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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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Related Topix: US National Parks, Yellowstone National Park, USA Today, Publishing, Media, us Travel, Travel

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

The Victoria Advocate

Visitors watch the release of Kemp's ridley sea ...

Visitors watch the release of Kemp's ridley sea turtle hatchlings into the ocean at the Malaquite Beach Visitor Center at Padre Island National Seashore on Sunday, July 27, 2014.

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Merced Sun-Star

Lightning sparks fires in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

Recent lightning strikes have ignited four small fires in the Sequioa and Kings Canyon National Parks, a park service spokeswoman said Saturday.

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KSFO-AM San Francisco

California Wildfires Spread, Force Evacuations

A fire near Yosemite National Park has burned over 2,000 acres of land, more than four times as much land as it had on Saturday.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Texas hiker involved in bear encounter in Montana

The National Park Service rangers are searching for a bear wounded in an encounter with a hiker in Glacier National Park.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Man seeks video of 1995 Oklahoma City bombing

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: Federal Prisons, Federal Transfer Center, Oklahoma City, Prison, Oklahoma City National Memorial, US National Parks

The Fresno Bee

Fire forces evacuations in Yosemite, closes highway

Smoke from a fire in the Foresta area of Yosemite National Park can be seen from this screenshot of the National Park Service webcam on Turtleback Dome on Saturday, July 26, 2014.

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

Bradenton.com

Snook appear fully recovered in Everglades National Park

The fishing near Flamingo in Everglades National Park is so good these days you almost forget about the bloodthirsty insects descending on you and the cloying heat enveloping you the minute you get out of the car.

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Related Topix: Everglades National Park, US National Parks, Entomology, Science, Ponce de Leon, FL, Florida International University

ABC News

Fires Near Vineyards, Yosemite Park Threaten Homes

A wildfire burning near vineyards and homes in Northern California has more than doubled in size, while a new blaze is threatening homes in Yosemite National Park.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Denver Post

Crews fight fire in Dinosaur National Monument, contain two others

Fire crews have contained two of four blazes burning Saturday in remote areas of the Dinosaur National Monument near the Colorado-Utah state line.

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National Parks Traveler

Fatality Reported Near Longs Peak At Rocky Mountain National Park, Followed By Injured Climber

The body of an unidentified man has been recovered from the approach to Longs Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park , where rangers found themselves working another search-and-rescue in the mountains leading into the night Friday.

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CBS Local

Panhandle Cleaning Up Weathered Oil From BP Spill

The large submerged mat of oil mixed with sand, shells and water just off the Gulf Islands National Seashore's Fort Pickens beach is being removed by a cleanup crew digging it up by hand.

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