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5 min ago | Deseret News

Permits available for Arches National Park

Canyoneers are required to self-register for all routes except for those in the Fiery Furnace.

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4 hrs ago | Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Wilderness and Rocky Mountain National Park: through a poet's eyes

Join poet and author Chris Ransick to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act through poetry.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

KSWO

Dominican Republic bans Miley Cyrus concert

A new study finds that 63 trillion gallons of water have been lost to drought in the western United States, enough to blanket the region with 5 inches of water.

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Related Topix: World News, Dominican Republic, Central America, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, US National Parks, Grand Teton National Park

Deseret News

Capitol Reef National Park to mark Wilderness Act anniversary

On Sept. 3, 1964, the Wilderness Act was signed into law. It created the National Wilderness Preservation System and recognized wilderness as "an area where the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man, where man himself is a visitor who does not remain."

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Authorities search for Russian college student reported missing from job in US ...

U.S. authorities searched Thursday for a Russian college student reported missing after failing to turn up at his summer job in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming.

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KAUZ

US diplomats barred from ice bucket challenge

It's been a quieter night in Ferguson, Missouri. Some demonstrators returned to the streets Wednesday evening to protest the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white officer, but in diminished numbers.

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Examiner.com

Brad Parker dies: Happiest day of climber's life ends in fatal fall in Yosemite

Brad Parker, 36, had just proposed to his girlfriend hours before falling to his death during a hike at Yosemite National Park.

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WTLV

French shipwreck is still a mystery

NEAR CANAVERAL NATIONAL SEASHORE, Fla. -- A local team of archaeologists set out this summer to find the oldest French shipwreck in the new world.

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National Parks Traveler

Trails I've Hiked: Castle Crest Wildflower Trail At Crater Lake National Park

Though short, at not quite a half-mile, the Castle Crest Wildflower Trail offers a refreshing walk through a cool, colorful corner of Crater Lake National Park .

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Body found in Sierra; search for Fremont teacher suspended

The Kings National Park search for a 46-year-old Santa Cruz hiker and Fremont elementary school teacher was suspended temporarily Wednesday after park officials located a body near Mount Gardiner in Kings Canyon National Park.

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Related Topix: Fremont, CA, US National Parks, Kings Canyon National Park, Sequoia And Kings Canyon National Parks

USA Today

Thursday's forecast: Wet and stormy across U.S.

Many spots across the northern tier of the nation will see a wet Thursday, while the most intense heat wave of the summer roasts most of the South.

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New York Daily News

Child falls to her death while hiking at Yellowstone National Park

A family vacation ended in despair after an 8-year-old girl toppled from a trail and fell to her death while hiking with her folks at Yellowstone National Park.

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MacRumors

Yosemite National Park and Wellington, New Zealand Added to Apple Maps Flyover Feature

Apple has added two new locations to its Maps Flyover feature in iOS, including Yosemite National Park in California and Wellington, New Zealand.

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NWAonline

Residents returning as firefighters slow California blaze

Officials said Tuesday evening that they had gained the upper hand on a central California blaze in the foothills near Yosemite National Park that forced more than 1,000 residents to flee their homes.

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NewsOK.com

Public comment period opens for Denali bridges

National Park Service officials say the agency is considering whether to replace two pedestrian bridges at Alaska's Denali National Park and Preserve.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

ABC News

Some Evacuees of Yosemite-Area Fire Can Go Home

Firefighters gained ground Tuesday on a blaze in the foothills near Yosemite National Park, allowing some of the 1,000 people who fled the flames to return to their homes.

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WAVE-TV Louisville

US trying to verify video of American's killing

By SHARON COHEN AP National Writer They've lined the streets with police in riot gear, brought in a new black commander with an empathetic manner, imposed a curfew, lifted it and deployed the... By SHARON COHEN AP National Writer They've lined the streets with police in riot gear, brought in a new black commander with an empathetic manner, imposed ... (more)

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KTEN-TV Denison

Thousands of intense earthquakes rock Iceland

Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe says he's reached a settlement with the team to avert a threatened lawsuit over his release.

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Denver Post

James Rollins delivers in 'The 6th Extinction'

The Sigma Force discovers a threat that could destroy the human race in James Rollins' 10th book to feature his team of elite scientists and soldiers.

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WFAA-TV Dallas

Veteran rock climber killed in fall in Yosemite

Authorities say a veteran rock climber died in a fall while climbing alone in Yosemite National Park - just hours after proposing to his girlfriend during an earlier climb.

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