The Latest News & Views

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

  • Is cell service in Yellowstone National Park important enough to you that a 100-foot cell tower should be erected near the Lake area in the park?

    Yellowstone officials currently are reviewing a proposal from Verizon Wireless to put up that tower to serve the Lake and Fishing Bridge areas.

    According to park offici

Monday, October 15th, 2012

  • Two backpackers missing in the rugged backcountry of Glacier National Park were found Monday afternoon after enduring four days of wintry conditions that included 18 inches of fresh snow.

    Searchers located missing hikers Neal Peckens and Jason Hiser at approximately 3:30 p.m.

  • Top National Park Service officials again have found themselves sued by conservation groups over one of their permitting decisions, this time in response to a decision to allow the expansion of a transmission corridor through the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and two other units of the park system.

    The lawsuit was not unexpected, as the Park Service early this year was criticized

  • Wintry weather conditions have been making the search for two missing backpackers in Glacier National Park particularly difficult, both because of the cold and snow in general and because that snow could be covering up some clues.

    Sunday's search efforts failed to turn up any solid sign of the two missing men: Neal Peckens, from Virginia, and Jason Hiser, from Maryland.

  • Next time you intend to ride the Grand Canyon Railway to Grand Canyon National Park, be sure to check out the completely refurbished full-length dome car dubbed the "Fred Harvey."

    “Naming the car after Fred Harvey is a tribute to the legendary customer service standards est