With cattle in Washington’s wolf country, ranchers work and worry

From the Yakima Herald:

STEVENS COUNTY — Bellows and bedlam echo across the valley as Rhonda and Kevin DalBalcon keep up a slow, steady pressure on the cows and calves they are moving.

“C’mon, girls!” shouts Rhonda, her long braid flying as her horse deftly cuts off cows that balk, redirecting them to the herd.

Good as they are at this work, a new player has ranchers here on edge.

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