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Columbia River strugeon fishing moratorium rescinded

FISHING -- State fishery managers in Washington and Oregon are rescinding a moratorium on sturgeon fishing in the Columbia River Basin starting Tuesday, Sept. 1. Water temperatures have returned to normal, ending the warm-water conditions that killed more than 80 sturgeon on the Columbia River...


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Wildfire jumps the Salmon River in ferocious run

The Tepee Springs Fire jumped the Salmon River on Saturday morning in a several-mile-wide run driven by high, gusting winds in the Allison Creek area; the wildfire’s advance was so ferocious that firefighters had to leave the area until the wind died down. “It was...




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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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