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Former Colorado travel group owners told to pay state $7M
Former Colorado travel group owners told to pay state $7M

By: - 0 Thu, Sep 21, 2017

BROOMFIELD — Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman has announced that a court ordered four owners of a former travel group to pay more than $7...

Mayor Suthers sends message after Frontier adds four destinations from Colorado Springs Airport
Mayor Suthers sends message after Frontier adds four destinations from Colorado Springs Airport

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Wed, Sep 20, 2017

Frontier Airlines said Tuesday it will add four nonstop destinations to its Colorado Springs schedule in April - Minneapolis; San Antonio, Texas;...

Colorful Colorado: Meet the new explorer at Colorado's Indiana Jones house
Colorful Colorado: Meet the new explorer at Colorado's Indiana Jones house

By: Seth Boster - 0 Tue, Sep 19, 2017

ANTONITO - A man was being mean at the Indiana Jones Bed and Breakfast, and all Sabra Lynn had to do was stare him down. She was ready to kick him...

Colorado Springs to Denver in 9 minutes? State on short list for Hyperloop One high-speed transit system
Colorado Springs to Denver in 9 minutes? State on short list for Hyperloop One high-speed transit system

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Mon, Sep 18, 2017

A company thats working to pioneer a technology its executives say will one day transport passengers at the speed of sound has chosen the Front Range...

Yellow Cab of Colorado Springs becomes latest taxi provider to switch to zTrip brand
Yellow Cab of Colorado Springs becomes latest taxi provider to switch to zTrip brand

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Mon, Sep 18, 2017

Yellow Cab of Colorado Springs announced Monday it will change its name to zTrip on Thursday as part of new strategy to combine smartphone hailing with...

Pilot shortage forcing Alaska Airlines to end Colorado Springs service
Pilot shortage forcing Alaska Airlines to end Colorado Springs service

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Fri, Sep 15, 2017

Seattle-based Alaska Airlines is ending service to Colorado Springs on Nov. 4, the Colorado Springs Airport announced Thursday, citing a pilot shortage...

Colorado aspens changing colors early this year
Colorado aspens changing colors early this year

By: - 0 Wed, Sep 13, 2017

KUSA - “Magical” is how one person described the transformation of the Colorado Rockies. It’s subtle at first, but Mother Nature isn’t wasting any...

Records set in 2016 Colorado Springs tourism season likely to fall in 2017
Records set in 2016 Colorado Springs tourism season likely to fall in 2017

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Fri, Sep 8, 2017

The final numbers are in for last year's tourism season, setting new records for visitors and spending that likely will be surpassed this year, the CEO...

Big Sur is back in business, and minus the usual crowds
Big Sur is back in business, and minus the usual crowds

By: - 0 Fri, Sep 8, 2017

When a million tons of rocks tumbled down the coast of Big Sur, California, on May 20, the landslide added 13 acres of land to the region and buried...

POLL: Would you ride a commuter train running along the Front Range from Pueblo to Fort Collins?
POLL: Would you ride a commuter train running along the Front Range from Pueblo to Fort Collins?

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Thu, Sep 7, 2017

A state commission has begun exploring ways to realize Colorado transportation officials' vision of passenger rail service stretching up and down the...

Colorado commission works on plan for Front Range passenger rail
Colorado commission works on plan for Front Range passenger rail

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Tue, Sep 5, 2017

A state commission has begun exploring ways to realize Colorado transportation officials' vision of passenger rail service that stretches up and down...

UBER Boz: Dreams of roaming the Earth took root in Colorado Springs
UBER Boz: Dreams of roaming the Earth took root in Colorado Springs

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Sun, Sep 3, 2017

Bozoma Saint John, the woman entrusted with healing Uber's bruised $68 billion brand, knows how to work a circumspect crowd. As head of music and...

A photo safari in the heart of Zululand was more than a vacation - it was an educational experience
A photo safari in the heart of Zululand was more than a vacation - it was an educational experience

By: - 0 Sun, Sep 3, 2017

It started at our favorite bar with a casual conversation about maybe seeing Tom Petty at Red Rocks. "I'm going to South Africa that day," said friend...

