FWP Gives Initial Approval To Expanding Wolf Hunt - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

FWP Gives Initial Approval To Expanding Wolf Hunt

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - State wildlife commissioners are taking public comment on a proposal to lengthen the hunting season for wolves and increase the bag limit from one to five.
    
The Fish, Wildlife and Parks commission gave tentative approval to the plan on Thursday, putting it out for public comment before a final decision is made at a later date.
    
FWP is proposing a rifle season from Sept 15 to March 31, compared to the recently ended Oct. 15 to Feb. 15 season.
    
Last season, hunters and trappers could take only one wolf, but a new law allowed the agency to increase that limit.
    
A total of 225 wolves were killed by hunters and trappers last season. There were at least 625 wolves in the state at the end of 2012, a 4 percent decrease from the year before.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Can you prank your mom? 'The 25 pound turkey challenge'

    Can you prank your mom? 'The 25 pound turkey challenge'

    Wednesday, December 21 2016 2:36 PM EST2016-12-21 19:36:25 GMT

    KHQ.COM - Most mothers can only hope by the time their children grow up and move out of the house, they've learned all the necessary things to be a successful adult, including the basic knowledge that a turkey must be cooked in an oven, or perhaps in a smoker... NOT in a microwave. For this reason a new prank-challenge going around on Facebook is resulting in some hilarious text conversations between mothers and their grown children.

    >>

    KHQ.COM - Most mothers can only hope by the time their children grow up and move out of the house, they've learned all the necessary things to be a successful adult, including the basic knowledge that a turkey must be cooked in an oven, or perhaps in a smoker... NOT in a microwave. For this reason a new prank-challenge going around on Facebook is resulting in some hilarious text conversations between mothers and their grown children.

    >>
  • Lynnwood man who raped dying woman gets less than 3 years in prison

    Lynnwood man who raped dying woman gets less than 3 years in prison

    Friday, November 16 2018 9:45 AM EST2018-11-16 14:45:19 GMT

    LYNNWOOD, Wash. - A 20-year-old Washington state man has been sentenced to less than three years in prison for raping a high school student as she died from a drug overdose and texting semi-nude photos of her. The Daily Herald reports that Brian Varela pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter, third-degree rape, and unlawful disposal of remains as part of a plea deal in the February death of 18-year-old Alyssa Noceda.   

    >>

    LYNNWOOD, Wash. - A 20-year-old Washington state man has been sentenced to less than three years in prison for raping a high school student as she died from a drug overdose and texting semi-nude photos of her. The Daily Herald reports that Brian Varela pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter, third-degree rape, and unlawful disposal of remains as part of a plea deal in the February death of 18-year-old Alyssa Noceda.    

    >>
  • Spokane Police investigating death of man shot during sex

    Spokane Police investigating death of man shot during sex

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 8:45 PM EST2018-11-15 01:45:55 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police are investigating the death of a man who reportedly shot himself in the head during sex. In a search warrant filed Nov. 8 in Spokane Superior Court, a detective wrote that around 2 a.m. on Nov. 4, police were called to a home in the 7800 block of North Morton Ave. after a woman said her partner shot himself in the head. 

    >>

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police are investigating the death of a man who reportedly shot himself in the head during sex. In a search warrant filed Nov. 8 in Spokane Superior Court, a detective wrote that around 2 a.m. on Nov. 4, police were called to a home in the 7800 block of North Morton Ave. after a woman said her partner shot himself in the head. 

    >>
HD DOPPLER 6i
/
  • Top Stories from KHQHomeMore>>

  • Officials say death toll from Northern California wildfire has risen to 71

    Officials say death toll from Northern California wildfire has risen to 71

    Friday, November 16 2018 10:04 PM EST2018-11-17 03:04:43 GMT
    The Latest on California's wildfires (all times local):    7:31 p.m.    Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea says they found 8 more bodies Friday from a deadly Northern California wildfire that is only half contained.    The death toll from the deadliest wildfire in the country in at least a century is 71.    ___    7:25 p.m.    Northern California authorities say more than 1,000 people are now on a missing persons list but stress...>>
    The Latest on California's wildfires (all times local):    7:31 p.m.    Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea says they found 8 more bodies Friday from a deadly Northern California wildfire that is only half contained.    The death toll from the deadliest wildfire in the country in at least a century is 71.    ___    7:25 p.m.    Northern California authorities say more than 1,000 people are now on a missing persons list but stress...>>
  • Bald eagles flock to Coeur d'Alene in record numbers

    Bald eagles flock to Coeur d'Alene in record numbers

    Friday, November 16 2018 9:29 PM EST2018-11-17 02:29:03 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - The eagles that flock to Wolf Lodge Bay on Lake Coeur d’Alene in search of Kokanee are already breaking records. According to wildlife biologists with Bureau of Land Management, 55 bald eagles have been spotted in just the first week of the season.

    >>

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - The eagles that flock to Wolf Lodge Bay on Lake Coeur d’Alene in search of Kokanee are already breaking records. According to wildlife biologists with Bureau of Land Management, 55 bald eagles have been spotted in just the first week of the season.

    >>
  • Washington man charged with stabbing Montana man almost a dozen times

    Washington man charged with stabbing Montana man almost a dozen times

    Friday, November 16 2018 8:55 PM EST2018-11-17 01:55:26 GMT

    A 24-year-old Washington state man is charged with stabbing a Montana man nearly a dozen times while the victim was on a walking path near Libby.  Michael Borchardt Robertson of Yakima, Washington, is charged with attempted deliberate homicide for the attack on Doug Crum of Libby on Nov. 11. Officials say Crum is in his 70s. 

    >>

    A 24-year-old Washington state man is charged with stabbing a Montana man nearly a dozen times while the victim was on a walking path near Libby.  Michael Borchardt Robertson of Yakima, Washington, is charged with attempted deliberate homicide for the attack on Doug Crum of Libby on Nov. 11. Officials say Crum is in his 70s. 

    >>