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47 min ago | WXOW-TV La Crosse

Hot spot: Yellowstone road melts, sites closed

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: Geology, Science, Yellowstone National Park, US National Parks

5 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

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

A passing motorist tells authorities a "boy went in the sewer" and "his mother is yelling for him" during a 911 call that prompted a frantic search for two Iowa teenagers swept into an open storm drain during a flash flood.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, US National Parks, Yellowstone National Park

9 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

Hospice patient rides first Red Bus to Logan Pass

In this photo taken July 2, 2014, Rhonda Hendricks, left, and her husband Doug are splashed by water at the weeping wall along Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park in West Glacier, Mont.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Glacier National Park, Ovarian Cancer, Health, Kalispell, MT, Medicine, Nursing

13 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | KERA-TV Dallas

Texas' National Parks

The National Park Service oversees 59 national parks, as well as numerous monuments and other recreational and historic sites.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Big Bend National Park

18 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Chasing double rainbows over the Washington Monument

With a big line of storms barreling out of the mountains, we decided to meet at the Lincoln Memorial for a storm chase.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Washington Monument, Education

22 hrs ago | 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

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

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, US National Parks, White Sands National Monument

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

'The First 100 Years': author discusses new book on 'Rocky's' history

Award-winning Colorado author Mary Taylor Young will be the special guest in Estes Park on Friday, July 18 for two events hosted by Macdonald Book Shop and the Estes Valley Library.


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

USA Today

Top reader photos: Fiery sky, shooting star and more

Top reader photos: Fiery sky, shooting star and more Top reader photos: Fiery sky, vibrant fruit stand, more Check out this story on Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USATODAY.


Related Topix: USA Today, Publishing, Media, iPhone, The Mission (San Francisco, CA), US Military, US Marine Corps, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

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

Science Daily

Wolf mother deaths threaten pack survival but not population

When a breeding wolf dies, its sex and the size of its pack can determine whether that pack continues, according to research.


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

Tue Jul 08, 2014

National Parks Traveler

Changing The Designation Of Colorado National Monument Not In The Offing

While there had been much talk and meetings about changing the name of the monument located in western Colorado, U.S. Sen. Mark Udall said recent public polling shows there's a need for continued talk about the redesignation.


Related Topix: Colorado National Monument, US National Parks, Representative Scott Tipton, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mark Udall, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall

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

Congressman wants buffer for wolves around park

An Oregon congressman is asking the Interior Department to work with states to curb gray wolf hunting around Yellowstone National Park.


Related Topix: Yellowstone National Park, US National Parks

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"This action will ensure financial sustainability, provide more efficient use of resources, and help these parks to better serve the visiting public," Austin said.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Kings Mountain National Military Park, Ninety Six National Historic Site, Cowpens National Battlefield, North Carolina

WATE-TV Knoxville

Knox Co. house fire under investigation

Public input is being sought about coal mine drainage mitigation and treatment in the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Big South Fork National River And Recreation Area, Knox County, TN, Knoxville, TN



In the mid-1950s, air travel was a shadow of the highly advanced operation of checks and rules seen today.


Related Topix: Grand-Canyon, AZ, US National Parks, Grand Canyon National Park, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Maya Lin's Confluence Project decorates Sacajawea State Park in Tri-Cities (photos)

Tucked away in a remote corner of the Tri-Cities is a special place to local tribes and early explorers.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Travel