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It's Canada's 150th anniversary. What's the best way to celebrate? All the way. On the railway.
It's Canada's 150th anniversary. What's the best way to celebrate? All the way. On the railway.

By: - 0 6 hr ago

A few minutes past 11 p.m., a Via Rail Canada train pulled into a film-noir-lit station in New Brunswick. Two passengers, insufficiently dressed for...

Solve a murder by dessert on the Royal Gorge Route Railroad
Solve a murder by dessert on the Royal Gorge Route Railroad

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Thu, Apr 27, 2017

It's inevitable - by dessert somebody will have died. Red Herring Productions is back on board the Royal Gorge Route Railroad for season No. 14 of...

Man removed from flight for using bathroom before takeoff
Man removed from flight for using bathroom before takeoff

By: - 0 Thu, Apr 27, 2017

MILWAUKEE — A Wisconsin man was removed from a Delta Air Lines flight after using the bathroom against crew instructions shortly before takeoff. Kima...

Frontier Airlines launches service to new markets with $20 fares
Frontier Airlines launches service to new markets with $20 fares

By: - 0 Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Frontier Airlines announced Monday that it has begun new, non-stop service in seven markets over the past week and returned its summer seasonal routes...

A month backpacking 160 miles through Glacier National Park
A month backpacking 160 miles through Glacier National Park

By: Liz Forster - 0 Sat, Apr 22, 2017

A dense blanket of fog suffocated the empty air around me, so that I could see only my feet and about 5 feet of trail in front of me. While I timidly...

Over 7M people visited Colorado national parks in 2016, spending nearly $486M
Over 7M people visited Colorado national parks in 2016, spending nearly $486M

By: - 0 Sat, Apr 22, 2017

STATEWIDE — When you visit our national parks, you’re also helping out our economy. A whopping 7,457,422 visitors to national parks in Colorado in...

Airlines say they're overbooking less, but passengers say they're discriminating more

By: - 0 Sat, Apr 22, 2017

One of the most jarring experiences of Nazia Ali's life began at the end of a dream, 10-year anniversary trip with her husband, Faisal Ali. After...

American Airlines investigates after video shows employee altercation with passenger
American Airlines investigates after video shows employee altercation with passenger

By: - 0 Sat, Apr 22, 2017

American Airlines is investigating after a video surfaced on social media showing a confrontation between a passenger and an airline employee aboard...

Woody Paige: The problem with air travel is the passengers
Woody Paige: The problem with air travel is the passengers

By: Woody Paige - 0 Wed, Apr 19, 2017

I've traveled more than 1.6 million miles on commercial airlines over the past 47 years. That's not bragging, but, rather, a pitiful confession....

Colorful Colorado: The value of Victor and its timeless beauty
Colorful Colorado: The value of Victor and its timeless beauty

By: Seth Boster - 0 Tue, Apr 18, 2017

VICTOR - Much has come and gone here, but one thing that remains is the sporting goods store on 3rd Street. Gus Conley is still here, slumped behind...

United boots couple headed for wedding off flight
United boots couple headed for wedding off flight

By: - 0 Mon, Apr 17, 2017

A bride and groom headed to Costa Rica for their wedding got kicked off their United flight out of Houston on Saturday afternoon. The incident took...

After dragging incident, United will no longer allow crew members to displace passengers on a plane
After dragging incident, United will no longer allow crew members to displace passengers on a plane

By: - 0 Sun, Apr 16, 2017

United Airlines will no longer allow crew members to displace passengers who are already seated on a plane. Under a new policy, which is meant to...

Web of lies: One reporter's complicated relationship with spiders
Web of lies: One reporter's complicated relationship with spiders

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Sun, Apr 16, 2017

A monster has taken up residence in my closet, and I'm totally cool with it. We've got a deal. My monster snacks on (other) unwelcome guests and makes...

Delta OKs offers of up to $9,950 to flyers who give up seats
Delta OKs offers of up to $9,950 to flyers who give up seats

By: - 0 Fri, Apr 14, 2017

Delta is letting employees offer customers nearly $10,000 in compensation to give up seats on overbooked flights, hoping to avoid an uproar like the...

I-25 interchange project on track, but expect a construction-filled summer around Colorado Springs
I-25 interchange project on track, but expect a construction-filled summer around Colorado Springs

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Wed, Apr 12, 2017

The $113-million Interstate 25/Cimarron Street interchange project has experienced no speed bumps and is on track to be completed by the end of this...

