From Northwest Public Broadcasting:
Some ranchers are saying it is time to find creative ways to deal with wolf attacks on livestock. That’s what a new bill in the Washington state Senate hopes to do – to the frustration of some wildlife rights groups.
A big goal of Senate Bill 5939 is to lethally remove wolves that chronically attack livestock. Right now, ranchers say current methods – with all the paperwork and decisions – are like disciplining your pet, days later. The wolves don’t understand why they are being targeted.