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  • Idaho man cited for wolf poaching

    Idaho man cited for wolf poaching

    Wednesday, September 9 2009 3:27 PM EDT2009-09-09 19:27:46 GMT
    BOISE, Idaho. - An Idaho man was cited for wolf poaching after killing a female pup from a public road while standing behind his pickup truck in an area where wolf hunting wasn't legal.>>
    BOISE, Idaho. - An Idaho man was cited for wolf poaching after killing a female pup from a public road while standing behind his pickup truck in an area where wolf hunting wasn't legal.>>
  • Hunter bad-mouthed after wolf kill

    Hunter bad-mouthed after wolf kill

    Thursday, September 3 2009 1:03 PM EDT2009-09-03 17:03:24 GMT
    LEWISTON, Idaho. - The first hunter to report a wolf kill in Idaho says he's been flooded with nasty messages since his name hit the national media Wednesday.>>
    LEWISTON, Idaho. - The first hunter to report a wolf kill in Idaho says he's been flooded with nasty messages since his name hit the national media Wednesday. Robert Millage says he's been called a wolf murderer, a fat redneck and other names in about 50 phone calls and hundreds of e-mails. Some suggested that his real estate business will suffer, though Millage suspects he's more likely to gain clients than lose many. Millage says he has thick skin but has alerted law enforcement.>>

SANDPOINT, Idaho. - The trial of a northern Idaho man who says he shot and killed a gray wolf outside his home in June because the animal was a threat to his neighborhood is set to start on January 7.
     
Russell Glen Frachisuer is charged with killing big game during a closed season.
     
The 50-year-old reported the kill to the Idaho Department of Fish and Game in June, about four months before Idaho's first public gray wolf hunt in decades began.
     
He told state wildlife officials he killed the animal near his Squaw Valley home to protect his dogs, his neighbors and their children.
     
Frachisuer has pleaded not guilty.

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    MICA, Wash. - The John Belmont is now 60 percent contained. Crews say the fire reached 50-60 acres, but they have a line around 90 percent of the fire. They expect 3-4 days total for full suppression of the fire. Level 2 and 3 evacuations remain in place through the night into tomorrow morning. Red Cross has set up a shelter for evacuees at Bowdish Middle School in Spokane Valley.

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  • Woman killed, 3 teens ejected in I-90 rollover crash

    Woman killed, 3 teens ejected in I-90 rollover crash

    Sunday, July 22 2018 4:36 PM EDT2018-07-22 20:36:13 GMT

    PARK CITY, Mont. (AP) - Montana authorities say a woman died and four other people were hurt when their SUV rolled over on a highway. The Billings Gazette reports that a 39-year-old woman from North Dakota was killed in Sunday morning's crash, which closed Interstate 90 near Park City for about an hour. Montana Highway Patrol Capt. Keith Edgell says a man driving eastbound apparently lost control of the Chevrolet SUV, swerving off the road.

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  • 22-year-old Sandpoint man dies in Clayton 395 crash

    22-year-old Sandpoint man dies in Clayton 395 crash

    Saturday, July 21 2018 1:58 AM EDT2018-07-21 05:58:53 GMT

    STEVENS COUNTY, Wash. - Washington State Patrols responded to a fatal crash in Stevens County Friday evening. On SR-395 in Clayton near Mile Post 185, a vehicle crossed the center line and crashed head on with another car, killing the driver. The causing driver who was transported to the hospital is in custody for vehicular homicide. There were no other occupants of either vehicle. 

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    STEVENS COUNTY, Wash. - Washington State Patrols responded to a fatal crash in Stevens County Friday evening. On SR-395 in Clayton near Mile Post 185, a vehicle crossed the center line and crashed head on with another car, killing the driver. The causing driver who was transported to the hospital is in custody for vehicular homicide. There were no other occupants of either vehicle. 

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