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Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

  • Multiple sources say the nomination of Jon Jarvis as the next director of the National Park Service will be announced in the very near future.

    The nomination of Mr. Jarvis, currently head of the agency's Pacific West regional office, has cleared the White House and only the delicacy of political timing remains before it is publicly announced, the Traveler has learned.

  • Charles Cuvelier, Deputy Chief Ranger at Yosemite National Park, reported that Memorial Day weekend saw heavy traffic converging on the park all three days. Lines began forming at the entrances as early as 7:00 a.m. and continued into late afternoon.

    Lots of cars plus lots of visitors equals lots of work for the rangers.


  • 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)