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File photo of cows in a farm in Oregon.  (credit: Philip Schermeister/Getty Images)

Study: Cows That Survive Wolf Attacks Suffer Post-Traumatic Stress Symptoms

Cows that survive a wolf encounter reportedly suffered symptoms similar to post-traumatic stress disorder.

03/06/2014

File photo of bison. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Yellowstone Says ‘Biobullets’ For Bison Won’t Work

Shooting wild bison with vaccine-laced “biobullets” to prevent the spread of disease to livestock would be too ineffective to justify the expense, Yellowstone National Park administrators said Tuesday.

01/14/2014

File photo of a wolf. (Photo by CARSTEN REHDER/AFP/GettyImages)

No-Kill Wolf Ban Spurs Nonlethal Options

As long as wolves have been making their comeback, biologists and ranchers have had a decidedly Old West option for dealing with those that develop a taste for beef: Shoot to kill. But for the past year, Oregon has been a “wolf-safe” zone, with ranchers turning to more modern, nonlethal ways to protect livestock.

03/02/2013

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Wolf Killing in Washington State: Will There Have to Be More?

Taking aim from a helicopter flying over northeastern Washington state, a marksman last month killed the alpha male of a wolf pack that had repeatedly attacked a rancher’s cattle. The shooting put an end to the so-called Wedge pack, but it did little to quell the controversy over wolves in the state.

10/20/2012

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Heading South? Clark County Fair Runs Till August 14

It’s the largest single venue event in the Vancouver/Portland area! Come out for the carnival, animals, concerts and family fun.

08/06/2011

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