If you have two weeks to plan, you can fly cheap, especially to the West Coast.

Scott McMurren
Today's smart traveler can ensure the next layover is time well wasted. Scott McMurren
Twenty-two Alaska Airlines flights -- including seven to or from Alaska -- were delayed Thursday night after the airline experienced an Internet connectivity issue.Megan Edge
The airline's new "Beyond" campaign features Seattle chef Tom Douglas and personal tablets for TV shows and movies.Scott McMurren
The dogfight between Alaska Airlines and Delta is good news for travelers. JetBlue also is contributing to lower fares up and down the West Coast. Scott McMurren
Currency's fall against the dollar means a trip to Europe costs less.Scott McMurren
From hiking, to riding a zipline to flightseeing to fishing for elusive steelhead or king salmon, it's not too early to start enjoying an Alaska spring and summer outdoors. Lisa Maloney
May should be the official "Alaskans see Alaska" month. The days are long and the prices are low.Scott McMurren

The 30th Arctic Man Ski and Sno-Go Classic was called off Saturday after a second day of poor conditions forced organizers to nix the annual race in the Hoodoo Mountains.

Tara Young

The Great Alaska Sportsman Show offers more than 500 vendors spread between Sullivan Arena and Ben Boeke Ice Arena.


Matt Tunseth