Moving tribute to German forebears
The Nelson Mail
In a simple but poignant ceremony at the Ranzau Rd Lutheran Church in Hope he unveiled a memorial plaque in memory of the Lankow family who left Germany in 1844. One of them was his great grandmother, Elisabeth, who was just 8 years old. She and ...
German reunification: Rare species gain ground where tanks once rolled
Located not far from the city of Koblenz in central-western Germany, this land - called "Schmidtenhöhe" - offered a refuge for plants, animals and humans even before the German army (or Bundeswehr) withdrew its battalion of tanks in 1992, some two ...
New tech helps Arizona DPS officers track police dogs
Officer Korey Lankow said his Chevrolet Tahoe was being serviced and he forgot about Jeg after moving his gear to a spare vehicle, according to reports. Jeg had to be euthanized for heat-related injuries. Lankow was allowed to take a half-day course on ...
All Maricopa County Sheriff's Office K-9s get bullet-protective vests from non-profit
A non-profit dedicated to K-9 safety donated vests to the dogs in the Maricopa County Sheriff's Department. Nick Oza/azcentral.com Nick Oza/azcentral.com. Sheriff's K-9s get bulletproof vests. Maricopa County sheriff's K-9 officers, shown with their ...
Muddy conditions, but no complaints
The Marlborough Nelson Sheep Dog Trial CRT championships were run in rain and mud at Meadowbank Station on Saturday. But the triallists from 10 clubs in Nelson and Marlborough welcomed the well-timed autumn rains, sharing yarns in the bar once ...
2016 5A-1A Treasure Valley all-conference boys basketball teams
Kendall Williams, sr., G/F, Centennial; Paul Pennington, so., G, Boise; Jordan Chatterton, sr., G, Meridian; Seth Newville, sr., G, Boise; Harrison Ashby, jr., W, Capital; Tyas Kitchen, jr., F, Vallivue; Mark Jerome, sr., G, Borah; Kooper Wilcox, sr ...
Tempe Police Department dog dies; Cause not known
A 10-year-old German shepherd who was part of the Tempe Police Department's K-9 Unit is dead. Police say the dog named Deuce died suddenly during a training exercise Wednesday night. They say the dog collapsed and was rushed to an animal hospital, ...
Mesa police K-9 returns to work after wounded on the job
Mesa police Officer Scott Callender and Jake, a Belgian Malinois and his 9-year-old law-enforcement partner, have been virtually inseparable since Callender was assigned as his handler about six years ago. "He's probably by far my best friend ...
Panzer im Einsatz für den Naturschutz
Lothar Lankow ist als Projektleiter der Heinz-Sielmann-Stiftung für die Sicherheit verantwortlich. Die Schlagbäume verschließt er beim Betreten und Verlassen sorgfältig. Der 69-Jährige war schon zu DDR-Zeiten als Munitionsexperte tätig. "Die Hälfte des ...