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Wolf hunting season may solve issue

As clashes between wolves and cattle continue

this fall, the discovery of six poisoned wolves in Stevens County and the hearing of arguments that could end grazing in the Colville National Forest by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals have created another complication

in an already difficult situation managing

growing wolf populations.

Depredations continue

to be confirmed, putting the state Department

of Fish and Wildlife in conflict with environmental

activists if they issue kill orders and with livestock owners if they don’t.

The issue of gray wolf-livestock interaction continues to fester, in...


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