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  • New Mexico spaceport sets sights on new customers

    Updated: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The scramble to get everything ready for the launch of the world's first commercial flights from Spaceport America came to a screeching halt nearly a month ago when Virgin Galactic's spaceship broke up over the California desert during a test flight. There was...

  • Colorado travel calendar starting Nov. 23, 2014

    Published: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    Be sure to call before you go. Many events are free; some charge admission or require tickets. Events are subject to change. Phone numbers without a designated area code are 719. Tuesday - Denver, Denver Nuggets vs. Chicago Bulls, 7 p.m., Pepsi Center, 100 Chopper Circle. Go online...

  • Comments sought on Yellowstone monitoring station

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — The National Park Service is seeking public comment on a proposed ecological monitoring station in Yellowstone National Park. The facility operated by the National Ecological Observatory Network would monitor how climate change, land-use change...

  • Coming Friday: The Gazette's holiday lights map

    Published: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    Tis the season to shine your lights! We would love to showcase your hard work, whether you're a novice or the next Clark Griswold. Starting Friday, The Gazette will launch its interactive holiday lights map at gazette.com/holidaylights. So nominate yourself or a friend. Even that...

  • Gifts you can use - and use up

    The Associated Press -
    Published: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    The holiday catalogs and gift guides are starting to pour in, full of wonderful stuff to wrap for friends and family. But what about those who don't want more stuff? Small-space dwellers don't have room for much. Seniors might not either, or might not want the burden of more things at...

  • Star-studded TV show to help needy dogs find homes

    The Associated Press -
    Published: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    Oscar winner Hilary Swank is unleashing some serious star power to help rescue dogs get adopted by families who want to make a difference on Thanksgiving - or those who simply want to watch terriers instead of touchdowns on TV. "Fox's Cause for Paws: An All-Star Dog Spectacular" will...

  • SD Gov. Daugaard urging safe Thanksgiving travels

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard is urging holiday travelers to play it safe on Thanksgiving. Daugaard says people need to be move "safety-conscious" during this time of the year as traffic is heavier than usual and South Dakota's weather can change quickly. Two...

  • Several more Colorado ski areas are open

    By Lance Benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: 15 hr ago

    After a relatively sluggish start to the season, skiers and snowboarders are preparing to hit the slopes at a half-dozen new resorts this weekend. Among the areas ringing in a new season - and adding to the variety of terrain available to snow sports enthusiasts - are Vail Mountain...

  • Giants World Series exhibit goes on display Monday

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — The World Series champion exhibit at the Baseball Hall of Fame is once again taking on an orange-and-black color scheme. The San Francisco Giants' victory over the Kansas City Royals last month will be told starting Monday in the museum's Autumn Glory exhibit,...

  • Trolley linking Homestead, national parks expands

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — A trolley service linking downtown Homestead with two nearby national parks is expanding its service. The Homestead National Parks Trolley will operate on weekends from Nov. 22 through April 26. Officials say they're adding more tour times to meet growing...

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