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GRANTS PASS, Ore.—A young wolf from Oregon has become a media celebrity while looking for love, tracing a zigzag path that has carried him hundreds of miles nearly to California, while his alpha male sire and a sibling that stayed home near the Idaho border are under a death warrant for killing cattle.

In what is the first documented wolf incident in far southeastern Montana since reintroduction, a male black wolf was shot by a Hammond-area rancher on Sunday after it attacked his sheep.

I’ve been hiking through Washington’s wilderness for 40 years, but had never heard this sound before. It was a primal moan that sent shivers down my spine: a long, low chorus of wolves.

For the past few days, Swedish skeptics have been shaking their heads in disbelief over Mora municipality’s office for the environment.

HAILEY – For the past four years, Wood River Valley sheep haven’t been afraid of the big, bad wolf.

HAMILTON, Mont. — A southwestern Montana sportsmen’s group is hoping to encourage wolf hunting in the Bitterroot Valley by holding a drawing for a rifle from among the names of those who successfully bag a wolf in December.

There are just poignant, and somber moments that most be observed as this year’s bloody massacre continues just hundreds of miles north of Colorado. Passing 200 dead wolves AND the return of trapping are certainly two of those moments… and they both happened November 15.

The Oregon Court of Appeals decided today to keep a temporary ban on killing the two trouble-making wolves in the Imnaha pack.

CALDWELL, Idaho (AP) — Idaho’s first wolf trapping season since the predators lost federal protections this year starts Tuesday, and a trapping supply shop says it’s already boosted revenue.

The conservation organization Oregon Wild today announced a two-part contest for Oregon children and teenagers to suggest names for “OR-7″, a two-year-old male wolf currently roaming the Cascade Mountains near Crater Lake National Park.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Some Environmental groups say they intend to press the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to expand protections for wolves in Wyoming when the federal agency takes public comment next week on a wolf management plan.

(AP) PASADENA, Calif. — Wildlife advocates appeared in federal court Tuesday seeking to stop gray wolf hunts that are already well under way in the Northern Rockies, arguing that Congress overstepped its authority in stripping federal protections from the canines.

Associated Press – add another first to the travels of OR7, the 2-year-old male wolf from northeastern Oregon on walkabout.

It’s been a little while since I last updated the site. Sure, there have been plenty of stories I saw that I could post, but it all paled in comparison to the massacre happening just north of Colorado.

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