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  • History of Seven Falls, Colorado Springs overlap

    by rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Published: Fri, Apr 11, 2014

    Seven Falls' natural beauty was recognized long before it became a popular Pikes Peak region tourist attraction. In December 1872, a year after Gen. William Jackson Palmer founded Colorado Springs, Nathaniel Colby homesteaded 160 acres that included what would become Seven Falls and...

  • Bighorn National Forest plans spring burning

    Updated: Fri, Apr 11, 2014

    SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — Firefighters on the Bighorn National Forest plan to conduct prescribed burns over the next several weeks. The burns could begin as soon as mid-April and continue through late spring. Forest officials say they plan to conduct burns on about 1,800 acres in the...

  • Wildlife start migration in northwest Wyoming

    Updated: Fri, Apr 11, 2014

    MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Wildlife are on the move in northwest Wyoming. Grand Teton National Park says wildlife have started their spring migration toward their summer ranges in the park. The National Park Service says motorists should use extra caution during the coming weeks and be...

  • 5 opulent homes on Kiawah Island open to public

    Updated: Fri, Apr 11, 2014

    KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Five opulent homes on Kiawah Island southwest of Charleston are being opened to the public as part of the annual Kiawah Island Art and House Tour. The 14th annual tour is slated for Friday. Over the years, proceeds from ticket sales have raised $1.25...

  • Vermont representative touts tourism program

    Updated: Fri, Apr 11, 2014

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Peter Welch is pushing for the government to reauthorize a global tourism initiative that he says can attract more visitors to Vermont. Welch and Republican Rep. Gus Bilirakis of Florida introduced an act that would extend the Brand USA program for...

  • Ga. Aviation Hall of Fame to induct 4 new members

    Updated: Fri, Apr 11, 2014

    WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (AP) — Museum of Aviation officials say four new names will soon be added to the Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame. The museum in Warner Robins is planning to host an enshrinement ceremony for the new inductees April 26. Organizers say WWII flight instructor Zachary...

  • More than 100 get virus on California cruise

    Updated: Fri, Apr 11, 2014

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — More than 100 passengers have contracted the highly contagious norovirus on a ship that is touring the California coast. But the cruise line says it has no plans to end the voyage early. Some 104 passengers and 25 crew members on the Crown Princess had been infected...

  • Congress to Iran: Ambassador's application denied

    Updated: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress said no way to Iran's choice for ambassador to the United Nations, outraged by the prospect of a member of a group responsible for the 1979 takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran stepping on U.S. soil. The move forces President Barack Obama to make a...

  • Revisiting NYC's 1964 World's Fair, 50 years later

    Updated: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — You can just barely see them through the window of the No. 7 subway as it rattles into the elevated station in Corona, Queens: a gigantic steel sphere, two rocket ships, and towers that appear to be capped by flying saucers. These unusual landmarks are among a number...

  • Stun gun used on rancher's son in cattle roundup

    Updated: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tensions have escalated between protesters and federal police who used a stun gun on a son of a Nevada rancher fighting a roundup of cattle that he claims have historical grazing rights northeast of Las Vegas. No serious injuries were reported and no arrests were...

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