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Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

  • An investigation into several vehicle break-ins at Point Reyes National Seashore resulted in the arrest of a suspect, and then the case took an unusual twist: the man had a loaded, homemade cannon in the bed of his pickup.

  • Authorities at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area in Utah continued to search Monday evening for a missing boater after an accident on Lake Powell late last Saturday. Two members of group were rescued that afternoon and the bodies of three others have now been recovered.

  • Somewhat small in stature at just about 250 miles in length, the Yampa River that flows through Dinosaur National Monument is significant not just for its white-water rapids but for its unbridled flows. Not a single dam stands in the way of this river famous with rafters and anglers and the lifeblood for four species of endangered fish.

Monday, April 27th, 2009

  • So far, more than six hundred Traveler readers have accepted our invitation to view the extended version of the Marine Corps commercial “America’s Marines” and try to identify the NPS units visible in the scenes showing the Silent Drill Platoon as they toured and

  • Trying to individually sort through all of the data flowing across the Internet is impossible. Can't be done. There's just too much. So when you come upon a cool site, spread the word. Today the word is "VisitRainier."