Lost lamb finds home with Great Falls grandparents

Georgette, a frostbitten bum lamb, convinces Arnie Skoog of Great Falls, Mont., that she should be on his lap for a nap, March 8, 2018. Skoog was the only one who could get Georgette, a starving four-day-old rejected by her mother ewe, to eat. Now Georgette has decided Skoog is her mama. (Kristen Inbody/Great Falls Tribune via AP)

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Arnie and Ginger Skoog are in their 80s, but they’ve suddenly found themselves caring for a white-haired, pink-nosed newborn, and, boy, is she a handful.

Disaster Animal Response Team launched in Cannon Beach

In this Monday, March 12, 2018 photo, visitors to Cannon Beach, Ore. walk and play with their pets. A Disaster Animal Response Team, a volunteer group with the mission to assist pets and pet owners during an emergency, has been launched in Cannon Beach. (Colin Murphey /Daily Astorian via AP)

ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — Bob Kroll has spent most of his life treating animals in distress. Sometimes that meant working as a veterinarian in an emergency clinic. Other times, it meant treating severe seizures in dogs at his practice in Clackamas.

Wildfire spreads from Colorado Army post, destroys buildings

Smoke from a wildfire, named the Carson Midway wildfire, billows behind homes in Hanover, Colo., Friday March 16, 2018. (Dougal Brownlie/The Gazette via AP)

FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) — A wildfire that started on a southern Colorado Army post amid dry, windy weather jumped the post boundary on Friday, destroyed an unknown number of structures and forced the evacuation of at least 250 homes.

‘It’s literally highway robbery’

Phil Parhamovich of Wisconsin temporarily lost nearly $92,000 of his life’s savings last year after a stop by the Wyoming Highway Patrol. Now, Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead has signed a bill that will prohibit the state from using so-called asset forfeiture waivers — a form that allows people to sign over their money or assets to the government if they are implicated in a drug crime. Courtesy photo

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Nearly five months after a Wisconsin man successfully petitioned the state of Wyoming to return the $91,800 it took from him, the state Legislature passed a bill that would have made it nearly impossible for a Highway Patrol trooper to take that money in the first place.

Self-driving vehicle strikes and kills pedestrian in Arizona

This March 19, 2018 still image taken from video provided by ABC-15, shows investigators at the scene of a fatal accident involving a self driving Uber car on the street in Tempe, Ariz. Police in the city of Tempe said Monday, March 19, 2018, that the vehicle was in autonomous mode with an operator behind the wheel when the woman walking outside of a crosswalk was hit. (ABC-15.com via AP)

A self-driving Uber SUV struck and killed a pedestrian in suburban Phoenix in the first death involving a fully autonomous test vehicle — a crash that could have far-reaching consequences for the new technology.



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