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  • 'Youth,' 'Valley' and 'Higher' in Savage Cinema line-up

    LLIVIA, Spain - Movies by key action sports production houses - such as "Days of My Youth," "Valley Uprising" and "Higher" - will feature in the San Sebastian Festival's 2nd Savage Cinema. A novel partnership between an "A" grade film festival and Red...
  • Sand fire destroys 10 homes, is 35% contained

    A 3,800-acre blaze in Northern California has forced the evacuation of hundreds of residents, destroyed 10 homes and may not be fully contained until the first week of August, officials said. As of 9:30 a.m. Sunday, the Sand fire east of Sacramento...
  • Drone crashes into famed hot spring at Yellowstone National Park

    Drone crashes into famed hot spring at Yellowstone National Park
    A tourist seeking to take pictures of Yellowstone National Park crashed a camera-equipped drone into its largest hot spring, possibly damaging the prized geothermal feature, a park official said on Wednesday. The incident follows the crash earlier...
  • Yellowstone: Tour brings best photo spots into focus

    Yellowstone: Tour brings best photo spots into focus
    Brrrriiing! Like a hammer shattering glass, the alarm broke the silence of our West Yellowstone motel room. It was 3 a.m. We needed to get up and out to meet a small group of fellow photographers for our first-ever photo tour. We’re no strangers...
  • BLM, local law enforcement tensions near breaking point in the West

    BLM, local law enforcement tensions near breaking point in the West
    James Perkins sees the federal Bureau of Land Management more as a belligerent occupying army than a government agency serving U.S. citizens, including those like him in south-central Utah. Perkins is the sheriff of Garfield County, a rural bastion...
  • Pitfalls of Utah's arch-swinging thrill-seekers

    There are many ways to enjoy nature. Hiking and camping amid peaceful and lightly traveled backcountry. Hunting and fishing. Off-road cycling or bouncing around in all-terrain vehicles. Now we can add swinging from ropes attached to timeless sandstone...
  • Up close with apes, cats

    Up close with apes, cats
    When it comes to bucket lists, viewing mountain gorillas in their native habitat scores high for a lot of people. Add cheetahs, and you get an even cooler experience. Extraordinary Journeys lives up to its name with a package that holds out the promise of...
  • Grizzlies? In California? Why not?

    Not long ago, the grizzly bear graced more than the state's flag in California. In the 1800s, grizzlies could still be spotted swimming to Angel Island, and the man who became known as Grizzly Adams reportedly took his pet grizzly for regular walks in...
  • Hampton plans to create Fort Monroe zoning

    Hampton plans to create Fort Monroe zoning
    With a master plan and design standards already in place on Fort Monroe, the city now plans to add a layer of bureaucracy its staff says is necessary to protect the city's interest if portions of the historic property are ever sold to private developers....
  • Panama's biggest tourist draw turns 100

    Panama's biggest tourist draw turns 100
    While Panama is emerging as a favored destination for vacationers looking for great beaches, tropical rain forest and rich biodiversity, its first claim to fame was the Panama Canal, which celebrates its 100th anniversary this summer. At the center of...
  • Pregnant wife of U.S. Marine missing nearly two weeks; no new clues

    Pregnant wife of U.S. Marine missing nearly two weeks; no new clues
    The search for a U.S. Marine's pregnant wife who went missing nearly two weeks ago as she was headed to Joshua Tree National Park is expected to intensify over the weekend, officials said. Search and rescue crews have been scouring the massive...