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Porcupine Bay added to Lake Roosevelt wildfire closures

WILDFIRES -- The Porcupine Bay campground and boat ramp area have been closed today because of wildfire activity, National Park Service officials say. That means most of the boat access sites on the 150-mile long recreation area behind Grand Coulee Dam are closed, with notable...


WSU says farewell to Elson Floyd 

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Washington State University said goodbye to President Elson Floyd yesterday in a ceremony at Beasley Coliseum. The governor gave the eulogy. Stories were told. Memories were shared. 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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