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  • La Fonda on the Plaza hotel in Santa Fe being sold

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — An historic hotel that's a landmark in downtown Santa Fe is being sold. The nearly 92-year-old La Fonda on the Plaza is being purchased by sister and brother Jennifer Kimball and Philip Wise. They're buying it from the current owners, most of whom are members of...

  • This October, Think Pink:

    Daily stories to feature local survivors, healthcare options

    By Hannah Blick, hannah.blick@gazette.com
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    This October, we’re taking Breast Cancer Awareness month to a new level. “We see pink everywhere during this month,” said Lisa Gates, public information officer at the Penrose Cancer Center. “It’s a great reminder for women to get a mammogram, especially if they’ve never had one before...

  • Hiker trapped in canyon in Zion National Park dies

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A 34-year-old Southern California man was found dead over the weekend in Zion National Park after rising floodwaters trapped him in a narrow canyon that is home to one of the park's best-known hiking trails. Douglas Yoshi Vo's body was found Sunday afternoon in...

  • We want you: A spooky story in need of an ending

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    Gazette reporter Stephanie Earls has written the beginning to a spooky tale. How it ends is up to you. Creative writers in grades 1 through 8 are invited to finish the story, in 250 words or less, for the chance to win Halloween-themed prizes and, for one overall winner, publication of...

  • Pennsylvania priest ordered detained until trial

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Roman Catholic priest from Pennsylvania was ordered to remain jailed until his trial on charges that he possessed child pornography and traveled to Honduras for sex with children during missionary trips. U.S. Magistrate Judge Keith Pesto ordered the Rev. Joseph...

  • Watch: Colorado Springs group researches, re-enacts medieval English combat arts

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    In a few centuries, when reruns of "Game of Thrones" and "Lord of the Rings" spark an obsession with medieval English swordplay on campuses galaxy-wide, fans won't have to look far for a playbook. Those lucky future geeks will be able to turn to the compendiums of The Black Falcon...

  • A chicken noodle soup via Africa and Thailand

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    Much as we love a classic chicken noodle soup, we decided to mess with ours a bit. The essence of the dish stayed the same — chicken and noodles swimming in chicken broth. But for flavor, we went overseas, drawing inspiration from two unrelated dishes — African peanut soup and spicy...

  • Think beyond Thanksgiving pies with canned pumpkin

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    Let's talk about one of the season's most iconic vegetables — canned pumpkin. Yes, canned, because that's how 99 percent of us get our pumpkin. Which is fine except for one thing — Americans overwhelmingly associate canned pumpkin with just one dish (pumpkin pie) and one day of the...

  • NY's Met displays epic mural by Thomas Hart Benton

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — A 10-panel mural by realist painter Thomas Hart Benton depicting American life before the Depression is going on view at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art. "America Today" was commissioned in 1930 for the New School for Social Research in Manhattan. The panoramic...

  • Minot hosting 37th annual Norsk Hostfest

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Scandinavian culture and heritage will be on display in Minot this week as the city hosts the 37th annual Norsk Hostfest. The event is billed as the largest Scandinavian festival in North America. Each year it draws about 60,000 people from around the world for...

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