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Carlton fire victims file claims

Landowners who lost homes and property last summer in Washington's largest wildfire have filed claims against the state alleging negligence. More

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Ranchers question value of wolf study

Washington State University large carnivore laboratory director Rob Wielgus hopes more ranchers will cooperate with his study into wolf and livestock... More

 

Oregon wolf count could trigger delisting process

Look for stormy public hearings if Oregon considers removing wolves from the state endangered species list in 2015. More

 

Ranchers profit from conservation

A May, Idaho, rancher has received a large grant to continue improving his range land for the benefit of sage grouse, seeking to be proactive in case... More

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Rustlers grab 3 calves from Culver ranches

As many as 200 head of cattle are stolen each year in Oregon but many losses aren’t reported to law enforcement. More

77,000-acre cattle operation changes hands

Another large property in Central Oregon recently changed hands. More

CPOW plans 10th annual meeting

The Cattle Producers of Washington hold their annual meeting Oct. 31 in Airway Heights, Wash. More

WSU grad named Washington state veterinarian

Washington state names WSU graduate Joe Baker new state veterinarian. More

Cattle killed in E. Idaho tractor-trailer crash

The truck failed to make it around a corner and tipped over, according to authorities. More

WTO panel rules COOL detrimental to Canada, Mexico

A WTO compliance panel on Monday ruled an amended U.S. country of origin labeling measure has a detrimental impact on imported Canadian and Mexican livestock. More

NCBA says generic checkoff would fall short

NCBA and state cattle associations contend a supplemental beef checkoff proposed by USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack would be detrimental to the beef industry and producers and point out the differences between the current beef-specific checkoff and Vilsack's proposed generic checkoff. More

Wanted: People to advise Washington on wolves

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife seeks members for its panel to advise the agency on wolf recovery. More

Montana decides to keep Yellowstone bison in state

Yellowstone bison are considered extremely valuable because they are one of the few wild herds left that have no cattle genes. These 145 bison were captured a decade ago under an experimental program to start new herds using the genetically pure Yellowstone animals. More

Washington game managers criticized for wolf shooting

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife hosted a meeting in a Seattle suburb and heard the shooting of a wolf to protect sheep criticized. More

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