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National Parks

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  • Colorado man indicted for murder of wife in fatal fall at national park

    Colorado man indicted for murder of wife in fatal fall at national park
    A federal grand jury has indicted a Colorado man for the murder of his wife who plummeted 50 feet to her death in Rocky Mountain National Park in 2012, authorities said on Thursday. Harold Henthorn, 58, was arrested by agents from the National Park...
  • 'Virunga' captures drama of African rangers guarding gorillas

    'Virunga' captures drama of African rangers guarding gorillas
    Urgent investigative report and unforgettable drama, "Virunga" is a work of heart-wrenching tenderness and heart-stopping suspense. The documentary's central characters, the wardens of Africa's oldest national park, are heroic beyond measure. They're...
  • Freebie Friday: $5 off at Target and Publix, $10 off at Kohl's, JCP

    Freebie Friday: $5 off at Target and Publix, $10 off at Kohl's, JCP
    Happy Freebie Friday!  It's time for another fantastic freebie free-for-all! Just in time for Thanksgiving shopping, I have a coupon to save $5 on deli, bakery and produce,  good at Target and Publix. Also, I have another coupon to save $10 at Kohl's...
  • Free entrance to national parks and forests for Veterans Day

    Free entrance to national parks and forests for Veterans Day
    National parks and forests across the country will waive entrance fees Tuesday in honor of Veterans Day. For the first time, California state parks are waiving fees too. The connection between the healing powers the outdoors has on members of the military...
  • Will renewable energy ruin an 'irreplaceable' Mojave desert oasis?

    Will renewable energy ruin an 'irreplaceable' Mojave desert oasis?
    In one of the hottest, driest places on Earth, velvety sand dunes surround dry lake beds that, with luck, fill with spring rains. Hidden waterways attract a profusion of wildlife and birds; submerged desert rivers periodically erupt in a riot of green....
  • Kenya safari: Lions, giraffes, elephants, baboons. All before lunch.

     Kenya safari: Lions, giraffes, elephants, baboons. All before lunch.
    A few quick turns down a dirt road through scrubby African savanna, less than an hour after our bush plane touched down, we came upon a large, fresh buffalo carcass, curled antlers still attached. But we weren't there for the carcass. We had come to see...
  • Free food, and other deals for Veterans Day

    November 11 is Veterans Day and your favorite restaurants and local businesses would like to say thank you to those who serve our country by serving YOU! Check out the list to see who's serving up our Vets and active military this year. Please note,...
  • Go trolling for kingfish and catch a big wahoo

    Capt. Tom Oberrender of Killin' Time Charters was trolling for kingfish Tuesday morning out of Hillsboro Inlet Marina and also hoping to catch a wahoo. The trip aboard his boat Texas Wireline accomplished those goals, as his anglers caught kings, a cero...
  • Free entry to state, national parks for everyone on Tuesday

    Free entry to state, national parks for everyone on Tuesday
    Everyone can enjoy free entry at national and Florida state parks to celebrate Veterans Day, observed Tuesday, Nov. 11. Florida state parks: Fees are waived on Tuesday for everyone. Find a South Florida state park along with addresses and hours. U.S....
  • On Florida's Amelia Island, a mix of tranquility and history

    On Florida's Amelia Island, a mix of tranquility and history
    A sliver of light peeked between the drapes of my hotel room and woke me. The sun was not yet above the horizon, and I watched a shrimp boat move slowly across the water, the arms holding its trawl nets spread wide. I squinted, looking for the halo of...
  • California fall colors: If you want this picture of Half Dome, go now

    California fall colors: If you want this picture of Half Dome, go now
    Yosemite Valley in the national park was a bright spot for fall colors this week, and travelers who go this weekend may be lucky enough to catch the tail end of peak colors. Those hues are captured in Nicholas Barnhart's photo of Half Dome reflected...