| Jul 26, 2011
| 8:57 PM
The mountain lion killed by a car in Milford in June probably traveled 1,500 miles from its birthplace in the Black Hills of South Dakota before dying on the Wilbur Cross Parkway in Connecticut, the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection....
| Jul 24, 2011
Marcel Proust, the great author of memory, gets a swift kick in the pants in Dan Simmons' latest novel of an apocalyptic future, "Flashback" (Reagan Arthur/Little, Brown: 560 pp., $27.99). Remember all that stuff Proust wrote about memories returning to...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 3:26 PM
Former Seahawks WR Jordan Kent has started a new football camp, Edge Combines, that focuses on the drills and techniques used by pro players and teams.
At the end of the camp, players are put through NFL Combine testing - the 40-yard dash, vertical jump,...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Musicians from Central Florida are among those spending part of the summer educating and entertaining residents of the economically depressed regions of South Dakota's Black Hills and Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Harpist Dawn Marie Edwards is the the...
| May 20, 2011
| 11:29 AM
MINNEAPOLIS — The bison were calling to me. Ever since I moved to Minnesota in 2005, I imagined great herds of noble buffalo waiting on some distant plain, munching the tall bluestem and porcupine grass, and when I would wander out among them,...
| May 17, 2011
| 1:51 PM
DEADWOOD, S.D. — Once the stomping ground of grizzled gold miners, gun-slinging gamblers and men fueled by six-chambered justice, this place is now home to a wholly different breed.
On a recent Friday night, the downtown crawled with, of all...
| May 13, 2011
| 10:42 AM
When Grand Rapids Police arrived at the scene of a shooting on Norwich Avenue SW, they found 35 year old Doraines Morales lying dead on the front lawn.
Another woman, 40 year old Evelyn Zambrana, was shot in the ankle. She was taken to the hospital.
| Feb 25, 2011
| 10:40 PM
Boys High School Basketball Playoff Scores in the state of Washington:
|| Class 1A state playoffs ||
|| Vashon Island 57, Ilwaco 54 || ||
|| Cashmere 58, Goldendale 52 || ||
|| Nooksack Valley 63, Kalama 54 || ||...
| Jan 14, 2011
| 9:46 AM
"The Killing of Crazy Horse"
By Thomas Powers
Knopf, 592 pages, $30
"The half-Sioux interpreter William Garnett, who died a dozen years before I was born, first set me to wondering why Crazy Horse was killed. He made it seem so unnecessary," writes...
| Dec 26, 2010
The Killing of Crazy Horse
Alfred A. Knopf: 568 pp., $30
This we know to be true: Crazy Horse, legendary war leader of the Oglala Lakota Sioux, died in September 1877, at Camp Robinson, a U.S. Army fort in Nebraska. Some sources report...
| Nov 16, 2010
| 9:09 AM
No a.m. kindergarten, a.m. or p.m. Preschool, elementary band and orchestra, therapies, or Summit at Sparks. YMCA daycare is two hours late. No out-of-district transportation. Lunches will be served. Afternoon kindergarten will run on regular schedule....