Letter: Why are farmers and ranchers regulated by city people?

It is an amazing thing to me that city people because of their numbers control how we are supposed to operate — even though they are unable to run a city! Since we are a minority as we represent less than 2 percent of the population and are feeding the other 98 percent, we are […]

‘ROGUE PACK’ WOLVES KILL CALVES AT JACKSON COUNTY RANCH

RANCHERIA, Ore. — After a series of kills at a Klamath County ranch that had wildlife officials on guard, the wolves of the “Rogue Pack” appear to be on the move again. This time three calves were found dead in Jackson County in the Rancheria area, according to Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW). […]

Wolf De-Listing Bill A Win For Hunters

Press Release from the Safari Club International The U.S. House of Representatives today approved a bill that returns wolf management to states and is a step toward fixing flaws in the Endangered Species Act – something Safari Club International, on behalf of all hunters, has championed for years. H.R. 6784, the Manage Our Wolves Act, was introduced […]

Wolf war howls between western and eastern Washington

An epic and contentious battle is being waged in Washington state over the expansion of wolves. Len McIrvin describes the issue as a “war.” His family has been ranching for six generations. Today, he says wolves are threatening their livelihood.<<<Read More>>>

Christmas Lights And Pitchforks: Terrified Russian Villagers Try To Keep Encroaching Wolves At Bay

MORINO/SERYODKA, Russia — Colorful Christmas lights festoon the streets of the remote Pskov Oblast village of Morino from October until May. The cheerful decorations look more than passing strange against the background of ramshackle wooden houses and unpaved streets, but they serve a purpose. Locals are convinced the bright and blinking decorations help keep the […]

Norway’s wolf cull pits sheep farmers against conservationists

Conservation groups worldwide were astonished to hear of the recent, unprecedented decision to destroy 70% of the Norway’s tiny and endangered population of 68 wolves, the biggest cull for almost a century. But not everyone in Norway is behind the plan. The wildlife protection group Predator Alliance Norway, for example, has campaign posters that talk of wolves […]

State orders killing of wolves from 2 more packs

SPOKANE, WASH.  Wolves from two packs that have been preying on cattle in the northeastern corner of the state will be killed, the state Department of Fish and Wildlife said Wednesday morning. Hunters will kill members of the Smackout Pack in Stevens County and members of the Togo Pack in Ferry County, the agency said. […]

Federal judge blasts Fish and Wildlife Service, says endangered wolves cannot be shot

*Staff Note* – It should be pointed out that two wrongs do not make a right. Evidently, this judge has no real knowledge of the Endangered Species Act that makes the act of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service a crime for introducing a quasi-wild hybrid dog onto private land in North Carolina. This event should […]

Wolves may be moving to Western Washington

GRANITE FALLS, Wash. – Wolves in Western Washington—the Department of Fish and Wildlife says it’s a real possibility, and more and more people are reporting unverified sightings. “I’ve been hunting since I was 13,” Becca Van Tassell, a Granite Falls native, told us. So it’s safe to say she’s familiar with western Washington’s resident wildlife; she’s even […]

Have Doubts That Wolves Are Ravaging Idaho? Come See For Yourselves.

Reporters from McClatchy News Service in Sacramento, California, sure got duped in writing an Aug. 20 story about wolves in Idaho that showered the Statesman’s readers with misinformation. One of the biggest misrepresentations in the article was that USDA APHIS Wildlife Services killed 691,895 animals from 2015-2017. What the article neglected to say is that […]