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National Parks

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  • Drone crashes into famed hot spring at Yellowstone National Park

    Drone crashes into famed hot spring at Yellowstone National Park
    A tourist seeking to take pictures of Yellowstone National Park crashed a camera-equipped drone into its largest hot spring, possibly damaging the prized geothermal feature, a park official said on Wednesday. The incident follows the crash earlier...
  • Fighting to keep the oil boom out of North Dakota park

    THEODORE ROOSEVELT NATIONAL PARK, N.D. From the vista where Valerie Naylor stands, the scenery is undeniably spectacular: Sculpted hills with layers of beige sandstone and ribbons of gray coal, pockets of cottonwood trees and junipers rustling, the...
  • Travel letters: The joys of visiting Lassen Volcanic National Park

    Lodging and more at Lassen I loved the article on Lassen Volcanic National Park ["That Wow Moment" by Rosemary McClure, Aug. 10]. My husband and I enjoyed several days there over Thanksgiving a couple of years ago. Although the road past the visitor...
  • National parks free for a day

    National parks free for a day
    For those who don't have to be in school on Monday, it'll be a great day to visit a national park, because they'll all be free then. To mark the 98th anniversary of its creation, the National Park Service is waiving entrance fees for the day on Aug. 25....
  • Lassen Volcanic National Park is unmatched in the park system

    Lassen Volcanic National Park is unmatched in the park system
    The moment had arrived. That magical wisp of time at sunset when the earth is transformed by golden light and the sky takes on kaleidoscopic colors. We had been following a trail around Manzanita Lake, one of the most iconic features of California's...
  • National parks will waive entrance fees on 98th birthday

    National parks will waive entrance fees on 98th birthday
    National parks will waive their entrance fees on Monday, Aug. 25 in honor of the park service's 98th birthday.  Locally, national parks include Historic Jamestowne and Yorktown Battlefield. You can find a complete list of national parks that will...
  • Plan Commission OKs new Pullman sports facility

    Plan Commission OKs new Pullman sports facility
    A $15 million sports facility in the Pullman neighborhood that a local aldermen calls a "game changer" for young student-athletes on the South Side was endorsed Thursday by the Chicago Plan Commission. Although the nonprofit group building the...
  • Pullman a national park? This could be big

    Pullman a national park? This could be big
    Dozens of attempts to revitalize Pullman, the far South Side neighborhood named for one of the nation's first factory towns, have struggled. There are finally some signs of life there, and now one really promising opportunity. It — he —...
  • Free entrance to Everglades National Park, Dry Tortugas on Monday

    Free entrance to Everglades National Park, Dry Tortugas on Monday
    Get free entrance to Everglades National Park and Dry Tortugas on Monday. Entrance is free at all national parks to celebrate the 98th birthday of the U.S. Park Service. Entrance fees of $10 will be waived at the main entrance in Homestead and in...
  • Tourism guru shares journey to creating a destination

    Tourism guru shares journey to creating a destination
    Roger Brooks travels 350 days per year and spends most of them trying to create a place where you want to be. Brooks, 61, a tourism consultant, has worked with more than 1,000 destinations in 45 states and places abroad since the early 1980s. This is an...
  • Feds to look at restoring grizzly bears to Pacific Northwest

    SEATTLE Nearly four decades after grizzly bears were declared threatened in the Lower 48 states, long-stalled efforts to bring the species back to Washington's North Cascades are rolling again. The federal government announced Thursday that it will...