The Latest News & Views

Thursday, January 5th, 2012

  • After more than 15 years at Friends of Acadia, the last four as president and chief executive officer, Marla O'Byrne is stepping down, a career move that opens up a wonderful position at a great national park.


  • Rangers are ready to lead you into the landscape of Denali National Park and Preserve on weekends this winter.

    The hikes will be done on snowshoes when snow conditions are favorable, and will take place on Saturdays and Sundays, beginning this coming Saturday. Hikers will meet at 1 p.m.

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

  • The CAPTCHA gremlins have infiltrated the Traveler! We're aware the system won't allow you to post comments, and we're working to flush out the gremlins. Thanks for your patience!
  • It was just about a year ago that the Civil War Trust embarked on the first year of the sesquicentennial commemoration of the Civil War.

  • [i]Editor's note: Just before Christmas Beth Pratt filed a report on the Tioga Road still being open through the high country of Yosemite National Park and the wonderful ice skating to be had on Tenaya Lake. She celebrated New Year's by driving the road on January 2, which, until today, marked a record for the latest date the road was open.