The Latest News & Views

Friday, May 29th, 2009

  • Friday could mark the last day this season of bison hazing operations in Yellowstone National Park, although controversy over the hazing likely will linger much longer.

  • The dual-island nation of Antigua and Barbuda wants to create a new national park focused on its highest peak, which will soon be renamed Mount Obama. Plans for the new park are sort of sketchy and iffy.

  • This week's Mystery Photo, of the Stonewall Jackson Shrine, stumped quite a few people and was viewed by more than 1,000. Now let's take a look inside the building.

    Either before you view the video, or after, read the following brief history from the National Park Service.

  • What can you do during a visit to Yellowstone National Park? Answering that can run the gamut from watching Old Faithful to learning about Thomas Moran, but to give you a head-start here are 10 items that should be on your "to-do" list when you visit the park.

    1. Watch Old Faithful perform.

  • They're small, they're furry, and they're evidence that a predator long missing from the backcountry of Olympic National Park just might have a chance of regaining a permanent footing.