Turret Arch, seen here through North Window, is one of three giant arches on the Windows trail. The North Window and South Window are arches known together as the Spectacles.
The park's arches consist of sandstone that contains iron oxide that give them that red coloring.
These arches, which together are known as the Double Arch, are two of more than 2,000 arches in the park.
Kait Thomas, an interpretative ranger at Arches National Park, stands in the Fiery Furnace below the Twin Arches.
Ephemeral Pools, seen here in front of Organ rock, fill with rainwater and are home to tiny ecosystems of plants and organisms.
The Wolfe Ranch trail contains ample rock art. Humans began migrating to Arches about 10,000 years ago.
Gopher snakes are nonvenomous. They are often mistaken for rattlesnakes because they have similar markings and can vibrate their tails.
The desert hairy scorpion grows to between 4-7 inches long and can live up to 20 years.
The collared lizard pursues prey by running on its hind legs. Its stride can be up to three times the length of its bodies.
The peregrine falcon uses a dive called a stoop to snatch smaller birds in mid-flight.
Sunset in the Salt Valley marks the beginning of the day for nocturnal wildlife living in Arches National Park.
Police are on high alert for drunken drivers this holiday season.
It was a rock and roll party at Soho Sunday afternoon where young performers got to express themselves musically on stage.
Santa Barbara County sheriff's deputies are looking for a suspect responsible for a stabbing in downtown Goleta.
DUI arrests are happening and will continue to happen throughout Central Coast
The Santa Barbara Rescue Mission is gearing up to serve hundreds of people in need this Thanksgiving, and is looking for additional turkey donations for the holiday season and beyond.
Nataly Tavidian photo
Righetti High School students are having an early Thanksgiving break after rumors and social media speculation disrupted classes today.
The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department announced that Bernard "Barney" Melekian will be the new undersheriff effective January 5, 2015.
After months of waiting, this question should be answered soon: Will Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson be indicted for killing teenager Michael Brown?
State and federal sources told CNN the grand jury decision will be announced some time Monday. T...
While plenty of awards were dished out at the 42nd American Music Awards in Los Angeles, California, on Nov. 23, 2014, most viewers were more interested in the variety of the performers and the showmanship they brought to the stage.
The first jukebox goes into service, JFK lays in repose at the White House, "Doctor Who" debuts on TV, and "Three Men and a Baby" cleans up at the box office, all on this day.
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