Study finds mule deer moving to higher ground because of wolves
Wolves are pushing mule deer to higher elevations but not shifting white tail habitats, a University of Washington study found. The Spokesman Review is reporting that while mulies are using rugged and rough country to avoid wolves, white tail were positioning themselves to detect wolves early to give themselves a change to flee. Click here for the full story.
Suicide is the leading cause of death in NW jails
Despite decades of concerns about jail suicides and some progress being made, jail leaders and elected officials have failed to take all the necessary steps to curb the problem and protect inmates, an investigation by OPB, KUOW and the Northwest News Network has found. Over the past decade, at least 122 people have died by suicide in county jails across Oregon and Washington. Suicide, specifically hanging, is by far the leading single cause of deaths in the region’s jails. It accounts for nearly half of all cases with a known cause of death. Click here for the full story.
GoFundMe set up for teenager’s family after he fell out of a vehicle and passed away
A teenager who was LifeFlighted to the hospital after falling out of a vehicle in Stevens County has died, according to a GoFundMe account set up in support of his family.
-Chewelah Food Bank open from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
-Valley Food Bank open from 12-3 p.m.
-Loon Lake Food Bank open from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
-Springdale Town Meeting at Springdale Town Hall, 7 p.m. (Every second Monday)