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General News

Fly fishing legend, guide Bud Lilly succumbs at 91

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Fly fishing legend, conservationist and catch-and-release pioneer Bud Lilly has died of congestive heart failure at a Montana care center. More...

SeaWorld: Tilikum, orca that killed trainer, dies

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tilikum, an orca that killed a trainer at SeaWorld Orlando in 2010, has died.  SeaWorld says in a statement posted online that Tilikum died Friday. More...

Police: Dispute over snow removal ends with tires shot out

MACHIAS, N.Y. More...

Editorial

Westsylvania

This regional trail group looks locally

If you’ve lived long enough to think back over the past four decades within this portion of Pennsylvania that we call home, what socio-economic changes would you say have taken place?  More...

Bulletin Board

Merry Christmas this weekend to all Orthodox Christians!  * * *  The parishioners of St. Stephen’s Orthodox Church will have the Nativity of our Lord God and Saviour Jesus Christ Divine Liturgy 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. More...

Wanderings with Walter Brasch

Raising questions about politics, the mass media

It’s the first week of January and the election returns are starting to trickle in.  It’s not for the rich Democratic white Hillary Clinton who captured the popular vote, nor for the rich Republican white Donald Trump who captured th More...

Lifestyles

Latrobe BPW to welcome Beverly’s Birthdays founder

This month, the Latrobe Business and Professional Women will welcome Megs Yunn, the founder of Beverly’s Birthdays, an organization that provides birthday celebrations for homeless children, as featured speaker at its next meeting 6 p.m. More...

Campus Corner

Award-winning fiction writer to speak Tuesday at Seton Hill

The Seton Hill University Master of Fine Arts in Writing Popular Fiction program and the Westmoreland Library Network will host a speech, book signing and reception featuring Hugo Award-winning author N.K. Jemisin.  More...

Phipps: Experts to teach how to cook healthy family meals

Continuing its efforts to improve the health of families all over Allegheny County, Let’s Move Pittsburgh will host the next installment of its free 5-2-1-0 Speaker Series 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. More...

Latrobe’s Jewish community highlighted in documentary

Asoon-to-be released documentary will focus on Latrobe’s Jewish history and the push to keep it alive.  More...

Here we go, Steelers!

Along with many other Pittsburgh Steelers Partnership sponsors, St. More...

Local & State News

Pa.’s oldest female state prison inmate dies at 91

CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS, Pa. More...

Circle That Date

MONDAY, JAN. 9  6:30 p.m., Latrobe City Council, City Hall  7 p.m., Ligonier Valley School Board, high school auditorium (6 p.m. work session)  7 p.m., Derry Borough Council, Derry Station  TUESDAY, JAN. More...

Turnpike toll increase takes effect this Sunday

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission reminds travelers that beginning 12:01 a.m. on Jan. 8 tolls will reflect a six percent increase for both cash and E-ZPass customers.  More...

World News

US report: Putin ordered effort to help Trump, hurt Clinton

WASHINGTON (AP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a hidden campaign to influence America’s presidential election in favor of Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton, U.S. More...

South storm: Fender benders, food runs, disrupted inaugural

ATLANTA(AP) - Awinter storm stalking the South disrupted a new governor’s inaugural ceremonies in North Carolina, triggered hundreds of fender benders in Tennessee and led shoppers to empty out shelves of bread and milk.  More...

US veteran arrested in airport shooting; 5 dead, 8 wounded

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. More...

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor:  I applaud your response to a recent letter writer who implied that the paper was unfair in its selection of editorial cartoons, which it is not.  The Latrobe Bulletin exemplifies all that is good in a free press.  More...

Sports

Wildcats, Trojans combine to put seven wrestlers in WCCA semifinals

MURRYSVILLE — There’s this curious thing going on with the Greater Latrobe wrestling team. Put them into a tournament setting and individual and team performances improve. More...

Wildcats turn it on in second half, roll past HA

When Greater Latrobe and Hempfield Area face off in boys basketball, the records really don’t matter.  More...

Three rookies, Ryan, highlight revamped APAll-Pro Team

Steelers’ Antonio Brown makes it, Le’Veon Bell left off First Team

The Associated Press 2016 NFLAll-Pro Team is showing off the new wave of pro football stars.  Three rookies among 17 first-time selections highlight the team, including Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott, and Kansas City’s Tyreek Hill, wh More...

Entertainment

Movie review: In uplifting ‘Hidden Figures,’ three women’s rise

Theodore Melfi's buoyant "Hidden Figures" is an old-fashioned feel-good movie with powerful contemporary relevance, spearheaded by a trio of unstoppable actresses playing black women who wouldn't be stopped.  More...

Movie review: ‘A Monster Calls’is a universal picture of grief

If you're not crying by the third act of "A Monster Calls ," you may want to have your humanity checked.  More...

Billy Joel to hit baseball stadiums on 2017 tour

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Billy Joel will play Dodger Stadium for the first time in May in a return to the city where he first gained attention.  The May 13 show was announced in a news conference at the iconic baseball stadium. More...

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