Rodents plague residents


October 12, 2022

Scott Swanson

Barb Swan removes a dispatched rat from a trap in her back yard.

Barb Swan was visiting with her brother about a month ago at her home on the upper end of 5th Avenue when she realized they weren't alone.

"We were enjoying the birds, which I always feed," she said, "and he was up on the bird feeder."

"He" was a rat, about the length of the 10-inch feeder, with a tail to match.

"I took a quick, closer look to identify what it was and, all of a sudden, I'm thinking, 'Oh, dear,'" Swan recalled.

Down the hill on 6th Avenue, Sharon Malone says she had a visitor as well, right about the same time.

"The first one appeared under my sink, coming up from under...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2023