We're about to find out if there will be a way anytime soon to slow the course of Alzheimer's disease. Results are due within a month or so from key studies of two drugs that aim to clear the sticky plaque gumming up patients' brains. A pivotal study of a... more »
CHILLIWACK, British Columbia (AP) - Police say they now have the video card from a camera that may have recorded the events leading to a woman's death after falling from a hang glider in British Columbia. Lenami Godinez-Avila, 27, was celebrating with her boyfriend last Saturday with a hang-gliding excursion,... more »
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A U.S. Forest Service study confirms that climate warming is the culprit in the extensive deaths of valuable yellow cedar trees in southeast Alaska and British Columbia. The trees can live more than 1,000 years and defend themselves against bugs, disease and injury to their bark,... more »
DENVER (AP) - A foundation established by former Denver Broncos owner Edgar F. Kaiser Jr. says he has died. The Kaiser Foundation of Vancouver, British Columbia, says in a press release that Kaiser died Wednesday. The cause of death wasn't immediately known, and calls to the foundation were not returned... more »
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Cases of a deadly strain of a horse virus have more than doubled in the past week and suspected cases have forced the quarantine of 15 more facilities.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Friday there are 75 confirmed cases in 9 states and... more »
A SeaWorld spokesman says a killer whale that attacked and killed a trainer in Orlando is the same one involved in two other deaths, including a Canada trainer's.
SeaWorld spokesman Fred Jacobs says the whale that killed 40-year-old trainer Dawn Brancheau in front of a horrified audience Wednesday is... more »
A travel research group says there are signs mountain lodging reservations in Colorado, Utah, California and British Columbia are picking up.
Denver-based Mountain Travel Research Program, or MTRiP, says it looked at a sample of 201 property management companies in 15 destinations across those four areas. It said Wednesday... more »