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Federal judge won't give Wyoming control of wolves

Federal judge won't give Wyoming control of wolves

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A federal judge on Tuesday denied requests from the state of Wyoming, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service and pro-hunting groups to change last week’s decision that reinstated federal protections for wolves in the state.

September 30, 2014 6:25 pm Photos

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Poached wolf overcame odds to reach Montana

STEVENSVILLE — OR-18 made history of sorts before it took a bullet on the last day of May in the Sapphire Mountains.

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Montana FWP approves killing of 100 wolves per year by landowners

Montana FWP approves killing of 100 wolves per year by landowners

Montana landowners could kill a combined 100 gray wolves annually if the predators are perceived to pose a threat to humans or domestic animals, according to a rule that received initial backing from state wildlife commissioners Thursday.

May 22, 2014 2:57 pm Photos

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Collared gray wolf

Collared gray wolf

A collared gray wolf from the Smart Creek pack travels southwest of Drummond in the fall of 2009.

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Lawmakers want gray-wolf protections to stay in place

Lawmakers want gray-wolf protections to stay in place

Federal lawmakers pressed Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Wednesday to drop the administration’s plan to end federal protections for gray wolves across most of the Lower 48 states.

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Gray wolf spotted in neighborhood near Jackson

JACKSON, Wyo. — Wildlife officials confirm that a gray wolf was spotted passing through a suburban subdivision outside Jackson Monday.

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Fast canines

Fast canines

Wolves can run up to 35 mph on bare ground.

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Wolf quota reached outside Yellowstone, 4 shot

Montana's gray wolf season around the town of Gardiner ends 30 minutes after sunset Thursday after hunters filled a four-wolf quota in the area near Yellowstone National Park.

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Protesters object to ending gray wolf protection

Protesters object to ending gray wolf protection

DENVER — Protesters are coming out in force after federal authorities in charge of saving wolves from extinction made their case to end protection of gray wolves.

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Up to 13 wolf packs roaming Blackfoot River watershed

Up to 13 wolf packs roaming Blackfoot River watershed

Wolf pack numbers in the Blackfoot River watershed northeast of Missoula have grown from one in 2007 to at least a dozen this year.

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Deaths of 5 wolves worry Yellowstone wolf-watchers

JACKSON, Wyo. — Wolf-watchers say they're concerned that hunters participating in Wyoming's second annual wolf hunt may have killed five members of the Lamar Canyon Pack, a well-known wolf pack whose territory includes part of Yellowstone National Park.

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Wyoming reports 13 wolves dead, half of 2013 quota

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Hunters have killed half the allowable number of wolves in a trophy hunting area bordering Yellowstone National Park.

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Wyoming kicks off downsized wolf-hunting season

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming's second wolf hunting season started this week and the state has lowered the quota of wolves available for hunters to kill.

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Feds give Montana $170,000 for wolf conflicts

Feds give Montana $170,000 for wolf conflicts

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has given $170,000 to the Montana Livestock Board in part to pay for projects that reduce conflicts between wolves and livestock producers.

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Wolves suspected in 8 sheep deaths in Wyoming

JACKSON — Officials with an Idaho company say wolves are suspected of killing eight of its sheep on a public land grazing allotment in Wyoming during the past 10 days.

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Panel considers changes to Montana wolf hunting

HELENA — Montana wildlife commissioners on Wednesday consider more liberal hunting and trapping rules for gray wolves as part of an effort to drive down their population.

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Gazette opinion: Time to strike a better balance on wolves

Gazette opinion: Time to strike a better balance on wolves

Wildlife management is a constant balancing act. Nowhere is that balance more difficult and more closely scrutinized than in the greater Yellowstone ecosystem.

July 10, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Gray wolf

Gray wolf

The Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission meets Wednesday to consider rules for hunting and trapping wolves this fall and winter.

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Gray wolf

The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission adopted new administrative rules for killing wolves that pose a threat to landowners’ safety on Thursday.

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Gray wolf

Gray wolf

Hunters and trappers in Montana killed 230 wolves during the recently concluded wolf season.

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