• 2nd person dies in Taiwan water park fire

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The death toll from a blaze at a Taiwan water park party over the weekend rose to two on Thursday, with more than 200 injured still in intensive care. Taiwan's Central News Agency said 19-year-old college student Liu Chih-wei died early in the morning after...

  • 2 Ohio theme parks offer free military admission for holiday

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Two amusement parks in Ohio are offering free admission for U.S. military personnel over the Fourth of July holiday period. Kings Island in southwest Ohio and Cedar Point in northwest Ohio say active, retired and honorably discharged members of the U.S. military with...

  • Study: Polar bears could feel global warming's sting by 2025

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — About a third of the world's polar bears could be in imminent danger from greenhouse gas emissions in as soon as a decade, a U.S. government report shows. The U.S. Geological Survey, the Interior Department's research arm, said updated scientific models don't...

  • Grizzly trapped near Pinedale, relocated to Yellowstone area

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    CODY, Wyo. (AP) — Wildlife officials have trapped and relocated a grizzly bear in an area north of Pinedale where another bear was killing cattle. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department says the sub-adult male grizzly was trapped Saturday and relocated to the Five Mile Creek drainage...

  • Five classic backpacking trips to try in Colorado

    By LANCE BENZEL lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    You've inventoried your gear, cleaned your water filter and replaced your boot laces. And now that the snow is melting from the high country, it's all about to pay off. Here are five suggested backpacking trips - all of them Out There tested and approved - to reacquaint you with...

  • AROUND TOWN: 2015 Colorado Springs Debutantes announced

    by Linda.Navarro@gazette.com
    Published: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    Nineteen young women who just celebrated their high school graduation and are planning their freshmen year in college have been chosen as the 2015 Colorado Springs Debutantes. Those selected for this 49th social season were named for their school accomplishments, volunteer activities...

  • Give peas a chance? Not in my guacamole, says Obama

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Give peas a chance? When it comes to guacamole, no way, says President Barack Obama. He dipped into the great guacamole debate Wednesday after The New York Times suggested adding fresh green peas to guacamole. The recipe triggered intense discussion on the Internet...

  • Redskins' name hinders DC's efforts for stadium site lease

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Park Service won't grant the District of Columbia a new lease for the site of the Washington Redskins' old stadium in part because Interior Secretary Sally Jewell opposes the team's name. Jewell reiterated that position during a meeting in late April...

  • AROUND TOWN: Centro de la Familia benefits from WCLI salsa project

    by Linda.Navarro@gazette.com
    Published: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    Each Women's Community Leadership Initiative class has a project. It builds on what the 20-30 women have learned about community needs, leadership and themselves during the January to June Leadership Pikes Peak program. The 2015 WCLI participants chose La Casita, home to Centro de la...

  • AROUND TOWN: Cowgirls & Cocktails turns the rodeo night pink

    by Linda.Navarro@gazette.com
    Published: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    It was the pinkest night of the rodeo season, save for this Thursday's "Think Pink Night" when cowboys in Komen pink shirts will take over at Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo. Leading the way was the eighth annual "Cowgirls & Cocktails" which drew let's-party women to the indoor arena at...

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