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Nepal Festival
Living goddess Kumari smiles as she waits to witness the Rato Machindranath Chariot festival in Patan, Lalitpur, Nepal, Friday, April 20, 2018. This festival is celebrated by Buddhists and Hindus from the Newar community to invoke the blessings of the god of rain. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
Recycling programs
Chemical Waste Technician Harry Herriges, left, helps Joe Bricker unload a truck filled with hazardous household items. People steadily dropped by the El Paso County Household Hazardous Waste Facility at 3255 Akers Drive on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011 to drop off their hazardous material. The facility has been seeing dozens of drop-offs on a daily basis. The county's recycling programs had a banner year in 2010. Gazette, Bryan Oller
zoo
The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo celebrated a milestone on Monday, when their quarters for field conservation programs reached $2 million dollars on Monday, April 23, 2018. A party was thrown with the guests of honor being the family that contributed the milestone quarter. Other guests of honor at the party were a variety of the zoo animals, including a Argentina Red Tegu. Since 2008, zoo visitors have been contributing by dropping tokens or quarters into entertaining mazes. Quarters for Conservation, or Q4C, is the Zoo’s largest fundraiser for field conservation. These legacy projects, currently include biodiversity conservation on behalf of giraffe, Panama frogs, orangutan habitat, black-footed ferrets, African elephants and rhinos, Wyoming toads and African vultures. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)
Airport Fire Colorado
All flights were canceled at the Colorado Springs Airport in Colorado Springs, Colo., after a late night fire Monday, April 16, 2018. The United check-in area received heavy damage from water and falling ceiling tiles. Crews were working hard to fix damaged areas of the terminal on Tuesday, in hopes the terminal could reopen as soon as possible. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette via AP)
Teacher Protest Colorado
Kristen Rose, a 7th grade English teacher at West Early College in Denver, takes part in a rally outside the State Capitol Monday, April 16, 2018, in Denver. Teachers from around the state were on hand to demand better salaries as lawmakers under the dome were set to debate a pension reform measure to cut retirement benefits as well as take-home pay. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
FILM-COMEDIES
"Wayne's World" (1992): Schwing! ... Not! ... Exsqueeze me? ... We're not worthy. MUST CREDIT: Paramount
A crew landscapes the open space at the entrance to the Vista Park neighborhood Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, in the Banning Lewis Ranch development on the east side of Colorado Springs. Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Richard Wayne Beam (Photo courtesy of Teller County Sheriff's Office)
Congressman Doug Lamborn and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross listen to Mark Sirangelo, Sierra Nevada Corporation Executive Vice President, during a tour of the corporation's Dream Chaser at the 34th Space Symposium at the Broadmoor Hotel on Monday, April 16, 2018.

(Nadav Soroker, The Gazette)
Congressman Doug Lamborn and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross listen to Mark Sirangelo, Sierra Nevada Corporation Executive Vice President, during a tour of the corporation's Dream Chaser at the 34th Space Symposium at the Broadmoor Hotel on Monday, April 16, 2018. (Nadav Soroker, The Gazette)