101 Freeway received‘t open for a minimum of per week. Amtrak provides additional trains to accommodate extra vacationers

101 Freeway received‘t open for a minimum of per week. Amtrak provides additional trains to accommodate extra vacationers

The 101 Freeway in the Santa Barbara area won’t open for at least a week, Caltrans tweeted Monday. The agency cited continuing cleanup plus storms predicted this week for the ongoing closure between Carpinteria and Santa Barbara. Until the road reopens, the quickest way to travel to and from the affected area is by train. Detours using Interstate 5 can take up to five hours, depending on traffic. is adding […]

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Glacier Nationwide Park breaks visitation report in 2017

Glacier Nationwide Park breaks visitation report in 2017

By – Associated Press – Monday, January 15, 2018 KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) – The National Park Service says more than 3.3 million people visited Glacier National Park in Montana last year, making it the busiest in the park’s 108-year history. The Flathead Beacon reports Glacier saw a 10 percent increase in visitation last year – from 3,005,448 in 2016 to 3,305,513 in 2017. The record is remarkable considering large sections […]

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Hundreds honor King at Nationwide Civil Rights Museum

Hundreds honor King at Nationwide Civil Rights Museum

By – Associated Press – Monday, January 15, 2018 MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – Thousands of people have celebrated Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday with song and dance at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee. The holiday weekend was a special father and son trip for Alan Williams and 14-year-old Alan Louis Williams. The pair from Tallahassee, Florida, visited important sites in King’s life, including the Mason Temple in […]

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Officers need aviation corridor of fame ceremony again in Ohio

Officers need aviation corridor of fame ceremony again in Ohio

By – Associated Press – Monday, January 15, 2018 DAYTON, Ohio (AP) – The Ohio community where the National Aviation Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony was held for decades before moving to Fort Worth, Texas, last year is seeking the return of the event. Daily News reports is one of five contenders for this year’s ceremony. The hall of fame hasn’t announced the other contenders. Executive Director Amy Spowart says […]

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