Stories tagged: travel
Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 4:15 p.m.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s inspector general is expanding an inquiry into Administrator Scott Pruitt’s frequent taxpayer-funded travel, the watchdog office said Friday.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 3:40 p.m.
Republicans on the House Natural Resources Committee are asking the Interior Department to provide documents on use of private charter flights for government business by the past three Interior secretaries, …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 1:57 p.m.
President Donald Trump has been telling associates that his health chief has become a distraction, overshadowing his agenda and undermining his campaign promise to “drain the swamp” of corruption, according …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 11:39 a.m.
Airlines worldwide were forced to delay flights Thursday as a global flight-bookings system operated by Amadeus IT Group suffered what the company called a “network issue.”
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 5:39 p.m.
A day after President Donald Trump declared his displeasure with him, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price showed up Thursday to get a very public flu shot.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 3:55 p.m.
Thousands of visitors abandoned their beach vacations as high surf from a weakening Tropical Storm Maria pushed through dunes and under homes Tuesday in North Carolina’s Outer Banks.
Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 1:35 p.m.
Supreme Court justices on Monday canceled the scheduled Oct. 10 argument in the Trump Administration travel ban case and asked both sides to explain whether the matter has been overtaken …
Sun., Sept. 24, 2017, 6 a.m.
Pike Place Market has been one of Seattle’s main tourist attractions for much of its 110-year history, despite one oddity: It has never been as functional for visitors as for …
Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, 5 p.m.
ASHLAND, Ore. – Shortly after hitting town recently, we ate a picnic lunch at a shaded table by Ashland Creek. A few feet away, children played in the water under …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 8:15 p.m.
Air traveler satisfaction with U.S. airports has reached an all-time high this year and the reason is what you might call counterintuitive: The Transportation Security Administration.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 8:55 p.m.
Boeing Co. and SpaceX are relying on the tried-and-true design as the two companies each develop spacecraft under NASA contracts to ferry astronauts to the International Space Station.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 7:17 p.m.
Travelers who check at least one bag when flying domestically are paying more overall than they did before airlines began unbundling fares in 2008 and charging separately for checked baggage, …
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 10:46 a.m.
Chancellor Angela Merkel and other senior German politicians on Sunday dismissed a travel warning for their country issued by Turkey amid persistent tensions between the two nations.
Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 1 p.m.
Here are six super-fun, family-friendly things to do while you’re there. Some spots, such as Sterling Vineyards and Safari West, combine vino and adventure. Others are near the vines, but …
Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 12:29 p.m.
Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve in south-central Idaho has been designated an International Dark Sky Park due to its exceptional stargazing.
Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 8:37 a.m.
Boeing raised its 20-year forecast for aircraft demand in China as economic growth and an expanding middle class spur travel in the world’s most-populous nation.
Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 4 p.m.
Exploring Belize: From Mayan ruins to barrier reefs and birds, there’s lots to see and do in this small Central American country
Getting to Belize isn’t necessarily easy. It’s certainly worth it.
Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
Sometime within the next four to six years, Yellowstone National Park is expected to reach its capacity for being able to handle all the vehicles that tourists drive through the …
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 3:32 p.m.
As Hurricane Harvey continued to intensify Friday, airlines have announced they will waive change fees for travelers whose plans may have included stops in and around cities in Texas. According …
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 2:12 p.m.
Monday’s total solar eclipse turned out to be a record-breaking event for Grand Teton National Park.
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 11:04 a.m.
For the second time this month, a federal judge has rejected a challenge to Seattle’s first-in-the-nation law allowing drivers of ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft to unionize over …
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 9:20 a.m.
The Washington State University Board of Regents will consider a $15.3 million land acquisition offer from the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport during a meeting Wednesday.
Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 3:42 p.m.
The last piece of the world’s largest tunnel-boring machine has been lifted from its disassembly pit beneath Seattle.
Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 3:29 p.m.
After more than 150 years as Britain’s most famous timekeeper, London’s Big Ben bell fell silent Monday for four years of repair work that will keep it quiet on all …
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 2:05 p.m.
More than half way through the calendar year, Yellowstone National Park has seen about 5 percent fewer visitors so far this year.
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 8:25 a.m.
Want to live like a Trump? Now’s your chance: The president’s New York City boyhood home is on Airbnb.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 8:57 p.m.
The Alaska Volcano Observatory reports the latest eruption of a volcano in the Aleutian Islands sent up an ash cloud that could affect jet traffic.
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 9:41 a.m.
An Oregon man is accused of using a fake Great Britain passport for close to 20 years.
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
Coming in 2018, Airstream touts its latest model as aerodynamic, lightweight, and strong. But this isn’t your dad’s aluminum tow-behind. The company shifts to fiberglass for the Nest, a camper …
Mon., July 31, 2017, 8:17 a.m.
A new report by the Outdoor Industry Association shows that the state’s outdoor recreation has become one of its top economic sectors.