March 10, 1990 |
The explosion that destroyed the Crested Butte State Bank and killed three people was caused by a buildup of a gas in the historic coal mining town, federal investigators said Friday. Ron Wolters, head of a national response team with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, said the investigation had ruled out the possibility that a bomb demolished the two-story brick building. The explosion occurred moments after the bank opened Tuesday, leaving nothing but the bank vault standing.
January 18, 1998 |
Finding economical, clean, safe accommodations is the first hurdle young independent travelers face in new destinations. Fortunately the number of budget hotels and independent and internationally affiliated hostels is increasing. Here are some new locations in New York City, Toronto, Hawaii and Colorado. After a multimillion-dollar refurbishment in 1997, the Malibu Hotel in New York City has reopened and is catering to travelers on limited budgets with rooms without baths from $48 per night.