Rep. Colleen Hanabusa

Hanabusa announces run for US Senate

To the surprise of almost no one, Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa officially announced her decision to run for the U.S. Senate on Thursday. S…

The American flag reflects in the windows of the air-traffic control tower at the Aspen-Pitkin County Airport Wednesday afternoon, April 24, 2103. The staffing of the tower will be affected by furloughs implemented by the Federal Aviation Administration. (AP Photo/The Aspen Times, Janet Urquhart )

Senate passes bill to ease FAA furloughs

With flight delays mounting, the Senate approved hurry-up legislation Thursday night to end air traffic controller furloughs blamed for inco…