The Latest News & Views

Sunday, May 24th, 2009

  • Favorable flying conditions allowed searchers to spend more than 10 hours in the air Saturday looking for a Coloradan missing on Mount McKinley in Denali National Park and Preserve, but there's still no sign of him.

  • All major roads leading to and within Yellowstone National Park are opening for the Memorial Day holiday weekend—and for the summer season. There will some construction delays on park roads beginning in late May.

  • Perhaps the weather was nicer than usual, maybe it was because Easter showed up in April, but whatever the reason visitation to Great Smoky Mountains National Park was up by double-digits in April.

  • Mules in Grand Canyon National Park. They can be a bane, and they can be a beast of burden that makes your trek down into the chasm somewhat easier. Now park officials want to know if mules should continue to be utilized in the Grand Canyon.

Saturday, May 23rd, 2009

  • A second day of searching has failed to turn up any sign of a missing climber on Mount McKinley in Denali National Park and Preserve, and rangers plan to continue the search through the weekend.