Category Archives: People of note

Zeke Grader (1947-2015), Fishermen’s Friend

In early September we lost William “Zeke” Grader, Jr., a tireless and impactful advocate of free flowing rivers, wild salmon, and family fishermen.  With a passion for a healthy environment, especially for the fish, Zeke was an energetic, articulate, and expert … Continue reading

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The Arrogance of Hillary Clinton

“And I’m trying to be as transparent as I possibly can.” -Hillary Clinton as quoted in the New York Times on 9/8/15 Does anyone actually believe that statement?  Of course not.  It’s a lie on its face.  And we need … Continue reading

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The pals known as The Sharks

In the last post I mentioned the “Sharks,” three energetic senior citizens who reside in California and share a love of the outdoors.   Over five decades they’ve done a lot of mountain climbing together in the U.S. West, Alaska, and overseas. … Continue reading

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Mount Morrison

You may have heard of the passing last month of Dick Bass, who, in 1985, became the first person to summit the highest mountain on each of the seven continents.  That achievement is described in the well received book he … Continue reading

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My Polar Bear Hall of Fame

(An earlier blog entry on the Dolphin Club‘s Polar Bear provides some background on the event and may be accessed here.  Also, this post is subject to revision as outlined in the P.S. near the end of the post.) Asked of … Continue reading

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Rocky Bridges, part 2

In a previous entry on Rocky Bridges (1927-2015) and his career in baseball, I promised more on him – here are several links to what others have written. Tribute articles: 1) Weber remembers the late Rocky Bridges By Pete Weber of the … Continue reading

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One Good Life: Rocky Bridges (1927-2015)

Everett Lamar “Rocky” Bridges Jr., 87, passed away last week of natural causes in the town of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, where he moved with his family in 1970. Rocky was a Major League baseball player and a manager in the … Continue reading

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