Habitat For Horses

A Saturday afternoon call to the police department complained about a couple screaming at one another. The dispatcher sent a unit to check on a possible domestic violence situation. Alcohol was involved, as it often is, but when they ran a check of the father...

Jessica Rekos

[caption id="attachment_12927" align="alignleft" width="300"] Jessica Rekos[/caption] Jessica Rekos was buried today. Those five words have no right to be a part of our lives. They simply should not exist together in the same sentence. Jessica’s Christmas present was going to be a pair of cowboy boots, a hat...

Tennesse Walker

[caption id="attachment_12864" align="alignleft" width="300"] Tennessee Walker at a show. Photo by Alyson Wright[/caption] From The Chattanoogan Thursday, December 06, 2012 The Humane Society of the United States has asked 11 Tennessee District Attorneys General to acquire and test all “foreign substance swab samples” collected from Tennessee walking show...

Horse Slaughter

Horse Slaughter in OregonFrom Capital Press

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — The group behind a proposed horse slaughter facility in Eastern Oregon says it suspects the city of Hermiston coordinated with animal-rights groups in its fight to keep the slaughter facility out of the city.

The group, United Horsemen, has requested all city records and documents pertaining to horse slaughter, including any emails on the subject.