Stories tagged: travel
Sun., June 25, 2017, 5 a.m.
Front & Center: Writing her own‘Tik’-et
Erin Rogers, manager of AAA Washington’s Spokane-area stores, offers travel tips, and management advice, and shares her personal business philosophy.
UPDATED: Sun., June 25, 2017, 4:36 p.m.
In Boulder, Colorado, 5 fun things in 1 whirlwind afternoon
Not every destination lends itself to a whirlwind tour, but in the beautiful city of Boulder, Colorado, you can sample five fun and scenic spots in one afternoon.
Thu., June 22, 2017, 6:20 p.m.
California AG bans state travel to Texas, 3 other states
California’s attorney general blocked state-funded travel to Texas and three other states on Thursday in response to what he considers anti-LGBT rights laws enacted this year.
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 9:56 a.m.
Auto club predicts record travel over July 4th weekend
Auto club AAA said Thursday that it expects 44.2 million people will travel at least 50 miles (80 kilometers) from home, a 2.9 percent increase over last year’s record for …
Tue., June 20, 2017, 12:27 p.m.
Glacier National Park trail closed due to grizzlies
A popular trail in Montana’s Glacier National Park is closed temporarily because of grizzly bears frequenting the area.
Tue., June 20, 2017, 11:22 a.m.
McCain: Americans ‘stupid’ to still want to travel to North Korea
Sen. John McCain said Tuesday that Americans who are “stupid” enough to still want to travel to North Korea should be required to sign a waiver absolving the U.S. government …
UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017, 2:35 p.m.
It’s so hot in Phoenix that airplanes can’t fly
Dozens of flights have been delayed and canceled out of Phoenix Sky Harbor on Tuesday as the city – and much of the region – withers under another day of …
Tue., June 20, 2017, 9:28 a.m.
Six killed in 25-vehicle pileup at New Mexico-Arizona line
Authorities in New Mexico say six people are dead after a 25-vehicle pileup on I-10 caused by sudden blowing dust in New Mexico near the Arizona state line.
UPDATED: Mon., June 19, 2017, 1:15 p.m.
Washington granted REAL ID extension through Oct. 10
Washington state has been granted another temporary extension from the enforcement of federal requirements for state driver’s licenses and ID cards.
Sat., June 17, 2017, noon
Oh the Places You’ll Go! Dr. Seuss museum opens its doors
From the squiggly, pink handrails outside the entrance to the front hall decorated with scenes from “And to Think That I Saw it on Mulberry Street” – a real street …
UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017, 2:05 p.m.
Trump restores some Cuba penalties, rejecting ‘oppressors’
President Donald Trump declared Friday he was restoring some travel and economic restrictions on Cuba that were lifted as part of the Obama administration’s historic easing. He challenged the communist …
UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017, 11:19 a.m.
Summer vacation? Lots of Americans say they can’t afford it
Forget frequent flier miles, last-minute getaways and even road trips. Nearly half of Americans say they won’t be taking a vacation this summer, mostly because they can’t afford it, according …
Sat., June 10, 2017, 9 a.m.
Rope in ranch life in Republic
Doing light ranch work – moving cattle, tagging calves, feeding horses – are options at K-Diamond-K Guest Ranch near Republic. There are plenty of ways just to relax, too, in …
Fri., June 9, 2017, 9:17 a.m.
Chinook Pass to reopen Friday
Crews have finally cleared snow off State Route 410 over Chinook Pass, and the roadway is open.
Tue., June 6, 2017, 6:44 p.m.
Violinist: United wouldn’t let her board with instrument
A classical musician has accused a United Airlines supervisor of barring her from boarding a plane with her centuries-old violin, sparking a scuffle that caused her to miss her flight …
Tue., June 6, 2017, 12:37 p.m.
Washington granted REAL ID extension, but only through mid-July
Even though Washington state officials asked for an extension from compliance from enforcement of federal requirements for state driver’s licenses and ID cards through October 2020, they said Tuesday federal …
Sun., June 4, 2017, 6 a.m.
NerdWallet: Airline credit card can soothe baggage headaches
You can’t change airline rules, but you can get around them – and save money – with an airline-branded credit card that comes with baggage privileges.
Sat., June 3, 2017, 6 a.m.
Reinventing SeaWorld: Post ‘Blackfish,’ the park opens new Orca Encounter
SAN DIEGO – A symphonic score filled the former Shamu Stadium at SeaWorld, the tempo building suspense as footage of an icy landscape in Antarctica moved across a 140-foot-wide screen. …
Thu., June 1, 2017, 12:19 p.m.
Kennewick named a ‘charming waterfront town’
OnlyInYourState.com has named Kennewick to a list of 10 charming waterfront towns in Washington that are daytrip-worthy.
Thu., June 1, 2017, 11:14 a.m.
Crews expect June 9 reopening of Chinook Pass
State Route 410 over Chinook Pass is scheduled to open to motorists on June 9, two weeks past the goal of a Memorial Day weekend opening.
UPDATED: Mon., May 29, 2017, 5:41 p.m.
Get ready for busy travel season; airlines could set record
If you’re planning a big vacation trip this summer, move over. You’re going to have lots of company.
Sat., May 27, 2017, 2 p.m.
Art, fashion, food, architecture: Why Mexico City is a world-class destination
The sprawling, bustling city had not yet made it onto my own list of the top places in the world I wanted to visit. So when one of my frequent …
Sat., May 27, 2017, 1:31 p.m.
BA outage creates London travel chaos; power issue blamed
British Airways canceled all flights from London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday as a global IT failure upended the travel plans of tens of thousands of people on a …
Fri., May 26, 2017
Roadways should see lots of traffic through Memorial Day weekend
The Memorial Day weekend travel period got off to a start on Thursday with something very predictable - backups on Interstate 90 near Cle Elum.
Wed., May 17, 2017, 9:38 a.m.
Highway 20 over North Cascades opens
Highway 20 over the North Cascades opened to traffic Tuesday.
Tue., May 16, 2017, 10:42 a.m.
Singapore shuts airport terminal after fire; flights delayed
A fire broke out Tuesday at Singapore’s Changi Airport, causing the closure of a terminal and lengthy delays as passengers and flights were moved, officials said.
Sat., May 13, 2017, noon
Disney World’s Pandora takes ‘Avatar’ to new level of immersion
On May 27, Disney hopes to amplify that immersion with its most technically ambitious land to date: Pandora – the World of Avatar, situated in Animal Kingdom in the Orlando …
Sat., May 13, 2017
New American Writers Museum narrates Great American Story
The American Writers Museum, seven years in the making, is an endeavor even the most daring author might shy from: How, on a single floor of an office building, do …
Fri., May 12, 2017, 11:54 a.m.
Airbnb looks to Latin America, now its fastest-growing market
As Airbnb Inc. turns its attention to Latin America, the often-combative company is taking an unusual approach. It’s giving local governments what they want.
Sat., May 6, 2017, 5 p.m.
From Faulkner to the Ole Miss campus in Oxford, Mississippi
OXFORD, Mississippi – Many travelers find their way to Oxford, Mississippi, as fans of novelist William Faulkner. But there’s much more to do in Oxford than visiting Faulkner’s home and …