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As you book your next vacation, it doesn’t hurt to think ahead -- way ahead. Technology is changing everything about the way we live, work and play, and travel is no exception.
(StatePoint) As you book your next vacation, it doesn’t hurt to think ahead -- way ahead. Technology is changing everything about the way we live, work and play, and travel is no exception.
Fall has finally arrived, bringing with it a season of festivals and outdoor activities that most of us have eagerly anticipated all summer.
(BPT) - The term smooth sailing doesn’t always apply, especially when faced with rough waters and stormy skies.
(Family Features) Date night doesn't have to require reservations at an overpriced restaurant or an over-the-top production. You can easily turn your own home into the perfect romantic setting for a special night you both deserve.
Blood dripped from his face and lacerations covered his arms. Dallin Wengert lay unconscious as his body jerked around in a fit of seizures. Amy Wengert sat by her husband in the helicopter praying – praying that he would live.
Newly announced emissions restrictions on six Arizona plants aim to reduce haze over 17 federal areas in the Southwest, including the Grand Canyon.
The Environmental Protection Agency set new limits Wednesday on emissions from six Arizona industrial facilities in order to reduce haze at 17 national parks and wilderness areas, including the Grand Canyon.
A haze over the Los Angeles skyline. Agreements between California and Mexico aim to reduce carbon emissions while preserving forests and protecting indigenous people.
(BPT) - With autumn just a few short weeks away, many people will soon spend less time on the patio and more time within four walls. Actually, five walls if you include the ceiling.
Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort & Spa has announced Jeffrey Schott as its new spa director at the Sonoran Spa. Along with this new hire, Westward Look has additionally named 3-year associate Christopher McLaren as the new catering sales manager.
Continuing to pursue a quest initiated in 2003, in 2014 it was time to summit another state highpoint. With deep snow and cold weather blanketing the mountains of most western states, Oklahoma was designated the most likely candidate. Plans got underway.
Anthony Burg, who is a crossing guard and campus monitor for Painted Sky Elementary School, stops traffic as parents take their children to class on the first day of school.
Larry Johnston kisses his daughter Natalie on the forehead as he says goodbye to her on her first day of first grade.
Jacob Vaught, left, Jennifer Vaught, middle, and Linda Sienkiewicz, right, take pictures as kids make their way into their classrooms on the first day of school at Painted Sky Elementary.
Josh Wright and his 4-year-old daughter Delaney pose as Sara Wright takes a photo of them while dropping their other child off at school on his first day of class.
Brittany Gedzyk and Raegan, 1, wave at Brittany’s son who was in the classroom on his first day of school.
Steve Beach walks with his daughter Emma, 8, to school for her first day of third grade at Painted Sky Elementary School.
Julia Lutz and McKenna, 5, hold hands as they make their way into McKenna’s first day of kindergarten.
(BPT) - Labor Day signals the end of summer and the start of exciting new fall activities, but what does the holiday really celebrate? The answer: the 155.6 million people age 16 and older in the American workforce. Gathering with family and friends is a must, but that doesn't mean you should spend your day off worrying about party details. With these tips and tricks, you’ll be a master party-planner and everyone will have a great time - you won’t even have to turn on the stove!
(BPT) - Between managing careers, navigating the rigors of parenthood, handling the daily to-do list, and finding time to stay in touch with friends, it’s no wonder modern moms and dads are always on the lookout for simple solutions to make life a little less hectic. Luckily, the age of mobile technology brings ultra-convenient apps and Bluetooth-connected devices for everything from shopping to banking and, of course, cooking.
(Family Features) For the entering college freshman, the days leading up to the start of the academic year can be filled with great anticipation and anxiety. But there are ways to begin this new journey on the right foot with a little preparation ahead of time.
(Family Features) In kitchens, cafeterias and restaurants nationwide, our local food preferences may be unique, and our culinary traditions may be diverse, but we all share a common bond: a love for peanut butter.