Sandpoint Mayor Shelby Rognstad said his resolution was in response to Bonner County Sheriff Daryl Wheeler's previous comments that possible resettlement of Syrian refugees was a "plausible threat," as well as to Bonner County commissioners, who approved their own resolution calling for any refugee resettlement be halted until vetting rules could be scrutinized.
Last year, Idaho Fish & Game engaged in an information campaign urging visitors to the Scotchman Peak Trail not to feed the goats, and in June, a goat bit a hiker, who required medical treatment and multiple stitches for the wound. In 2010, a hiker died in a goring incident at the Olympia National Park in Washington State.
Zane Fields was convicted and sentenced to death in July 1990 after prosecutors said he fatally stabbed a woman in the neck while stealing $50 from the Wishing Well Gift Shop in Boise in February 1988.
"Now it is time for the City of Boise, CCDC, and GBAD to do the same in keeping with our commitment to preserve and enhance the quality of life Boisean’s cherish as we grow and seek new economic development opportunities."