Experts offer tips on how to stretch your budget this holiday season amid ‘staggering’ inflation

Experts offer tips on how to stretch your budget this holiday season amid 'staggering' inflation

If you noticed stores kicked into holiday gear earlier than ever, back in late September this year, give yourself credit for noticing a historic trend, guided by economic trends. Stores started Christmas and holiday promotions and displays after they became bloated with inventory — while staggering inflation was dragging us all backward. Follow this link … Read more

Report Finds New York, Atlanta, DC Best Winter Destinations

Report Finds New York, Atlanta, DC Best Winter Destinations

If cost and convenience are principal concerns when choosing a winter travel destination, you may want to heed a new report’s findings. Personal-finance website WalletHub compared about 70 of the largest US metro areas and concluded that the New York metro area, which extends into New Jersey and Pennsylvania, is the best cold-weather destination. The … Read more

Arches National Park to weigh future of timed entry program as park closures return

Security camera footage of a long vehicle line outside of Arches National Park after 7:30 a.m. on March 25. Park officials have temporarily closed off entry to the park every day since Oct. 4 because parking lots have filled up.

Security camera footage of a long vehicle line outside of Arches National Park after 7:30 am on March 25. Park officials have temporarily closed off entry to the park every day since Oct. 4 because parking lots have filled up. (Arches National Park) Estimated read time: 4-5 minutes MOAB — The long car lines and … Read more

This new approach to buying vacation rentals is exploding in popularity

This new approach to buying vacation rentals is exploding in popularity

Estimated read time: 4-5 minutes As the weather is beginning to cool, you’re probably considering your next warm climate getaway to sunny Southern Utah. Many Utahns make frequent trips to the St. George area but are increasingly weary of paying expensive nightly rental prices every time you take the family down. No doubt you’ve thought … Read more

October 4, 2022 Hurricane Ian’s aftermath in Florida

October 4, 2022 Hurricane Ian's aftermath in Florida

(CNN) Right before losing phone connection, Fort Myers, Florida, resident Stan Pentz told his daughter he was going to grow. Then the phone cut out, and he wasn’t able to make contact with his family for 20 hours. Pentz told CNN’s Kate Bolduan that he knew he had to jump out of his condo and … Read more

These are the victims of Hurricane Ian

These are the victims of Hurricane Ian

CNN — A mother of four traveled to Fort Myers, Florida, to celebrate her 40th birthday – now her family is preparing to lay her to rest after she was identified as one of the victims of Hurricane Ian, her mother said. Nishelle Harris-Miles from Dayton, Ohio, traveled with a group of friends and family … Read more

Personal responsibility in an era of catastrophic flooding

Personal responsibility in an era of catastrophic flooding

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s What Matters newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. CNN — Facing questions about one Florida county’s delayed decision to urge its citizens to evacuate before Hurricane Ian, officials are citing “personal responsibility” and arguing many residents wouldn’t have evacuated anyway. More … Read more

Auburn Hills family’s Florida home caught in path of Hurricane Ian

Auburn Hills family's Florida home caught in path of Hurricane Ian

Auburn Hills couple’s vacation home hit hard by Hurricane Ian in Fort Meyers Cell phone video shows how the flood upended their furniture—even the refrigerator. But the couple won’t know the full extent of the damage until they get down to Florida and see it for themselves. AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (FOX 2) – The impact … Read more

CMP, Versant Crews Going to Canada to Restore Power after Fiona

CMP, Versant Crews Going to Canada to Restore Power after Fiona

Central Maine Power and Versant are providing mutual aid to Canadian power crews who are working to restore electricity after Hurricane Fiona. How Many Nova Scotia Residents Are Without Power? It was a devastating storm for Atlantic Canada, leaving the majority of residents without power, and even sweeping some Nova Scotia homes out to sea. … Read more

Best places and times to see fall leaves this season

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Fall is upon us and the leaves are changing into brilliant shades of red, orange, and yellow. KSL Meteorologist, Matt Johnson, outlined the best times to see changing leaves. When to see fall leaves The last week of September, (Sept. 26) is expected to show some beginning signs of changing colors, mostly greens and yellows. … Read more