Creature Corner: Oct. 13, 2011

Come on over to ARF to celebrate because October is Adopt A Shelter Dog Month. Our dogs and cats will be wagging tails and purring tunes all month to help you find the perfect pet. For every dog adoption, we will include dog treats and a CD from Cesar Milan, the renowned dog whisperer, with tips for a new pet in your pack.

Before Our Times: Horsepower …

“Getting there is half the fun.” With summer vacation season well behind us, it may be easier to assess the validity of that old...

Fire and Forest: Fire budgets and reality …

Texas has had a terrible fire season. The state has been in a multi-year draught, and this year set a record for low rainfall....

Creature Corner: Oct. 6, 2011

Come on over to ARF to celebrate because October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month. Our dogs and cats will be wagging tails and purring tunes all month to help you find the perfect pet. For every dog adoption, we will include dog treats and a CD from Cesar Millan, the renowned dog whisperer, with tips for adding a new pet to your pack. With every cat adoption, we will include a “get started” package that includes cat toys, litter and cat food. Always included, of course, is the forever love you receive from your 4-legged companion.

Past Tense: Oct. 6, 2011

60 years ago - 1951 With only a couple of deer season weeks left, just 94 bucks had been shot locally, compared to 193 in...

Off the Cuff – One More Time: The ups and downs of life

You don’t get to be 82 years old without learning, often the hard way, that life is full of ups and downs. It could be as early as kindergarten when someone you really liked didn’t give you a Valentine’s Day card, or in high school when you realized that tomorrw was the beginning of summer vacation.

Creature Corner: Sept. 29, 2011

The mountain suits her style, as Lilly is a shepherd/husky mix. She has lots of good energy and, of course, her favorite pastime is being in the outdoors. This 8-year-young girl is gentle on the leash and loves to walk and ride in the car. She also loves to play in the snow. Pleasing her human is always on top of the list. Lilly can shake, sit, stay and loves children, cats and other dogs. Bring your leash, because this girl won’t last long.

Past Tense: Sept. 29, 2011

60 years ago - 1951 The Town Crier was making plans to celebrate its fifth anniversary. Ernie Maxwell, the paper’s founder, banged out...

Creature Corner: Sept. 22, 2011

Two found dogs this week are missing their human families. One is a Pomeranian and a the other is a possible Burmese/mountain dog mix. Call ARF to identify at (951) 659-1122.

Past Tense: Sept. 22, 2011

60 years ago - 1951 The crew drilling well no. 2 for the Fern Valley Mutual Water Co. were experiencing their toughest assignment in years....
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