Three members of a Methow Valley family who raised havoc with the Lookout Pack, the first re-population of wolves discovered in Washington, were fined a total of more than $73,000 in plea agreements entered in Spokane federal court. Some conservation groups are making headlines saying they think those penalties weren't enough, arguing the family members should get jail time.
Maybe, maybe not.
But perhaps the Seattle PI online gives us a perspective on how these issues are viewed on Western Washington. There's nothing particularly wrong with the story, but the headline caught my attention:
WOLF KILLERS IN METHOW GET OFF WITH PROBATION