The Latest News & Views

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

  • The odds of surviving a sudden cardiac arrest are dismally low, especially if the crisis occurs in a remote location. A visitor to Crater Lake National Park last month beat those odds, thanks to a combination of good staff training and modern medical care.

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

  • Human remains found in Great Smoky Mountains National Park are thought to be those of a man who went missing in the park this past March.

  • Have you started your back-to-school shopping yet?

  • The kings are back.

    Less than five months after the Elwha Dam was taken down, king salmon have been spotted migrating back up the Elwha River and into Olympic National Park.

    The adult Chinook salmon were spotted Monday in the river. Park officials say these are the first observed Elwha River salmon to naturally migrate into the park.

  • Teens will be put to work improving trails in Grand Teton National Park thanks, in part, to a $25,000 grant the Coca-Cola Company has presented to the Grand Teton National Park Foundation.

    The grant is targeted for the Foundation's Youth Conservation Program, a privately funde