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Mounted Patrol Unit Whinnies A Final Goodbye To Portland

OPB | Aug. 16, 2017 3:44 p.m.

The Mounted Patrol Unit officially retired after 40 years of service.

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Wolves Suspected In Another NE Oregon Livestock Attack

Capital Press | Aug. 16, 2017 1:03 p.m.

Wallowa County rancher Todd Nash said his calf was grazing on a private pasture he leases when the attack occurred.

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Learning About West Nile To Save Sage Grouse

NWPR/EarthFix | Aug. 15, 2017 2:51 p.m.

Mosquitoes can carry dangerous diseases — like the West Nile virus. Turns out, the mosquito-transmitted virus is deadly for one of the West’s most iconic birds: the sage grouse.

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Will The Franklin's Bumblebee Ever Be Seen Again?

OPB/EarthFix | Aug. 15, 2017 8:16 a.m. | Ashland, Oregon

The last person who found Franklin's bumblebee in the field isn’t giving up on the bee. He still makes an annual pilgrimage to Mount Ashland in hopes it will make an appearance once again.

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Oregon Zoo's Polar Bear Cub Headed To Utah Zoo In September

Portland Tribune | Aug. 10, 2017 12:06 p.m.

In Utah, Nora's caregivers plan to introduce her to Hope, who is moving from the Toledo Zoo and is about the same age.

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Proposal Would Open Hunting, Fishing In Oregon Refuges

Statesman Journal | Aug. 10, 2017 9:26 a.m.

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced a proposal Wednesday to expand hunting and fishing at 10 national wildlife refuges, including two in Oregon.

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Bystanders Break Window To Rescue 2 Dogs From Hot Car

AP | Aug. 10, 2017 7:47 a.m. | Beaverton, Oregon

Beaverton police say the Yorkshire Terriers were barking and it was hot so the employees tried to find the driver and eventually broke the window to retrieve the dogs.

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Oregon Sheriff's Deputy Fatally Shoots Portland Goat

AP | Aug. 10, 2017 7:26 a.m.

Sgt. Dave Thompson of the Washington County Sheriff's Office says the deputy felt threatened by the goat's size and horns, and had no other choice after making several attempts to stop it Sunday.

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Oregon Authorities Kill 2 Wolves After Livestock Attacks

AP | Aug. 9, 2017 11:52 a.m. | Enterprise, Oregon

Department spokeswoman Michelle Dennehey said one wolf was killed Sunday night and a second was shot Tuesday morning. She says one was shot from the ground and one from the air.

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Report: Sea Lions Push Willamette River Steelhead To Brink

Statesman Journal | Aug. 7, 2017 1:25 p.m.

State wildlife officials say wild steelhead in the upper Willamette Basin could go extinct in coming years because of sea lions feasting on the iconic fish at Willamette Falls.

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