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  • South Slope of Pikes Peak to open to the public

    By Lance Benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    The South Slope Recreational Area - off-limits to the public for more than a century - is officially ready for visitors. But if you're looking for specifics, you'll have to wait a bit longer. City officials announced Wednesday that they will disclose details of an imminent opening...

  • Cuomo announces upstate NY bus tours

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is launching a new bus service that will carry tourists from New York City to destinations upstate and on Long Island. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the new I Love New York bus program Wednesday. The service will begin this month with Saturday trips to the...

  • On The Run: On the difficult road to greatness

    By Tommy Manning Special to The Gazette -
    Published: Thu, Oct 2, 2014

    What makes a great runner great? Why do some finish top five in the Boston Marathon while others struggle to break an hour in a 10K? Exercise physiologists say the answer is found mostly in genetics and there are three major factors contributing to endurance performance: VO2max,...

  • Colorado fishing report for Oct. 2, 2014

    Colorado Parks and Wildlife -
    Published: Thu, Oct 2, 2014

    Fishing report Conditions Northeast Colorado Eleven Mile State Park - Trout (good): Many big fish of late have been caught on PowerBait (red, orange, chartreuse). The worm floated with a marshmallow technique is still working. Trolling with cowbells and crawler was productive last...

  • Pikes Peak region trail 'one of the last remaining wild places along the Front Range'

    By lance benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Oct 2, 2014

    From the wind- and rain-carved rocks of Ice Cave Cliffs, it's easy to imagine you're lost in a wilderness of imponderable scale - or peering somehow back in time. Like the best magic, it turns on an illusion. "You're actually about 3 miles from civilization," said Tom Mowle of the...

  • Out There calendar for Oct. 2, 2014

    Published: Thu, Oct 2, 2014

    ALMANAC Cycling MONDAY Showing of "Half the Road - The Passion, Pitfalls and Power of Women's Professional Cycling" - 7 p.m., Old Town Bike Shop, 426 S. Tejon St., $7; 475-8589, tinyurl.com/n839oym. Hiking ONGOING Fountain Creek Nature Center hikes - 320 Peppergrass Lane,...

  • Crews hope to reopen Trail Ridge Road by Saturday

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) — Transportation officials clearing two- to three-foot snow drifts from Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park hope to have the iconic route opened by this weekend. Park spokeswoman Kyle Patterson says snowplow drivers are battling...

  • Official: Donations drying up for Lincoln library

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Top officials at the foundation behind the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum said Wednesday that fundraising is drying up because of tensions between the library's executive director and the director of the state agency that oversees it. The Abraham...

  • Federal grant to boost air travel out of Yakima

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell says the Yakima Airport will receive a $290,000 grant to boost travel service to Seattle and establish a new flight to Portland. Cantwell says the money comes from the Small Community Air Service Development Grant Program. The grant is...

  • Miss. tourism officials seek bigger promo budget

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi tourism officials are requesting more public money to promote the state in big media markets such as Atlanta and Chicago, hoping the investment will lure travelers to play golf, visit civil-rights landmarks or hear authentic blues music close to its...

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