'Jurassic National Monument' proposal gets local support

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A proposal from two congressmen to convert a central Utah dinosaur fossil quarry rich in Jurassic-period bones into a national monument gained a key endorsement Tuesday from county...

Las Vegas has Eiffel Tower, Sphinx and now a urinating boy

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Already home to replicas of the Eiffel Tower and Sphinx, Las Vegas now has its own copy of Belgium's Manneken-Pis, a statue of a naked little boy relieving himself into a fountain.

The D Las...

Heavy-hitting Posse and Rustlers head to 4H auction at Colorado State Fair

By: ryan maye handy ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com

In mid-afternoon on Tuesday the two groups will meet - an El Paso County posse will square off with a group of rustlers from Denver.

But there will be no empty holsters, jangling spurs or weather-worn...

Consumer panel: Airlines should disclose fees, seat size

WASHINGTON (AP) — Airlines should clearly disclose the cost of change and cancellation fees, as well as the size of the plane's seats, before a passenger buys a ticket, a federal panel said Tuesday.

Hotels...

FIFA scandal becomes exhibit at Mob Museum in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Al Capone, with raised eyebrows, appeared to be taking a curious sideways glance at the two-minute video of soccer playing and talk about corruption and crooks.

The same Las Vegas museum that...

Live Well: 5 yoga moves for climbers

By: Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com

People really like to climb stuff - walls, boulders, rock faces.

I did it once myself, many moons ago, at an indoor climbing wall. It was fun and I managed to Spider-Woman my way to the top, but when it was...

New Hampshire's Flume Gorge a slice of the geological past

LINCOLN, N.H. (AP) — At the Flume Gorge in the heart of the New Hampshire's White Mountain National Forest, vertical walls of darkened Conway granite stretch nine stories skyward and 800 feet (245 meters) long...

4th graders can now get free annual national park passes

Your fourth grader is your family's free pass to the nation's national parks.

Starting Tuesday, the federal government is giving annual passes to fourth graders and their families, an effort to get kids into...