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Washington's Sadie Creek Fault is a strand of the Lake Creek-Boundary Creek Fault zone. CREDIT: DAN COE/WASHINGTON DNR

Northwest’s Ancient Earthquakes May Help Predict Future Risk

One way to predict the risk of earthquakes in the Pacific Northwest is to look at how often they occurred in the past – and, for several groups of geologists, delving into the fault lines themselves. The evidence lies in trenches the scientists cut across fault lines in northwest Oregon and on the north Olympic Peninsula. Continue Reading Northwest’s Ancient Earthquakes May Help Predict Future Risk

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This Togo pack wolf, an adult male shown when he was radio-collared in early June, is now marked for death by Washington's Department of Fish and Wildlife. CREDIT: WDFW

Judge Says Washington Wildlife Agency Can Kill Togo Pack Wolf For Cattle Hunting

Washington government marksmen now have clearance to go out this weekend to shoot a wolf from a pack that has been preying on cattle in the Colville National Forest. On Friday a judge declined to extend a temporary stay on the killing won by several environmental groups last week. Continue Reading Judge Says Washington Wildlife Agency Can Kill Togo Pack Wolf For Cattle Hunting

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