Stories tagged: Yosemite National Park
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 4, 2017, 6:46 p.m.
National park icons threatened by wind-frenzied wildfires
Winds wreaked havoc on wildfires that were threatening two crown jewels of the National Park Service on Monday, pushing the flames toward manmade and natural icons in and around Glacier …
Mon., April 10, 2017, 11:54 a.m.
Report: Ex-Yosemite chief belittled workers, mainly women
The former superintendent of Yosemite National Park created a hostile workplace by belittling employees, using words such as “stupid,” “bozo” and “lazy,” and showing gender bias against women, a new …
Tue., March 1, 2016, 1:42 p.m.
Yosemite Park’s iconic attractions get new names
The prices of Yosemite National Park souvenirs have been slashed in half, and road signs directing visitors to iconic attractions have been switched.
Thu., Jan. 15, 2015
Free-climbers summit El Capitan
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. – A pair of Americans completed what had long been considered the world’s most difficult rock climb Wednesday, using only their hands and feet to scale …
Wed., July 20, 2011, 4:04 p.m.
Three swept over Yosemite waterfall presumed dead
Young tourists above one of Yosemite National Park’s beautiful and perilous waterfalls were trying to pose for a picture. Instead they burned a horrifying image into the memories of everyone …
Wed., Feb. 25, 2009
Half Dome climber rescued
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. – An experienced South Korean mountain climber was caught in an avalanche on Yosemite National Park’s iconic Half Dome and was stranded overnight with a broken …