Winter weather disrupts travel, schools across Southwest Colorado

Travel and schools were impacted Monday morning after a winter storm caused inclement weather throughout Southwest Colorado. The Colorado Department of Transportation announced Monday morning...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2021 | UPDATED: 3 hours 46 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

EU insists virus shots will remain voluntary before travel

The European Union sought Monday to ease concerns that citizens might be obliged to get shots against the coronavirus before they’re allowed to travel, as debate swirls over the use of vaccination...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2021 | CATEGORY: Travel

Number of daily hikers triples at popular Southwest rock formation The Wave

SALT LAKE CITY – Outdoor enthusiasts and landscape photographers hoping to land one of the elusive permits needed to explore the colorful, contoured landscape of a hike called The Wave in the...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2021 | CATEGORY: Travel

Mexico sees holiday bump in tourism amid pandemic surge

TULUM, Mexico – The friends from Jackson, Mississippi, relaxed on lounge chairs dug into a white sand beach and romped in the turquoise Caribbean waters, grateful for a break from the pandemic...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Travel

U.S. will require all arriving passengers to get COVID-19 test

NEW YORK – Anyone flying to the U.S. will soon need to show proof of a negative test for COVID-19, health officials announced Tuesday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention requirement...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2021 | CATEGORY: Travel

Gorillas test positive for coronavirus at San Diego park

SAN DIEGO – Several gorillas at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park have tested positive for the coronavirus in what is believed to be the first known cases among such primates in the United States and...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: Travel

Lava spatters, flows inside crater of Hawaii volcano

HONOLULU – Lava spattered and flowed over the weekend inside the crater of a Hawaii volcano that began erupting in December. The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said the lava is confined to the...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Travel

Shackleton expedition artifacts to be donated to UK museums

LONDON – A sled and flag used in one of explorer Ernest Shackleton’s famed expeditions to the South Pole have been bought by a British government-funded body to keep the treasured artifacts in the...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Travel

New virus strains prompt travel restrictions with Britain

More and more countries around the world are restricting travel from Britain and elsewhere amid concerns about new strains of the coronavirus, as their governments analyze test results and try to...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Travel

Loss of ‘snowbirds’ amid pandemic another hit to U.S. tourism

PHOENIX – This is the first winter in five years that Steve Monk and his wife, Linda, haven’t driven to Arizona from their home in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. They typically leave Canada to hunker...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Travel

Winter travel raises more fears of viral spread

Tens of millions of people are expected to travel to family gatherings or winter vacations over Christmas, despite pleas by public health experts who fear the result could be another surge in...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Travel

Snowy weather leads to multiple accidents

Law enforcement urges caution on slick roads during a flood of accident and road closure reports Saturday. About eight vehicles piled up Saturday morning on U.S. Highway 160 at County Road 222....

DATE: Dec. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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