New wave of winds fuel fury over northern California wildfires

PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) – Crews were digging and burning lines of fire amid another round of high winds that … PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) – Crews were digging and burning lines of fire amid another round of high winds that contributed to the fury of a wildfire in northern California. “We have a shootout ahead of us and the wind today ...

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Arlette Bartlett | Republican-American

BRISTOL – Arlette (Carrington) Bartlett, 77, of Bristol, passed away peacefully on August 21, 2021 at Waterbury Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Robert A. Bartlett. Arlette was born February 13, 1944 in Waterbury, daughter of the late Arthur J. and Lynnette L. (Curtis) Carrington. Arlette worked as a snack bar and Spare Time Lounge ...

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Western Lehigh Chamber Donates $$$ to Haafsville Shrine | The great book of the valley

Tuesday August 17, 2021 – As a follow-up to the inaugural Paws at the Park event held in May 2021 at Grange Park in Upper Macungie Township, the Western Lehigh Chamber is delighted to share the amount of funds raised for our local beneficiary, The Sanctuary in Haafsville. Thanks to our community, we were able to donate $ 1,488 to ...

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Taranaki farmer released without conviction after mistreating animals, fined $ 4,500

ANDY JACKSON / STUFF The farmer, whose name has been permanently deleted, appeared before Judge Gregory Hikaka in New Plymouth District Court on Monday. A farmer in Taranaki has avoided conviction after pleading guilty to animal abuse. The farmer, whose name has been permanently deleted, appeared in New Plymouth District Court this week before Judge Gregory Hikaka. He had previously ...

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Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter Expansion Finally Paves The Way

To share Tweeter To share To share E-mail The Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter (SCCAS) has ushered in a large, phased expansion of its main campus in Santa Cruz. The project was originally scheduled to start in 2020, but the pandemic halted construction for more than a year as the shelter faced closures, restrictions and an influx of animals during ...

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Blue Dart helps plant over 1 lakh of saplings at Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary

The main logistics service provider, Blue Dart, has planted more than a lakh of trees at Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary near Jamshedpur in Jharkhand, in partnership with its tree planting partner, GrowTrees.com. The logistics company said the initiative was part of its drive to dramatically improve elephant habitats and offset more than 20 lakh kg of carbon per year at maturity. ...

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5th Annual Wuffstock Festival

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) – The Roice-Hurst Humane Society hosted their 5th annual Wuffstock Festival at the Las Colonias Amphitheater last night, which is their biggest fundraiser of the year. We are told what makes this festival so special is that there are so few places people can bring their dogs while taking advantage of the local vendors and listening ...

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What does it mean for a broiler to have reduced walking ability?

In recent decades, the walking abilities of broilers have changed due to intensive selection for rapid growth, high feed efficiency and increased final weight. The study by the Department of Animal Sciences at Aarhus University shows that broilers with relatively minor gait changes (not limping as such), showed an increased level of inactivity and were less mobile and exhibited a ...

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Puppies transported from Hazard to Atlantic City for rescue

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) – 13 puppies had gone on a big trip thanks to Amelia Air, a rescue service that transports animals from rural areas to more populated areas to reduce overcrowding in shelters and increase chances of adoption of animals. The Kentucky River Animal Shelter in Hazard uses programs like Amelia Air to avoid euthanizing animals. Since 2011, the ...

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Lewis County animal shelter inundated with cats and kittens

By Claudia Yaw / [email protected] The Lewis County animal shelter is inundated with cats and kittens – likely the product of unsterilized pandemic pets – and authorities are encouraging those considering adoption to come in and meet a potential furry friend. At the same time last year, the shelter housed 88 cats and 113 kittens. Now those numbers are almost ...

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