• Polish protesters demand halt to logging in primeval forest

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Hundreds have marched in Warsaw to protest widespread logging in Europe's last primeval forest, a project undertaken taken by Poland's conservative government. The ruling Law and Justice party has allowed increased logging in the Bialowieza Forest, a vast...

  • In the shadow of St. Peter's, a Mormon temple rises

    By Josephine McKenna Religion News Service -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    ROME - In a tiny chapel a few miles from the Vatican, 40 young men and women have put on their best clothes and gathered to worship Jesus. In the simple wood-paneled room, the congregation begins singing hymns and sharing personal testimonies. But in a country where nearly 90...

  • Colorful Colorado: At a remote village, magic in the mountains

    By seth boster seth.boster@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    RED FEATHER LAKES - Main street, as the locals know it, is a gravel lot where a three-legged dog hobbles. He wanders by the Ace Hardware, a new, strange addition to this mountain village where major commercial names are as rare as cell reception. If the dog has patrolled here over...

  • Blowing dust closes highway in Arizona, New Mexico

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    WILCOX, Ariz. (AP) — A portion of Interstate 10 in southeastern Arizona has been closed due to blowing dust in New Mexico. The Arizona Department of Transportation sent out a tweet Saturday morning alerting drivers of the issue. The highway is closed from east of Wilcox to Lordsburg,...

  • Colorado Springs area religious events starting June 25, 2017

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Sat, Jun 24, 2017

    RELIGION CALENDAR Music/Stage/Art FRIDAY Golf Scramble Fundraiser - To benefit Restoration House, 6:30 a.m., Cheyenne Shadows Golf Course, Fort Carson, $69. Registration: Darrell Greene, 338-3288, greenespirit@hotmail.com. Jazz in the Garden - With Tony Exum Jr., 7 p.m., Grace and...

  • With first solo CD in 9 years, CeCe Winans keeps singing - and pastoring

    By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service -
    Published: Sat, Jun 24, 2017

    CeCe Winans, one of the more celebrated female gospel artists, is back on tour after releasing her first solo CD in almost a decade. Her album, "Let Them Fall in Love," includes the sounds of big bands and Motown as well as tunes aimed at millennials - like those who attend Nashville...

  • For Colorado Springs mothers with children lost to suicide, hope from one another

    By seth boster seth.boster@gazette.com -
    Published: Sat, Jun 24, 2017

    Lynda Shelhamer and Chris Volberding begin most days with a walk. They've come to know the creatures at Rock Ledge Ranch: Patches, the cow that stares back at them; the mustangs that nuzzle in apparent affection; the two mallards that dawdle side by side on the path ahead to Garden...

  • Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Sunday, June 25

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    Here's a look at a variety of events Saturday around Colorado Springs and beyond:

  • Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, June 24

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    Here's a look at a variety of events Saturday around Colorado Springs and beyond:   

  • Tallest building west of Mississippi River opens in LA

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The tallest building west of the Mississippi River opened its doors on Friday in once-stodgy downtown Los Angeles, which is sprouting a crop of new skyscrapers. Here are some things to know about the Wilshire Grand Center: ___ HOW TALL IS TALL? The 73-story...

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