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  • Olympic National Park to move threatened chalet

    Updated: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) — Olympic National Park says it's moving forward with a plan to move a historic chalet that's being threatened by the shifting east fork of the Quinault River. The Enchanted Valley Chalet, located 13 miles from the nearest road, was built as a backcountry...

  • B&B opens at site of former polygamous compound

    Updated: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Continental breakfasts are now being served at a bed and breakfast that has opened on the site of a sprawling, mostly unoccupied compound in southern Utah that was built for the leader of a polygamous sect. America's Most Wanted Suites and Bed and Breakfast takes...

  • Officials: Pine beetle infestation not over yet

    Updated: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — While the mountain pine beetle epidemic has passed its peak, Montana forestry officials said Monday it's not over yet. The latest survey shows more than 526,000 acres of pine trees in the state were infested with the beetle in 2013, officials told the Board of...

  • Museum comes to Santa Fe

    The Associated Press -
    Published: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    SANTA FE, N.M. - Santa Fe's famed summer market season opens this weekend with the International Folk Market, the world's largest folk art market and one dedicated to helping artisans from impoverished nations start their own businesses. And as the popular market celebrates its 11th...

  • Mayor: Times Square characters should be licensed

    Updated: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Cookie Monster may soon need a license. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday he believes the people wearing character costumes in Times Square should be licensed and regulated. Dozens of people — dressed as kids' favorites like Elmo, Cookie Monster and Batman —...

  • 3 curators named at Bentonville's Crystal Bridges

    Updated: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville has promoted two assistant curators and is bringing in a curator from a Wyoming museum. The museum announced Monday that Manuela Well-Off-Man and Chad Alligood have been promoted to curator positions....

  • Ohio won't investigate Cedar Point ride accident

    Updated: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's amusement ride inspectors won't be conducting an official investigation into an accident at Cedar Point that injured at least two people, but will have to give the OK for the swing ride to reopen. The state only investigates accidents when someone is...

  • Group honors third Kennywood coaster as 'landmark'

    Updated: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (AP) — The group American Coaster Enthusiasts has named the Thunderbolt a Coaster Landmark, the third roller coaster to be so recognized at the Kennywood amusement park near Pittsburgh. Kennywood is now the only park in the United States with three rides to be...

  • AROUND TOWN: ReStore, Habitat say farewell to boss

    By Linda Navarro, The Gazette, linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    Accolades have come over the years for Paul Johnson, executive director of Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity, but the one from Leadership Pikes Peak in 2008 for "Modeling the Way" still nails it, attested his employees and volunteers at Johnson's July 17 retirement party.

  • AROUND TOWN: Picnic at Benet Hill honors military

    By Linda Navarro, The Gazette, linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    For the fifth year the Benedictine Sisters of Benet Hill Monastery invited the public to their wooded retreat in Black Forest for a 
Sunday afternoon of natural beauty combined with face painting, basketball shooting, pony rides, climbing on firetrucks and shopping for bargains from...

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