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  1. Yosemite National Park Anticipates Extremely Busy Memorial Day WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | National Parks Traveler

    If you're planning to visit Yosemite National Park this Memorial Day Weekend, consider avoiding the Yosemite Valley and heading to the high country along the Tioga Road/Kurt Repanshek file photo Yosemite National Park anticipates an extremely busy Memorial Day Weekend and is advising visitors that "severe traffic congestion is expected and will result in delays getting into and moving about the park." Visitors in personal vehicles arriving late morning through mid-day should expect extensive delays getting into and moving about the park, particularly in Yosemite Valley and Glacier Point, a park release said.


  2. Trademark Board Suspends Action On Yosemite National Park Trademark CaseRead the original story

    Friday May 20 | National Parks Traveler

    Legal wrangling over the ownership of trademarks to iconic facilities in Yosemite National Park could commence sooner than expected following a decision by the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board to remove itself, at least temporarily, from the fray. Interior Department lawyers had hoped that the trademark board would cancel the marks that DNC Parks & Resorts at Yosemite, Inc., holds on The Ahwahnee Hotel, Curry Village, Wawona, Badger Pass, and even Yosemite National Park.


  3. $1,000 Reward Offered For Return Of Historic Ahwahnee Hotel SignRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2016 | National Parks Traveler

    A $1,000 reward is being offered for information leading to recovery of this historic sign to The Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite National Park/NPS A $1,000 reward is being offered for the recovery of a sign that for 86 years had welcomed guests to The Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite National Park before vanishing a few days before the National Park Service renamed the hotel rather than accept terms offered by DNC Parks & Resorts at Yosemite for use of the trademarked hotel name. While the sign, according to Yosemite officials, was considered part of a National Historic Landmark, it likely gained even more value as a result of the ongoing trademark battle in the park.


  4. New Concessionaire Takes Over At Yosemite National Park TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | National Parks Traveler

    Memorabilia collectors have an extra incentive to visit Yosemite National Park this year: new branding of the hotel once known as The Ahwahnee, a tent village now being called Half Dome, not Curry, and Wawona Hotel now known as Big Trees Lodge.


  5. UPDATED: Aramark Declines Delaware North Offer To Assume Trademarks Of Yosemite PropertiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | National Parks Traveler

    The name of The Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite will change Tuesday unless an agreement over trademarks to that and other place names in the park can be reached/Kurt Repanshek Editor's note: This updates with Aramark officials saying they will not take Delaware North Co.' s offer to assume trademarks for Yosemite properties pending determination of fair value of those marks.


  6. What's In Your Paddling Library?Read the original story

    Feb 7, 2016 | National Parks Traveler

    There are times when a book on paddling comes in handy. You might be planning a trip, searching for inspiration, or have a layover day on your trip when you just want to relax with a good read.


  7. UPDATED: El Portal Road Into Yosemite To Reopen Saturday EveningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 | National Parks Traveler

    Surprisingly quick work had Yosemite National Park officials saying the El Portal Road into the park would reopen Saturday night after being closed for two days by a rockslide. Yosemite rangers and road crews worked extended shifts to clear the rocks and debris from the road and make it safe for travel, a park release said.


  8. Yosemite In The FiftiesRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2015 | National Parks Traveler

    Personalities, towering granite walls, and historic photographs for added perspective -- some amazing perspective at times -- are the grist of Yosemite In The Fifties , a 176-page book that captures what the authors refer to as the Iron Age of climbing in Yosemite National Park . This was the decade when Allen Steck, John SalathA , Warren Harding, a teenaged Royal Robbins and others etched their names, along with some skin and blood, into the American history of climbing by tackling Yosemite's vertical side with a determination that brought national, and even a little global, attention for their feats.


  9. Yosemite National Park Officials Embarking On Revisions To Wilderness Management PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2015 | National Parks Traveler

    Public scoping is under way as Yosemite National Park officials begin work on an updated wilderness management plan/Kurt Repanshek Changing use patterns, how best to manage hikers, backpackers, and stock, and improvements in trail design and construction have Yosemite National Park officials embarking on a path to update their Wilderness Stewardship Plan. The park's wilderness areas currently are managed under a plan adopted in 1989.


  10. Orphaned Fisher Kits Released Into Yosemite National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 | National Parks Traveler

    With a little human intervention, fishers just might decide the area of Yosemite National Park north of the Merced River is to their liking and establish a permanent population. Last week biologists released four fisher kits that had been orphaned when their mothers were killed by predators on U.S. Forest Service lands south of the park.


  11. Time To Step Up And Help Clean Up Yosemite National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 | National Parks Traveler

    Yosemite National Park and the Yosemite Climbing Association invite the public to participate in the Facelift , an annual event held to clean up trash and debris from around the park after the busy summer season. This year's Facelift will honor Yosemite National Park's 125th Anniversary with special service projects and interactive anniversary-themed activities.


  12. Wildfire Burning Just North Of Yosemite ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2015 | National Parks Traveler

    Billowing plumes of smoke seen from the Yosemite Valley were coming from the Tenaya Fire just north of the valley rim./NPS Firefighters Tuesday were aggressively attacking a wildfire that flared up Monday night just north of the Yosemite Valley in Yosemite National Park . The fire, estimated at about 100 acres in Indian Canyon above the north rim of the valley on both sides of the Lehamite trail, was being attacked from the ground and from the air via four air tankers and two helicopters, park staff reported.


  13. Falling Tree Limb Kills Two In Yosemite National ParkRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2015 | National Parks Traveler

    Two minors were killed early Friday morning when a limb from an oak tree fell on their tent in Yosemite National Park . Park officials said the limb from an oak tree fell on the tent in the Upper Pines Campground in Yosemite Valley about 5 a.m. "Park rangers responded to the campground to provide medical assistance, yet both minors were deceased," a park release said.


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