CPW revoked the contract for Never Summer Nordic Yurts in the fall and now says the company must remove 10 yurts and cabins by the end of June
Why the partnership between a Colorado cattle rancher and a wolf advocate couldn’t last
A Walden rancher who lost cows to wolves and a wolf advocate who teaches strategies to protect cattle tried to work together. Their falling out shows just how controversial wolves are in Colorado.
New wolf attack in North Park puts cattle ranchers back on edge as reintroduction looms
Wolves attacked another cow this week outside of Walden, where ranchers have been on alert since a string of attacks on cattle earlier this winter. Ranch hands at the State Line Ranch, between Walden in far northwest Colorado and the Wyoming state line, put down an 8-year-old pregnant cow after finding her bloodied and unable […]
Colorado wolf pup darted and collared to help wildlife managers better understand pack’s behavior
Colorado Parks and Wildlife outfitted a female gray wolf pup with a GPS collar in North Park on Wednesday, after darting the animal with a tranquilizer from a helicopter. She is one of at least eight gray wolves in the area and the first born and collared in the state. The species was stamped out […]
Ranchers in some states can shoot wolves that attack their livestock. But not in Colorado.
Don Gittleson woke up Wednesday morning to a sight that’s starting to feel common on his North Park ranch: a cow torn up by wolves, the third attack on his livestock since a few days before Christmas. If this were Montana, Wyoming or Idaho, Gittleson could pull out a gun and shoot the predator dead. […]
How a rural Colorado town without a pharmacy is crowdsourcing to get meds
By Markian Hawryluk, Kaiser Health News WALDEN — The building that once housed the last drugstore in this town of fewer than 600 is now a barbecue restaurant, where pit boss Larry Holtman dishes out smoked brisket and pulled pork across the same counter where pharmacists dispensed vital medications more than 30 years ago. It’s […]