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Frontier Airlines fined $400,000 for failing to assist disabled passengers, overbooked flights
Frontier Airlines fined $400,000 for failing to assist disabled passengers, overbooked flights

By: - 0 Mon, Jul 24, 2017

Denver-based Frontier Airlines was fined $400,000 by the U.S. Department of Transportation for violating procedures for bumping passengers from...

Exploring a desert oasis hidden in Grand Staircase-Escalante region of southern Utah
Exploring a desert oasis hidden in Grand Staircase-Escalante region of southern Utah

By: Liz Forster - 0 Sun, Jul 23, 2017

Coyote Gulch is an incongruous oasis in the Utah desert, with abundant flora lining its walls in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Day...

Check in to get away: Zion park aims to require reservations
Check in to get away: Zion park aims to require reservations

By: - 0 Fri, Jul 21, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — It would be a first for a U.S. national park: requiring reservations to get in. But it's an option that Zion National Park is...

AP sources: US to ban Americans from traveling to North Korea
AP sources: US to ban Americans from traveling to North Korea

By: - 0 Fri, Jul 21, 2017

WASHINGTON — U.S. officials say the Trump administration will ban American citizens from traveling to North Korea following the death of university...

Colorado tourist accidentally sets off bear spray on bus
Colorado tourist accidentally sets off bear spray on bus

By: - 0 Thu, Jul 20, 2017

ASPEN — A Colorado tourist's can of bear spray did not meet its intended target. Pitkin County Sheriff's Deputy Anthony Todaro says a female tourist...

Denver International Airport announces nonstop service to Paris
Denver International Airport announces nonstop service to Paris

By: - 0 Thu, Jul 20, 2017

Denver International Airport has landed a nonstop flight to Paris. The airport and Mayor Michael Hancock announced Thursday that Norwegian Air will...

Denver airport settles on $1.8 billion renovation contract 
Denver airport settles on $1.8 billion renovation contract 

By: - 0 Thu, Jul 20, 2017

DENVER — Denver International Airport has settled on a $1.8 billion contract with a partner that would perform a four-year terminal renovation and...

Frontier Airlines will suspend some Colorado Springs flights while adding others
Frontier Airlines will suspend some Colorado Springs flights while adding others

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Wed, Jul 19, 2017

Frontier Airlines unveiled major changes Tuesday to its Colorado Springs schedule to begin this fall, when it will add service to Fort Myers and Tampa,...

Delta hits back at Ann Coulter, says her insults are 'unacceptable'
Delta hits back at Ann Coulter, says her insults are 'unacceptable'

By: - 0 Mon, Jul 17, 2017

Delta Air Lines has hit back at what it called a "public attack" on its employees and customers by Ann Coulter, after the conservative pundit posted a...

Keeping the dream alive at Colorado's unique drive-in theater
Keeping the dream alive at Colorado's unique drive-in theater

By: Seth Boster - 0 Sun, Jul 16, 2017

MONTE VISTA - Mike Suthar is hungry, but he has a job to do. The sun is setting on the San Luis Valley, splashing a golden glow on the countryside...

Historic Ponderosa Lodge in Black Forest has been restored
Historic Ponderosa Lodge in Black Forest has been restored

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Sun, Jul 16, 2017

If you've played a slot machine or a game of poker in Cripple Creek lately, you've helped restore a magnificent 1928 lodge in Black Forest to its...

Disney reveals name of its new 14-acre Star Wars-themed attraction at Disneyland
Disney reveals name of its new 14-acre Star Wars-themed attraction at Disneyland

By: - 0 Sat, Jul 15, 2017

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Disney Parks isn't letting Han Solo or Luke Skywalker save the day at their new Star Wars-themed lands. "When you step in to the...

London Tube to welcome passengers with gender-neutral announcements
London Tube to welcome passengers with gender-neutral announcements

By: - 0 Sat, Jul 15, 2017

London (CNN) The London Underground is on track to provide an inclusive service to subway passengers by adopting gender-neutral announcements....

How hot is too hot aboard an airliner? The law doesn't say 
How hot is too hot aboard an airliner? The law doesn't say 

By: - 0 Sat, Jul 15, 2017

DENVER — Every day, tens of thousands of U.S. airline passengers settle into their seats, lower the window shades and reach up to twist the air vents...

