The Latest News & Views

Sunday, September 21st, 2008

  • Despite all the issues that constantly swirl around the National Park System -- funding constraints, staffing woes, rising fees -- there's still more to be proud about than disappointed.

Saturday, September 20th, 2008

Friday, September 19th, 2008

  • Officials at Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks, concerned about a a judge's ruling that blocks recreational snowmobiling and snow coach use in the parks, are searching for a way to get around

  • Bigger than a saucier pan, the paw print held in the wet sand of a beach deep in the South Arm of Yellowstone Lake was unmistakable: Here was the home of Ursus arctos horribilis, aka grizzly bear.

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

  • A trigger-happy camper, possibly fueled by alcohol, shot another man in an Oregon campground after hearing rustling in the brush. The incident, while not occurring in a national park setting, could fuel arguments of those opposed to the legalization of carrying concealed weapons in national parks.