A Snohomish County sheriff’s deputy suffered minor injuries Sunday night when his patrol car struck a horse near Arlington, the sheriff’s office says. The deputy was responding to a domestic violence call around midnight when he struck the horse in the 3900 block of Stanwood Bryant Road, according to Shari Ireton, the sheriff’s director of communications….More
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The Associated Press DEER LAKE, Wash. — Wildlife officers are hunting a cougar that fatally attacked a horse near Deer Lake, about 30 miles north of Spokane. State Fish and Wildlife Sgt. Pam Taylor said the horse suffered severe front leg injuries Tuesday and had to be euthanized. Taylor told The Spokesman-Review a tracker with hounds was called…More
The Associated Press KETCHUM, Idaho — A 4-year-old Washington state girl is recovering at a Boise hospital after being kicked in the face by a horse at a barn in south-central Idaho. Blaine County Sheriff Gene Ramsey tells the Idaho Mountain Express that Samantha Hutchinson of Redmond suffered a “complete facial frontal skull fracture” after being kicked just…More
Weather: Cooler today, cloudy this morning and for several days to come. However, TV stations are reporting there might be some sun this afternoon. Cross your fingers. We had said earlier this week that the temperatures could make it into the 70s this weekend, but it doesn’t look like that now. Bummer.
Weather: Looking great — clear skies, sun, sun, sun and temperatures in the 70s. Enough said! The National Weather Service forecast. Traffic: The map and cams. Horse rescued: Who doesn’t like a good horse rescue story, especially when the community pitches in to get the job done? Folks even dug by hand…More
A Congressional conference committee Monday night passed legislation that would allow the U.S. Department of Agriculture to once again inspect horse carcasses for human consumption, effectively restarting a horse-slaughter industry that has been shut down in this country since 2006. The shut down, pushed by animal-rights activists, has had the effect of greatly increasing the number…More