News Dump Ep. 180: Breeding giant sheep for fun and profit


On the 180th episode of The Chronicle News Dump, hosts Aaron VanTuyl, Chronicle Editor-in-Chief Eric Schwartz and special guest Jami Lund discuss advisory committees, needle exchanges, big-ol’ genetically engineered sheep, smelt, hydrogen, HASH and more.

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Relevant reading: 

Montana man used animal tissue and testicles to breed 'giant' sheep for sale to hunting preserves

Proposed ordinance could disrupt Lewis County’s only needle exchange program

Smelt fishing will likely soon require a license in Washington state

Lewis County Transit gets ‘first hydrogen fuel cell vehicle in the Pacific Northwest’

Hash: Centralia to be featured on America’s Best Restaurants

Julie McDonald: Irish citizenship offers new take on St. Patrick’s Day celebration

Guest commentary: ‘It will take a hundred years to tell whether you have helped us or hurt us’

Andy Bowerly, Tenino band director

Three puppies inside vehicle that went off cliff near White Pass last week have been recovered

Lewis County Drug Court graduate preparing free Easter meals in Centralia for ‘anybody and everybody’

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