Letters to the editor for Sept. 4, 2013

Union Democrat staff /

Thanking unsung Rim Fire heroes

To the Editor:

A shout out of huge thanks to the amazing time and effort from some of the unsung heroes of the Rim Fire.

Specifically, Tuolumne County Animal Control in Jamestown for housing my cat, as well as literally hundreds of other dogs, cats and other pets of residents like me in harm's way of the Rim Fire. Also, Animal Control's coordinated efforts to connect me to people like Tom Champlin and other volunteers of the Sheriff's Posse to evacuate my donkeys/goats (no easy effort!).

Also to ranch owners like Paula and Kevin Schofield of Greeley Hill to offer themselves as a host ranch to provide emergency safe refuge to a complete stranger like me for my animals.

It's the hard work, compassion and kindness of locals like these that are equally heroic to the firefighting efforts to get us all through these tough times!

Thank you all!

Tim Gary

Groveland

11906404
The Union Democrat
This image is copyrighted.

Reach all of Sonora, Calaveras County, Tuolumne, Angels Camp, Twain Harte, & Jamestown with your items to sell.

Ads appear Online and in Print

View Classifieds Place an Ad

Connect with The Union Democrat

Union Democrat Newsstand

Monday May 30, 2016

Read digital interactive editions of our publications

Read Today's Edition Take A Tour

More Publications by The Union Democrat

View All Publications
Letters to the Editor for May 27, 2016

05/26/2016

Creating Sonora’s future To the Editor Reading Elena Linehan’s letter (“Beyond the ... more

Bernie Sanders deserves space and respect

05/25/2016

You’re Bernie Sanders, and you’ll turn 75 on Sept. 8. You are ... more

GOP in danger of becoming No.3 choice in state

05/23/2016

Even before Californians at last start marking absentee ballots this month or ... more

Bill Cosby, from victomizer to victim

05/26/2016

There is no doubt in my mind that Bill Cosby did a ... more

And so summer begins

05/26/2016

Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer, three days that ... more