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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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| Topics: accidental shooting, Duvall, hunter