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Tourism closure extended on tribal land known for waterfalls

Jun. 11, 2021 20:11 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A small Native American tribe whose reservation lies deep in a gorge off the Grand Canyon has suspended tourism until February because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Havasupai reservation is renowned for its blue-green waterfalls that draw tourists from...

High jinx: New Portuguese bridge not for the faint-hearted

May. 02, 2021 14:40 PM EDT

AROUCA, Portugal (AP) — It's probably best if you gird yourself before you look down from the Arouca Bridge. The narrow footbridge suspended across a river canyon in northern Portugal claims to be the world’s longest pedestrian bridge and was officially inaugurated...

4 rescued after becoming stranded in Columbia River Gorge

May. 01, 2021 09:12 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Crews rescued four people who got stuck on the side of a cliff while exploring canyons in the Columbia River Gorge, authorities said. The Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office received a report about 12:30 a.m. Friday that the group had been...

Casa Bonita restaurant in Colorado files for bankruptcy

Apr. 12, 2021 14:22 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A well-known restaurant in Colorado that has been closed since the coronavirus pandemic took hold in March 2020 has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Casa Bonita in Lakewood, famous for its cliff divers, a 30-foot (about 9-meter) waterfall and...

Steelhead rainbow trout leap up falls on way to spawning

Apr. 11, 2021 13:36 PM EDT

ORLEANS, Vt. (AP) — Steelhead rainbow trout are starting to migrate upstream this time of year in Vermont on their way to spawning grounds, creating one of state’s top wildlife watching opportunities, the Fish and Wildlife Department said Friday. The trout leap up...

Vermont man rescued from high water after trying to save dog

Mar. 29, 2021 10:22 AM EDT

BOLTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont couple is searching for the body of their dog that was swept away by the high waters of the Joiner Brook in Bolton. On Friday, rescue crews were called after Derek Taylor, 30, went into the water trying to rescue the family dog that had been...