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3 hrs ago |

Dozens taken to hospital in Teton Park bus crash

Details were sketchy. KIFI-TV in Idaho Falls, Idaho, reports two people were airlifted to an Idaho Falls hospital and 24 were taken by ambulance to a hospital in Jackson, Wyoming.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Grand Teton National Park, Idaho Falls, ID, Yellowstone National Park

6 hrs ago | CBS Local

Injured Hawk to be Released Back Into Wild in Northern Va.

An injured hawk that's spent three months in a rehabilitation center is set to be released into the wild at Turkey Run Park along the Potomac River in northern Virginia.


Related Topix: George Washington Memorial Parkway

11 hrs ago | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Flash flood watch issued for southern Nevada

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a flash flood warning for south central Clark County in southern Nevada until 6 p.m. The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a Flash Flood Watch for portions of northwest Arizona, California and Nevada until 9 p.m. Affected Nevada areas may include: Lake Mead National Recreation ... (more)


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Las Vegas, NV, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Clark County, NV

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Reappraisal in works for pricey Grand Teton tracts

State and federal officials are negotiating terms and conditions for an upcoming reappraisal of valuable state land located within the boundaries of Grand Teton National Park that may be swapped for federal land elsewhere in Wyoming.


Related Topix: Grand Teton National Park


Maine's latest seafood star

In Maine, cold is good for a lot of things: wood stoves, snow, lobster, and, as it turns out, oysters all year long.


Related Topix: Maine, Life, Food, Seafood, Acadia National Park, Belfast, ME

NewsOn6 Tulsa

15-year-old charged in fatal shooting at US armory

Modeling agency founder Eileen Ford, who shaped a generation's standards of beauty as she built an empire and launched the careers of Candice Bergen, Lauren Hutton, Jane Fonda and countless others, has died.


Related Topix: Yellowstone National Park, US National Parks

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

All-Star catcher Molina out 8-12 weeks

A Silicon Valley success story turned sordid this week with the arrest of an upscale prostitute who allegedly left a Google executive dying on his yacht after shooting him up with a deadly hit of heroin.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Geology, Science, Yellowstone National Park, Gay/Lesbian


US accepts 285 Civil War battlefield acres in Va.

U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced Thursday that a Civil War battlefield where Confederate Gen.


Related Topix: Richmond National Battlefield Park

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Yellowstone National Park sign at the North Entrance.

The ever-changing geology of Yellowstone National Park has melted an asphalt road, blocking access to several popular geysers and other thermal features at the height of tourist season.


Related Topix: Yellowstone National Park, US National Parks

KHOU-TV Houston

Hot spot: Yellowstone road melts, sites closed

The ever-changing thermal geology of Yellowstone National Park has created a hot spot that melted an asphalt road and closed access to popular geysers and other attractions at the height of tourist season, officials said Thursday.


Related Topix: Yellowstone National Park

KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

Gift Shop Crash Near Mount Rushmore Injures Girl Jul. 10

A girl was taken to a hospital with minor injuries after a 12-year-old boy crashed his parents' sport utility vehicle into a gift shop at a tourist attraction near Mount Rushmore National Memorial.


Related Topix: Mount Rushmore National Memorial

The Fresno Bee

Spreck Rosekrans: The elephant in Yosemite Park

President Abraham Lincoln signed the Yosemite Grant in 1864, marking the first time in world history that a natural landscape was set aside and protected for the citizens of a nation.


Related Topix: US National Parks, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

National Parks Traveler

Death Can Lead To The Dissolution Of Wolf Packs In Denali National Park

Life can be hard for the integrity of a wolf pack, particularly when one of the alpha animals dies, according to a study at Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska.


Related Topix: Denali National Park And Preserve, Science, Ecology, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Deming Headlight

Pulse: White Sands slides onto summer agendas

White Sands National Monument offers a variety of activities and programs year-round including hiking, primitive camping, picnics, educational tours, cultural events and more.


Related Topix: White Sands, NM, White Sands National Monument, US National Parks

National Parks Traveler

Acadia National Park Officials Proposing Slight Change In Visitor Capacity For Isle Au Haut

One of the great destinations at Acadia National Park isn't on Mount Desert Island off Maine's coast.


Related Topix: Acadia National Park, US National Parks, Isle-Au-Haut, ME


Koch-Funded Group To Host Obamacare Carnival On National Mall

Generation Opportunity, a conservative group affiliated with the billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch, is resorting to more elaborate tactics to dissuade young people from obtaining insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act.


Related Topix: National Mall, Medicine, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kay Hagan, US House of Representatives, Carolyn Maloney, Senator Mark Udall

Mount Rainier National Park soon to be wildflower heaven; guides way

The tourism site, , wants to help visitors enjoy Mount Rainier's famous wildflowers by offering a wildflower identification guide, wildflower reports and a photo sharing contest.


Related Topix: Mount Rainier National Park, US National Parks, Mount Rainier, MD, Travel

Fox News

All-out search after Marine's pregant wife vanishes

Lance Cpl. Jonathan Corwin said there was nothing out of the ordinary when his 19-year-old pregnant wife left their California home for a vast national park nine days ago -- sparking an all-out search for the missing woman Tuesday using "every resource possible," authorities told


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

Tue Jul 08, 2014

CBS Local

Water Levels At Nevada's Lake Mead Drop To New Low

Drought in the southwestern U.S. will deplete the vast Lake Mead this week to levels not seen since Hoover Dam was completed and the reservoir on the Colorado River was filled in the 1930s, federal water managers said Tuesday.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, us Travel, Travel, Las Vegas, NV, Lake Mead National Recreation Area

KOB-TV New Mexico

Mesa Verde National Park visitors can take part in new park changes

Summer vacation means that people will be loading up the car and heading to national parks.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Mesa Verde National Park