Ogden Marathon 2018: South Weber’s Cook wins again; Ogden’s Blackham wins the half

MH 051918 Ogden Marathon Overall First Place 05-4

For the second year in a row, a course record was set for the Ogden Marathon, only this time it was...


Whitewater river in Colorado a bright spot amid grim drought

Drought Bright Spot

SALIDA, Colo. (AP) — Despite a severe drought across the Southwestern United States this spring, there should be plenty of water for rafters and anglers in one of the nation’s most popular mountain rivers. Water from melting snow is rushing into the Arkansas River in central Colorado, thanks to a...


Iraqi, Syrian guides bring views to Philadelphia museum

Penn Museum Middle Eastern Guides

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Three Iraqi natives and a Syrian woman have been enlisted as guides to share a modern cultural perspective with visitors to new Middle Eastern galleries at the Penn Museum in Philadelphia. The guides intersperse personal stories with historic content as they lead groups through...


'Jurassic Park' dinosaur expert's next big thing: holograms

Dinosaur Holograms

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Forget the gray, green and brown dinosaurs in the “Jurassic Park” movies. Paleontologist Jack Horner wants to transport people back in time to see a feathered Tyrannosaurus rex colored bright red and a blue triceratops with red fringe similar to a rooster’s comb. Horner, who...


The Latest: Lava from Hawaii volcano flowing into ocean

Hawaii Volcano

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — The Latest on an erupting volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island (all times local): 6:10 a.m. Officials on Hawaii’s Big Island say lava from an erupting volcano has crossed a highway and flowed into the ocean. Hawaii County Civil Defense said late Saturday that another lava flow is...


City hopes for revitalization in aftermath of fraud case

Ski Resort Fraud Aftermath

NEWPORT, Vt. (AP) — A remote Vermont community down on its luck had looked forward in 2012 to a downtown hotel, office and retail space and a research plant that would bring hundreds of jobs. It now sees just a vacant demolished block that some residents refer to as “the hole.” The redevelopment...


Red carpet fashion: The best looks from Cannes Film Festival

Photo Gallery Cannes Fashion Wrap

PARIS (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival is about so much more than just movies. It’s also one of the biggest celebrity events in the world - pulling in stars ranging from Marion Cotillard to Cate Blanchett, Lupita Nyong’o and Julianne Moore for 12 days of red carpet photocalls. Here are some of the...


Rural Hawaii communities face various volcano threats

Hawaii Volcano

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — In the weeks since Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano began erupting, dozens of homes have burned from oozing lava, people have fled their homes and plumes of steam from the summit have shot skyward, prompting officials to distribute face masks to protect against ash particles. Lava...


Pageant shows off 'amazing' young women

TX. Miss Amazing

Recently, I was excited to be given the opportunity to be an all-day volunteer and “buddy” for the Utah Miss Amazing Pageant. That means I spent my day managing contestants and making sure they got where they needed to be during the Teen category; and, during the Miss category, I got to...


'Infinity War' shows struggle of living — even for superheroes

Film Box Office

Marvel’s “Avengers: Infinity War” was a hit years before its April 27 release date. Since this is the next step in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, filmmakers made sure to leave no “infinity” stone unturned. In this long-awaited addition to the Marvel Universe, viewers...


Try film photography and see what develops

TX. Photography

It’s incredibly common to see a person on the street whip out their iPhone to take a selfie or a picture of the sunset. It’s less common to find someone walking around with a digital camera, searching for cool photo opportunities around the city. And it is yet even more uncommon to spot...

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