Police: Passenger arrested after shoving flight attendant 
Police: Passenger arrested after shoving flight attendant 

By: - 0 Fri, Sep 1, 2017

PHOENIX — Authorities say a man was arrested and removed from a Southwest Airlines flight about to depart from Phoenix to Denver after he repeatedly...

Horseback rides through Garden of the Gods to continue despite talks of closure
Horseback rides through Garden of the Gods to continue despite talks of closure

By: Liz Forster - 0 Tue, Aug 29, 2017

Despite fighting between owners of Academy Riding Stables, horseback rides through Garden of the Gods will continue in Colorado Springs. The stable,...

Travel Headlines

First airline flights land in Puerto Rico since Maria hit

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The first airline flights to hurricane-battered Puerto Rico arrived Friday, but difficult conditions at the island's main airport caused airlines to...

Archaeologists: More protections needed for Chaco region
Archaeologists: More protections needed for Chaco region

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Archaeologists, professors and other researchers on Friday called for more protections of an expansive area surrounding Chaco...

Closure at busy US-Mexico border crossing promises headaches
Closure at busy US-Mexico border crossing promises headaches

By: 0 21 hr ago

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The busiest border crossing in the United States will close this weekend to the more than 40,000 cars that pass through it daily to...

Delta: Mysterious website tricks people who put pets on jets

By: 0 21 hr ago

ATLANTA (AP) — A website is tricking people into thinking they're dealing with Delta Air Lines when arranging for their pets to fly on jets, the...

Lawsuit filed to stop mining near Yellowstone in Montana

By: 0 21 hr ago

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Opponents of mining near Yellowstone National Park filed a lawsuit Friday challenging a decision by Montana environmental...

Attorney: Final San Francisco plane crash lawsuit settled

By: 0 Thu, Sep 21, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California dentist who was aboard an Asiana Airlines plane that crashed in San Francisco four years ago — killing three girls...

Airlines hope to resume flights to devastated Puerto Rico

By: 0 Thu, Sep 21, 2017

Airlines plan to resume flights to Puerto Rico as early as Friday after Hurricane Maria left the island territory without power. American Airlines...

Grand Canyon University opens museum to honor Colangelo
Grand Canyon University opens museum to honor Colangelo

By: 0 Thu, Sep 21, 2017

PHOENIX (AP) — Jerry Colangelo has been an owner of the NBA's Phoenix Suns, Major League Baseball's Arizona Diamondbacks and the Phoenix Mercury of the...

No. 22 San Diego State opens Mountain West play at Air Force

By: 0 Thu, Sep 21, 2017

No. 22 San Diego State (3-0) at Air Force (1-1), Saturday, 7 p.m. ET (CBS Sports Network). Line: San Diego State by 3 ½. Series record: Air Force...

AP Interview: Japan's emoji creator saw nuance in pictures
AP Interview: Japan's emoji creator saw nuance in pictures

By: 0 Thu, Sep 21, 2017

TOKYO (AP) — The tiny smiley faces, hearts, knife-and-fork or clenched fist have become a global language for mobile phone messages. They are displayed...

Nevada quake lab tests new bridge design after Mexico quake
Nevada quake lab tests new bridge design after Mexico quake

By: 0 Wed, Sep 20, 2017

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Scientists at a Nevada earthquake lab on Wednesday tested new bridge designs with connectors they say are innovative and created to...

Former Colorado travel group owners told to pay state $7M

By: 0 Wed, Sep 20, 2017

BROOMFIELD, Colo. (AP) — Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman has announced that a court ordered four owners of a former travel group to pay...

Watchdog: Airfares for many travelers rise due to bag fees
Watchdog: Airfares for many travelers rise due to bag fees

By: 0 Wed, Sep 20, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Travelers who check at least one bag when flying domestically are paying more overall than they did before airlines began unbundling...

Prospects for air traffic control privatization appear slim
Prospects for air traffic control privatization appear slim

By: 0 Wed, Sep 20, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has made airlines' longtime goal of privatizing air traffic control a key part of his agenda to boost...

Cargo plane makes belly landing at Maine airport

By: 0 Wed, Sep 20, 2017

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine (AP) — Officials say a plane carrying mail had to make an emergency landing in Maine, because its landing gear failed. The...

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