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Texas' best-kept secret? A 120-mile-long canyon that's grand in its own right
Texas' best-kept secret? A 120-mile-long canyon that's grand in its own right

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Hiking in canyon country, you can drive yourself nuts spotting phantom creatures among the cliffs. That bobcat skulking along a ridge? Actually a pile...

Home tourism initiative in Jerusalem opens a window to different religious groups, cultures
Home tourism initiative in Jerusalem opens a window to different religious groups, cultures

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JERUSALEM Naomi Miller's living room was ready for company. Her long table was set for lunch and her dining room chairs - the only other furniture...

Wintry weather affects flight schedules at Colorado Springs, Denver airports
Wintry weather affects flight schedules at Colorado Springs, Denver airports

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Yesterday

Spring breakers, have no fear. The Colorado Springs and Denver airports have made it through the brunt of Friday’s wet, wintry weather, officials...

Forest Services favors plan for alpine coaster at Snowmass
Forest Services favors plan for alpine coaster at Snowmass

By: - 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

ASPEN — The U.S. Forest Service is considering a plan to add new hiking trails and bike trails and open up the national forest at Snowmass Village to...

Garden of the Gods Club in the midst of $60 million expansion in Colorado Springs
Garden of the Gods Club in the midst of $60 million expansion in Colorado Springs

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Tue, Mar 21, 2017

The Garden of the Gods Collection, formerly called the Garden of the Gods Club, is in the midst of an expansion costing at least $60 million, which...

Competition taking a bite out of Colorado Springs taxi drivers' paychecks
Competition taking a bite out of Colorado Springs taxi drivers' paychecks

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Tue, Mar 21, 2017

Bland Rooker's career as a cab driver has been less lucrative than he anticipated - in part because of the influence of ride-hailing smartphone apps...

Electronics banned on some US-bound jets from Mideast, Africa
Electronics banned on some US-bound jets from Mideast, Africa

By: - 0 Tue, Mar 21, 2017

The U.S. government is ordering passengers on nonstop, U.S.-bound flights from a handful of mostly Middle Eastern and North African countries to pack...

Popular areas along Pikes Peak to be closed longer than expected
Popular areas along Pikes Peak to be closed longer than expected

By: Seth Boster - 0 Mon, Mar 20, 2017

Forest Service Road 383 will remain closed until after Memorial Day, denying recreationalists access to popular areas behind Pikes Peak including the...

Victim of its own success, Iceland considers new tax on tourists
Victim of its own success, Iceland considers new tax on tourists

By: - 0 Mon, Mar 20, 2017

One of the world's hottest and most expensive holiday destinations could soon become a little more expensive. Overwhelmed by a record number of...

Colorado Springs taxi drivers seeking level playing field with ridesharing services
Colorado Springs taxi drivers seeking level playing field with ridesharing services

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Mon, Mar 20, 2017

When local taxi driver Chuck Peahl pays off the lease on his cab, he's thinking of stripping off the yellow paint and trading in his toplight for a new...

On the rocks, with ice: Utah parks in offseason just as grand
On the rocks, with ice: Utah parks in offseason just as grand

By: - 0 Sun, Mar 19, 2017

Among the many photos I have from a vacation to Utah, one shows me at Canyonlands National Park, cupping my hands around my eyes and peering into the...

Colorful Colorado: The lows and highs of Alma
Colorful Colorado: The lows and highs of Alma

By: Seth Boster - 0 Sun, Mar 19, 2017

ALMA - It's tough living here. "Definitely, you've got to be a hearty soul to make it a long time," Mayor Gary Goettelman says. Just ask Erik...

The shortest route to America's 49,603 historic sites will only take you 50 years
The shortest route to America's 49,603 historic sites will only take you 50 years

By: - 0 Thu, Mar 16, 2017

Adventurers whose spirit Muppet is Count von Count can visit all 50 U.S. states or capitals, 413 national parks or 38 cities or towns named...

United's new flights stoke fears of industrywide seat glut
United's new flights stoke fears of industrywide seat glut

By: - 0 Wed, Mar 15, 2017

United Continental Holdings boosted the number of seats the airline plans to add this year, stoking investor concern that the industry may hurt its...

