Odd and interesting news from around the West.
At least 109 wolves are spread among forested lands in southwestern New Mexico and southeastern Arizona.
DNA tests confirm it was the first wolf seen in Arizona in more than 70 years.
But environmentalists and ranchers aren't happy with the new federal guidelines.
Northern gray variety hadn't been spotted in Northern Arizona in some 70 years.
Johnny Depp fills the shoes of the Big Bad Wolf in “Into the Woods.” ©2014 Disney Enterprises, Inc.
They're now allowed to roam only in Eastern Arizona, southwest New Mexico.
Not enough is being done to save Mexican gray wolves, lawsuit contends.
When I was the director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, I was fortunate enough to take part in the release of 11 Mexican gray wolves into Arizona’s Apache National Forest in 1998.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Environmentalists are blasting a federal government decision not to list the Mexican gray wolf as a separate subspecies under the Endangered Species Act.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Federal officials said Friday there are more
Mexican gray wolves in the wild in the Southwest than there have
been in each of the past five years, giving a glimmer of hope to a
program that has been struggling to return the endangered animals
to their historic range.
KABUL — Roadside bombs — the biggest killer of U.S. soldiers —
claimed eight more American lives Tuesday, driving the U.S. death
toll to a record level for the third time in four months as
President Obama nears a decision on a new strategy for the troubled
There's talk that Tucson Bishop Gerald F. Kicanas may be moving
The following letters are in response to the Oct. 18 article
"Jaguar team ceases work amid disputes, big cat's death."
PHOENIX — The desert tortoise thrives in intense heat and can go
a year without water, but it's among the species threatened by
climate change, an wildlife group says.
WASHINGTON — Were the pilots distracted? Catching up on their
sleep? Federal investigators struggled to determine what the crew
members of a Northwest Airlines jetliner were doing at 37,000 feet
as they sped 150 miles past their Minneapolis destination and
military jets readied to chase them…
Drag kings take stage Friday at the Rialto