BEND, Ore. — The Oregon Hunters Association has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Forest Service, claiming its plan to build more than 130 miles (209 kilometers) of off-highway vehicle trails in the Ochoco National Forest could hurt elk habitat.
If the movie “Megan Leavey” made you consider giving a forever home to a four-legged hero, the good news is that there are programs to make that happen. But when it comes to military working dogs, the adoption process is a different animal from popping by the pound and picking one out. In fact, that the information packet provided by the U.S. military’s adoption program includes a reality checklist to be completed as part of the application process.
LOS ANGELES — Scientists assessing long-term efforts to eradicate invasive ants on the Channel Islands off the Southern California coast have enlisted a four-legged expert to make sure a project to kill off the destructive pests has succeeded.
Kody Bishoprick first heard the news when the phone rang at 5 a.m. Tuesday. The Eagle Creek Fire had jumped the Columbia River and was within miles of Windy Ridge Farm, where he works as a ranch foreman helping care for 22 horses near the border with Skamania County.
TOKYO -- The world's Pacific bluefin tuna won something of a reprieve Friday, when tuna-fishing countries reached an agreement to gradually rebuild severely depleted stocks while still allowing nations like Japan to catch and consume the delicacy.
Brickell the Miracle Dog lived five years after plummeting three stories off an opening drawbridge. People were so taken with her story that Brickell had a Facebook page, adopted families and a doggie brother named Smokey.