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FILE - Travelers move through a security checkpoint in Denver International Airport ahead of the Memorial Day holiday on May 26, 2023, in Denver. A record number of Americans are expected to hit the pavement and the air over the 2024 Memorial Day weekend.

Remember last year’s Memorial Day travel jams? Chances are they will be much worse this year

FILE - Travelers move through a security checkpoint in Denver International Airport ahead of the Memorial Day holiday on May 26, 2023, in Denver. A record number of Americans are expected to hit the pavement and the air over the 2024 Memorial Day weekend.

May 23, 2024, 7:34am Business

You didn’t think summer travel would be easy, did you? Read story

People arrive to the baggage claim area of Terminal 1 at Harry Reid International Airport in Las Vegas.

Summer travel boom: 82 percent of Americans plan to get away in 2024

People arrive to the baggage claim area of Terminal 1 at Harry Reid International Airport in Las Vegas.

May 23, 2024, 6:04am Life

Get ready for a summer filled with adventure and exploration. As Memorial Day weekend approaches, signaling the official start of summer travel season, Americans are buzzing with plans to explore, relax and make lasting memories. Read story

What is in-flight turbulence, and when does it become dangerous for passengers and crews?

May 22, 2024, 8:29am Business

The death of a British man and injuries impacting dozens of other people aboard a Singapore Airlines flight that hit severe turbulence Tuesday highlighted the potential dangers of flying through unstable air. Read story

A man runs on the West Seattle Alki Beach jogging and bike path on an early morning, (iStock.com)

Seattle’s new urban hiking group brings friendship and adventure

A man runs on the West Seattle Alki Beach jogging and bike path on an early morning, (iStock.com)

May 19, 2024, 6:00am Life

On a Sunday in April, I joined an urban hike where, it felt, Seattle’s notorious Freeze did not exist. The group of more than 100 people, mostly in their 20s and 30s — many of whom had just met — chatted comfortably as we walked through West Seattle. Read story

The skyline of Boise, Idaho. Nestled against the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boise strikes the ideal balance between outdoor adventure and urban amenities.

Where to eat, play and stay in Boise, Idaho

The skyline of Boise, Idaho. Nestled against the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boise strikes the ideal balance between outdoor adventure and urban amenities.

May 18, 2024, 6:02am Life

I’m pedaling along next to the Boise River when a shadow catches my eye. I pause and look up, just in time to see an osprey soaring overhead, a fish dangling from its talons. I hear a group of laughing tubers floating by in the burbling waters of the river… Read story

Drift off in the &ldquo;Up&rdquo; house.

Airbnb announces Icon stays

Drift off in the &ldquo;Up&rdquo; house.

May 18, 2024, 5:26am Life

Airbnb wants to give guests access to worlds they’ve only dreamed of. Read story

Learn and have fun on next family summer vacation

May 18, 2024, 5:08am Life

It’s the season for family vacations. Here are five ideas to consider. Read story

Summer travelers feel the sting of baggage prices

May 18, 2024, 5:07am Life

After despairing about the cost of my summer vacation, I was recently celebrating finding seemingly reasonably priced fares to Croatia. My moment was cut short by the catch: a checked 51-pound bag on the EasyJet Plc flight would cost almost $64.50 per passenger per flight. Read story

Discover fairy tale forest, sweet treats in Lynden

May 11, 2024, 6:09am Life

Lynden, approximately 15 miles north of Bellingham and 5 miles south of the Canadian border is Whatcom County’s second largest city. The area is known for farming, but also features a fairy tale forest, delicious pastries, sweet locally owned shops and beautiful scenery. Read story

Outdoor safety takes preparation

May 11, 2024, 6:06am Life

If your travel plans include outdoor adventure, make sure your family’s gear, skills and smarts are up to speed. Here are five ways to prepare: Read story