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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Montana's wildlife commissioners have rejected a proposed increase in the number of gray wolves that can be killed in an area bordering Yellowstone National Park.  The Fish, Wildlife and Parks commission on Thursday rejected a recommendation from wildlife managers to increase the 2016 wolf quota near Gardiner from two animals to six.

SEATTLE (AP) - Gov. Jay Inslee has reversed a state wildlife panel's decision to expand cougar hunting in areas of Washington occupied by wolves. Inslee sided with The Humane Society of the United States and other conservation groups, which appealed a decision by the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission to raise cougar quotas in known wolf territories.

KENNEWICK, Wash. - A Kennewick Police officer is under investigation after video of him yelling at three teenagers during a traffic stop spread through social media this week. Officer Glenn Ball, a 21 year veteran of the police force, pulled over the three young men for possibly drag racing and one of the teens began recording the interaction on his cell phone. 

BOISE, Idaho. - State officials say hunters have reached their limit for killing wolves in a hunting zone in northern Idaho. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game on Tuesday closed the Dworshak-Elk City zone after hunters reached the quota of 18 wolves for the area.

LEWISTON, Idaho. - Idaho wildlife officials are thinking about extending the wolf hunting season in certain hunting zones across the state. The Idaho Fish and Game Commission is scheduled to meet in Coeur d'Alene later this week and a proposal to extend the season in certain areas may be on the agenda.

BILLINGS, Mont. - Wolf hunting will end after sunset on Monday across most of southern Montana after the region's quota for the predators was exceeded on the first day of the general hunting season. Public wolf hunts this fall in Montana and Idaho are the first since the animals were removed from the endangered species list earlier this year.