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2 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Woman Shares Story Behind Photo Of OKC Bombing Victim's Grandbaby

Montoya gave Newcastle photographer Autumn Moore permission to share Cohen's newborn pictures on Facebook.


Related Topix: Newcastle, OK, Oklahoma City National Memorial, US National Parks

2 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

Carlsbad Caverns: Extra precautions after white nose syndrome spreads to half of United States

Photo courtesy Peter Jones/National Park Service Mexican free-tailed bats fly out of the entrance to Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM, US National Parks, Carlsbad Caverns National Park

5 hrs ago | KVIA-TV El Paso

National parks free this weekend

Entrance fees will be waived at all U.S. national park sites this Saturday and Sunday to kick off National Park Week, which runs through April 27. With more than 400 National Park Service sites covering 84 million acres in the United States, there are plenty of spots to explore.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Gettysburg National Military Park, Yellowstone National Park, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area

6 hrs ago | National Parks Traveler

Fish In National Parks From Alaska To Colorado Have Unhealthy Mercury Levels

Timing often is happenstance, but with Earth Day arriving next week, word of high mercury levels in fish in national parks from Alaska to Colorado is particularly sobering.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Denali National Park And Preserve, Rocky Mountain National Park, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

10 hrs ago | National Parks Traveler

Some Yellowstone National Park Roads To Open Friday

The gates at West Yellowstone and Mammoth Hot Springs are set to open at 8 a.m. Friday, providing motorists with access to the Old Faithful area as well as the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Yellowstone National Park, Gardiner, MT, us Travel, Travel, Weather

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Aztec churches come together for Easter sunrise service

In the biblical story of the resurrection, three women checked on Jesus' body in a tomb at sunrise on the third day after his death.


Related Topix: Aztec, NM, US National Parks, Aztec Ruins National Monument

Nesting time for great blue herons at Cuyahoga Valley National Park

On a bright, brisk morning in early March, huge shadows glide back and forth across Bath Road.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Cuyahoga Valley National Park

News 4 Jax

Acting Cumberland Island chief to stay permanently

Gary Ingram has been filling in as the Park Service's top official for the Cumberland Island National Seashore since January, following the retirement of former superintendent Fred Boyles.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Cumberland Island National Seashore, Georgia, Jimmy Carter National Historic Site


Revolutionary War tunnel preserved, explored in Ninety Six

Historians and firefighters are working to preserve a siege tunnel that dates back to the Revolutionary War in the South Carolina town of Ninety Six.


Related Topix: Ninety Six, SC, Ninety Six National Historic Site, US National Parks, University of South Florida

The Times-Tribune

Best Bets

Rock 107 34th Birthday Bash, with Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, doors open 7 p.m., the Woodlands, 1073 Highway 315, Wilkes-Barre, $15.


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National Parks Traveler

The Best Of Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park , at 2.2 million acres, is a huge, sprawling expanse of wilderness and wonders.


Related Topix: Yellowstone National Park, US National Parks

Wed Apr 16, 2014



Visitors will have to pay more to tour the two National Park Service caves in the Black Hills starting April 30. The service on Wednesday announced fee increases for tours at Jewel Cave National Monument and Wind Cave National Park.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Spelunking, US National Parks, Jewel Cave National Monument, Wind Cave National Park


Free Admission This Weekend at Padre Island National Seashore

If you are looking for something to do this Easter weekend, you may want to head out to the Padre Island National Seashore.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Padre Island National Seashore

Norwalk Citizen News

Homestead monument plans prairie burn

Homestead National Monument of America will conduct a prescribed burn on more than 60 acres of its restored tallgrass prairie in southeast Nebraska.


Related Topix: Homestead National Monument Of America, US National Parks

Help Clean Up Fort Hunt Park on April 27

Celebrate National Park Week with a cleanup and celebration of Fort Hunt Park on the George Washington Memorial Parkway in Alexandria.


Related Topix: Fort Hunt, VA, George Washington Memorial Parkway, US National Parks, Alexandria, VA

Business Journal

Best view ever: Tickets to go on sale for reopening Washington Monument

After $15 million in repairs and a shutdown of some 32 months, the Washington Monument is reopening in May - and you can start reserving your tickets Wednesday.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Washington Monument

National Parks Traveler

Tagged Razorback Suckers Hoped To Seek Out Others In Colorado River Of Grand Canyon National Park

A small number of fish released into the Colorado River within Grand Canyon National Park hopefully will turn into tattletales.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Grand Canyon National Park, Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Junior Rangers assembling at Cuyahoga Valley National Park: Brecksville Morning Update

Cuyahoga Valley National Park will celebrate National Junior Ranger Day from noon to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Ledges Shelter, which is at Truxell and Kendall Park roads in Peninsula.


Related Topix: Brecksville, OH, US National Parks, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Peninsula, OH

National Parks Traveler

Is The Human Footprint Strangling Old Faithful In Yellowstone National Park?

We all go through growing pains as we get older, and that seems to be the case with the Old Faithful Geyser in Yellowstone National Park , as the geyser isn't as faithful as it once was and could eventually go dormant.


Related Topix: Yellowstone National Park, US National Parks

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Earth Day celebration at Rocky Mountain National Park on April 19

Come celebrate Earth Day at Rocky Mountain National Park. A special Earth Day event will be held Saturday, April 19, at Beaver Meadows Visitor Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Earth Day is a great way the world can unite around the importance of environmental service.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Rocky Mountain National Park