• Wyoming House advances bills to protect domestic sheep

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Two bills that sponsors say would protect Wyoming's domestic sheep industry against possible federal land grazing reductions are advancing in the state Legislature. The Wyoming House of Representatives voted Thursday to give preliminary approval to a bill that...

  • Hawaii visitor arrivals, spending drop in January

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Tourism Authority says the number of travelers visiting the islands declined 0.6 percent last month over the same month a year ago. Spending by travelers dropped 2.5 percent. CEO Ronald Williams attributes the January downturn to a reduction in seats on...

  • Getty museum's associate director of collections to retire

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The J. Paul Getty Museum's associate director of collections says he will retire in October after 35 years with the institution. Thomas Kren, who joined the Getty in 1980, was named founding curator of its department of manuscripts in 1984. He was named associate...

  • How to make the most of these snow days

    By lance benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: 17 hr ago

    School was canceled, but fifth-grader Delilah Tefertiller showed up just the same, a sled tucked under her arm. Her lesson plan for the day: discovering the thrill of going airborne. "A lot of people like to make jumps or ramps, which are fun," the 11-year-old said between trips...

  • Survivor profile: Stroke survivor credits St. Francis staff, facility with full recovery

    By Hannah Blick, hannah.blick@gazette.com
    Updated: 19 hr ago

    Sponsored feature: “My story is simple, but complicated,” Joe* said. It all started in May 2014, during a month-long trip to Hong Kong. “I developed a blood clot that traveled all the way through my body, my heart, my lungs – and got lodged in the right side of my brain.” As a result,...

  • Survivor profile: Calcium Score Scan discovers blockage in man’s heart

    By Hannah Blick, hannah.blick@gazette.com
    Updated: 19 hr ago

    Sponsored feature: If Marty Townsend could give any piece of advice, it would be not to put all your eggs in one basket – so to speak. “If something is wrong, don’t rely on the results of one test,” he said. “I relied on just one test and it could have killed me.”

  • Winter storm leads to closures, accidents in Va.

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A winter storm dumped more than 8 inches of snow in parts of Virginia on Thursday, with the southeastern area of the state being the hardest hit. At its peak, the storm knocked out power to about 10,000 people throughout the state, primarily in Hampton Roads. The...

  • Celebrate heart health in style with fresh, red recipes

    Courtesy of the American Heart Association
    Updated: 19 hr ago

    Sponsored Feature; Let’s send this year’s American Heart Month out in style! Add one of these red food or drink items to your menu for a healthier, more delicious day. Here’s to your heart health!

  • Sharpshooting, deer cull plan at Ohio national park approved

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    BRECKSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A national park in northeast Ohio will use sharpshooting under a recently approved plan to help reduce its deer population. The National Park Service announced Wednesday its approval of the population management plan at Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Under the...

  • Blog: Yoga at Denver Senate Education Committee

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 21 hr ago

    Yesterday marked a "first" in the yoga world. Republican state senator Owen Hill, of Colorado Springs, did crow on top of the desk before the Senate Education Committee. Two dozen Colorado yoga teachers showed up Wednesday morning to protest government regulation of yoga studios....