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Des Moines to Pay $50,000 in attorney’s fees for shooting of Rosie the Dog

Des Moines to Pay $50,000 in attorney’s fees for shooting of Rosie the Dog

by Ralph Nichols After almost two and a half agonizing years, the case of Rosie the Newfoundland is finally closed. U.S. District Court Judge James Robart has ordered the City of Des Moines to pay $50,000... [Read more]

$600,000 Claim Filed Against City for Shooting Death of Rosie the Dog

$600,000 Claim Filed Against City for Shooting Death of Rosie the Dog

Charles and Deidre Wright at a memorial for their dog, Rosie. by Ralph Nichols A civil claim totaling $600,000 has been filed by the owners of Rosie the Newfoundland for the Nov. 7, 2010, shooting death... [Read more]

Remembering Rosie the Newfoundland 5 Years after she was shot, killed

Remembering Rosie the Newfoundland 5 Years after she was shot, killed

Memorial where Rosie the Newfoundland was shot on Nov. 7, 2010. by Ralph Nichols A tranquil November Sunday in Des Moines five years ago was shattered when a gentle Newfoundland named Rosie was murdered... [Read more]

The Case of Rosie the Newfoundland Ending with $51,000 Civil Settlement

The Case of Rosie the Newfoundland Ending with $51,000 Civil Settlement

The heartbreaking saga of Rosie the Newfoundland is almost over. Bellingham-based animal rights attorney Adam Karp announced Feb. 20 that the City of Des Moines and two police officers responsible for killing Rosie have offered to settle…

UPDATE: Snohomish Co. Judge Dismisses Appeal in Death of Rosie

UPDATE: Snohomish Co. Judge Dismisses Appeal in Death of Rosie

by Ralph Nichols Snohomish County Superior Court Judge Richard T. Okrent Friday (March 9) dismissed an appeal to bring criminal charges against the two Des Moines Police officers who killed Rosie the Newfoundland. Rosie... [Read more]

Appeal in Case of Rosie the Newfoundland to be Heard Friday in Snohomish Court

Appeal in Case of Rosie the Newfoundland to be Heard Friday in Snohomish Court

by Ralph Nichols Superior Court Judge Richard T. Okrent will hear the continuation of an appeal in the case of Rosie the Newfoundland at 1 p.m. Friday (March 9) at the Snohomish County Courthouse in Everett. Rosie... [Read more]

VIDEO: The first trailer for ‘The Maury Island Incident’ has been released

VIDEO: The first trailer for ‘The Maury Island Incident’ has been released

The first trailer for the locally-produced short film “The Maury Island Incident” has been released: The film is based on the true story – taken directly from declassified FBI documents... [Read more]

PHOTOS: A behind-the-scenes look at ‘The Maury Island Incident’ film

PHOTOS: A behind-the-scenes look at ‘The Maury Island Incident’ film

Story by Scott Schaefer Photos by Michael Brunk If you happened upon a bunch of people furiously moving camera gear, lights, stands, cables and other filmmaking equipment in the area last weekend, you... [Read more]