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Idaho fall chinook, coho fishing seasons open Sept. 1

FISHING -- Idaho will open fall chinook salmon fishing season on parts of the Snake, Clearwater, and Salmon rivers on Tuesday, Sept. 1, as well as the second-ever coho season on the Clearwater River. The 2015 fall chinook forecast is 37,000 hatchery and naturally-produced fall...

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Ranchers face loss of livestock, livelihoods 

DANVILLE, Wash. – The burned carcasses blend into the scorched landscape, just more black and ash among the haunting outline of trees. “There she is,” rancher Doug Grumbach says, pointing up the steep slope near his ranch. “It looks like she was trying to run and froze in that mode.”


An encounter with David Letterman 

Fellow Ball State University graduate David Letterman and I crossed paths once. Just once. I was a freshman in 1968 and Dave was a senior. I lived in Waggoner Hall, which at that time was a dorm for men only and was often referred to...

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