Rock Canyon Beach in Lake Pueblo reopens after months of construction
Rock Canyon Beach in Lake Pueblo reopens after months of construction

By: Liz Forster - 0 Fri, Jul 14, 2017

Rock Canyon Swim Beach at Lake Pueblo will reopen Saturday with renovated facilities. Beachgoers also now can bring gas grills to use with the new...

Travel Headlines

FBI investigating death from domestic dispute on cruise ship
FBI investigating death from domestic dispute on cruise ship

By: 0 2 hr ago

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A domestic dispute aboard a cruise ship led to the death of a 39-year-old Utah woman, and the FBI was investigating what...

N. Korea mysteriously nixes beer fest, but unveils new brew
N. Korea mysteriously nixes beer fest, but unveils new brew

By: 0 2 hr ago

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea has suddenly canceled a popular monthlong beer festival for unknown reasons, but people won't be going...

Outdoor industry flexes political muscle in US land fight
Outdoor industry flexes political muscle in US land fight

By: 0 7 hr ago

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Outdoor recreation industry leaders aren't going quietly as they stage their last trade show in Utah before moving it to...

Colombia's Avianca halts Venezuela flights, citing security
Colombia's Avianca halts Venezuela flights, citing security

By: 0 10 hr ago

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's flagship airline is suspending all flights to neighboring Venezuela, citing security concerns. Avianca announced...

TSA expands new procedure for inspecting large electronics
TSA expands new procedure for inspecting large electronics

By: 0 12 hr ago

Passengers at all U.S. airports will soon face new measures for screening electronic devices bigger than a cellphone. Security officers will ask...

Weekend strike to shut Acropolis at height of tourist season
Weekend strike to shut Acropolis at height of tourist season

By: 0 13 hr ago

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A two-day strike by Greek Culture Ministry employees protesting staff shortages will shut the Acropolis and other ancient sites...

Cuomo to meet with US transportation chief amid transit woes

By: 0 Yesterday

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's governor is headed to Washington to meet with U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao amid New York City's ongoing...

New York City's transit agency unveils $836M subway plan
New York City's transit agency unveils $836M subway plan

By: 0 Yesterday

NEW YORK (AP) — The head of New York City's transit agency on Tuesday unveiled an $836 million plan to stabilize the beleaguered subway system, and...

NTSB: We can't know why SUV was on tracks before train crash
NTSB: We can't know why SUV was on tracks before train crash

By: 0 Yesterday

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal safety investigators said Tuesday they can't determine why an SUV ended up in the path of an oncoming commuter train, causing a...

The Latest: MTA says it appreciates probe into train crash
The Latest: MTA says it appreciates probe into train crash

By: 0 Yesterday

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the findings on what caused a fatal commuter rail crash north of New York City in 2015. (all times local): 8:30 p.m....

Cyber staff: Wisconsin company offers to microchip employees
Cyber staff: Wisconsin company offers to microchip employees

By: 0 Yesterday

A Wisconsin company is offering to microchip its employees, enabling them to open doors, log onto their computers and purchase break room snacks with a...

New roller coaster coming for Harry Potter theme park

By: 0 Mon, Jul 24, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is getting a little more thrilling at Universal Orlando Resort. The theme park resort...

Riding the rails: Touring Rhode Island on a rail bike
Riding the rails: Touring Rhode Island on a rail bike

By: 0 Mon, Jul 24, 2017

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (AP) — There's a new way to ride the rails in Rhode Island: by pedaling a rail bike beside picturesque Narragansett Bay. Rail...

Futuristic NY pier project pits billionaire vs billionaire
Futuristic NY pier project pits billionaire vs billionaire

By: 0 Sun, Jul 23, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — A battle between two New York billionaires has been holding up a plan to replace a crumbling pier on Manhattan's Hudson River...

Top-seeded John Isner reaches Hall of Fame final

By: 0 Sat, Jul 22, 2017

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Top-seeded John Isner beat fellow American Bjorn Fratangelo 6-2, 6-4 on Saturday to reach the Hall of Fame final, putting him into...

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