• Ground broken on new $1.6B terminal at Los Angeles airport

    Updated: Mon, Feb 27, 2017

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Construction has begun on a new $1.6 billion terminal at Los Angeles International Airport. Mayor Eric Garcetti and other city leaders helped break ground Monday on the Midfield Satellite Concourse. It will connect to the Tom Bradley International Terminal via an...

  • Report: Interior Dept law enforcement chief 'unprofessional'

    Updated: Mon, Feb 27, 2017

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Interior Department's law enforcement director "demonstrated a pattern of unprofessional behavior" by touching and hugging female employees and making flirtatious remarks, the agency's inspector general said in a report released Monday. Tim Lynn, Interior's...

  • United, after years of declining revenue, hits the thrusters

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    DALLAS (AP) — United Airlines, which lost the distinction of being the world's biggest carrier after shrinking for several years, plans to regain lost ground by adding more flights from key airports this summer. The airline wants to upgrade facilities at key airports and trim the use...

  • TRANSGENDER JOURNEY: A Woodland Park family shares stories

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    Connor Spalding doesn't like it when people tell him they think he's brave. "It's a weird word to use because I feel like being yourself shouldn't have to be bravery," he said. But until recently, the 17-year-old high school senior hasn't really been able to be himself. Before...

  • Girl Gone Wild: Cold comfort, on the rocks

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    PARK COUNTY - "My feet are kind of cold," I say, not at all in a complaining way. In fact, for the past 15 minutes I've kept it to myself as both big toes went tingly and then numb. This might be the fault of my circulation, which spends the bulk of its time in un-challenging...

  • Trail Talk: Help out dog parks by cleaning up after your pet

    By Susan Davies Special to The Gazette -
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    Bear Creek Dog Park is one of the state's better places for canines. With 10 acres, a stream and an enthusiastic friends group that helps pick up waste, it is a model for other dog parks. Yet the park's vegetation takes a beating from the traffic and waste still ends up in the creek....

  • Colorado's fourteeners: Huron Peak

    By Josh Friesema Special to The Gazette -
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    Huron Peak Elevation: 14,003 feet Range: Sawatch Huron Peak is the mountain I most often recommend as a first fourteener. It's not the shortest or the easiest with a route that is just less than 7 miles and an elevation gain of 3,500 feet. The trail is class 2. It's not about...

  • Colorado Springs area outdoor events starting Feb. 27, 2017

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Mon, Feb 27, 2017

    ALMANAC Outdoor skills SUNDAY Fly-Fishing Technics - With professional soccer player Josh Philips, 1-5 p.m., Bass Pro Shops, 13012 Bass Pro Drive. Learn more about camp night at Weidner Field after the Switchbacks match on June 3 and an opportunity to win a fishing trip with Philips...

  • For Colorado skijoring enthusiasts, thrills outweigh the risks

    By Seth Boster seth.boster@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    PENROSE - It's been the case the past few years that winter comes around and Will James feels slightly conflicted. It's the season of skijoring, the rowdy Western tradition in which skiers join forces with cowboys to be pulled by horses racing down snowy tracks. "I've kinda been...

  • "Prodigal Son" art exhibit at First Pres in Colorado Springs includes sketch by Rembrandt

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    First Presbyterian Church in downtown Colorado Springs will host "The Father and His Two Sons: The Art of Forgiveness," an exhibit featuring works inspired by the parable of the prodigal son by famous artists including Rembrandt, Thomas Hart Benton, Steve Prince, J.J. Tissot and Elmer...

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