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Lanyards, viewing cards, personnel: odds and ends WKU has bought for the eclipse

The WKU Eclipse Committee has been planning for Monday’s total solar eclipse for over two years.In that time, WKU has spent over $131,000 to prepare, including purchasing eclipse viewing cards and lanyards, and hiring two part-time staff members, according to expenditure documents.Financial documents for the eclipse committee begin in fiscal year 2015-2016, according to documents provided by Ogden College Dean's office. In that year, the committee spent only $62.70 on travel expenses for...

Gutter Cleaning Tips From A Pro

ROSEVILLE, Calif., Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- If more homeowners knew the proper way to clean out their roof gutters, there would be less deaths and injuries. If the rainwater doesn't flow properly through the gutter and downspout system, costly home repairs can add up from rainwater damage. It's time to clean out those clogged gutters, and to do it safely.According to gutter cleaning expert Robert Lenney of Gutterglove, whose company has cleaned out more than six million feet of gutter...

On — and off — the waterfront

Although I was a lousy Boy Scout, I loved Camp Bedford. And how could I not? It offered every activity a 100-percent American boy could possibly enjoy. We played with fire, knives and hatchets, had archery, heard ghost stories and drank unlimited glasses of Kool-Aid at lunch and dinner. We had platform tents, outhouses and bonfires, made exquisite works of art like boondoggle lanyards, and met kids from far off exotic lands like Chateaugay, Burke and Constable. Today, all those memories are...