Western US hit with blast of winter weather

...the 5,000-foot level, with a foot possible at the highest peaks.A warm front was expected to drop light rain Monday in western Washington, with wetter, windier weather forecast in the days ahead across the Northwest.The National Weather Service in...
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Victor Melvin Bean Sr.

...Ann, Mary Joanne, Monitor, Urchin, and Western Queen. Over the decades many bonds were created...children Val, Vic, & Krissy grew up on the Western Queen & the Donna Ann. He gave up the Western Queen when his dad asked him to run the Donna...
Sports on TV for Nov. 18

...p.m., FS1 - Illinois at ProvidenceCOLLEGE FOOTBALL4 p.m., ESPNU - Central Michigan at Kent State4 p.m., ESPN2 - Western Michigan at Northern IllinoisGOLF4 p.m., GOLF - Australian Masters, opening round, at Melbourne, Australia11 p.m...
A victim of the need to see someone punished

It was once a staple plot of TV westerns: There's been a vicious killing. Everybody knows who did it - or thinks they know - and the posse wants to string the varmint...
New fiction always coming in at the library

We're constantly adding new fiction for adult readers in every genre, from westerns and science fiction to romances and mysteries. Here are a few that caught my eye this week. "Pandemonium," by Daryl Gregory...
Buck Evans: ragtime wonder of the north

Buck Evans always liked old songs. He liked watching Westerns back in the '50s growing up, not because of the action, but because of the music. "What I always liked was the scene in the...
Paris attacks signal move toward more global IS strategy

...principle of retaliating promptly to what militants say are Western attacks against Muslims that that kill hundreds of people including...pointed to another possible goal: To encourage the deployment of Western ground troops. Although many in the West argue that this would...
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France IDs top Paris attacks figure

...terrorism the world has ever known and the international community is still too divided and too incoherent."French and other Western intelligence agencies face an urgent challenge to track down the surviving members of the three Islamic State units and, perhaps...
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Putin vows to hunt down, punish those who bombed Russian jet

...the Moskva soon.The plane crash and the Paris attacks clearly have raised Russia's determination to fight IS, although Western concerns remain that its airstrikes also are hitting rebels who oppose Syrian President Bashar Assad but are not affiliated...
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After Paris attacks, fugitive slipped through dragnet

...France from Islamic State's de-facto capital in Raqqa, Syria.These additional details were not corroborated by French or Western security officials. But one U.S. official said Sunday that the evident weaponry skill displayed by the attackers suggests...
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