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Monday, November 14th, 2011

Sunday, November 13th, 2011

  • One of the popular backcountry winter treks in Yosemite National Park is the 10-mile ski to Ostrander Lake. If that interests you, and you'd like to spend some time near the lake, now's the time to enter the lottery for a night at the Ostrander Ski Hut.

    The Yosemite Conservancy is accepting lottery registration forms for the coming season -- December 16 through March 31 -- through 5 p.m.

  • It marked, in history, the last stand of the Spanish in present-day Georgia. Today Fort Frederica holds little more than ruins on St. Simons Island along the Georgia coast.

  • Almost any job can be demanding at times, but if your work with the National Park Service involves cultural resources, you don't usually need to wear body armor.