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Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

  • When you first enter the imposing valley at Yosemite National Park, your eyes are drawn both to the towering walls of granite that frame the valley, as well as the wispy waterfalls.

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

  • Winds gusting to 55 miles per hour hampered a search at Mount Rainier National Park for a 50-year-old Washington man felled by illness high on the mountain on one of its most technical approaches, Liberty Ridge.

    A search by helicopter Tuesday morning for Rob Plankers, of Olympia, failed to detect any si

  • To show their appreciation for the locals, officials at Shenandoah National Park will waive entrance fees this Saturday, June 18, for residents in counties surrounding the Virginia park.

    Counties covered by this offer are Albemarle, Augusta, Greene, Madison, Nelson, Page, Rappahannock, Rockingham and Warren. Shenandoah Neighbors’ Day is an annual

Monday, June 13th, 2011

Sunday, June 12th, 2011

  • Just what sort of president was Abraham Lincoln, and how did he rely on the U.S. Constitution in developing his strategies for handling the Civil War?