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  • North Cheyenne Canon Park roads close due to flooding

    By lance benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Flood damage roiled access to North Cheyenne Canon Park on Wednesday, though repairs are expected to be complete by Labor Day weekend. Rain gouged deep ruts into Gold Camp Road above Helen Hunt Falls, prompting a closure just below the parking lot at the High Drive gate, said Kurt...

  • Hawaii visitor arrivals, spending up in July

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    HONOLULU (AP) — The number of visitors to Hawaii rose 2.5 percent last month from the same period last year, to more than 772,000. The Hawaii Tourism Authority said Wednesday spending climbed 2.6 percent to $1.4 billion. CEO Mike McCartney says the figures were the highest on record...

  • Yellowstone National Park employee found dead

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Law enforcement at Yellowstone National Park is investigating the death a woman who worked there. Park officials say 21-year-old Kassandra "Kassie" Wieferich was found dead Tuesday night in the Old Faithful Lodge area. Officials started...

  • AP names gambling industry reporter in Las Vegas

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Reporter Kimberly Pierceall has been hired to cover gambling and tourism for The Associated Press in Nevada. The appointment was announced Wednesday by West Region Editor Traci Carl, who oversees news for 13 states. Pierceall, 32, joins the AP from the Orange County...

  • Colorado Springs animal shelter cats are safe; adoptions resume

    By jakob rodgers jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    The Human Society of the Pikes Peak region resumed cat adoptions on Wednesday, about a week after quarantining its felines amid concerns of a virus outbreak. About 50 cats are available for adoption, and the rest can be adopted out once the nonprofit removes their quarantine - a...

  • Area hops picking parties put fingers, elbows to work

    Stephanie Earls
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    He grew it and they’ll brew it, but first you get to pick it — fresh-from-the-bine hops, that is. In the run-up to the “Top Hop” fresh hop beer contest, a central feature of the Sept. 20 Bines & Brews Hopfest in Monument, Rick Squires of The Twisted Bine hop farm is...

  • New Colorado Springs D-11 executive chef tasked with creating 'awesomeness' in schools

    ByTERESA J. FARNEY teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    Nathan Dirnberger has been driven to follow his dream to be a leader - and he's getting his chance. Dirnberger, 27, is the newly hired executive chef for School District 11. But it hasn't been an easy journey for this young chef. His parents divorced when he was 5, leaving his mom to...

  • Low-budget Ryanair launches business-class

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    DUBLIN (AP) — European budget carrier Ryanair is offering business-class tickets in an attempt to woo companies and governments during penny-pinching times. Marketed under the slogan "Your boss will approve," the new ticket reverses some of the airline's more reviled policies for...

  • Earthquakes rock Iceland volcano

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    LONDON (AP) — Earthquakes are rocking Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano, adding to concerns that magma movements may trigger an eruption that could hinder air traffic. Iceland's Met Office says two earthquakes measuring over magnitude 5 shook the volcano under the vast Vatnajokull glacier...

  • Grants help students to tour Cherokee Nation sites

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) — The Cherokee Nation is offering grants for elementary students to tour some of the tribe's historical sites. The grants will fund 20 education tours for schools both within and outside the tribe's 14-county jurisdiction in northeastern Oklahoma. The grants are...

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