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ZooMontana investigating report of child bitten by wolf; animals quarantined

ZooMontana investigating report of child bitten by wolf; animals quarantined

One of ZooMontana’s two gray wolves bit a young child on Sunday afternoon.

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Citizens get to name wolf packs they discover

SPOKANE, Wash. — While they view predators from widely different viewpoints, Steve Gilbertson, a hiker, Ross Hurd, a rancher, and Bob Jensen, a hunter, are among Washington’s most distinguished wolf watchers.

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Wyoming's lawmakers might use law to remove wolves from endangered species list

Wyoming's lawmakers might use law to remove wolves from endangered species list

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming’s wolves are back on the endangered species list again, and this time the state’s lawmakers might come up with a solution.

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Montana officials drop probe into wolf-kill brag

HELENA — Montana wildlife officials have dropped their investigation after finding no merit to a Missoula man's Internet brag that he ran down a pair of wolves on purpose.

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Wyoming governor candidate wants wolf hunt despite federal order

Wyoming governor candidate wants wolf hunt despite federal order

CASPER, Wyo. — Independent gubernatorial candidate Don Wills called on Republican Gov. Matt Mead, one of his opponents on Nov. 4, to allow Wyoming’s 2014 trophy wolf hunt to proceed as originally planned, in defiance of a federal judge’s order that returned wolves to federal protection.

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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.

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Feds join Wyoming versus renewed wolf protections

Feds join Wyoming versus renewed wolf protections

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Conservation groups are urging a federal judge not to allow the state of Wyoming to regain control of wolves.

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Gov. Mead says state has presented wolf solution

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead said Thursday he's hopeful that a federal judge will agree a quick administrative fix is all that's necessary to return wolf management to the state.

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Judge reinstates protections for Wyoming wolves

Judge reinstates protections for Wyoming wolves

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming wolves are back under federal projection after a ruling Tuesday by a federal judge in Washington, D.C.

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Man brags on Facebook about running over wolves with a van; officials investigate

Man brags on Facebook about running over wolves with a van; officials investigate

HELENA — Montana, Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials say they are investigating a Missoula man’s anti-wolf claim that he purposefully ran down a pair of wolves near the Idaho-Montana border.

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Washington reports new wolf pack found

Washington reports new wolf pack found

SPOKANE, Wash. — Wildlife officials are reporting that a new wolf pack has been discovered in northeast Washington's Ferry County near Profanity Peak.

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Wolf hunting licenses go on sale Monday

Montana’s wolf hunting licenses go on sale Monday for the 2014-15 hunting season.

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Oregon congressman wants buffer for wolves around Yellowstone

Oregon congressman wants buffer for wolves around Yellowstone

An Oregon congressman is asking the Interior Department to work with states to curb gray wolf hunting around Yellowstone National Park.

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Conservationists seek nonlethal wolf controls

Conservationists seek nonlethal wolf controls

SPOKANE, Wash. — Eight conservation groups are complaining that it is too easy to kill wolves that attack livestock in Washington state.

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Lots of visitors

Lots of visitors

Yellowstone National Park visitors collect to photograph wildlife. Visitation to the park is up over last year.

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Opinion: An issue of prey, not the endangered kind

Wildlife managers are tiptoeing through the recovery of gray wolves in Washington.

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Elk group donates $25K to FWP for wolf management

Elk group donates $25K to FWP for wolf management

MISSOULA — The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation has donated $25,000 to the state Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks to help the agency better determine the number of wolves in Montana.

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Proposed quota for landowner wolf kills set at 100

Proposed quota for landowner wolf kills set at 100

Bowing to the Legislature, the Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission approved a controversial measure for public comment that would allow landowners to shoot up to 100 wolves a year without a license if the animals threaten humans, livestock or pets.

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Wyoming governor touts wolf reintroduction success

Wyoming governor touts wolf reintroduction success

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead says a survey showing Wyoming's wolf population is stable proves ending federal protections for the animals and placing them under state management was the right move.

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Western Oregon sweeps MSU in baseball

Western Oregon swept Montana State Billings 8-3 and 6-4 on Friday in a GNAC baseball doubleheader at Dehler Park.

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