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.
The pilot of a private plane said he was "not gonna make it" when he was cleared to return to the Santa Barbara Airport moments after take off during an engine failure.
Emergency crews responded to a small plane crash on the southwest end of the Santa Barbara airport Monday afternoon.
Vicky Nguyen photo
A Santa Barbara man is asking the city to block the opening of a medial dispensary on the Lower Eastside.
Source: Julia Di Sieno
Authorities want to know who left six dead animals wrapped in plastic bags on the side of the road.
A brazen attempted burglary is caught on tape, and Oxnard police are hoping you can help them catch the criminal.
Sylvester Stallone and Carl Weathers put up their dukes like Rocky and Apollo for photographers at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival on Tuesday night.
New research published in the International Journal of Obesity weighs the value of Body Mass Index and found that 47 percent of the individuals in the overweight category were miscategorized.
Final appeal made by students, parents for staggered ceremonies.
Oscar Flores photo
Actresses Brie Larson and Saoirse Ronan were honored Monday night with the 31st Santa Barbara International Film Festival Outstanding Performers Award. Larson was unable to attend the event in person but Skyped in.
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Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders cruised to early victories in the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday.
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