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Thursday, July 19th, 2012

  • The body of a hiker missing in Theodore Roosevelt National Park since Sunday has been found.

    Dan Olszewski, 48, of Midlothian, Virginia, had gone out for a day hike on Sunday. He was reported missing Monday morning by his employer.

    Park officials say the man's body was found off of the Maah Dah Hey Trail in the southwestern part of the park’s South Unit.

  • Relocating a stretch of road, adding some recreational amenities, and moving some structures out of the flood plain are key components of the final Stehekin River Corridor Plan approved at North Cascades National Park in Washington state.

    The plan has been several years in the making.

  • You can learn about the fur trading days of the 19th century, and pick the brains of some experts on the period, during an upcoming book signing at Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site in North Dakota.

    Anthropologist and fur trade scholar W.

  • Is Shenandoah National Park your favorite national park? If so, start planning to attend the Second Annual Friends of Shenandoah Day that's coming up at the end of the month.

    The friends day is set for July 28.

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

  • Editor's note: This adds the latest details on the rock and mudslides, along with two photos.

    Glacier National Park officials are predicting that the entire Going-to-the-Sun Road, which was buried in places by a number of mud-and-rock slides on Tuesday, will be open for end-to-end travel by Thursday evening.

    Officials estimated Wednesday that upwards of 900 cubic yards of mater