Geysers yes, Ellis Island no: Some US parks open, some not
By Mathew Brown and Dan Elliott, Associated Press
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming — Visitors could still ride snowmobiles and ski into Yellowstone National Park Saturday to marvel at the geysers and buffalo herds, despite the federal government shutdown.
But across the country in New York, the nation’s most famous monuments to immigration — the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island — were closed.
The 2018 Women’s March in Denver, as well as its counterpart rallies across the country, highlighted that those pushing for equality are less shocked and fearful of the future than they were a year ago and more energized about affecting change.
A steady drumbeat led thousands of people through the streets of downtown Denver on Saturday during the second annual Women’s March.
Lawmakers now get to decide how to handle the transition away from 3.2 beer.
The state agency that oversees alcohol licenses in Colorado published a report this month recommending that hundreds of gas stations and grocery stores currently stocking 3.2 beer be able to automatically switch to full strength sales in 2019.