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Meet the man behind Bishop Castle, whose Colorado creation is a source of public envy and private ruin
Meet the man behind Bishop Castle, whose Colorado creation is a source of public envy and private ruin

By: Seth Boster - 0 16 hr ago

Editor's note: This story contains offensive language.

Custer County

Jim Bishop is not dead. That's the first thing he wants people to...

Colorado travel calendar starting Aug. 28, 2016

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Colorado Calendar

Be sure to call before you go. Many events are free; some charge admission or require tickets. Events are subject to change....

Natural wonders - plus bears and other dangers - await at majestic Yellowstone National Park
Natural wonders - plus bears and other dangers - await at majestic Yellowstone National Park

By: - 0 Sun, Aug 28, 2016

Real adventure requires real risk, and Yellowstone has that in spades. The week before I took my son to the park, there were two "geyser accidents":...

Man strips, drives pickup into Denver-bound plane in Nebraska

By: - 0 Fri, Aug 26, 2016

OMAHA, Neb. — Authorities say a man wearing only boxer shorts stole a pickup and drove it into a Southwest Airlines plane at an airport in Omaha,...

The most hippie town in all 50 states: Manitou No. 1 in Colorado
The most hippie town in all 50 states: Manitou No. 1 in Colorado

By: - 0 Thu, Aug 25, 2016

Hippies have become kind of hard to define. Once upon a time they were the flower-power...

Kansas cops can't stop drivers just because they have Colorado plates, court says
Kansas cops can't stop drivers just because they have Colorado plates, court says

By: - 0 Wed, Aug 24, 2016

WICHITA, Kan. - €” A federal appeals court says law enforcement officials in Kansas cannot stop and search motorists for having nothing more than...

Rocky Mountain National Park packs plenty of magnificence into its 400 square miles
Rocky Mountain National Park packs plenty of magnificence into its 400 square miles

By: - 0 Sun, Aug 21, 2016

The ranger had organized a little briefing after a woman asked him, nervously, about the chances that she and her companion, while on the hike they...

Colorado travel calendar starting Aug. 21, 2016

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Colorado Calendar

Be sure to call before you go. Many events are free; some charge admission or require tickets. Events are subject to change....

Grand Canyon still that 'one great sight which every American should see'
Grand Canyon still that 'one great sight which every American should see'

By: - 0 Sun, Aug 21, 2016

"For each man sees himself in the Grand Canyon - each one makes his own Canyon before he comes, each one brings and carries away his own Canyon." -...

Colorado Springs hotel occupancy rate the highest since 1996
Colorado Springs hotel occupancy rate the highest since 1996

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Thu, Aug 18, 2016

Colorado Springs hotels were as full last month as any month in nearly 20 years amid a booming tourism season, according to the Rocky Mountain...

More than 500 evacuated from burning ship off Puerto Rico
More than 500 evacuated from burning ship off Puerto Rico

By: - 0 Thu, Aug 18, 2016

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — More than 500 passengers and crew were evacuated from a burning ship about a mile off Puerto Rico's north coast on Wednesday,...

Ted Rayburn: Frustrating air travel now becoming the new norm
Ted Rayburn: Frustrating air travel now becoming the new norm

By: Ted Rayburn - 0 Wed, Aug 17, 2016

Is there anything more frustrating, for more people, than air travel?

The issues that erupted in the past month with major carriers stranded...

Magic Johnson assists with DIA Jeppesen Terminal overhaul bid
Magic Johnson assists with DIA Jeppesen Terminal overhaul bid

By: - 0 Wed, Aug 17, 2016

Denver International Airport officials on Wednesday will present a “pre-development” agreement with the preferred bid team for a partnership to...

Mexico: Gunmen abduct presumed gang members in resort city
Mexico: Gunmen abduct presumed gang members in resort city

By: - 0 Mon, Aug 15, 2016

MEXICO CITY — Armed men abducted multiple people from an upscale restaurant in the popular Mexican beach resort city of Puerto Vallarta, authorities...

LIST: Where to take out-of-town visitors
LIST: Where to take out-of-town visitors

By: - 0 Mon, Aug 15, 2016

Looking for a someplace to visit in the Colorado Springs area? Here's a good starting point for you.

Travel Headlines

63-year-old woman dies in Lake Mead snorkeling accident

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BOULDER CITY, Nev. (AP) — Officials say a 63-year-old woman has died after going snorkeling in Lake Mead.

National Park Service officials say...

EU forum to take stance on Sweden's call for lobster ban

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — An arm of the European Union is expected to weigh in on a request from Sweden to deem American lobsters an invasive species in...

Scientists exit Hawaii dome after yearlong Mars simulation
Scientists exit Hawaii dome after yearlong Mars simulation

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HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Six scientists have completed a yearlong Mars simulation in Hawaii, where they lived in a dome in near isolation.

For the...

Visitor misbehavior abounds as US parks agency turns 100
Visitor misbehavior abounds as US parks agency turns 100

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YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Tourist John Gleason crept through the grass, four small children close behind, inching toward a bull elk with...

Italy probes whether negligence played role in quake toll
Italy probes whether negligence played role in quake toll

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AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Italian authorities are vowing to investigate whether negligence or fraud in adhering to building codes played a role in the...

More than 100 arrested, dozens hurt at Notting Hill Carnival
More than 100 arrested, dozens hurt at Notting Hill Carnival

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LONDON (AP) — London police arrested more than 100 people amid sporadic violence Sunday at the annual Notting Hill Carnival, an annual celebration of...

Michigan art museum bringing art, films, music outdoors

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DETROIT (AP) — The University of Michigan Museum of Art is planning a week of outdoor film screenings, performances and other events in an effort to...

Park Service commemorates 'Finest Hours' oil tanker rescue

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EASTHAM, Mass. (AP) — The National Park Service is hosting a free screening of "The Finest Hours" and a talk with the author of the book that...

2 United pilots suspected of being drunk arrested in Glasgow

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LONDON (AP) — Two United Airlines pilots who have been arrested for suspected intoxication before they were to fly 141 passengers from Scotland to...

NU planetarium to offer falls shows exploring solar system

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The planetarium at the University of Nebraska State Museum is offering a series of shows on space starting in...

Man shot, wounded in on Las Vegas Strip

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police are investigating after a man was shot in front of Planet Hollywood hotel-casino.

Authorities say the...

First family goes hiking in national park in Virginia
First family goes hiking in national park in Virginia

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TRIANGLE, Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama and the first family are hiking at Prince William Forest Park in Virginia. Their visit Sunday comes as...

Wildfire blocking Yellowstone entrance smolders on
Wildfire blocking Yellowstone entrance smolders on

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GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Firefighters chopped down trees and searched for hotspots on steep hillsides Sunday as they battled a wildfire...

London-Channel highway reopens day after bridge collapse
London-Channel highway reopens day after bridge collapse

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LONDON (AP) — A highway linking London with key cross-Channel routes has reopened after safety officials removed rubble from a collapsed bridge and...

Flight instructor dies in biplane crash at Oregon air show

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MADRAS, Oregon (AP) — A longtime pilot and flight instructor from Alaska has died after his biplane crashed during an air show in central...

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