| Oct 10, 2010
See those glossy outdoors photos on your desktop calendar? It's time to get into the picture. These hikes take you there, from red rocks to rain forests, from cliff dwellings to vernal pools. Complete all of them and you complete a picture of the West ...
| Aug 19, 2011
Bankrate.com recently released a list of the top 10 states for foreclosure based on June numbers. Many on the list aren't a surprise, but a few — such as Idaho — are.
Other states on the list were Nevada, Arizona, California, Utah, Michigan,...
| Dec 26, 2010
We asked readers where they would go if money and time were no object, and where they were likely to go in 2011. Thailand for dental work, one said. A trip with a friend to France, another said. Here are some of the other responses. Bon voyage!
| Dec 12, 2010
THE BEST WAY TO SOLITUDE
Many airlines (including American, Alaska, Continental, Delta, Frontier, Hawaiian, United, US Airways and Southwest fly nonstop from LAX to Salt Lake City. Also, Southwest and Delta fly from Burbank. Solitude lies in Big...
| Oct 12, 2010
| 1:13 PM
Are affordable replacement parts for cars and trucks going the way of the shade tree mechanic?
Corvette owner Dick Ruzzin thinks that may be the case.
Two years ago a drunk driver forced Ruzzin's 2005 Vette off the road. A former chief designer for...
| Feb 27, 2011
States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible.
Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 11:41 AM
Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns isn't one to easily lend his name to colognes, designer jeans, spaghetti sauce or any of the other entrapments that sometimes come with fame.
But when Tauck, a leading tour company for guided land journeys and small-ship...
| Jun 26, 2011
Gasoline prices per gallon in the West*
New Mexico 3.61
*Source: AAA; prices (rounded)...
| Feb 28, 2011
You use seat belts, right?
Most people do. The undeniable safety advantages, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's ubiquitous "Click It or Ticket" campaign, the fear of seeing those flashing lights in your rearview mirror all help...
| Feb 9, 2011
Jazzing up a special cake — for Valentine's Day or any special occasion — doesn't have to involve pastry bags and five colors of buttercream. Many new cookbooks have been using "found sweets" — think peppermint patties, sugared fruit,...
| Jan 12, 2011
Richard "Dick" Winters, the "Easy Company" commander whose World War II exploits were made famous by the book and television miniseries "Band of Brothers," has died. He was 92.
FOR THE RECORD:
An earlier version of this article...