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  • Yellowstone mulls upgrades to Grand Canyon trails

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park officials are considering a proposal to update and repair many of the overlooks and trails on the north and south rims of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. The project aims at addressing aging and deteriorating...

  • FAA: Airplane makes emergency landing in Omaha

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A commercial airplane traveling from Boston to Los Angeles has made an emergency landing in Nebraska. The Federal Aviation Administration says the Virgin America flight made the unscheduled landing Monday morning at Omaha's Eppley Airfield. The plane landed safely...

  • SpaceX breaks ground on Texas rocket launch site

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The commercial rocket launches that could begin as early as 2016 in the southernmost tip of Texas will be a critical step toward one day establishing a human presence on Mars, SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk said Monday. With waves from the Gulf of Mexico...

  • US spacecraft enters Mars orbit, India probe next

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Next up, India. With NASA's Maven spacecraft safely in orbit around Mars, the spotlight shifts to India's first mission to the red planet. The Indian spacecraft is due to slip into Martian orbit Tuesday night (Wednesday morning in India.) It's India's first...

  • Almost $100,000 awarded to local arts and cultural organizations in Colorado Creates grant program

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Published: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    Colorado Creative Industries awarded almost $100,000 in grants to 14 local arts and cultural organizations on Monday. The Colorado Creates grant program provides financial support to statewide nonprofit cultural organizations and government agencies that produce arts and cultural...

  • Closely watched Hawaii lava flow stalls

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    HONOLULU (AP) — Lava threatening rural communities on Hawaii's Big Island has essentially stalled for now, officials said Monday, but that isn't putting anyone at ease. A Hawaii County Civil Defense flight over the area found that the surface flow had not advanced in the past 24...

  • Service plays matchmaker between task seekers, task-doers in Colorado Springs

    By barbara cotter barb.cotter@gazette.com -
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    In a busy world, who has time to mow the lawn, stand in line for the latest iPhone or Black Friday purchase or bake a special dessert? On the premise that someone inevitably has the time and inclination to perform tasks that others are too time-strapped or unable to take on...

  • Ready for fall? 5 things to get you into the new season

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    The first day of fall is upon us Tuesday, so here are five things to get your leaves changing. 1: Pick some apples: Head to Jenkins Farm's Apple Valley Orchard in Penrose to haul in a basket. They're open Friday through Sunday and serve up top-notch cider too. Check it out:...

  • Tattered Cover founder Stephen Cogil Casari dies at age 66

    By Joe Vaccarelli, The Denver Post
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    Stephen Cogil Casari, founder of Denver's fabled Tattered Cover Book Store and the agent who shepherded Norman Maclean's "A River Runs Through It" to publication, died Sept. 15 in Grand Rapids, Mich., due to complications from cancer. He was 66. A Denver native, he started in the...

  • UN to bind nations on new foreign terrorist rules

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is expected to adopt a binding resolution this week that would require nations to bar their citizens from traveling abroad to join terrorism organizations, part of a U.S.-led effort to galvanize the international community against what Obama...

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