The Latest News & Views

Monday, October 31st, 2011

  • Do you ever wonder what we know about the world around us?

    The somewhat recent phenomenon known as "BioBlitzes" is rapidly rewriting what we know about the natural world that resides in national parks.

  • The popular Senior park pass and the Access Pass (for Americans with disabilities) can now be obtained by mail.

Sunday, October 30th, 2011

  • A Wyoming man hunting elk in Grand Teton National Park was attacked by a bear Sunday, but managed to call for help after the bear left the area.

    Details were sketchy: The 32-year-old Jackson man could not definitively say whether it was a grizzly or black bear that attacked him, and the extent of his injuries were n

  • It was a birthday party that both brought to mind the long friendship between France and the United States as well as the greeting the Statue of Liberty has provided seemingly endless lines of immigrants who believed they could strike a new life in America.

    Among the dignitaries who stood beneath Lady Liberty's torch-bearing arm were 125 immigrants from more t

  • Countless people -- young and old -- have learned to ski at the Badger Pass Ski Area in Yosemite National Park.