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House panel OKs lifting ban on paddling Yellowstone streams

PARKS -- The U.S. House Natural Resources Committee voted today to approve a controversial measure that would lift longstanding restrictions and allow kayaks, rafts and other “hand-propelled” vessels to be used on hundreds of miles of rivers and streams in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national...


GU bigs stay busy over summer

Gonzaga has three of the best bigs in the country and, for that matter, their homelands as well. Polish native Przemek Karnowski and Lithuania's Domantas Sabonis played for their respective national teams over the summer -- and into the early fall, in Sabonis' case. Meanwhile,...


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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