The Rock Creek Conservancy has doubled its four-week RC3 youth summer initiative this year, bringing in 40 students from three D.C. high schools to work as employees of the nonprofit organization for the summer months. Since 2005, the conservancy has...
This month in ... ■ 1972 — Firefighter Maurice L. Butler, a private assigned to Georgetown Engine Co. 29 and Truck Co. 2, received the Kiwanis International Distinguished Service Award. Butler was recognized for the rescue of a 3-year-old girl...
T-Bird came to the Humane Rescue Alliance when an animal control officer found him as a stray in a yard next to a vacant building. A very active dog, T-Bird loves to go on walks and see what the world...
Mr. Magic is super sweet and can’t wait to find a lap where he can rest his rather large head! This big guy loves to be around people, especially when he’s getting all the attention he deserves. At 5 years...
Meet Wiggly! As you can guess, Wiggly’s name says a lot about her. She is a happy, energetic young gal who can’t wait to find her forever home. Wiggly ended up at the Humane Rescue Alliance after she was found...
Georgetown resident Skye Bork made history July 1 when she became the first-ever D.C. winner of the national Distinguished Young Women of America scholarship program. The recent National Cathedral School graduate took home $36,500 total to attend Columbia University...
True to his namesake, Odysseus has been on quite a journey. He came to the Humane Rescue Alliance in February when his owner could no longer care for him. Heartbreakingly, it was on Valentine’s Day. And this sweet, handsome...
By the Humane Rescue Alliance Meet Diva! This beautiful senior calico came to the Humane Rescue Alliance in May when her previous owner could no longer care for her. At 12 years old, Diva is a lap-loving lady who’d like to...
By the Humane Rescue Alliance Meet Nova! Nova is a 3-year-old girl, a bit on the shy side, but looking for a calm, quiet home where she can blossom! Nova was found as a stray with an untreated, badly broken right...
Like many fourth-graders, Grace Thornton has an imaginary friend. But Thornton’s companion, Bobby the dragon, is more than a harmless illusion — he is her inescapable reality. And during the May 26 “Celebration of Youth” essay contest ceremony at Dupont...

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