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December 14, 2011 at 5:40 PM

Grim Reaper coming for Snoqualmie golf-course elk

 

From The Associated Press

 SNOQUALMIE – Elk have become such a nuisance tearing up fairways and greens at a Snoqualmie golf course that the Washington Fish and Wildlife Department has decided to kill two or three.

Game Division manager Dave Ware says the animals could be killed as soon as Monday, when the golf course is closed.

The department has selected trained master hunters who will be allowed to keep the meat.

The TPC Snoqualmie Ridge golf course was designed by Jack Nicklaus and overlooks the scenic Snoqualmie Falls, about 30 miles east of Seattle.

Ware says the department has received more than a dozen calls since Tuesday when KOMO-TV first reported the golf-course elk hunt. He says local residents are concerned about gunfire safety and others about the welfare of the elk.

 

 

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