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Wine and waterfalls in the Columbia River Gorge

By SALLY CARPENTER HALE

The Columbia River Gorge is a marvel of nature known for spectacular waterfalls, scenery and hiking. But it's also famous in the world of wine.

Atlantic City's Hard Rock casino set to open June 28

By WAYNE PARRY

The former Trump Taj Mahal casino is being rebranded as a Hard Rock property. Guests will drive past a massive electric guitar at its entrance, and will even be given their own electric guitars to play in their hotel rooms.


7 ways to save on your next national park trip

By LAUREN SCHWAHN

America's national parks are brimming with natural wonders: cascading waterfalls, towering redwoods, white sand beaches. But visiting these gems can cost money and soon will get a little pricier: Many national parks will increase their entrance fees by $5 beginning June 1.


U2's old stage — called ‘the Claw' — will be centerpiece of $25M Utah aquarium expansion

By JULIAN HATTEM

The structure sat unused for years in an East Coast storage yard after the band's “360” tour ended in 2011.

At the Movies: A spiritual Western in ‘The Rider'

By LINDSEY BAHR

Cinema might have a worthy successor to early Terrence Malick in Chloe Zhao, whose second feature “The Rider “ is a spiritual and poetic journey into the fading world of the Lakota cowboy, starring the real people who inspired her film.




After Hours: Trailhead Direct adds more trails

Trailhead Direct is a public-private partnership that provides van rides from Seattle to hiking trails in the Issaquah Alps. Service starts up again on Saturday, and will expand to more trailheads this season.


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