3 bats infected with rabies, humans and dogs exposed to the disease in Utah

3 bats infected with rabies, humans and dogs exposed to the disease in Utah

Utah health officials on Thursday confirmed three cases of rabies in bats that exposed humans and/or dogs to the disease. (Bernd Wolter, Shutterstock) Estimated read time: 2-3 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Utah health officials on Thursday confirmed three cases of rabies in bats that exposed humans and dogs to the disease. “The humans received … Read more

Save a pet, save a vet: Nonprofit organization trains service dogs to help vets cope with PTSD | Currents Feature

Save a pet, save a vet: Nonprofit organization trains service dogs to help vets cope with PTSD |  Currents Feature

Many years ago, when Marine Corps veteran Dave Rafus returned from overseas, he was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder. At the time, he and his wife talked about getting a service dog, but there were no organizations in Southern Arizona that offered this training service. Instead, they went to Pima Animal Care Center and brought … Read more

Seattle Storm’s Sue Bird becomes the winningest player in WNBA history with 324th career victory

Seattle Storm’s Sue Bird becomes the winningest player in WNBA history with 324th career victory

With the Storm pulling away late Wednesday to defeat the WNBA-leading Las Vegas Aces 88-78, Seattle point guard Sue Bird notched her 324th career victory and became the winningest player in league history, according to ESPN Stats & Information research. Bird, who announced earlier this month that this will be her final WNBA season, surpassed … Read more

WNBA legend Sue Bird retiring after 2022 season

WNBA legend Sue Bird retiring after 2022 season

Jun 16, 2022 Alexa PhilippouESPN Close Covers women’s college basketball and the WNBA Previously covered UConn and the WNBA Connecticut Sun for the Hartford Courant Stanford graduate and Baltimore native with further experience at the Dallas Morning News, Seattle Times and Cincinnati Enquirer WNBA legend Sue Bird, the league’s all-time assists leader, announced Thursday that … Read more

Dog Park group launches fund drive | News

Dog Park group launches fund drive |  News

With a new five-year lease signed by the city, the Friends of the Choteau Dog Park is launching a fund-raising campaign to raise $35,000 for the set-up and maintenance of the new dog park. Board President Polly Cunningham last week said $35,000 is an ambitious goal and the organization will work hard to reach it. … Read more

For the Birds | Private Eye | Salt Lake City

For the Birds |  Private Eye |  Salt Lake City

click to enlarge It’s always struck me as weirdly cosmic how quickly something that seems benignly innocent can beget a trail of events. About a week ago, I was sitting at the kitchen table (my new office since I can still barely walk after knee-replacement surgery), looking at the birds that visit the numerous feeders … Read more

BA Public Library holds cats vs. dogs challenge | News

BA Public Library holds cats vs.  dogs challenge |  News

This summer, the Bellwood-Antis Public Library is once again helping the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society in collecting much needed pet and cleaning supplies while also answering one of the oldest debates on Earth: Which is the best pet, cats or dogs? Each donation equals one vote for cats or one vote for dogs. Individuals may … Read more

Resident Dogs doubles up, opening in Travelers Rest and Greenville | Food

Resident Dogs doubles up, opening in Travelers Rest and Greenville |  Food

TRAVELERS REST — One thing Meredith Bost learned since she started creating hot dog recipes about six years ago is that people don’t love hard-boiled eggs as a topper. Still, while Post and her business partner, Kris McGowan, sat in the almost-complete Resident Dogs diner in Travelers Rest, McGowan said he may just have thought … Read more

A ‘World of Birds’ in the Bronx

A ‘World of Birds’ in the Bronx

On a recent visit to the Bronx Zoo’s “World of Birds” with Curator of Ornithology Chuck Cerbini, NY1 spotted some pied imperial pigeons inside one of the exhibits, which look a lot different than the pigeons — or rock doves, as they are known — that are typically seen in the five boroughs. Cerbini said … Read more