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Sirens & Gavels horses archive

THURSDAY, AUG. 25, 2011

Tips still sought in horse hit-and-run

Detectives are asking for the public's help to find a driver who seriously injured a horse and rider in a hit-and-run crash in North Idaho last week. Lauren Johnson, 20, and Rebecca Lobato, 21, were riding horses along the side of Garwood Road between Rimrock...

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THURSDAY, AUG. 18, 2011

Rider, horse injured in hit-and-run

A North Idaho woman was seriously injured on Tuesday evening when a speeding pickup truck struck the horse she was riding north of Hayden. The driver fled the scene. Lauren Johnson, 20, was in fair condition Wednesday in the intensive care unit at Kootenai Medical...

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TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2011

Man's lack of teeth contributes to arrest 

A 27-year-old man was arrested on meth charges after he raised the suspicions of feed store employees by purchasing two pounds of a substance commonly used to cut methamphetamine. Suspect Henry P. Bevans' dental health apparently didn't help: The complaint noted that Bevans was toothless...

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FRIDAY, OCT. 29, 2010

This Sept. 26, 2010 photo provided by Bob Riley shows a horse, Sam, whose tail has been cut, on the Riley farm near Dillon, Mont. At least two southwest Montana horse owners are reporting thieves trotted off with tail hair from their horses. Such hair can be valuable to makers of handcrafted horse bridles or other items or used as tail extensions for show horses. (.(AP Photo/Bob Riley))

Thieves trim tail hair from Mont. horses

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — At least two southwest Montana horse owners are reporting thieves trotted off with tail hair from their horses.Such hair can be valuable to makers of handcrafted horse bridles or other items or used as tail extensions for show horses.Sandy O'Rourke tells...

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