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Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

  • The Yosemite Valley in Yosemite National Park is a particularly busy and congested place during the height of summer.

  • Michael Dunn always wondered how he would die, whether his life might be lost in a plane crash or
    if he would grow old and simply not wake one morning. But as he repeatedly was raked by the grizzly's 4-inch-long claws and berry-stained fangs, he feared fate was at hand.

  • It’s time that Americans know the truth about the death of heroic explorer Meriwether Lewis.” (Solve the Mystery)

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

  • Considering the sentence that a Gallatin County, Montana, court recently levied on Montana resident Stephen Slavinsky, it’s going to be harder to argue that the state courts are too lenient with poachers. We can’t know exactly what Slavinsky felt after the sentence was handed down on May 19th, but I’ll warrant that it was the psychological equivalent of being flattened by an 18-wheeler.

  • In a unit of the National Park System that preserves one of the "last unspoiled coastal wetlands on the Atlantic Coast" along with 6,000 years of human history, should the National Park Service be promoting the use of Segways to explore the park?