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Trail Ridge Road, U.S. Highway 34, traveling through Rocky Mountain National Park from Estes Park to Grand Lake is currently closed. The road closed Sunday evening Oct. 26 at 5:30 p.m. due to inclement weather including blowing snow, very low temperatures and low visibility. Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) Public Information Officer Kyle Patterson said, “We are cautiously optimistic that this is not the season ender. The upcoming forecast looks pretty good.” Patterson said the National Park Service (NPS) hopes to reopen the road in the coming days, if only briefly, before it closes down for the winter. The NPS …
The disappearance of a Kremmling man at Sports Authority Field during last week’s Broncos game has raised many questions and left few answers. Colorado 9News reported Sunday that Paul Kitterman, 53, of Kremmling disappeared Thursday, Oct. 23, while attending the Denver Broncos versus San Diego Chargers football game. Kitterman was attending the game with his son Jarod and two other friends. Kitterman left his seat at halftime and never returned. He rode to the game with friends and did not have his own vehicle. Kitterman’s friend Tia Bakke rode to the game with the missing man. Bakke and her boyfriend …
Ann Leckie's sci-fi epic Ancillary Justice and Karen Russell's St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves have been optioned for TV. Meanwhile, a long-lost Malcolm Lowry novel sees publication.
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Patrick Rothfuss' new novella is a dreamy flight of fantasy that follows a secondary character in his vast Kingkiller Chronicle: Auri, a quiet young woman living in a sprawling, secret tunnel network.
A lavishly produced new tribute to Winsor McCay's Little Nemo comics gathers dozens of today's artists to revisit Slumberland. Critic Etelka Lehoczky says the book is beautiful but unchallenging.
Alan Cheuse reviews a new novel by Colm Toibin, Nora Webster.
Writer Cynthia Ozick attended readings at the Y in the 1950s. "You saw these icons standing in a blaze of brilliant spotlight," she says, "and you felt that you were at the crux of all civilization."
Wonder Woman's creator, William Moulton Marston, had a secret life: He had a wife and a mistress and fathered children with both of them. Jill Lepore explains in The Secret History of Wonder Woman.
TABERNASH – The U.S. Forest Service is continuing to burn small slash piles today, Oct. 27, along Forest Service Road 129 near Meadow Creek Reservoir. Smoke may be visible. Precipitation, wind, temperature, fuel moisture and staffing all play a part in when and whether ignition occurs. …
Born on Oct. 27, 1914, the Welsh poet died at 39. But his writing lives on, in his readers' memory and in the performances marking his birth today. Also: a forecast of books to come.
The author of L.A. Confidential discusses his favorite flicks, including a 1963 Akira Kurosawa film he says may be the greatest crime movie he's ever seen.
To any over-exhausted parents who suspect they're hallucinating, we assure you: Former Reading Rainbow host LeVar Burton gave a reading of the 2011 best-seller this weekend.
Four former Blackwater guards were found guilty last week in connection with a fatal shooting in 2007. Author Brian Castner recommends a book on the toll violence has taken on Iraq.
Cross Country West Grand’s Tabor Scholl won the 2A girls state cross country championship on Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Norris-Penrose Event Center in Colorado Springs. Scholl finished in a time of 19:59.7. Middle Park’s Mark Simmons finished in 105th place out of 255 runners in the 3A boys race. Football West Grand lost their final regular season game to undefeated Vail Christian 54-6 on Friday evening, Oct. 24, in Kremmling. West Grand finishes 3-5 in the league and 4-5 overall. Middle Park picked up their second win in a row with a 57-6 win over Jefferson on Saturday afternoon, …
Jill Lepore's new book about Wonder Woman reveals the unconventional life of her creator, William Moulton Marston, who invented the lie detector, championed feminism, and lived with two women at once.
In Colonial America, a witch was not a Halloween costume, but a criminal. NPR's Rachel Martin revisits this moment in history with Katherine Howe, editor of the new Penguin Book of Witches.
As a young man, Jim Woodring was looking for a sign — and he found it in a huge, green hallucinated amphibian. His new book of old drawings, Jim, includes many works inspired by such "apparitions."
Chuck Palahniuk aims for piquant social satire in his new novel, but reviewer (and longtime fan) Jason Sheehan finds his fandom severely dented by lazy characterizations and lack of actual satire.
Farah's latest is called Hiding in Plain Sight. It's the story of Bella, a Somali photographer living in Rome who gets drawn into the lives of her niece and nephew after her half-brother is killed.