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April 4, 2014 at 9:10 AM

Feed the raccoons in Bremerton and you could be fined

The Associated Press BREMERTON — People in Bremerton who put out food for raccoons could be fined under an ordinance the City Council passed to control the scavengers. The council voted Wednesday to increase fines for feeding the critters and to contract with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to trap and kill problem animals. The Kitsap Sun reports…


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March 31, 2014 at 7:04 AM

Monday Memo: Mudslide update … Rampant raccoons dig latrines … M’s opener today

The death toll in the Snohomish County mudslide is now 21, with 15 of those victims identified. Four more bodies were found at the slide site yesterday. Officials are still saying 30 people are missing. Raccoons aplenty, raccoons a pain: The city of Bremerton is considering a crackdown on feeding animals outdoors by…


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February 7, 2013 at 6:56 AM

Thursday Memo: Postal poll … Pot and driving … Raccoon aerialists

Oh no, no mail on Saturdays. Now that the U.S. Postal Service has decided to stop delivering mail on Saturdays starting in August, we’re wondering how you feel about that. Vote in our poll. (And then there’s this from the secretary of state: Ending Saturday mail affects Washington balloting.) You don’t often hear the words Nazi,…


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July 10, 2012 at 6:08 PM

Lakewood woman attacked by pack of raccoons and undergoing rabies treatment

The News Tribune A woman was attacked by a pack of raccoons near Fort Steilacoom Park Monday afternoon, Lakewood police said. Michaela Lee, 28, was walking home with her leashed dog after jogging through the park about 1:30 p.m., when the raccoons attacked, her boyfriend Shane Bennett said. Her dog, Madison, chased two raccoons up…


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