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Thursday, April 30th, 2015

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  • Barring an unexpected storm, the East Entrance to Yellowstone National Park will open Friday, and the South Entrance should open the following Friday, May 8.

  • Maritime history will gain some prominence thanks to the award of approximately $2.6 million in Maritime Heritage Program grants for projects that teach about and preserve sites and objects related to our nation’s maritime history.

  • Roughly once a week, sometimes more often, a drone pilot uses the airshed of Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park to launch his hobby, only to be told it's not permitted. While most say OK and go away, a law enforcement ranger used his taser the other day to subdue one pilot who tried to flee into the night.