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Sunday, August 10th, 2008

  • Three climbers stood helplessly near the roof of Grand Teton National Park as their friend tumbled 800 feet to his death. The quartet was crossing between the South Teton and Cloudveil Dome when the Montana man slipped on the snow and was unable to halt his slide with his ice axe.

  • On that memorable November 1863 day when President Abraham Lincoln delivered his Gettysburg Address at the dedication of the Soldiers National Cemetery (now Gettysburg National Cemetery), a young [url=http://en.wikipedi

  • It was an event certain to send chills down the spine of evil doers everywhere. For the first time ever, the United States Park Police used information gathered with the use of a radio transmitter-outfitted turtle to arrest a man growing marijuana in a national park.

  • Canyoneering is a risky activity, which is why they call it an extreme sport. One canyoneer is lucky to be alive after a botched rappel sent her tumbling 100 feet. Imagine falling that far and living to tell about it.

Saturday, August 9th, 2008