Scenic Delaware: Oh deer

Christie Cole of Harrington took this photo of a doe in Harrington field on Feb. 3.

Scenic Delaware: Horsin’ around

Gary Knox of Dover took this photo on Yoder Drive in Dover on Jan. 20.

Letter to the Editor: Barking dogs

With all the problems in the world, this may seem minor but this state needs a law against barking dogs. I have been dealing with a neighbor that has several large dogs and when they are outside all they do is bark. The neighbor does nothing to stop them. I have called the police and […]

Letter to the Editor: Controlling the cat population

I totally agree with Ms. Bottomley! (“Controlling Delaware cat population takes changing ways,” Letter to the Editor, Jan. 11) I am a TNR proponent, a foster, and rescuer of cats. I have done this 20 years-plus. I have seen firsthand the struggles of cats and kitten left to fend for themselves. Many lived in someone’s […]

Scenic Delaware: Snowy Sunday

Pat Thompson in Dover took this photo on a snowy Sunday at Hunter’s Point in Dover. To contribute your scenic photos of our area, email newsroom@newszap.com. Photos must be at least 200 dpi and include your name, where and when your photo was taken, where you live and your phone number. To see more Scenic […]

Speak Out: Controlling cats

In a letter to the editor, Gail Bottomley of Dover wrote “a previous letter to the editor questioned the ability of trap-neuter-vaccinate-return (TNVR) to reduce the free-roaming cat population and cited presumed failures. Documented successes in diverse communities have shown that this is simply not the case.” • If there was a state-funded vet to […]

Commentary: Controlling Delaware cat population takes changing ways

A previous letter to the editor questioned the ability of trap-neuter-vaccinate-return (TNVR) to reduce the free-roaming cat population and cited presumed failures. Documented successes in diverse communities have shown that this is simply not the case. In Newburyport, Massachusetts, a colony of 300 cats was successfully reduced to none over 17 years. In Las Vegas, […]

Scenic Delaware: Flying high over Cape Henlopen

Nancy Story of Dover took this photo she calls “Flying High Over Cape Henlopen” at Cape Henlopen Point on Tuesday.

Sound Off Delaware: Dog deaths, Prisoner transfer

This is your public forum. We welcome your opinions, which can be emailed to newsroom@newszap.com or posted online under the stories at www.DelawareStateNews.net. Dog deaths While a record-breaking 1,181 pets — including 716 dogs and 465 cats — found their forever homes at the fifth Brandywine Valley SPCA’s Mega Adoption Event on Dec. 8 and […]

Sad endings: Five dogs die from parvovirus following Mega Adoption Event

  HARRINGTON — While there were hundreds of happy stories following the Brandywine Valley SPCA’s Mega Adoption Event on Dec. 8 and Dec. 9 at the Delaware State Fairgrounds, there were at least six pet adoptions that did not have the same storybook ending. While a record-breaking 1,181 pets — including 716 dogs and 465 […]