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August 4, 2014 at 12:21 PM

Stop demonizing mountain goats, increase public awareness instead

One of some 300 mountain goats in Olympic National Park faces a photographer on the Switchback Trail near Port Angeles. (Diane Urbani de la Paz / The Associated Press, 2008)

The recent article by AP reporter Phuong Lee about the National Park Service reviewing its goat policy discussed the fatal and tragic attack on the hiker trying to protect his wife and friend [“Olympic National Park takes on mountain goats,” Local News, July 21]. The article didn’t mention that Robert Boardman valiantly tried to


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