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Mar 2, 2013 at 10:45 AM
As long as wolves have been making their comeback, biologists and ranchers have had a decidedly Old West option for dealing with those that develop a taste for beef: Shoot to kill. But for the past year, Oregon has been a "wolf-safe" zone.
Feb 1, 2013 at 11:11 AM
The tenacious wolverine, a snow-loving carnivore sometimes called the "mountain devil," could soon join the list of species threatened by climate change.
Dec 5, 2012 at 9:08 AM
Trophy grizzly bear hunts are under consideration for the Northern Rockies in the surest sign yet that more than 30 years of federal protection for the fearsome animal is nearing an end across much of the region.
May 13, 2012 at 6:00 AM
The wolf was hanging out with three coyotes, and appeared curious about the people watching him. But he kept his distance, about 100 yards, Kovacs said.
May 10, 2012 at 3:15 PM
A young male wolf from Oregon that has won worldwide fame while trekking across mountains, deserts and highways looking for a mate has had what appears to be his first close encounter with people, and got his picture taken, to boot.
Apr 12, 2012 at 2:10 PM
Fire experts say this year's drought, low snowpack and record-high temperatures in much of the West portend a dangerous installment of what has become a year-round wildfire threat.
Feb 10, 2012 at 5:52 PM
A hunter in Idaho has shot and killed a sibling of an Oregon wolf that became a celebrity by wandering hundreds of miles from Eastern Oregon and into Northern California looking for a mate.
Jan 5, 2012 at 5:25 PM
A new report from a wolf management review panel says state and federal biologists are unreasonably far apart in determining the cause of cattle deaths.
Jan 1, 2012 at 11:49 AM
A Colorado man who was killed when a 3-foot tree branch flew through his windshield and impaled him in the chest was able to steer the car to safety before losing consciousness.
Dec 6, 2011 at 12:15 PM
As the wolf known only as OR-7 has loped hundreds of miles across Oregon, residents have reacted with awe and fear at the lone wolf's journey.
Oct 17, 2011 at 10:08 AM
Court papers to halt the hunts in Idaho and Montana were filed Monday with the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Sep 12, 2011 at 9:28 AM
Denny Johnson has raised cattle for 32 years on his remote northeast Oregon ranch at the foot of the Wallowa Mountains, struggling each winter through bitter cold, biting winds and deep snow.
Jun 23, 2011 at 10:16 AM
SALEM, Ore. (AP) - The Oregon House unanimously passed a bill Wednesday to pay ranchers for livestock lost to wolves moving into the state. The legislation had appeared dead, but was revived after ranchers, conservation groups, and the governor's...
Jun 23, 2011 at 10:16 AM
The Oregon House unanimously passed a bill Wednesday to pay ranchers for livestock lost to wolves moving into the state.
May 4, 2011 at 9:49 AM
The move will turn control over the predators to state wildlife agencies. Public hunts for hundreds of wolves already are planned this fall in Idaho and Montana.