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Gazette travel: Experiencing Norway from sea to summit
Gazette travel: Experiencing Norway from sea to summit

By: Liz Forster - 0 2 hr ago

We split into two motorboats and sped through the crisp arctic air and anomalously calm waters of northern Norway's Lyngen Peninsula, anchoring in an...

You've seen this gallery on Interstate 25. Meet Ray Shaw, the Colorado artist behind it.
You've seen this gallery on Interstate 25. Meet Ray Shaw, the Colorado artist behind it.

By: Seth Boster - 0 2 hr ago

HUERFANO COUNTY - Ray Shaw is passed by every day. Anyone who's driven down Interstate 25 toward Walsenburg has seen his name on the wall of the...

Colorado Springs must show support to get hyperloop transit system, company says
Colorado Springs must show support to get hyperloop transit system, company says

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Wed, May 23, 2018

A company trying to build a high-speed tube transit system that could whisk passengers across the state in minutes has a message for Colorado...

Colorado Springs gas prices soar to 3-year high
Colorado Springs gas prices soar to 3-year high

By: Rich Laden - 0 Tue, May 22, 2018

"Pay at the pump" is taking on new meaning as motorists prepare to head out for the Memorial Day weekend. Colorado Springs-area gas prices averaged...

Mount Evans Road to open on Memorial Day weekend

By: - 0 Tue, May 22, 2018

DENVER — Mount Evans Road will be back to opening at its normal Memorial Day weekend date this year after a shorter season than usual for motorists in...

Hot springs in Colorado: World's deepest hot spring also site of luxury
Hot springs in Colorado: World's deepest hot spring also site of luxury

By: Seth Boster - 0 Tue, May 22, 2018

Springs Resort and Spa, Pagosa Springs A tribe prayed to the gods to end a mysterious, devastating plague. The native people gathered on the banks of...

Colorado Springs hotel industry sets records in April
Colorado Springs hotel industry sets records in April

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Mon, May 21, 2018

Record-setting attendance at the Space Symposium last month fueled a record-setting April for the Colorado Springs hotel industry with the occupancy...

Manitou Springs has plan for dealing with parking, traffic during tourist season
Manitou Springs has plan for dealing with parking, traffic during tourist season

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Mon, May 21, 2018

Manitou Springs will introduce improvements soon that city officials hope will keep streets from being clogged by drivers circling the small Ute Pass...

At national parks and zoos, our picks of the litters
At national parks and zoos, our picks of the litters

By: - 0 Sat, May 19, 2018

Watch the video of the wobbly legged, cinnamon-tufted, brand-new-to-the-world bison calf and then try to remember what was stressing you out. The...

Pikes Peak visitor shuttle ready to roll; mandate has few exceptions
Pikes Peak visitor shuttle ready to roll; mandate has few exceptions

By: Conrad Swanson - 0 Wed, May 16, 2018

A monochromatic procession of vans will be nearly the only way for hundreds of thousands of people to reach the top of Pikes Peak starting May 31....

Colorado burrito boasts 5 pounds of potatoes, carton of eggs and so much more
Colorado burrito boasts 5 pounds of potatoes, carton of eggs and so much more

By: Seth Boster - 0 Tue, May 15, 2018

DENVER - She wears a ball cap with the Batman logo, but she is no hero to me. She is concocting my doom. "Potatoes," Carolina Villaseñor says,...

Hot springs in Colorado: More than wonderful soaking at Avalanche Ranch
Hot springs in Colorado: More than wonderful soaking at Avalanche Ranch

By: Seth Boster - 0 Tue, May 15, 2018

A closer look at Avalanche Ranch Cabins and Hot Springs in our continuing series on hot springs in Colorado. Glenwood Springs to the north and...

Hot springs in Colorado: Secret's out about these Western Slope pools
Hot springs in Colorado: Secret's out about these Western Slope pools

By: Seth Boster - 0 Mon, May 14, 2018

Orvis Hot Springs Ridgway residents would prefer to keep their soaking refuge secret, and despite its location right off U.S. 550, Orvis Hot Springs...

