Stories tagged: national park
UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017, 11:14 p.m.
Idaho Senate wants Congress to declare Craters of the Moon a national park
The Idaho Senate wants Congress to make Craters of the Moon a national park, but only if current uses, including hunting and grazing, are protected.
Mon., March 6, 2017, 12:24 p.m.
Idaho Senate OKs bill supporting a national park
The Idaho Senate has backed a proposal urging Congress to turn Idaho’s Crater of the Moon National Monument into a national park.
Wed., Sept. 7, 2016, 2:03 p.m.
Yosemite National Park adding 400 acres of meadow, forest
Officials say Yosemite National Park will add 400 acres of meadows and forest in its largest expansion in 70 years.
Mon., Aug. 29, 2016, 10:22 a.m.
Firefighters hope to reopen Yellowstone entrance Tuesday
Wildfires burning in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks grew some over the weekend, but not as much as what firefighters expected under the red flag conditions.
Tue., May 17, 2016, 3:58 p.m.
Canadian man cited for moving Yellowstone bison calf
Federal officials have cited a Canadian man who told rangers at Yellowstone National Park that he loaded a bison calf into his SUV because he thought it was cold.
Tue., May 17, 2016, 11:04 a.m.
Men walk to prohibited Yellowstone hot spring, face complaint
A Canadian-based group of men who post pictures and videos of their travels on social media are in hot water with Yellowstone National Park officials after walking out to a …
Tue., April 14, 2009
Fewer fish in the mountains
SEATTLE – Every summer, Sandy McKean and volunteers lug plastic jugs full of baby trout into the rugged wilderness of North Cascades National Park and plant them in alpine lakes …