Newcastle’s resurgence continues as Toby Flood grabs dramatic injury-time winner

Newcastle Falcons 15 Sale Sharks 13

Who would have envisaged such a turnaround when Newcastle were embarrassingly well beaten by Ealing Trailfinders just before the beginning of the season? Since then Dean Richards’ collection of retreads has undergone a dramatic metamorphosis, beating Bath on the road last weekend, and now deservedly seeing off Sale Sharks thanks to a dramatic injury-time try from Toby Flood.

At times, and especially in a

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Red Rock requires timed entry for Scenic Drive

A visit to the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area now requires a timed entry reservation for the park’s popular Scenic Drive.

The new program, which started Nov. 3, addresses capacity issues and long wait times from fall to spring, the Bureau of Land Management announced in September.

The new system requires entry reservations for people visiting from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. now through May 31 , according to

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Looking for a Christmas tree? Here’s where you can get a Utah public lands permit this year

SALT LAKE CITY — Now that Thanksgiving is over, the remaining holidays of the year are in sight.

Many Utahns have already started decorating for Christmas. Given all that has happened in 2020, who could blame anyone for celebrating the season early?

But for those of you who haven’t started decorating and are maybe still searching for the right tree, you can find one around several public land areas throughout

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Here’s where to cut your own Christmas tree near Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — If you’re looking for a way to get the family out of the house this holiday season, why not try cutting your own Christmas tree? Here’s what you need to know about tree cutting near Colorado Springs.

The first step is to decide where you’d like to go. The closest area to Colorado Springs is northwest of Woodland Park, in the Pikes Peak Ranger District.

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Editorial on trailers was wrong | Opinion

Editor’s note: The Jersey Journal editorial board stands by its previous editorial and rebuts this letter in a new post.

By George Solter

A recent editorial in The Jersey Journal makes several blatantly false claims regarding our district’s pre-K program that I feel need to be addressed publicly. It would simply be unfair to the hardworking students, teachers and administrators in our school district to allow these misleading talking

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Skiing in the time of COVID-19 | To Do

The downhill skiing and snowboarding season is here. Colorado’s Keystone Resort garnered the coveted “first to open” award for Front Range resorts, followed closely by Arapahoe Basin and Loveland. These three resorts typically vie for the earliest opening award each year.

Colorado resident Mark Mannheimer was at the lifts early on Keystone’s second Saturday of operation. It was his first day of skiing for the season, and it was amid

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Colorado Mines Light Up for a Unique Colorado Christmas in Victor and Cripple Creek

Every holiday season, there’s a twinkle in the sky in the historic town of Victor. High on the giant mining headframes that dot the mountain landscape, massive images of candy canes and Saint Nick light up the night.

The Holiday Headframe Lighting Tour is part of the community spirit of Teller County’s Victor and Cripple Creek mining district. Sponsored by the local mining business and operated entirely by volunteers, the

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Black Friday shoppers look to stay safe both in stores and online this year

A lot of the shopping this year is expected to shift online. A place it can be easy to fall victim to scams.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Woodland Mall is prepared for a Black Friday like its never seen before. In an effort to keep visitors safe during the pandemic, don’t expect to see the massive crowds of the past.

“We’ve got a smaller capacity limit than what we’ve had

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New Snohomish County online guide aims to boost businesses

EVERETT — Looking for a way to shop small, shop local and shop Snohomish County?

County officials have launched the Support SnoCo Campaign to promote local commerce and offer a guide to area businesses.

The online hub, SupportSnoCo.com, aims to introduce shoppers to businesses across the county through an extensive online directory. A key feature will allow users to create an itinerary to keep track of they places they want

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Dept. of recreation to present children’s Christmas activities | Local News

Children from all across Greene County will be able to enjoy two upcoming Christmas-themed events being coordinated by the county’s department of recreation.

Santa Claus will be the focus of the upcoming activities, as he will serve as the special guest at “Breakfast with Santa” from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Dec. 5. He will also be receiving letters from local youths who write to him through the department’s “Letters

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Get Your Thanksgiving Turkey Fried; Help Feed DC’s Hungry

WASHINGTON, DC — Want to deep fry your Thanksgiving turkey but don’t want to risk setting your house on fire? Then haul your turkey down to Nationals Park in D.C. Thursday for the 12th annual Turkey Fry, sponsored by the Washington Nationals and Medium Rare restaurants.

Fryers will be set up at the Center Field Concourse adjacent to the C Garage from early in the morning to 3 p.m. While

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