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About 18,000 people rode the train from Denver 60 miles west through the Rockies, across the Continental Divide, and to the base of a ski resort at about 9,000 feet above sea level.
About 70 percent of the riders on the revived ski train this season came from Colorado's Front Range, a similar demographic to overall visitors to the ski resort, Hurlbert said.
Amtrak and Winter Park plan to increase efforts to attract out-of-state ski visitors next winter with the promise that they won't have to rent a car or book a van shuttle to get from Denver to the ski slopes, Hurlbert and Magliari said.
The landmark Cadet Chapel at the Air Force Academy will close for up to four years starting next summer for major restoration work.
The academy said Wednesday the project includes replacing the 53-year-old chapel's aluminum skin, removing and cleaning 24,000 stained-glass tiles, stiffening the steel superstructure and adding a water barrier.
The restoration is expected to cost between $58 million and $68 million.
The academy says the chapel has leaked since it was built and previous repairs failed.
Officials say they will arrange alternative sites for all the faiths that use the chapel.
The chapel, a National Historic Landmark, is a striking, triangular-shaped structure that stands 150 feet tall.
The principal architect was Walter A.
A judge rejected opponents' latest attempt to stall California's $64 billion high-speed rail project Wednesday, but will consider their arguments before the state issues voter-approved bonds next month.
Sacramento County Superior Court Judge Raymond Cadei ruled against a temporary restraining order sought by Kings County and other opponents.
Shelby the seal is now a senior citizen of Southern California's Aquarium of the Pacific.
Children and adults wished Shelby a happy 21st birthday Wednesday and she was served a "cake" made of Jell-O and raw fish during a celebration at the aquarium in Long Beach.
Shelby was born in captivity at a facility in Vallejo and in 1998 was sent to the Aquarium of the Pacific, where she lives in a seal and sea lion habitat.
Harbor seals in the wild typically live 15 to 20 years, but captive seals can make it to their 30s.
Officials say a Las Vegas cab company looking for a woman's cellphone found, instead, surveillance video footage of their taxi driver sexually assaulting the customer while she was passed out.
Las Vegas police announced Wednesday the arrest of 25-year-old Abdul Based, who was taken into custody Friday.