Winchester

Stolen zoo animals found

An Iberian lynx is pictured at Wilson's Wild Animal Park. Two lynx reported stolen in December from the park have been recovered.  Courtesy of Frederick County Sheriff's Office

February 1, 2017

The two Iberian lynx stolen from an animal park in Winchester have been found and returned home, according to the park owner.

Dog trainer teaches canine CPR, first aid

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January 31, 2017

CPR isn’t just for humans.

An animal shelter in Winchester is showing pet owners how to protect their pups from dangerous injuries and respond to emergencies when they occur.

Collins announces re-election campaign

Christopher Collins

January 10, 2017

Christopher Collins, delegate for Virginia’s 29th district, which includes the City of Winchester and the counties of Warren and Frederick, announced his campaign for reelection Tuesday evening at the Hilton Garden in Winchester.

Shenandoah University reveals economic impact study results

November 18, 2016

WINCHESTER — Shenandoah University revealed the results of its most recent economic impact study Friday. The study examines and determines the amount of money and jobs indirectly generated or directly created by the university. TischlerBise, a company that specializes in economic consulting, conducted the study.

SU to break ground on sports building

October 20, 2016

Shenandoah University will usher in the construction of its new Athletics & Events Center with a groundbreaking ceremony on Saturday morning.

Surge of overdoses reported

Winchester Police Chief Kevin L. Sanzenbacher speaks to the media outside the Timbrook Public Safety Center in Winchester on Wednesday. Another recent  spike in heroin overdoses prompted the news conference. Rich Cooley/Daily

October 19, 2016

A particularly dangerous batch of drugs may have caused a rash of opioid overdoses in the area over the past week, the Northern Shenandoah Valley Substance Abuse Coalition reported on Wednesday.

SU rings in LGBT History Month

Jessica Clawson, left, co-owner of the Hideaway Cafe in Winchester, discusses the Pulse nightclub shooting at Shenandoah University's "Beyond the Vigil" panel on Thursday in honor of LGBT History Month. Also pictured is panelist Alex Carney.  Rachel Mahoney/Daily

October 6, 2016

Shenandoah University kicked off a month of LGBT celebrations on Thursday evening with a panel discussion on religion, sexuality and safe spaces.

Strasburg man indicted on bomb threat charges

Steven Hammond

September 23, 2016

A man who once briefly worked with the Strasburg Police Department is facing bomb threat charges in Winchester City Circuit Court after being indicted on Tuesday.

Grant to fund new SU certificate program

September 15, 2016

Shenandoah University will be developing curriculum this year for a new certificate program in line with a $10,000 grant from the Interfaith Youth Core and the Teagle Foundation.

Kitty needs new fetch partner

One-year-old Milo is a healthy, 10-pound kitty. Nathan Budryk/Daily

August 23, 2016

WINCHESTER – The Winchester-Frederick County SPCA is looking for a new companion for a quirky kitty.

Free medical clinic in Winchester receives grant

August 2, 2016

The Free Medical Clinic of the Northern Shenandoah Valley was awarded an $89,343 grant to expand behavioral health services by hiring a full time mental health nurse practitioner.