The Latest News & Views

Monday, October 17th, 2011

  • Shortly after Joan Anzelmo took over the public affairs office at Yellowstone National Park back in the 1980s, I was cautioned that she could be brusque and difficult to work with.

Sunday, October 16th, 2011

  • Significant remodeling to the Beaver Meadows Visitor Center in Rocky Mountain National Park will keep the center closed to the public through the winter.

    Among the work to be done on the project that starts Monday is installation of an evalator between floors to accommodate disabled visitors, rebuilding the restrooms, and connecting the exterior balcony to the

  • A magical setting of a glacially carved lake in the White River National Forest 10 miles east of Glenwood Springs, Colorado, photographed by Debra Miller, has won top honors in the 2011 National Natural Landmarks Photo Contest sponsored by the National Park Service.

Saturday, October 15th, 2011

  • Denali National Park and Preserve officials have extended the public comment period on their plans for allocating climbing permits on Mount McKinley by two weeks, and you can pretty much be sure those who make their living guiding climbs will have something to say.

    While it long has been settled that 1,500 climbing permits are issued annually for Mount

Friday, October 14th, 2011

  • The National Park Service wants to interview people with firsthand knowledge of Black Beach, a segregated beach that once occupied the site of the Dante Fascell Visitor Center at Convoy Point in Biscayne National Park.