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  • Hospital hopes medical tourists will come to Idaho

    Updated: 19 min ago

    POST FALLS, Idaho (AP) — A hospital in North Idaho is marketing itself to Canadian tourists — medical tourists, that is. Most of the patients who come into Northwest Specialty Hospital in Post Falls, Idaho, are from the local area — plus a few from Washington and Montana. But...

  • Bird count scheduled at Roosevelt National Park

    Updated: 20 min ago

    MEDORA, N.D. (AP) — Theodore Roosevelt National Park is inviting volunteers to participate in the annual nationwide Audubon Christmas Bird Count. The count in its 115th year is the world's longest-running citizen science event. Information gathered helps scientists learn more about...

  • WWII veteran wants to 'show people the war'

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Thoughts and words come fitfully to the old sailor. But Herman Schnipper, 91, is adamant about his wishes for the pictures he took while stationed on the USS Astoria. The 1,500 prints — sheathed in plastic, captioned and stored in his Hackensack apartment —...

  • Winter Blast returns to downtown's Campus Martius

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — Dates have been announced for a popular festival that attracts tens of thousands of people to downtown Detroit each winter. The Meridian Winter Blast will be held Feb. 6-8 at Campus Martius Park. The event is presented by Quicken Loans. Meridian Health Plan is the...

  • Olympic skater spends time with kids at Colorado Springs' downtown ice rink

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Tiandrea Rice isn't likely to forget her first time ice skating. She got pointers from a pro. Tiandrea, 11, scooted around the outdoor rink in Acacia Park Saturday with three-time Olympic figure skating medalist Rachael Flatt, who grew up in Colorado Springs and is home for the...

  • Gazette travels: Chicago in the winter

    By Christian Murdock christian.murdock@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    I've never seen Chicago included on Top 10 lists featuring favorite winter destinations. Those typically are reserved for warm spots such as Key West and Hawaii or winter resorts such as Vail, Aspen and Whistler, British Columbia. A recent trip to the Windy City, however, made me...

  • AROUND TOWN: A Talarico-Dreiling catering business anniversary

    Linda Navarro
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    The year was 1989. Michelle Talarico was manager of a local restaurant where the band Appaloosa was playing, with songstress Kathy Dreiling at the microphone. Then the women decided it might be kind of fun and possibly a good idea to buy a little box-lunch and takeout deli called...

  • Gazette's popular Front Range poster returns with limited-edition run

    By Lance Benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    Stash it, fold it or frame it — but by all means, get it while you can. The Gazette’s award-winning poster of Colorado’s Front Range — a 6-foot-by-1-foot scale drawing of “all major geological features west of Interstate 25” — has been reprinted for sale for the first time in two...

  • Thousands served at annual Christmas giveaway in Colorado Springs

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    After they were robbed of Christmas gifts from under their own tree the day before, Alicia Rivers waited in line Saturday with her three children hoping to find something to make up for the loss. They were out Friday and returned home to a broken sliding door and their presents gone....

  • More Yellowstone roads open for snowmobiling

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park has been receiving snow lately and park officials say they're opening more roads in the park to snowmobiling and other forms of motorized snow travel. Snowmobiles and commercial snow coaches with rubber tracks or large...

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