"Everything I have suffered is for nothing because the city of Seattle believes that the defendant is the victim," the alleged victim said, calling the deal "utterly thoughtless."
Schwetz is charged with assault with sexual motivation in Seattle Municipal Court.
Ronda Schwetz pleaded not guilty to a charge of assault with sexual motivation in Seattle Municipal Court in May.
The county cut ties with its longtime fundraising partner and concessions operator in March.
The rides and concessions never stopped running, nearly all employees were rehired and the zoo will likely maintain its AZA accreditation, director Ronda Schwetz says.
The lemurs were born in March to two mothers and one father.
Nanuq, one of two orphaned polar bears who arrived in Madison following a wildly successful fundraising campaign in 1988, was euthanized after a long life.
You lose a polar bear, you gain a polar bear. That's life in the endangered species world at zoos around the country.
Chelsea the orangutan has a new home at the Henry Vilas Zoo to serve as a mommy mentor.
George the white rhinoceros first came to the zoo in 1976.
Area children who've always wanted to sidle up to wild animals have a chance to do so this summer at the first-ever Zoo Camp at Dane County's Henry Vilas Zoo.
Badgers, which have long been as synonymous with Wisconsin as cheese, will soon be burrowing into a new home at Vilas Zoo.
Attendance neared 1 million, more than 20 percent higher than any other year on record.
The Henry Vilas Zoo plans to add two new animals in 2016—a young male harbor seal and an adult female orangutan—with the help of donations fro…
Dane County’s Henry Vilas Zoo decided to move its six-month-old Bornean orangutan named Keju to Zoo Atlanta.
Keju is saying goodbye to Madison and heading south.
Vilas Zoo caregivers are taking care of baby orangutan Keju while her mom and dad learn how to be parents.
Madison’s Henry Vilas Zoo announced Thursday that two polar bear twins—Suka and Sakari—will arrive at the zoo in time for the new Arctic Passa…