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Sunday, May 13th, 2012

  • Homesteaders flooding the American heartland in the 1860s couldn't have imagined electric lights, so if it were possible for any of them to return to Nebraska on May 20, 2012, they would be astounded indeed.

  • If you've ever driven through the Zion-Mount Carmel Highway and Tunnel at Zion National Park, you know what kind of engineering marvel it is. Well, it's now official. The highway and tunnel have been designated a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark.

    On Friday the president of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Andrew W.

Saturday, May 12th, 2012

  • Fishing with crossbows? Yep, you can do that in Indiana.

  • A Washington, D.C.,-based concessionaire with operations in a number of national parks has added a property in North Cascades National Park to their portfolio.

    Guest Services, which has operations at Mount Rainier National Park and in the National Capital Region of the Park Service, is the new concessionaire at North Cascades Lodge at Stehekin (formerly Steh

Friday, May 11th, 2012

  • Getting into Yellowstone National Park from the south gets easier Friday, when the park's South Entrance gate is scheduled to open to vehicles.

    That scheduled opening is just two days earlier than last year's opening of the South Entrance.

    According to park officials, the gate was to be open for business at 8 a.m