Hot springs in Colorado: Strawberry Park Hot Springs defined by elegance and ruggedness
Hot springs in Colorado: Strawberry Park Hot Springs defined by elegance and ruggedness

By: Seth Boster - 0 Mon, May 14, 2018

Strawberry Park might be the Centennial State's most celebrated site of soaking. It's "a perfect representation of what Colorado is and should be...

Hot springs south of Colorado Springs aims to be welcoming, refreshing haven
Hot springs south of Colorado Springs aims to be welcoming, refreshing haven

By: Seth Boster - 0 Mon, May 14, 2018

PENROSE - To get to the Front Range's strangest geothermal pool, you have to go through Toni Shenise. She's the tall boss behind the counter in the...

Travel Headlines

No rain in sight: Fire fears force land closures in Arizona

By: 0 12 hr ago

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Many part of the West are dealing with drought. But nowhere else has more state and federal land been closed to recreation...

Court: Montana minimizes impact of mining near Yellowstone
Court: Montana minimizes impact of mining near Yellowstone

By: 0 18 hr ago

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A gold exploration proposal near Yellowstone National Park faced a significant setback as a judge blamed Montana officials for...

Kansas water park to open for season with 11 rides closed
Kansas water park to open for season with 11 rides closed

By: 0 Thu, May 24, 2018

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas water park where a boy was killed on a giant waterslide in 2016 planned to open for its annual season as scheduled Friday...

The Latest: Kansas water park to open 6 rides, close others
The Latest: Kansas water park to open 6 rides, close others

By: 0 Thu, May 24, 2018

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on developments surrounding a state audit of a Kansas water park where a boy was killed on a waterslide in 2016 (all...

The Latest: Colorado mountain roads open for holiday weekend

By: 0 Thu, May 24, 2018

DENVER (AP) — The Latest on the opening of Colorado mountain roads for the summer (all times local): 1:05 p.m. Some of Colorado's highest elevation...

Delta says it will launch flights to India next year

By: 0 Thu, May 24, 2018

ATLANTA (AP) — Delta Air Lines says it will resume nonstop flights next year between the United States and Mumbai, India. The airline is crediting...

Boston-bound flight hits bird, returns safely to Buffalo

By: 0 Thu, May 24, 2018

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A JetBlue flight out of Buffalo struck a bird shortly after takeoff and returned safely to the airport. JetBlue says Flight 2216...

Hawaii volcano generates blue flames from burning methane
Hawaii volcano generates blue flames from burning methane

By: 0 Wed, May 23, 2018

HONOLULU (AP) — Blue flames from burning methane are the latest natural phenomena being seen at the eruption of the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii....

Las Vegas strike would have far-reaching effect
Las Vegas strike would have far-reaching effect

By: 0 Wed, May 23, 2018

LAS VEGAS (AP) — What happens in Las Vegas could have a ripple effect across the country if 50,000 casino-hotel workers employed at more than 30 of the...

The Latest: Las Vegas casino strike would have ripple effect
The Latest: Las Vegas casino strike would have ripple effect

By: 0 Wed, May 23, 2018

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the contract negotiations between Las Vegas casino workers and businesses (all times local): 5 p.m. What happens in...

New York City to consider ban on plastic straws
New York City to consider ban on plastic straws

By: 0 Wed, May 23, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Plastic straws and stirrers could soon be banned in bars, restaurants and coffee shops in New York City. Democratic City Councilman...

Penny Chenery among 12 new members elected to Racing HOF

By: 0 Wed, May 23, 2018

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney and Penny Chenery are among 12 members elected to the National Museum of Racing and Hall of...

Lenny Dykstra accused of putting gun to Uber driver's head
Lenny Dykstra accused of putting gun to Uber driver's head

By: 0 Wed, May 23, 2018

LINDEN, N.J. (AP) — Former baseball star Lenny Dykstra put a gun to the head of an Uber driver when the driver declined to change the trip's...

Zinke heckled as he pitches government, industry cooperation
Zinke heckled as he pitches government, industry cooperation

By: 0 Wed, May 23, 2018

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke faced protests and a heckler Wednesday as he delivered a message of government cooperation at a...

US airlines expect record number of summer travelers

By: 0 Wed, May 23, 2018

Planes will be packed as Americans head out on summer vacations this year. Airlines for America, a trade group that represents most major U.S....

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