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Council discusses allowing some stock animals in city


Some people are cat people. Some people are dog people. Others might be pig or goat people.

The Grand Coulee City Council March 19 discussed lifting a ban on hooved animals, such as pigs and goats, within the city limits.

“These miniature goats have become a big deal,” Councilmember Tammara Byers said. “I think some people are interested in them for lawn maintenance and a few other things.”

Pigs are another animal some people like to keep as pets.

“Small pigs,” Byers said, “not the full-sized porker you’re going to slice up and have for dinner.”

Byers said that several...

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