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Spay & neuter? Because it's the humane thing to do | Guest Column

Hogart gets a smooch on the nose from owner Jan Murphy.  - Contributed photo
  • Mar 27, 2015 at 7:06PM

One female dog, producing one litter of puppies, will propagate 67,000 dogs in six years. For cats that number can be quadrupled. In the U.S., approximately eight million homeless pets enter animal shelters every year: 8 million.

 

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Memories from the Alaskan frontier, next KYI talk

  • Mar 26, 2015 at 12:05PM

Roberts and Ulvi lived, worked and adventured in Alaska for 33 years before moving to San Juan Island in 2007 to build a new homestead life in retirement.

Meet your local firefighter: Michelle Stringer | Guest column

  • Mar 25, 2015 at 2:44PM

After a recent drill in which the fire department was given a small building to burn for practice, Michelle went right up to the owner and thanked him for, "letting us burn his building down." A born diplomat.

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