The Latest News & Views

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

  • An unidentified man collapsed and died Tuesday morning on the Bright Angel Trail in Grand Canyon National Park.

    Park officials say that at roughly 10:45 a.m.

  • A body was found Monday at the base of a cliff in Mount Rainier National Park, marking the tenth fatality in the park this year.

    Park officials reported few details of the incident, saying in a release that the body was spotted by rangers "investigating a vehicle parked for several days at Ricksecker Point, a dramatic overlook on the south side of the park."

    "When a check of its license plat

  • So, you’re a birder looking to add a nifty pelagic species like the Great Shearwater to your list. Where do you go?

  • If thunderstorms in the forecast vanish, a climb up the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse this Saturday night could be spectacular thanks to the rise of a full harvest moon over Cape Hatteras National Seashore.

    Tickets for the Full Moon Tour of the lighthouse go on sale Thursday. There will be two tours, one at 7 p.m. and one at 8 p.m.

  • Deer culling operations will resume next month in Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site as officials continue to reduce the white-tailed deer population to prevent over-browsing of vegetation.

    This will be the second fall that marksmen head out into the two units to kill deer. All venison will be donated to area food banks.