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Northern pike: Get 'em while they last in Lake Roosevelt

FISHING -- While anglers have reported catching the occasional northern pike in Lake Roosevelt for about six years, the trickle of pike from Montana, through the Pend Oreille River to the Columbia has become more than a stream. Even bowhunters are reporting pike kills from...

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Cutline Contest -- 5.28.15 

We're returning to the national Spelling Bee for 2nd straight day for the featured photo in today's Cutline Contest. Today, a young speller is comforted by his mother after failing to correctly spell "archaeology." Wednesday Winner -- JohnA.

Keeping Pace

Little Primed For Truck Series Debut 

Choosing Dover International Speedway as the site of his Truck Series debut suits Jesse Little just fine as the driver of The Carolina Nut Factory/PFC Tundra has had plenty of success at the Delaware facility in the past including a pole award in September’s NASCAR K&N Pro Series East event.


It's a world I wouldn't want to live in 

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Really, isn’t that what we’ve all come to expect from Felix Hernandez and Nelson Cruz these days? OK, Wednesday’s early afternoon performance was even a bit better than usual for Felix. And Cruz’s game-clinching home run was a power display, even for him. Read on.


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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