| Oct 18, 2012
| 5:43 AM
They were ready to land in Australia, at the end of a 14-hour international flight, when the 270 passengers of an Air Canada flight were suddenly thrown into a high-seas search-and-rescue operation.
Flight AC033 diverted after pilot Andrew Robertson...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 9:47 PM
Editor's Note: A 7.7-magnitude quake struck off the coast of Queen Charlotte Islands in Canada late Saturday, triggering a tsunami warning. No reports of major damage has yet emerged. Here are the latest developments:
[Update 12:44 a.m.] Fryer also...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 6:56 AM
VANCOUVER, Wash. — It was a December night, around the mid-1800s from the look of it, in a cozy candlelit parlor. I was eavesdropping on a teatime conversation between James Douglas, Fort Vancouver's bow-tied chief trader, and Narcissa Whitman,...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 3:26 PM
Although we're on the Pacific Northwest coast, the sights, sounds and smells of Richmond, British Columbia, make us feel like we've taken a trip to Asia. We hop off the shiny, driverless Metro Vancouver SkyTrain at the Lansdowne Station, a legacy of the...
| Apr 10, 2012
Billy Campbell stars as Darren Richmond on the AMC series "The Killing." Born in Charlottesville, Va., the actor resides in Vancouver, British Columbia, and says he loves exploring Canada. "I go out to Vancouver Island, rent a cabin in Ucluelet, surf...
| Sep 5, 2012
London for Less (free for iOS)
What it is: An app that helps visitors score 20 percent discounts at more than 150 restaurants and attractions in London.
How it works: After launching the app, travelers tap the Guide or the map to find discounts. After...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:48 AM
VICTORIA, British Columbia - Victoria retains its compact, easygoing nature, with major sights clustered around downtown's Inner Harbour. But I decided to explore the edges of the city - or at least as far as I could leisurely go on foot, bike and a...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 9:00 PM
| Sep 24, 2011
| 12:37 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS – Sometimes clarity comes in the oddest ways in the oddest places at the oddest moments.
Such as how and where and when Evan Lysacek realized it was time to begin preparing a competitive comeback he hopes will take him to the 2014...
| May 14, 2012
| 9:11 AM
DALLAS - Evan Lysacek and Nastia Liukin share an experience that has turned each into an emotional bulwark for the other’s Olympic comeback.
“When you go to the Olympic Games and win, no one understands what you are going through afterward...
| May 3, 2011
| 3:03 PM
It's 7 p.m. on a Thursday in Vancouver's candlelit Alibi Room, and it's time to start the weekend early. Once a humdrum cocktail joint, this welcoming, exposed brick bar reinvented itself as the city's best craft-beer tavern a few years back. Thus...
| Jul 15, 2011
Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently:
July 30 is the deadline to register to compete in the Epson World Shootout Underwater Photo Grand Prix. Both pro and amateur...