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Man accused of planting note about bomb on Denver-bound plane
Man accused of planting note about bomb on Denver-bound plane

By: - 0 11 hr ago

DENVER — An airline passenger has been arrested on charges of planting a note on a plane en route from San Diego to Denver that falsely claimed a bomb...

National park visits hits record high for 3rd straight year
National park visits hits record high for 3rd straight year

By: - 0 Mon, Jan 16, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY — Visits to U.S. national parks set a record in 2016 for the third consecutive year as landmarks such Zion, Yellowstone and Rocky...

Neighborliness flows at Rock Cut Brewing in Estes Park
Neighborliness flows at Rock Cut Brewing in Estes Park

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Sun, Jan 15, 2017

ESTES PARK - Happy birthday, D.S. If you haven't already laid claim, you've got beers waiting at Rock Cut Brewing Co. "There were, like, four people...

A new road will make getting to Stonehenge easier. It may also ruin Stonehenge.
A new road will make getting to Stonehenge easier. It may also ruin Stonehenge.

By: - 0 Sat, Jan 14, 2017

Historians estimate that Stonehenge is at least 4,000 years old. It can take about as long to reach the site by car. The route to the ancient...

A first for Uber in the US — and it's happening in Colorado Springs
A first for Uber in the US — and it's happening in Colorado Springs

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Fri, Jan 13, 2017

Ride-sharing giant Uber is trying a "new" technology for the first time nationwide in Colorado Springs - cash. Drivers will start accepting cash Jan....

Mineral hot springs and rivers draw outdoor enthusiasts to mountain town of Glenwood Springs
Mineral hot springs and rivers draw outdoor enthusiasts to mountain town of Glenwood Springs

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Sun, Jan 8, 2017

Glenwood Springs - Water and good health grew this mountain town at the nexus of the Colorado and Roaring Fork rivers, a spot famed for its mineral hot...

A carefree, carless weekend trip to Glenwood Springs aboard the California Zehpyr
A carefree, carless weekend trip to Glenwood Springs aboard the California Zehpyr

By: - 0 Sun, Jan 8, 2017

The icy Colorado River carves through the canyon below as the westbound California Zehpyr weaves through the Rocky Mountains toward the town of...

Best Colorado winter driving tip: Drive only if you have to, and go slow
Best Colorado winter driving tip: Drive only if you have to, and go slow

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Thu, Jan 5, 2017

Perhaps the best winter driving advice is not to drive at all. But if you have to get to work, visit family, go to school or pick up groceries, here...

Airlines warning passengers Colorado winter storm could delay some travel plans
Airlines warning passengers Colorado winter storm could delay some travel plans

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Thu, Jan 5, 2017

With the Front Range already seeing the leading edge of a major winter storm Wednesday night that could cause havoc at airports through Thursday,...

Denver approves $120M to revamp DIA's baggage screening area
Denver approves $120M to revamp DIA's baggage screening area

By: - 0 Tue, Jan 3, 2017

DENVER — Denver International Airport is getting a $120 million renovation to consolidate the final screening of checked bags. The Denver Post...

Where to go in 2017: Best destinations around the world
Where to go in 2017: Best destinations around the world

By: - 0 Tue, Jan 3, 2017

Where should you travel in 2017? Maybe you want to witness the U.S. solar eclipse, take advantage of great exchange rates or get in on the hoopla for...

An unruly couple forced their flight to turn back; police boarded and passengers cheered
An unruly couple forced their flight to turn back; police boarded and passengers cheered

By: - 0 Fri, Dec 30, 2016

Delta Flight 2565 had barely gotten off the ground before things kicked up in the aisle. The flight crew started complaining about two passengers...

On African safari, eyes opened to the world of wildebeests and Maasai warriors
On African safari, eyes opened to the world of wildebeests and Maasai warriors

By: Seth Boster - 0 Sun, Dec 25, 2016

TANZANIA - This was the dry season, the time just before the short rain season, and the heat lay thick on the land. From the shanty towns under the...

Colorado Springs Airport stresses safe holiday travel - and leave machetes at home
Colorado Springs Airport stresses safe holiday travel - and leave machetes at home

By: Rich Laden - 0 Fri, Dec 23, 2016

Around this time of year, when peace on earth and good will toward men are common themes, the federal Transportation Security Administration has a...