East coast storm cancels several flights out of DIA
East coast storm cancels several flights out of DIA

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Tue, Mar 14, 2017

About 95 flights have been canceled Tuesday morning at the Denver International Airport because of a blizzard on the East Coast, according to the...

Travel Headlines

Poker tables keep decreasing on Nevada casino floors
Poker tables keep decreasing on Nevada casino floors

By: 0 5 hr ago

LAS VEGAS (AP) — When the Monte Carlo casino closes its eight-table poker room in about a month as part of a $450 million overhaul, the Las Vegas Strip...

Chastain, MacMillan inducted into US Soccer Hall of Fame
Chastain, MacMillan inducted into US Soccer Hall of Fame

By: 0 19 hr ago

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Brandi Chastain looked at the assembled crowd in a tent under the rain and addressed former coach Tony DiCicco, who had just...

Lakers honor Shaq with high-flying statue outside arena
Lakers honor Shaq with high-flying statue outside arena

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Lakers honored Shaquille O'Neal with a bronze statue of the Hall of Fame center who helped them to three consecutive NBA titles...

Stocks wobble, finish mixed as GOP pulls plug on health bill
Stocks wobble, finish mixed as GOP pulls plug on health bill

By: 0 Yesterday

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks flirted with sharp losses but managed a mixed finish after Republicans canceled a vote on their health care bill because it...

Trumps plot big hotel expansion, but political problems loom
Trumps plot big hotel expansion, but political problems loom

By: 0 Yesterday

NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump family is launching a new hotel chain in a bold expansion of a company that critics say is already too big and opaque for an...

All Aboard! Maryland women ride rails to NCAA regional
All Aboard! Maryland women ride rails to NCAA regional

By: 0 Yesterday

ABOARD AMTRAK REGIONAL 174 (AP) — Brenda Frese always wants to give her team new experiences. So Maryland's coach decided to have the Terrapins take...

Pilots' union says AA is leaving standby passengers behind

By: 0 Thu, Mar 23, 2017

DALLAS (AP) — The head of the pilots' union said Thursday that American Airlines is leaving thousands of standby passengers at the gate to make sure...

Utah getting toughest drunken driving limit in the US
Utah getting toughest drunken driving limit in the US

By: 0 Thu, Mar 23, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah's governor signed legislation Thursday giving the predominantly Mormon state the strictest drunken driving threshold in the...

The Latest: Utah gov. signs .05 DUI limit, strictest in US
The Latest: Utah gov. signs .05 DUI limit, strictest in US

By: 0 Thu, Mar 23, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on a law giving Utah the strictest DUI threshold in the country (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Utah's governor has...

Erdogan urges US, Britain to drop 'exaggerated' laptop ban

By: 0 Thu, Mar 23, 2017

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on the United States and Britain on Thursday to drop what he said were...

Virgin America will be the latest airline brand to disappear
Virgin America will be the latest airline brand to disappear

By: 0 Thu, Mar 23, 2017

DALLAS (AP) — After months of teasing, Alaska Airlines has bad news for loyal customers of Virgin America — their airline's name is being dumped....

Mickey vs. the tax man: Disney, Universal fight tax bills
Mickey vs. the tax man: Disney, Universal fight tax bills

By: 0 Thu, Mar 23, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — It takes a lot of land to accommodate Cinderella's castle, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Epcot's 11-country World...

Missing Texas girl found after 300-mile ride on coal train

By: 0 Thu, Mar 23, 2017

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a Texas teenager who went missing while on vacation with her family in Colorado was discovered by a farmer when...

By the numbers: Property values of theme parks in dispute

By: 0 Thu, Mar 23, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando and SeaWorld are engaged in legal battles with the county appraiser and tax collector...

Carlsbad Caverns sees uptick in visitors

By: 0 Thu, Mar 23, 2017

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Carlsbad Caverns is celebrating the highest number of visitor in 15 years. The national park says it saw higher-than-average...

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