28, 2020 12:52 PM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has killed one of the three members of an endangered wolf pack in the northeastern corner of the state in an attempt to reduce the pack's attacks on cattle. The adult, non-breeding female member of the so-called Wedge wolf pack that has...

Washington to kill member of 2nd wolf pack for predations

Jul. 23, 2020 12:29 PM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The state of Washington on Thursday authorized the killing of an endangered wolf in a second pack because of repeated attacks on cattle in the northeastern corner of the state. The state Department of Fish and Wildlife authorized killing one member of the Wedge pack in hopes the...

Groups petition for southeast Alaska wolf protections

Jul. 15, 2020 5:20 PM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Conservation groups asked the federal government Wednesday to provide Endangered Species Act protections to a southeast Alaska wolf population they say is under threat from factors including the loss of habitat and hunting and trapping. The Center for Biological Diversity, Alaska...

Wedge wolf pack attacks 7 cattle in northeast Washington

Jul. 14, 2020 12:06 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Wedge wolf pack in northeast Washington has attacked seven more cattle, bringing the number of depredations by the pack to nearly a dozen since May 11. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife investigated and confirmed the depredations on Saturday at a private ranch, a...

Search finds zero wolves in South Cascades

Jul. 10, 2020 10:59 AM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A two-year search for wolves in Washington’s South Cascades has found none, a scientist said Wednesday. Researchers tested the DNA of thousands of scat piles sniffed out by dogs. Many piles looked like wolf droppings, but all turned out to be from dogs, said Samuel Wasser,...

Catholic priest suspended for comparing BLM to 'maggots'

Jul. 1, 2020 5:35 PM EDT

CARMEL, Ind. (AP) — A bishop suspended a suburban Indianapolis Catholic priest from public ministry on Wednesday for comparing the Black Lives Matter movement and its organizers to “maggots and parasites” in a recent church bulletin. Bishop Timothy Doherty, of the Diocese of...

State commission rejects petition to limit killing of wolves

Jun. 26, 2020 3:21 PM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A petition that called for new rules to limit when the state can kill endangered wolves that prey on livestock was rejected Friday by the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission. The petition was filed in May by four conservation groups who sought to prevent conflicts that have led to...

Washington approves killing of 2 wolves that prey on cattle

Jun. 19, 2020 5:32 PM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The state of Washington on Friday authorized the killing of two wolves in the Togo pack in Ferry County because of repeated depredations of cattle grazing in the Kettle River Range. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife said the pack has been involved in seven cattle...