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National Parks

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  • News to use: Travel tips and trips

    News to use: Travel tips and trips
    Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that have come across our desk recently: Holland America Line has a 14-day South America Passage cruise departing Nov. 24 from Valparaiso, Chile, priced as low as $1,399...
  • National Park Service plans to ban drones over 84 million acres

    The National Park Service on Friday announced it was moving to ban drones on all its lands. The move comes amid growing concern about hobbyists using drones to create dramatic videos. The ban would cover more thanĀ 84 million acres of public land....
  • Freebie Friday! 97-cent iPhone 5C, $79 iPhone 5S and $199 iPad Mini

    Freebie Friday! 97-cent iPhone 5C, $79 iPhone 5S and $199 iPad Mini
    Happy Freebie Friday! Wow! Here's a sure sign that Apple will soon release a new smartphone: Walmart has cut the price on iPhone 5C to 97 cents and also has put the iPhone 5S model on clearance for $79. Target also is is selling the iPad Mini for $199,...
  • Search for missing Seattle hiker suspended after body found near Mt. Rainier

    Search for missing Seattle hiker suspended after body found near Mt. Rainier
    National Park Service rangers have suspended the search for a missing Seattle hiking enthusiast and author after finding the body of a woman in the search area around Mount Rainier, park officials told Reuters on Saturday. The body had not been...
  • Ski resorts gear up for summer activities

    Summer can be a great time to visit ski resorts. The weather is usually glorious, and there are numerous outdoor activities, festivals and cultural offerings aimed at attracting visitors and entertaining locals. In this generally slower time of year,...
  • Yellowstone: Tour brings best photo spots into focus

    Yellowstone: Tour brings best photo spots into focus
    Brrrriiing! Like a hammer shattering glass, the alarm broke the silence of our West Yellowstone motel room. It was 3 a.m. We needed to get up and out to meet a small group of fellow photographers for our first-ever photo tour. We’re no strangers...
  • Neighbor allegedly said body of Marine's missing wife won't be found

    The wife of a man who is suspected of having an affair with the missing pregnant wife of a U.S. Marine allegedly told a witness "detectives would never find her body," according to a search warrant made public this week. The wife of Christopher Lee told...
  • What to do if you meet the bear

     What to do if you meet the bear
    Chances are you won't see the nomadic black bear that's been spotted around Illinois these last several weeks. But if you really want to see one, you could always head west to Wyoming, where hundreds of black bears as well as grizzlies live. Before...
  • Ai Weiwei pondering freedoms in Alcatraz show — from China

     Ai Weiwei pondering freedoms in Alcatraz show — from China
    Chinese artist Ai Weiwei spent most of the 1980s and early 1990s in the United States — primarily in New York but also in California. As he prepares to open the new show "@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz" in September, he's a tad regretful that he...
  • California: The next grizzly habitat? Some want to see it happen

    Black bears are a cherished part of the community here, a woodsy gateway town that funnels tourists to Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks, where the first question visitors ask of rangers is "Where can I see a bear?" Local shop owner Cindy Skeen...
  • El Portal fire: Yosemite road reopens, three campgrounds still shut

    A key roadway near the western entrance to Yosemite National Park that was closed because of the El Portal fire has reopened to traffic. With the reopening of Big Oak Flat Road between Crane Flat and El Portal Road on Wednesday, all roads inside the...