Cattle killed outside Chinook
For Ken Overcast, Wednesday morning began like every other. He woke up, had breakfast with his wife, Dawn, and did a little work around the house. Then he got in his pickup and went to check on his hay bales.
Overcast, who has ranched since the 1960s, was unprepared for what he saw.
"I couldn't believe it," he said. "I had heard of things like this happening before, but it wasn't something I had ever seen. It just made me sick."
Less than half a mile from his house, two of Overcast's cows lay dead and mutilated on the side of the dirt road. The cows had been shot in the stomach and cut open...