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Saturday, October 13th, 2012

  • Yellowstone National Park officials are seeking public comments on a proposal to complete routine trail work on segments of the Heart Lake and Basin Creek Cutoff trails in the southeastern corner of the park.

    The project will focus on the area where the two trails connect to the portion of the Heart Lake Trail that skirts Sheridan Lake.

Friday, October 12th, 2012

  • Though thousands of loggerhead sea turtles, a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act, nest along the Atlantic Coast each year, the National Marine Fisheries Service has not yet designated habitat critical to the species' survival, according to conservation groups planning to sue over that lack of designation.

    On Thursday the groups moved to try to force that designation, ann

  • A sacred ceremonial horse ride involving Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara tribal members is scheduled to take place Monday, October 15, at Fort Laramie National Historic Site in eastern Wyoming.

    The ride should begin at 9 a.m. from South Park in the town of Fort Laramie, and will make its way on Highway 160 to the Fort Laramie National Historic Site.

  • With fall foliage season in Utah having just about reached its peak, winter shouldn't be far behind. And that means cave tours at Timpanogos Cave National Monument will soon end for the year.

    The monument's caves are scheduled to close on Sunday.

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