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  • Cedar Point announces new roller coaster

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's Cedar Point says it plans to repurpose its 18-year-old Mantis roller coaster to create a new floorless coaster to open next year. The Sandusky amusement park says the new ride will use the structure and track of the stand-up Mantis coaster. Park officials...

  • Wind Cave offering free tours Sept. 27

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    WIND CAVE NATIONAL PARK, S.D. (AP) — Wind Cave National Park and Jewel Cave National Monument will be offering free tours Sept. 27 as part of National Public Lands Day. Vidal Davila is the superintendent of Wind Cave National Park. Davila says Public Lands Day is the country's...

  • Group aims to redo neglected site on National Mall

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Lakeside gardens, model boats and fine dining overlooking the nation's monuments could one day redefine a site on the National Mall that has languished for years with fetid water, dying fish and crumbling walkways. After holding a design competition to improve spaces...

  • Israeli museum unveils ancient Jewish prayer book

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli museum on Thursday unveiled what it says in the oldest known Jewish prayer book in the world, dating back to the 9th century A.D. The prayer book, about 10 centimeters (four inches) long and seven centimeters wide, is written in Hebrew, contains about 50...

  • AROUND TOWN: Rockin' the '60s for Silver Key Seniors

    By Linda Navarro, The Gazette, linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    A Fonzie was there, vinyl go-go boots were everywhere and no one seemed to remember that polyester came in quite that many gaudy neon colors. Oh, and hello there Mr. Colorado Attorney General John Suthers, the fellow dancing the night away in bright colors, jeans, hippie necklace and...

  • Before winter hits, take a mountain biking trip in Colorado

    By Lance Benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    CORTEZ - At Phil's World, lizards and junipers keep their grip on dusty slopes even as cyclists slip the very bonds of gravity. Tucked away in a hot, dry slice of Colorado's Four Corners region, the beloved mountain biking destination plays like a pump track from the beyond -...

  • Peter Reinhart rethinks baking with sprouted grain

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    Peter Reinhart is a baker unafraid of reinvention and challenging the norms of his field. His career — now chronicled over the course of nine cookbooks — shows him repeatedly asking "Why not?" about challenges that stymie so many bakers.

  • List: Out There calendar starting Sept. 18

    The Gazette
    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    ALMANAC Cycling ONGOING Bear Creek Nature Center - 245 Bear Creek Road. Reservations: 520-6387.
- Active Adults Nature Club - Bike ride on Rock Island Regional Trail, 8:30 a.m. Friday, $3. Monday SRM Open House - With trainers, PowerMeters and more, 7 p.m., Pro Cycling, 600...

  • On The Fly: South Platte River too crowded? We've got your fishing alternative

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    It's no secret that the South Platte River gets crowded in the fall. As the days grow shorter and the water temperature cools, the fishing becomes better. And with its proximity to Colorado Springs and Denver, the South Platte is a prime target for Front Range anglers looking for...

  • Park Service plans Denali transportation meeting

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — National Park Service officials say a public meeting is scheduled to take place next week to discuss the long-range transportation plan for Alaska's Denali National Park and Preserve. The meeting next Wednesday is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. at the McKinley...

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