Travel Headlines

Swedish cows in a great moooo-d as summer pastures open
Swedish cows in a great moooo-d as summer pastures open

By: 0 1 hr ago

DROTTNINGHOLM, Sweden (AP) — Despite a cold wind and chilling temperatures, spring has come to Sweden. At least, spring for the milk cows. In an...

Cedar Point, Knott's Berry Farm adds metal detectors
Cedar Point, Knott's Berry Farm adds metal detectors

By: 0 5 hr ago

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Amusement park visitors to the "Roller Coaster Capital of the World" can expect slightly longer wait times to pass through new...

For Trump in White House, conflicts of interest range widely
For Trump in White House, conflicts of interest range widely

By: 0 Yesterday

NEW YORK (AP) — When it comes to avoiding conflicts of interest in the White House, President Donald Trump has ripped up the playbook in his first 100...

Experts: Long road ahead for Trump offshore drilling order
Experts: Long road ahead for Trump offshore drilling order

By: 0 Fri, Apr 28, 2017

President Donald Trump's executive order seeking to find new ocean expanses in the Atlantic and the Arctic for offshore drilling is unlikely to reach...

German airlines to scrap requirement for 2 people in cockpit

By: 0 Fri, Apr 28, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's aviation association says the country's airlines have decide to scrap rules requiring two people in the cockpit at the same...

Trump tower fated not to rise in Indonesian isle of the gods
Trump tower fated not to rise in Indonesian isle of the gods

By: 0 Fri, Apr 28, 2017

TANAH LOT, Indonesia (AP) — Thousands of people flock daily to the centuries-old, sacred Hindu temple at Tanah Lot, a rock formation that juts into the...

Champ Bailey inducted into Colorado Sports Hall of Fame
Champ Bailey inducted into Colorado Sports Hall of Fame

By: 0 Thu, Apr 27, 2017

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — While the Denver Broncos were peeking into their future Thursday night with the NFL draft, stars from past and present were...

United moves to ease criticism with settlement, new policies
United moves to ease criticism with settlement, new policies

By: 0 Thu, Apr 27, 2017

DALLAS (AP) — United Airlines moved to staunch criticism — and any customer defections — by reaching a settlement Thursday with a passenger dragged off...

Train delays likely this summer over work at Penn Station
Train delays likely this summer over work at Penn Station

By: 0 Thu, Apr 27, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Rail travelers who have endured major disruptions recently at the nation's busiest rail station are likely to see more delays this...

The Latest: Christie says Amtrak fixes are what he sought
The Latest: Christie says Amtrak fixes are what he sought

By: 0 Thu, Apr 27, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Amtrak's repair work at Penn Station (all times local): 3:30 p.m. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he's satisfied...

Michigan holds first practice in Italy, Buckeye fans nearby
Michigan holds first practice in Italy, Buckeye fans nearby

By: 0 Thu, Apr 27, 2017

ROME (AP) — After a week of touring Rome, shooting each other with paintballs, hanging out at the beach, snapping photos inside the Colosseum and...

Southwest Airlines to end practice of overbooking flights
Southwest Airlines to end practice of overbooking flights

By: 0 Thu, Apr 27, 2017

Southwest Airlines plans to stop overbooking flights — an industry practice implicated in an ugly incident on a United Airlines flight that has damaged...

Mazda MX-5 Miata RF: Open-air driving with structure
Mazda MX-5 Miata RF: Open-air driving with structure

By: 0 Thu, Apr 27, 2017

Car shoppers looking for a Mazda Miata coupe have a new choice for 2017: the new Mazda MX-5 Miata RF, with a targa-looking, power hard top. The 2017...

Theme parks: Comcast's under-the-radar growth driver
Theme parks: Comcast's under-the-radar growth driver

By: 0 Thu, Apr 27, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — One of Comcast's fastest-growing businesses hasn't been selling cable or internet subscriptions — or making movies and TV shows, or...

Auction of Soviet art triggers probe; art market on guard
Auction of Soviet art triggers probe; art market on guard

By: 0 Thu, Apr 27, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — The sale of nine Soviet-era masterpieces that fetched $3 million at a London auction in 2014 is causing uproar in Moscow's art community,...

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