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Damaged Line Interrupts Telephone Service In Parts Of Yosemite National Park

Telephone service in parts of Yosemite National Park has been cut off due to a damaged phone line.

07/14/2014

A marmot on the loose in a San Francisco neighborhood. (Source: Wildlife Emergency Services)

Runaway Marmot Tries To Hitch Another Ride During Release In Yosemite

A marmot that hitched a ride into San Francisco from Yosemite National Park two weeks ago was returned back to its home territory on Monday after being captured in the city’s Potrero Hill neighborhood last week.

07/08/2014

A marmot was captured after being spotted hiding underneath houses in San Francisco's Potrero Hill neighborhood. (Source: Wildlife Emergency Services)

Wayward Marmot Captured In San Francisco; Bar Holds Fundraiser To Send Back To Yosemite

The elusive yellow-bellied marmot had been spotted Tuesday hiding underneath homes in the city’s Potrero Hill neighborhood.

07/02/2014

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Yosemite Grant Act’s 150th Anniversary Brings Park Renovations And Tree Protections

The National Park Service marked the 150th anniversary of the Yosemite Grant Act, by breaking ground Monday on a landmark project that aims to protect ancient sequoia trees.

06/30/2014

Yosemite National Park spans part of the Sierra Nevada mountain range.  (Photo by David McNeil /Newsmakers)

Our Favorite Quotes About Yosemite – 150 Years After Federal Protection

Yosemite became the first wildland in the nation protected for all-time 150 years ago when President Abraham Lincoln signed the Yosemite Grant Act, protecting the Valley and Mariposa grove. Later, in 1890, it became a national park. Over the last 150 years the park has played host to a number of dignitaries and celebrities – as well as about 4 million regular visitors a year.

06/30/2014

A chopper moves in for a rescue on Yosemite Falls. (Yosemite National Park)

Video Captures Stranded Hiker’s Airlift From Middle Of Yosemite Falls

A backpacker who narrowly avoided plunging to his death from a waterfall at Yosemite National Park was hoisted to safety by a helicopter rescue crew in an operation that was captured on video.

06/10/2014

Yosemite Valley (Photo Credit: Randy Yagi)

Pesky Drones Buzz Yosemite Landmarks, Officials Say They’re Illegal

The National Park Service issued a statement Friday reminding visitors that federal regulations actually ban the use of unmanned aircraft within the park’s boundaries.

05/02/2014

Palo Alto climber Blake Parkinson was rescued off a sheer cliff by a CHP helicopter in Yosemite National Park Easter Sunday. (CBS)

Palo Alto Climber Rescued From Yosemite Cliff Speaks Out After Ordeal

A Palo Alto man’s Easter climb in Yosemite ended with him being rescued from a sheer cliff by a CHP helicopter Sunday.

04/22/2014

Cathedral Peak, Yosemite National Park. (Frank Kovalchek/Wikimedia Commons)

Palo Alto Climber Injured In Cathedral Range Fall At Yosemite

YOSEMITE (CBS/AP) – Authorities say a rock climber at Yosemite National Park had to be rescued by helicopter after falling 30 feet and suffering major injuries. The 26-year-old man from Palo Alto, Calif., fell before […]

04/21/2014

Talus left by recent rockfall. (Yosemite National Park)

16,000 Tons Of Rock Slide 500 Feet Down Yosemite Cliff, Some Into Hetch Hetchy Reservoir

Officials at Yosemite National Park say a massive amount of rock has fallen from a cliff, closing a hiking trail.

04/07/2014

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