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By John Owen 

Owen At Large


February 12, 2012

The late John Owen graduated in journalism from the University of Montana, where he met his wife, Alice.

He served as a military cryptographer in the Army during the Korean conflict.

Owen worked for the Bismarck Tribune and Yakima Herald then spent 40 years at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, most of that time as sports editor, sports columnist and as author of a weekly Intermediate Eater cooking column.

He was named Sportswriter of the Year in the State of Washington on seven occasions and covered six Olympiads.

He was in San Francisco during the Earthquake World Series and traveled to...

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