The Latest News & Views

Thursday, December 25th, 2008

  • With Ken Salazar the pick for the Obama administration's Interior secretary, it's time to turn to the question of who will be the next director of the National Park Service.

  • There’s good news for Nevada Barr fans. The best selling author has sent another manuscript off to the printer. Borderline the 15th novel starring super ranger Anna Pigeon, is due out in April.

Wednesday, December 24th, 2008

  • In the quiet winter season, the wind rustling among the ruins of Wupatki National Monument whispers like the ancestral voices of its long-departed inhabitants.

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008

  • The Jan/Feb 2009 issue of the AARP Magazine has an interesting little article entitled “America the Economical.” It offers seven tips for seniors who want to save money on their trips to national parks.

Monday, December 22nd, 2008

  • Investigators looking into a fire that destroyed 15 boats at a remote marina in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area haven't identified a cause of the blaze that generated $3-$5 million in damage to boats and dock facilities.

    The fire erupted late Thursday night at the Halls Crossing Marina. It took firefighters until about 3 a.m. Friday to douse the blaze.