Green River Star -

By Lillian Palmer
Staff Writer 

800 pounds of food donated for pet drive


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Green River officers stand behind the 800 pounds of pet food donated by residents recently for the Green River Animal Shelter's spring food drive; From left, officers Stephanie Ashley, Lydia Holmes, Kim Wilkins, Chief Chris Steffen.

Pet food filled the Green River Animal Shelter last week; 800 pounds of food. The food which spanned the width of the desk from one wall to the opposite was donated to the Green River food bank.

This was the third year the animal shelter hosted their spring pet-food drive, and the largest amount collected to date. The drive collected about 200 pounds of pet food in 2014. The amount collected doubled from the first, with 400 pounds of food donated in 2015. The pounds doubled again from that this year, at 800 pounds.

"Every day there was more," animal control officer Kim Wilkins said. "Peo...

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