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Wallowa County asks governor to declare state of emergency regarding wolves

[large thumbnail url=”wallowa-county-ask-governor-to-declare-state-of-emergency-regarding-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”06″ day=”09″] [thumbnail icon url=”wallowa-county-ask-governor-to-declare-state-of-emergency-regarding-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”06″ day=”09″] Wolf depredation on livestock in Wallowa County in Washington State has earned an unusual response from the board of commissioners – a letter asking the Governor to declare a state of emergency.

ENTERPRISE — In response to repeated livestock depredation by wolves, the Wallowa County Board of Commissioners have drafted a letter asking the governor to declare a state of emergency.

“Somehow we need to elevate the awareness or spur political action,” Commission Chairman Mike Hayward said.

The letter will be sent by the end of the week and will include minor revisions suggested by some of the more than 40 citizens who attended Monday’s board of commissioners meeting…

Read the entire article on lagrandeobserver.com: Wallowa County seeks wolf plan changes

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