Oregon confirms case of travel-associated Zika virus

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Public health officials say Oregon has a confirmed case of the Zika virus.

The Oregon Health Authority said Wednesday the woman contracted the virus outside the United States and has...

North Myrtle Beach Chamber urging visitors to "Just Coast"

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — The Convention and Visitors Bureau of the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce is urging visitors to "Just Coast."

The chamber on Wednesday unveiled its new marketing...

Interior asked to do more to protect Grand Canyon employees

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona's congressional delegation says the National Park Service must do more to protect Grand Canyon employees who participate on the agency's river rafting trips.

A...

Correction: SeaWorld-Dolphin Death story

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — In a story Feb. 9 about a dolphin death at SeaWorld San Antonio, The Associated Press, relying on information provided from SeaWorld, erroneously reported that the dolphin died Friday. The...

New adaptation of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' heads to Broadway

NEW YORK (AP) — Harper Lee's classic novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" — and its now-somewhat sullied hero Atticus Finch — are heading to Broadway in a new adaptation written by Aaron Sorkin.

Producer Scott Rudin...

Correction: National Aviary-Sloth story

PITTSBURGH (AP) — In a story Feb. 9 about a two-toed sloth, The Associated Press reported erroneously how the animal was acquired. It was purchased from a breeder, not donated.

A corrected version of the...

Colorado Springs chef offers a perfect Valentine's Day recipe for rich lobster dish

By: Teresa J. Farney teresa.farney@gazette.com

With Valentine's Day falling on a leisurely Sunday, this year is the perfect time to show off your cooking skills for that extra-special someone.

How about giving lobster thermidor a try?

It's about...

Pikes Pub: Trio of Colorado bills aim to boost brewing

By: tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com

The Colorado General Assembly is mulling a trio of beer-related bills this session, including a measure aimed at helping home brewers.

House Bill 1084, from Rep. Steve Lebsock, D-Thornton, would change...