From the Chewelah Independent:

With the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife performing lethal removal of wolves again in Northeastern Washington, the hot button issue of wolves continues to burn through the summer months.

Stevens County now finds itself in the middle of the blaze as the WDFW has announced that it will lethally remove wolves of the Smackout Pack. The Smackout Pack ranges far north of Colville in the Colville National Forest.

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