| Feb 2, 2015
| 8:23 PM
There will be a touch of West Coast on the East Coast during the second NRA Great American Outdoor Show in Harrisburg, which kicks off this Saturday.
The nine-day consumer-oriented outdoors show, which replaced the old Eastern Sports & Outdoors Show...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 6:40 AM
When some people see what they consider injustice, they make lifestyle changes. Others become activists. Deerfield High School junior and Highland Park resident Devin Pohn did both and became a finalist for an award twice.
Pohn was one of four...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 9:00 PM
E-textbooks a bargain
Gov. Rick Scott's proposal to exempt college textbooks from sales tax ("Scott seeks tax break for college books" Orlando Sentinel, Friday) is a good idea, but it misses the larger target.
Textbooks are selected by professors...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 2:32 PM
A glance at a map of Plainfield's boundaries reveals a town not only straddling farmland in Will and Kendall counties, but one with a variety of dips and divots in its borders.
Sometimes, a parcel of land surrounded on nearly all sides by village...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 7:31 PM
HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Game Commission board on Tuesday adopted a slate of deer seasons for 2015-16, including a split buck season in western Franklin County.
The commission has proposed a split, five-day antlered deer season (Nov. 30-Dec....
| Nov 13, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Gov. Rick Scott signed an executive order Thursday to offer Lifetime Sportsman’s Licenses for Florida residents 21 and younger for $500 – half the current cost of $1,000 – from Nov. 24-Dec. 31.
The license covers saltwater...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Duck hunters walk a fine line between dedication and dysfunction.
There are those who look forward all year to the 60-day duck season, which opens Saturday in Florida. They have spent the past several weeks scouting, re-stringing their decoys, patching...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Film patriotic but vulgar
There has been much controversy about the movie "American Sniper." I recently saw it and was mostly impressed. It is gratifying to see homage paid to a real American hero.
I do, however, have one complaint regarding the film:...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 6:03 PM
When it comes to preserving fair chase in hunting, Illinois already bans using bait to lure, dogs to kill and certain lights to see animals at night.
Now to those and other do-nots, a state lawmaker would like to add one more: drones.
State Sen. Julie...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 6:13 PM
California has been very, very good to animals.
So says the Humane Society of the United States, which bills itself as "the nation's largest and most effective animal protection organization."
For the sixth straight year, the society has ranked the...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 3:30 PM
For Guy Boros, the Allianz Championship is the ideal place for him to start his drive for a full-time spot on the Champions Tour.
The Pompano Beach resident, who grew up in Fort Lauderdale and went to Northeast High School, has played the Old Course...