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  • The historic mansions of Lake Tahoe

    The historic mansions of Lake Tahoe
    "George Whittell," the tour guide said, "was born with a silver spoon in his mouth." So wealthy was Whittell's family that as a young man in San Francisco he vowed he would never work a day in his life. He then set about vigorously pursuing that goal....
  • 'Frozen' characters set to visit Epcot's Norway, be seen in Magic Kingdom show

    'Frozen' characters set to visit Epcot's Norway, be seen in Magic Kingdom show
    Characters from "Frozen," Disney's next animated feature, will make appearances at Epcot's Norway pavilion and in a Magic Kingdom presentation later this year, Disney World announced. The film, which debuts in theaters on Nov. 27, features optimistic...
  • At Disney's Epcot: cinematic tour of the world

    At Disney's Epcot: cinematic tour of the world
    Through the years, I have watched the movies from the various countries at Walt Disney World's Epcot. Canada, China, France and Norway each have a film that showcases their respective lands. But recently, in a first, I saw all of them in the same day...
  • Bjoergen leads Norway sweep in 30K cross-country race

    Bjoergen leads Norway sweep in 30K cross-country race
    SOCHI, Russia -- Marit Bjoergen laid down another marker as she claimed a record-equalling sixth Winter Olympics gold medal, leading a Norwegian sweep in the cross-country 30km freestyle at the Sochi Games on Saturday. Bjoergen, the first Norwegian...
  • American Sage Kotsenburg wins first gold medal of Sochi Olympics in slopestyle

    American Sage Kotsenburg wins first gold medal of Sochi Olympics in slopestyle
    SOCHI, Russia -- He came to these Olympics  determined to stay his chilled-out, snowboarding self at the pressure-packed Winter Games and, in his own words, continue to “march to his own beat.” With that attitude and special flair, 20-year-...
  • Q&A: Jo Nesbo on 'Police,' Harry Hole

    Q&A: Jo Nesbo on 'Police,' Harry Hole
    Of the Scandinavian crime writers who have become international sensations in recent years, Sweden's Stieg Larsson (“The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo”) is obviously the best known, but Norway's Jo Nesbø is catching up fast. Nesbø's dark and...
  • Russians sweep men's cross-country 50-kilometer mass start race

    Russians sweep men's cross-country 50-kilometer mass start race
    SOCHI, Russia -- Russia swept the medals after a dramatic finish to the 50 km cross-country race on Sunday, with Alexander Legkov edging out compatriots Maxim Vylegzhanin and Ilia Chernousov to claim gold. Just 0.8 seconds seperated the top three and the...
  • Frost cracks damage and destroy some trees on North Shore

    Frost cracks damage and destroy some trees on North Shore
    Although the historically low temperatures that swept through the area earlier this month have departed, the extreme cold damaged – and even destroyed – some plant life in towns along the North Shore. Following a polar vortex earlier this...
  • Salt Lake the best Winter Olympic host choice

    Salt Lake the best Winter Olympic host choice
    The International Olympic Committee’s latest indulgence to wretched excess ended Sunday with the closing ceremony of the 2014 Paralympics in Sochi, Russia. The IOC sat idly by while Russia passed anti-gay legislation that mocked the Olympic...
  • Holiday magic? Reindeer eyes change from gold to blue at Christmas

    Holiday magic? Reindeer eyes change from gold to blue at Christmas
    Rudolph the fictional reindeer was famous for his oddly colored nose, but his true-life cousins have eyes that change color depending on the season. In the summer, an interior part of the eyes of Arctic reindeer appears gold, and around Christmas it...
  • Norwegian ties Winter Olympic record with 12th medal

    Norwegian ties Winter Olympic record with 12th medal
    The Winter Olympic record for most medals is in position to be broken after Ole Einar Bjoerndalen won the men's biathlon 10-kilometer sprint. The Norwegian won his 12th medal and seventh gold. He is tied with fellow Norwegian cross-country legend...
  • Sochi Olympics' warm weather adds challenging element to Games

     Sochi Olympics' warm weather adds challenging element to Games
    SOCHI, Russia — After taking a few practice runs down the halfpipe at the Sochi Olympics earlier this week, Hannah Teter had some concerns. To say the least. "I couldn't do any of my tricks," the American snowboarder said. "It was just the worst...