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46 min ago | Monterey County Herald

Group trips across Grand Canyon will need permit

Groups of hikers and runners who want to do grueling excursions across the Grand Canyon will soon need a permit - a move officials say will cut back on overcrowding, litter and safety issues at the popular tourist attraction in Arizona.


Related Topix: Grand-Canyon, AZ, Grand Canyon National Park

1 hr ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

Man who stabbed, raped woman in Smokies is sentenced

The man who pleaded guilty to stabbing and raping a woman the Great Smoky Mountains National Park will spend the next 27 years behind bars.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Federal Prisons, Prison

6 hrs ago |

Mystery of Death Valley's moving rocks solved

For years scientists have theorized about how large rocks - some weighing hundreds of pounds - zigzag across Racetrack Playa in Death Valley National Park, leaving long trails etched in the earth.


Related Topix: Death Valley National Park, US National Parks

7 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

Fall, head trauma killed Russian hiker

Authorities say a 20-year-old Russian man found dead in Grand Teton National Park died of blunt force trauma from a fall.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Grand Teton National Park

9 hrs ago |

5 things of interest to area readers - Thursday, August 28

If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.


Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Lincoln Memorial, Dance, LeAnn Rimes, Country

13 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

Bison return to collection at National Zoo in DC

A new bison exhibit opens to the public Saturday, marking the 125th anniversary of the Smithsonian's National Zoo.


Related Topix: National Mall, Howard University, Gallaudet University

17 hrs ago | KRCR

Celebrities who joined March on Washington

When Martin Luther King Jr. gave his "I Have a Dream" speech on the Lincoln Memorial steps during 1963's March on Washington, more than a few famous faces were on hand to help the cause.


Related Topix: Lincoln Memorial, Entertainment

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Bucket List: Hovenweep National Monument allows visitors to take a look back in time

Manuela Cerruti first visited Hovenweep National Monument a few years ago. Since that first visit, the Los Angeles woman has stopped by the monument once a year to walk the two-mile trail along the rim of the canyon and admire the ancestral Puebloan buildings.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Hovenweep National Monument, Loveland, CO

The Fresno Bee

Feds allows logging in Sierra after huge Rim fire

In this Sept. 25, 2013 file photo, Scott Small, and other National Forest Service crew members work to restore terrain that was bulldozed for a firebreak in the battle against Rim Fire on a nordic ski trail along Dodge Ridge in the Stanislaus National Forest, near Tuolumne City, Calif.


Related Topix: Tuolumne City, CA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park, CA

Yellowstone National Park employee found dead

Park officials say 21-year-old Kassandra "Kassie" Wieferich was found dead Tuesday night in the Old Faithful Lodge area.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Yellowstone National Park

R & D

Yellowstone super-eruption would send ash across North America

In the unlikely event of a volcanic supereruption at Yellowstone National Park, the northern Rocky Mountains would be blanketed in meters of ash, and millimeters would be deposited as far away as New York City, Los Angeles and Miami, according to a new study.


Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Yellowstone National Park, US National Parks, Geology, Science, us Travel, Travel


151 years later, Medal of Honor for hero

Those words on the West Point headstone of 1st Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing succinctly enshrine the determination of the man who helped turn the tide at Gettysburg during the Civil War.


Related Topix: Gettysburg National Military Park, Delafield, WI


Park officials allow Apostle Islands fire to burn

National Park Service rangers have discovered a fire on one of the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior that they say has been burning for weeks.


Related Topix: Fire, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

Business Journal

Women in Business - Meet their families

Jennifer Bergman: "I am trying to get my boys to all 50 states. We achieved state #34, Utah, earlier in August with trips to both Bryce Canyon and Zion National Park.


Related Topix: Zion National Park

Westland Observer

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Related Topix: South Lyon, MI, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Whitmore Lake, MI, Pontiac, MI, Howell, MI, 9

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Take a walk on the bottom of a former lake

The now-dry bed of Lake Aldwell - no longer a bare moonscape as trees, grasses and other native plants sewn by both nature and man take hold - is waiting to be explored.


Related Topix: Olympic National Park, US National Parks, Archaeology, Anthropology, Geology, Science

NBC Miami

Marine Wife Murder Not Guilty Plea

A former Marine accused of having an affair with the 19-year-old wife of a fellow Marine pleaded not guilty Tuesday to murder charges in her death, officials said.


Related Topix: Joshua Tree, CA, San Bernardino County, CA, Twentynine Palms, CA, Joshua Tree National Park


Man's body pulled from waters of Lake Mohave

Authorities have pulled a body from the waters of Lake Mohave near the spot where a 31-year-old Southern California man went missing a week earlier.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Lake Mead National Recreation Area

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

GSMNP celebrates 98 years

Great Smoky Mountains National Park will celebrated the 98th birthday of the National Park Service on Monday, Aug. 25. Park visitors are encouraged to participate in one of the many ranger-led programs at park visitor centers or enjoy exploring the park along a scenic roadway, trail or river.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Yellowstone National Park

The Baltimore Sun

Traffic: Collision on I-695 inner loop

All lanes are open on the inner loop of Interstate 695 in Linthicum on Tuesday morning with the clearing of a three-vehicle collision prior to the Baltimore Washington Parkway, according to the state Department of Transportation.


Related Topix: Baltimore Washington Parkway, US National Parks, Cockeysville, MD