The Latest News & Views

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

  • Talk about ambitious. The folks at Zion National Park are planning to do the first substantial rehabilitation of the Mount Carmel Highway in nearly 80 years, something that will not be an overnight job.

  • There's been a lot of discussion in our country recently about alternative energy, and whether or not solar, wind and other high-tech sources of power are really practical.

  • The 20th Annual Antietam National Battlefield Memorial Illumination has been scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 6, weather permitting.

Monday, November 10th, 2008

  • When we hear the term "Colonial America," locations west of the Mississippi aren't often the first to come to mind. Long before the Liberty Bell became a symbol of the United States, however, a story involving a European power other than Great Britain was already well underway in another part of our country.

  • Situated in the badlands of North Dakota, and beckoning with the same serenity and peace that attracted our twenty-sixth President, Theodore Roosevelt National Park celebrates the 30th anniversary of its National Park designation today. This is a park that has run through a plenitude of official names in its interesting history.