Report: Passenger removed from flight after yelling at Ivanka Trump
Report: Passenger removed from flight after yelling at Ivanka Trump

By: - 0 Thu, Dec 22, 2016

A man was removed from a JetBlue flight for heckling Ivanka Trump during a flight out of New York Thursday morning, according to TMZ. Trump was...

Travel Headlines

Bagwell, Raines, Ivan Rodriguez elected to Hall of Fame
Bagwell, Raines, Ivan Rodriguez elected to Hall of Fame

By: 0 7 hr ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines and Ivan Rodriguez were elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Wednesday, earning the honor as Trevor Hoffman...

American Airlines to sell restricted 'basic economy' ticket
American Airlines to sell restricted 'basic economy' ticket

By: 0 8 hr ago

DALLAS (AP) — The evolution of a caste system in the economy cabin of jetliners is deepening, with passengers divided and treated differently based on...

A look at events and attractions surrounding Super Bowl LI
A look at events and attractions surrounding Super Bowl LI

By: 0 14 hr ago

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston is the nation's fourth largest city, a sprawling metropolis larger than some small states. But the good news for those visiting...

Airbnb, others sued in France for alleged unfair practices

By: 0 19 hr ago

PARIS (AP) — A group of French hoteliers and real estate agents has launched a lawsuit targeting accommodation-rental platforms, including Airbnb,...

Airlines increase on-time arrivals, reduce canceled flights
Airlines increase on-time arrivals, reduce canceled flights

By: 0 Tue, Jan 17, 2017

The chances that your flight will be on time and won't get canceled appear to be looking up. The federal Department of Transportation reported Tuesday...

Champ's artistic side to be displayed at Muhammad Ali Center
Champ's artistic side to be displayed at Muhammad Ali Center

By: 0 Tue, Jan 17, 2017

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — When Muhammad Ali wasn't jabbing or dancing in the ring, he sometimes liked dabbling as an artist. Now, 15 drawings created by...

Hawaiian, Delta top on-time ratings for US airlines

By: 0 Tue, Jan 17, 2017

Here are the government's rankings of the leading U.S. airlines and their on-time performance for November. The federal government counts a flight as...

Malaysia Air on rebound as missing flight search called off
Malaysia Air on rebound as missing flight search called off

By: 0 Tue, Jan 17, 2017

HONG KONG (AP) — Nearly three years after twin disasters took it to the brink of financial collapse, Malaysia Airlines' new CEO says the airline's...

National park visits hits record high for 3rd straight year
National park visits hits record high for 3rd straight year

By: 0 Tue, Jan 17, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Visits to U.S. national parks set a record in 2016 for the third consecutive year as landmarks such Zion, Yellowstone and Rocky...

Rule easing public lands transfer concerns hunters, others
Rule easing public lands transfer concerns hunters, others

By: 0 Mon, Jan 16, 2017

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A change in U.S. House rules making it easier to transfer millions of acres of federal public lands to states is worrying hunters...

On ballot for final time, Tim Raines hopes for Hall entry
On ballot for final time, Tim Raines hopes for Hall entry

By: 0 Mon, Jan 16, 2017

MONTREAL (AP) — The 1982 All-Star Game at Olympic Stadium was the first outside the United States, the host Montreal Expos giving the event a...

Repaired and ready: Venue where a young Dylan played reopens
Repaired and ready: Venue where a young Dylan played reopens

By: 0 Sun, Jan 15, 2017

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Bob Dylan would surely still recognize the low-ceilinged room in Caffe Lena where he played a couple of gigs almost 60...

What happens between now and Ringling's closure in May?
What happens between now and Ringling's closure in May?

By: 0 Sun, Jan 15, 2017

ELLENTON, Fla. (AP) — The owners of Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced Saturday that they will close the 146-year-old show in May....

The big top comes down: Ringling Bros. circus is closing
The big top comes down: Ringling Bros. circus is closing

By: 0 Sun, Jan 15, 2017

ELLENTON, Fla. (AP) — After 146 years, the curtain is coming down on "The Greatest Show on Earth." The owner of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey...

APNewsBreak: Ringling Bros. circus to close after 146 years
APNewsBreak: Ringling Bros. circus to close after 146 years

By: 0 Sat, Jan 14, 2017

ELLENTON, Fla. (AP) — After 146 years, the curtain is coming down on "The Greatest Show on Earth." The owner of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey...

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