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Superfund Site Converted To Golf Course

1. The Old Works Golf Course in Anaconda, Mont., was designed by Jack Nicklaus. Photo courtesy Canyon Publication Inc. 2. Ruins of the Old Works smelter run up the hill behind the golf course. Photos courtesy Canyon Publications 3. The county courthouse looms behind the 7th green at Old Works.

Tour Of This Town Is A Beaut

The area around Butte offers all the usual summer outdoor recreation you'd expect in the Rocky Mountains: fishing in blue-ribbon trout streams and lakes, hiking, biking, rafting and camping in four federal wilderness areas. Just as big a draw, though, is the abundance of historic attractions - mostly connected with the region's rich mining past.

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Chris Ledoux Rocks Rodeo

The one-time national bareback bronc champion calls his music "rock 'n' roll rodeo." Chris LeDoux, whose Inland Northwest concerts have been big hits, will perform tonight at Woodward Field on the Eastern Washington University campus as a preview to - what else? - a rodeo. The annual Cheney Rodeo runs Friday through Sunday (preview on page 7). LeDoux's latest album, "Live," reflects the rowdy power of his concerts. "We wanted to do it for the fans," the Wyoming native says.
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Band Makes A Point Of Playing To Crowd

One thing's for certain after Friday's jammed and jamming Metallica concert: The band is devoted to its fans. And the fans revere the metal band. Once guitarist/lead singer James Hetfield screamed at the crowd, "We're hear to kick your (posteriors). Is that why you're here?" fans went berserk.
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Vince Gill Cranks Out Hits To An Appreciative Audience

Vince Gill Thursday, May 1, Spokane Arena Vince Gill, making his guitar sing like his own plaintive voice, played a whale of a concert Thursday night at the Arena. The tall Oklahoman and his talented band never missed a beat, cranking out hit after hit. The powerful and full sound seemed like a recording session, and, indeed, it'd be a shame if Gill and company don't release a live album one of these days.
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‘95 Gift Guide Electronics Spark Interest

1. New calculators can spell check and translate foreign languages. Photo by Molly O'Hara/The Spokesman-Review 2. A big-screen TV with high-quality sound is "the fastest selling part of television," an electronics expert says. Photo by Molly O'Hara/The Spokesman-Review 3. The Easy Access storage box holds 24 compact discs and automatically opens their jewel boxes. Photo by Molly O'Hara/The Spokesman-Review
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Top Picks For O’Grady Story

1. Keanu Reeves was the top pick from readers to play Scott O'Grady in a movie. 2. Capt. Scott O'Grady waves from the doorway of an airplane at Andrews Air Force Base after arriving in the United States for the first time after being rescued in Bosnia. O'Grady, 29, survived six days in the Bosnian countryside after his jet was shot down June 2.

Making Awesome Disneyland Memories The New Indiana Jones Ride Is Only One Of The Exciting Attractions That Will Thrill Any Age

1. Artist touches up the giant serpent, making sure its scary appeal is due to its believability. 2. Adventurers discover ancient temple ruins as they wait to board the ride based on the Indiana Jones movies. 3. In the "Cavern of Bubbling Death," a suspension bridge sways amid steam, falling debris and swirling lava. Fireballs are launched from a decaying skull of Mara. Disneyland/LucasFilms LTD photos. 4. The "Fantasmic!" special effects show is electrifying. 5. Paul Wille got a lot of stares with his jester's hat. Photo by Chris Wille/The Spokesman-Review