Stories tagged: holiday travel
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 10:14 p.m.
Christmas travel plans should include preparation for light snow and frigid temperatures
Inland Northwest holiday travelers are not likely to run into the kinds of weather that beset the region during the past week.
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016, 6:09 p.m.
Thanksgiving holiday travel could be touch and go with rain and snow
Weather forecasters said that snow will likely be seen in the mountains through the weekend, but a mix of rain or snow is more likely at lower elevations
Mon., Oct. 31, 2016
Getting There: Holidays to bring rush at Spokane airport
The upcoming holidays mark the busy season at Spokane International Airport
Mon., Nov. 25, 2013
Getting There: Bridge best choice for Centennial Trail crossing at Mission
The best way to get Centennial Trail users across busy Mission Avenue in northeast Spokane would be a new pedestrian bridge rather than a tunnel under Mission. The bridge emerged …
Mon., June 25, 2012
Massive concrete girders take shape at Spokane business
Some of the largest pre-stressed concrete girders in the U.S. have been coming out of a manufacturing yard in Spokane in recent weeks. The 186-foot-long girders are being used for …
Tue., Dec. 20, 2011, 9:40 a.m.
Holiday flying to fall slightly, trade group says
Fewer people will fly this holiday season, but flights will still be packed. That’s according to a forecast released today by the main trade group representing U.S. airlines.
Mon., Dec. 19, 2011
Getting There: Plow drivers want to keep rescuing slide-offs
Spokane County road crew workers want to keep pulling stranded motorists from snowy ditches despite fears by the county’s risk manager that the practice puts the county in jeopardy for …
Mon., Nov. 21, 2011
Getting There: AAA expects increase in holiday drivers
Last week’s early round of snow and ice may have drivers nervous about venturing out this Thanksgiving. But officials said there is no reason to fear if you are prepared …
Tue., Dec. 28, 2010
Holiday DUI arrests higher, WSP reports
The Washington State Patrol reports just one highway fatality in the state over the Christmas weekend – a hit-and-run in Auburn – down from four in 2009.
Mon., Dec. 20, 2010
Old rail cars become fire and rescue training tool
Kootenai County Fire and Rescue in Post Falls is upgrading its training facility with the help of the railroad. On Sunday, a construction contractor and the fire department moved two …
Sun., Sept. 5, 2010
Eye on Boise: Holiday travel expected to go up despite gas prices
BOISE – Idaho’s average gas price is now $2.99 per gallon, up four cents in the past three weeks and 31 cents above the national average of $2.68, according to …
Fri., Sept. 3, 2010, 6:10 a.m.
AAA: Washington gas prices up 14 cents over year
The AAA auto club says drivers hitting the road this Labor Day weekend in Washington will find gasoline prices 14 cents a gallon higher than they were this time last …
Mon., Nov. 24, 2008
When it comes to travel, family trumps expense
The nation’s economy might be on the skids, but the millions of people traveling this holiday season are doing it because the cost is worth it. A new national study …