DENVER (AP) — Stephen Bass approached Andy Sovick last year with a plan for writing a guide to snowmobile-access skiing around one of the most popular backcountry destinations in Colorado: Buffalo...
It's that holiday-card time of year again.
But before you open up the address book or spreadsheet, read up on some modern etiquette for addressing those to whom you're sending your jolly...
LONDON (AP) — The new leader of Britain's House of Commons has a painstaking list of grammar and etiquette rules for his staff.
A memo for employees in Jacob Rees-Mogg's office directs them...
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Fifth-grader Halee Butler worked the room at Bristow Elementary School as she confidently introduced herself and made small talk with local volunteers participating in an...
NEW YORK (AP) — Kanye West has apologized for his lack of phone etiquette while he and his wife, Kim Kardashian West, attended opening night of "The Cher Show" on Broadway.
Jarrod Spector plays Sonny Bono in the musical. He thought it was cool West was in the audience but not cool that the rapper was looking at his cellphone.
Spector tweeted: "If you look up from your cell phone you'll see we're doing a show up here."
ENID, Okla. (AP) — The people of Enid have a great pride in their city, and for a place populated with about 50,000 people, they know how to mind their manners when company comes.
They know how to keep quiet and how to be respectful, even when dazzled by news that Hollywood stars have come to town to make a movie and temporarily live among them, shop among them and go out to dinner among them.
Holiday tips are a way to thank the people who make your life easier. So why is it so hard to figure out whom to tip and how much?
Guides published by etiquette experts don't always agree on...
STEVENSVILLE, Mont. (AP) — A grizzly bear with poor golf etiquette, including breaking flag sticks and not replacing his divots, has been captured and relocated away from a western Montana golf course.
LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump is coming to Britain fresh from a confrontational NATO summit that featured stinging criticism of America's closest allies, but he's likely to tone down that stance when he takes tea Friday with Britain's Queen Elizabeth II.
NEW YORK (AP) — Grab those nude stockings, ladies. You'll be at a royal wedding, after all.
While the May 19 nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will be a lower key affair than those of Will and Kate, guests at St. George's Chapel will still be expected to follow church and royal protocol, or at the very least basic British tradition, etiquette pros said.
MILTON, Wis. (AP) — When 17-year-old Davis Turk extends his arm for a handshake, he now does it with new confidence.
Turk recently learned how to properly shake hands.
He also learned a thing or two about tying a double Windsor knot and talking to parents when picking up a date.
The Milton High School junior is not alone.
Schoolmates Cullen Kovach, Tyler Hughes and Austin Mathews also have practiced these skills in a class designed to polish their traditional manners and be better people.
YORK, Neb. (AP) — Entrepreneurship development for prison inmates? Really? Yes, really.
Defy Ventures is offering its entrepreneurship, employment and character development training program at Nebraska Correctional Center for Women for the first time.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A Boy Scout in Georgia has undertaken a project to make sure that worn out American flags are properly retired.
WSB-TV reports that 15-year-old Ayden Abercrombie of Gwinnett County has taken part in numerous flag ceremonies and taught flag etiquette classes.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Some might scoff at the notion of etiquette training in 2017, but they won't laugh at the results, according to a Gen X entrepreneur.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google is spearheading an educational campaign to teach pre-teen children how to protect themselves from scams, predators and other trouble.
WAYNE, Neb. (AP) — Jason Barelman, director of career services at Wayne State College, likes to joke with students that, hopefully, their dinner etiquette consists of more than just throwing a fast-food bag out their car window.
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwean judges recently filed into court for the official beginning of their 2017 duties, wearing long red robes and horsehair wigs, a throwback to an era of British colonial rule,.
President Robert Mugabe has sparred with Britain for decades and denounces the West for what he calls a neo-colonial attitude, but he has a soft spot for a traditional etiquette and a dress code in the courts that even Britain has partly dropped.
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — Think of Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood with much better singing.
Former American Idol winner Ruben Studdard will launch a musical show directed toward children Sunday at the Dothan Opera House. The hour-long show begins at 3 p.m.
The show is called "Uncle Ruben's House" and will feature Ruben singing traditional children's songs with his own spin as well as original creations designed to teach children manners and etiquette.
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — I was lying on a boulder at the base of a waterfall a few weeks ago when my mind started wandering to the subject of trail etiquette.
While I was relaxing, my hiking buddy was fording his way up a river in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest trying to find a family that had made off with his hiking boots.
My question: What exactly should you do if you stumble across a pair of hiking boots in the backcountry?