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August 25, 2014 at 1:37 PM

Hunter hired by Washington state kills 1 wolf

By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS Associated Press SPOKANE — A wolf has been killed by a hunter hired by Washington, a state where the animals have been regaining a foothold in recent years after being hunted to extinction in the early 1900s. The state Department of Fish and Wildlife said hunters were back out Monday, and three more wolves…


Comments | More in Environment, General news | Topics: Huckleberry Pack, hunter, sheep

March 14, 2014 at 10:33 AM

Man killed by authorities was ‘Into the Wild’ hunter

By RACHEL D’ORO / The Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A relative says a man fatally shot by authorities in Alaska over the weekend was one of the moose hunters who found the body of a young wanderer whose story was featured in the movie “Into the Wild.” Alaska State Troopers say 52-year-old Gordon Samel was killed Sunday…


Comments | More in General news | Topics: Alaska, hunter, into the wild

January 1, 2014 at 8:17 PM

Duck hunter shot in Snohomish County

A man was shot in the leg Wednesday while duck hunting with his brother in a boat off  Warm Beach, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. The two men reported being several hundred yards offshore when they heard a loud explosion around 5 p.m. A bullet went through the boat’s hull and a duck decoy before…


Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: hunter, shot

December 1, 2013 at 4:30 PM

Hunter fatally shoots self in Duvall accident

A King County Sheriff’s deputy conducting a trailhead check in the Duvall area discovered a man dead with a gunshot wound to the chest Saturday night. The deputy found the body next to his vehicle about 9:20 p.m. Saturday near the 17000 block of Duvall-Monroe Road. Deputy Charlie Akers said in a statement it appears the man accidentally shot…


| Topics: accidental shooting, Duvall, hunter