Posts Tagged ‘forests’

Young Hunter Charged with Manslaughter

On Tuesday, the hunter in a case we have been following here was charged with first-degree manslaughter.  In the case, a 14-year-old boy had accidentally shot and killed a 54-year-old woman hiking in the woods. The charges stem from the fact that the boy did not have a clear view of his target but shot […]

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“Matter of Time” Until a Hiker Got Shot

Sometimes an incident happens where it just strikes a nerve.  This is one of them. I have spent a lot of time hiking in the woods during my lifetime.  I have heard hunters shooting in the background, but fortunately have never been too close.  There has always been that worry in the back of my […]

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Oso Woman Fatally Shot By Hunter

In the heart of Cascadia, it is apparently open hunting season on human hikers. Articles here and here and elsewhere tell us the story of a woman hiking with a friend in one of our National Forests, minding her own business and enjoying herself.   When she stopped on the trail to put something in her […]

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