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3 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

El Portal fire creeps up on Yosemite National Park

The massive El Portal fire in central California swelled to 3,545 acres Wednesday and has cut off several access points into Yosemite National Park .

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7 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Summer Adventures in Utah: Arches National Park, home to over 2,000 sandstone arches

For the vast majority of people, the first thing that probably comes to mind when arches cross the mind is, none other, than the "Golden Arches" .

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12 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Yellowstone considers quarantine program for bison

Wednesday's announcement comes after the Department of Interior last month identified public lands in 10 states that could be suitable for relocated Yellowstone bison.

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Related Topix: Yellowstone National Park, US National Parks, Genetics, Medicine

16 hrs ago | KMPH-TV Fresno

Police: Boy, 8, shot and killed in Detroit

Fire crews have gained ground on two of the largest wildfires in California, lifting evacuation orders for about half the homes in the path of a blaze in Yosemite National Park and redeploying firefighters battling... Fire crews have gained ground on two of the largest wildfires in California, lifting evacuation orders for about half the homes in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

18 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Man claims tampering in case over bombing videos

In this Saturday, April 19, 2014 file photo, Susan Winchester, chairman of the Oklahoma City National Memorial Foundations, speaks at the Oklahoma City National Memorial in Oklahoma City, during a ceremony to mark the 19th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, Saturday, April 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma City National Memorial, US National Parks, Sundance Film Festival

22 hrs ago | KMBC-TV

Teen dies in fall at Rocky Mountain National Park

8:04 RIGHT NOW. A LENEXA TEEN HAS DIED CLIMBING NEAR ONE OF COLORADO'S MOST POPULAR PEAKS IN THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Rocky Mountain National Park, Lenexa, KS, Johnson County, KS

Tue Jul 29, 2014

USA Today

Wednesday's forecast: Very wet across Rockies, Plains

Thunderstorms are expected throughout the Rockies, as flash flood warning will go into effect later Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, USA Today, Publishing, Media, US National Parks, Death Valley National Park

OregonLive.com

Summer Adventures in Colorado: Rocky Mountain National Park (your photos)

If you like to hike, and you like high elevations, you're in luck, because Rocky Mountain National Park has all of that ... and more.

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The Fresno Bee

Fire crews make slow progress on Yosemite fire as rain chances rise

Firefighters made slow progress Monday to carve containment lines around the 2,600-acre El Portal blaze on the western edge of Yosemite National Park as thunderclouds overhead offered a hope of rain -- and a threat of lightning that could make things worse.

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Related Topix: Fire, El Portal, CA, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA

Albany Times Union

Gains made on California fire that burned 19 homes

Over a hundred residents of El Portal, Calif., on the western edge of Yosemite National Park listen to park and fire officials about the status of the evacuation and the fire in their community on Monday, July 28, 2014.

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KSFO-AM San Francisco

Homes, Campgrounds Evacuated Near Yosemite Wildfire

Firefighters in northern California are battling large wildfires, attempting to extinguish a blaze near Yosemite National Park that quadrupled in size over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park, CA

KIII

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks said in a statement that staffers were searching Monday night for Austin Shedd, who disappeared after getting separated from a group of hikers.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

KOMO News

Olympic National Park to move threatened chalet

Olympic National Park says it's moving forward with a plan to move a historic chalet that's being threatened by the shifting east fork of the Quinault River.

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Bellingham Herald

Body of Port Orchard teen located in river

Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said kayakers spotted the 17-year-old's body on Sunday, more than three weeks after he fell in the cold and fast-moving Ohanapecosh River near Cedar Grove Campground.

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Related Topix: Port Orchard, WA, Mount Rainier National Park, US National Parks

The Gazette

Kansas man found dead on Longs Peak identified

Officials have released the name of a man whose body was found on Longs Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park.

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CMSWire

Why America's National Mall Went Digital

Everybody's going digital - even the monument core of Washington DC. Known as the National Mall, the area dates back to the establishment of the City of Washington as the permanent seat of the United States government.

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USA Today

Ken Burns shares secrets of Yellowstone National Park

Ken Burns shares secrets of Yellowstone National Park When Ken Burns describes Yellowstone National Park, his sense of wonder is palpable.

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Merced Sun-Star

Family travel five: Put your relaxation into overdrive

Visitors who travel this extraordinary byway experience the visual trifecta of Montana, Wyoming and Yellowstone Park, home to the Absaroka and Beartooth mountains.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Estes Park, CO, Rocky Mountain National Park, Grand Lake, CO

Navy Times

Effort advances to add names of 74 sailors to Vietnam Memorial

The destroyer Frank E. Evans, after it was cut in half in a 1969 collision with an Australian aircraft carrier in the South China Sea.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Adam Schiff, Democrat

Sun Jul 27, 2014

KIII

Northern California wildfire destroys 13 homes

Firefighters in Northern California made progress Sunday against a wildfire that has destroyed 13 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills, while a fire near Yosemite National Park that destroyed one home grew significantly overnight.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA, El Dorado County, CA

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