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Friday, July 25th, 2014

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Thursday, July 24th, 2014

  • A possible furnace malfunction at the St. Mary Visitor Center in Glacier National Park led to water damage when the center's sprinkler system was activated, forcing the temporary closure of the facility.

  • An interesting shell was found on one of Cape Cod National Seashore's beaches the other day, but it was not your typical seashell. Rather, it was a 14-inch, World War II military shell.

    A fisherman came upon the shell on Marconi Beach and alerted rangers to it, Cape Cod Superintendent George Price said Thursday.

  • A recent article in the Traveler highlighted a report that describes the economic impact of NPS areas on "local communities, states and the nation." While some will quibble about the methodology used or the accuracy of the numbers, there's no question t