| Jul 16, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that have come across our desk recently:
Holland America Line has a 14-day South America Passage cruise departing Nov. 24 from Valparaiso, Chile, priced as low as $1,399...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 3:07 PM
The National Park Service on Friday announced it was moving to ban drones on all its lands.
The move comes amid growing concern about hobbyists using drones to create dramatic videos.
The ban would cover more than 84 million acres of public land....
| Jul 18, 2014
| 4:12 AM
Happy Freebie Friday!
Wow! Here's a sure sign that Apple will soon release a new smartphone: Walmart has cut the price on iPhone 5C to 97 cents and also has put the iPhone 5S model on clearance for $79. Target also is is selling the iPad Mini for $199,...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 7:43 AM
National Park Service rangers have suspended the search for a missing Seattle hiking enthusiast and author after finding the body of a woman in the search area around Mount Rainier, park officials told Reuters on Saturday.
The body had not been...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Summer can be a great time to visit ski resorts. The weather is usually glorious, and there are numerous outdoor activities, festivals and cultural offerings aimed at attracting visitors and entertaining locals. In this generally slower time of year,...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Brrrriiing! Like a hammer shattering glass, the alarm broke the silence of our West Yellowstone motel room. It was 3 a.m. We needed to get up and out to meet a small group of fellow photographers for our first-ever photo tour.
We’re no strangers...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 7:31 AM
The wife of a man who is suspected of having an affair with the missing pregnant wife of a U.S. Marine allegedly told a witness "detectives would never find her body," according to a search warrant made public this week.
The wife of Christopher Lee told...
| Jun 25, 2014
Chances are you won't see the nomadic black bear that's been spotted around Illinois these last several weeks. But if you really want to see one, you could always head west to Wyoming, where hundreds of black bears as well as grizzlies live.
| Jun 23, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei spent most of the 1980s and early 1990s in the United States — primarily in New York but also in California. As he prepares to open the new show "@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz" in September, he's a tad regretful that he...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 6:45 PM
Black bears are a cherished part of the community here, a woodsy gateway town that funnels tourists to Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks, where the first question visitors ask of rangers is "Where can I see a bear?"
Local shop owner Cindy Skeen...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:00 AM
A key roadway near the western entrance to Yosemite National Park that was closed because of the El Portal fire has reopened to traffic.
With the reopening of Big Oak Flat Road between Crane Flat and El Portal Road on Wednesday, all roads inside the...