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1 hr ago | The Fresno Bee
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.
6 hrs ago | Albany Times Union
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.
10 hrs ago | KSFO-AM San Francisco
Firefighters in northern California are battling large wildfires, attempting to extinguish a blaze near Yosemite National Park that quadrupled in size over the weekend.
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.
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.
Officials have released the name of a man whose body was found on Longs Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park.
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.
Ken Burns shares secrets of Yellowstone National Park When Ken Burns describes Yellowstone National Park, his sense of wonder is palpable.
Visitors who travel this extraordinary byway experience the visual trifecta of Montana, Wyoming and Yellowstone Park, home to the Absaroka and Beartooth mountains.
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.
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.
Recent lightning strikes have ignited four small fires in the Sequioa and Kings Canyon National Parks, a park service spokeswoman said Saturday.
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.
The National Park Service rangers are searching for a bear wounded in an encounter with a hiker in Glacier National Park.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 01:03 pm
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