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The deer counter

Fish and Wildlife assign big game biologist to work with Medical Lake on concerns


Animal control was one of the main focuses of the April 1 Medical Lake City Council meeting.

During their report, Mayor John Higgins and City Administrator Doug Ross announced they had been getting complaints about deer in the city. Ross said he received an email from the state Department of Fish and Wildlife, who are assigning Medical Lake a big game biologist. According to Ross, the biologist will come out and do a deer count in the area and go over the options with the city.

“We don’t have a magic wand, we don’t have control over the wildlife,” Ross said. “We’re going to tr...

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