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  • Stalemate in Brisbane
    Stalemate in Brisbane - Council vacancy leads to political turmoil
    Four members of the Brisbane City Council have deadlocked over the process to fill a council vacancy left by the sudden departure of veteran councilmember Sepi Richardson just prior to the end of the last year. Brisbane is one of the smaller...
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    SMC Political Faces Change
    Much has been made at the national level of the turnout results for President Barack Obama among Latinos, African Americans and Asian Pacific Islander Americans. The President’s margin of victory has been ascribed to the turnout and rising...
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    Aquavina Restaurant, Charlotte, NC
    The ever popular Chef Stormy and I had the chance to roil with a ruckus of laughter during the musical, “Spamalot,” the other night and what a rip-off it was! A RIP-OFF of Monty Python, that is, and that is exacta-mundo how THEY...
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    Tales From a California Blonde: Why I want to be Erma Bombeck (but with a twist)
    When I was a young person, I loved reading Erma Bombeck.Sometimes I would read her column in the occasional newspaper that made it to my family’s home, but mostly I read her books that I checked out from the local library.I remember few...
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    Landmark's Neptune Theatre to close in February
    I’ve only lived in Seattle for a shade over three years. I fell for its movie theaters well before that. From the saloon bathroom-doors of the 45th Guild to the cramped seating of the Harvard Exit, Seattle cinemas - even to some degree its...
  • An old friend from Orvis just got even better with latest Clearwater wading boot
    An old friend from Orvis just got even better with latest Clearwater wading boot
    Having fly fished the better part of the last 20 years, I've found numerous go-to gear items that have been there for me, proving themselves time and again. One of these standbys would have to be my old Orvis Clearwater wading boots I recently...
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    Vintage tackle, bamboo rods and a step back in time found at Rick's Rods in Denver
    From vintage fishing tackle of all kinds to cutting-edge bamboo rods, Rick's Rods in Denver is a place to visit and take a step back in history. The shop, located at 2066 S Huron St. in Denver, not only displays antique fly, spin and...
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    Brown trout are coming out of hiding and they are hungry
    Fall means it's time for the browns to come out of hiding, prepare for the spawn and fatten up before ice, snow and cold temperatures send them into their winter hiatus. Sure you can catch browns year round, but now is the time when big browns...
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    HU Column: Optical Illusion???
    Okay, kids, I have a question: When you were in high school, how many of you experimented with everything alive from alcohol to drugs to things of a sexual nature? Well, Star Magazine published a few stories on the issue including a picture of a...
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    JIM Is Fuming: Lindsay Lohan
    Ok people welcome to my new column that premiered first on Hollywoodunwrapped.com. Before I get into my opinion on Lindsay Lohan, let me explain what this column is all about and why I am writing it. Jeremy Meyer is Fuming is my opinion column...
  • You'll see lots of browns off the footbridge near the lot, but hike to catch more fish upriver
    UT's Lower Fish Creek: Tons of trout, big bug action, idea for summer road trip
    Located in Southeastern Utah near the town of Price, Lower Fish Creek is a great place to wet a line in the summer months, with the best action coming anywhere from late June to early September. The terrestrial bite is unbelievable while nymphing...
  • The author caught this rainbow while throwing a Carl's Cicada on Lower Fish Creek near Price Utah.
    Rocky Mountains set for terrestrial invasion; Hopper fishing 101
    When it comes to flies I like to throw or a certain technique I love, it would have to be terrestrial fishing with big bugs like hoppers and cicadas. The explosive crash of trout taking these juicy patterns often surprises anglers making them jump...
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    Minnesota Golden Gopher football preview; games one and two
    The Minnesota Golden Gophers open the 2010 season with one game on the road and one game at home.The Gophers will play the upstart Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders in Murfreesboro, Tenn. in the first game of the season.The question for the...
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    Behold the keystone: Keeping arches awake for centuries!
    Arch / keystone at Campau Square Plaza Building, Grand Rapids, MI(photo courtesy of Duane Shore - GRAE)You’ve probably heard the expression ‘the arch never sleeps’, but in case you haven’t, or don’t understand why...
  • If this Fenwick GoldenWing could talk. It's been my sidekick for years. What's your go-to fly gear?
    Fly Anglers Called Upon To Pick Their Favorite Go-To Fly Rod Over The Years
    Everybody has their favorite brands and their loyalties to certain makers or designers. Some fly fishermen get their first rod and remember all the memories associated with that rod or particular brand and stick with the rod or company over the...