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  • DEEP: Mountain Lion Killed In Milford Was From South Dakota

    DEEP: Mountain Lion Killed In Milford Was From South Dakota
    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....
  • The Siren's Call: Apocalyptic world? Forget about it!

    The Siren's Call: Apocalyptic world? Forget about it!
    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...
  • Former Seahawk WR Jordan Kent brings new football camps to Western WA

    Former Seahawk WR Jordan Kent brings new football camps to Western WA
    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,...
  • Orlando Chamber Soloists in residence at South Dakota Chamber Music Festival

     
    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...
  • Where obnoxious buffalo roam

    Where obnoxious buffalo roam
    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,...
  • How the West was redone

    How the West was redone
    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...
  • "The Killing of Crazy Horse" by Thomas Powers

    "The Killing of Crazy Horse" by Thomas Powers
    "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...
  • Book review: 'The Killing of Crazy Horse' by Thomas Powers

    Book review: 'The Killing of Crazy Horse' by Thomas Powers
    The Killing of Crazy Horse Thomas Powers 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...
  • "The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn" by Nathaniel Philbrick

    "The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn" by Nathaniel Philbrick
    "The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn" By Nathaniel Philbrick Viking, 451 pages, $29.95 It has not gone unremarked that Albert Bierstadt and other painters of the West turned to purveying panoramic treatments of pure...
  • Discoveries: 'The Lakotas and the Black Hills'

    Discoveries: 'The Lakotas and the Black Hills'
    The Lakotas and the Black Hills The Struggle for Sacred Ground Jeffrey Ostler Viking: 228 pp., $22.95 Despite the presence of Mt. Rushmore, the Lakotas, who have lived in that region since the late 1700s and early 1800s, believe that at least a...
  • Lost L.A.: A view of U.S. history in 1887 El Molino Viejo photo

    Lost L.A.: A view of U.S. history in 1887 El Molino Viejo photo
    Tucked away at the Sierra Madre Historical Preservation Society is an intriguing photo of a young woman sitting in a leafy, patchy garden. A man with folded arms stands quietly behind her as she paints. Photographs like this made their way from West to...