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  • Famous faces to promote park service anniversary
    published on Thu, 01 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    For more information about centennial events and a complete list of Yosemite Centennial Ambassadors, visit www.nps.gov/yose/anniversary online. People who run Yosemite National Park said they are preparing for the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service on Aug. 25, 2016, and they're touting some famous names to help them do it....
  • Check out these winter sports in 10 national parks
    published on Fri, 22 Jan 2016 07:54:45 GMT
    Winter has arrived in our national parks , and with it comes a whole new world of possibilities. Just because it's cold outside, doesn't mean you have to stay in....
  • Yosemite trademark debate raises questions about other landmarks
    published on Fri, 29 Jan 2016 10:00:00 GMT
    A serving table is laid out in The Ahwahnee Hotel dining room. The hotel is one of the landmarks in Yosemite National Park to be renamed by the Park Service to avoid a trademark dispute....
  • Banff Mountain Film Festival Night Three: Redemption
    published on Thu, 28 Jan 2016 20:45:29 GMT
    It took three days, but on the final night of the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour in the Boise High School auditorium , the Canadian emcee touring with the show finally pronounced "Boise" correctly. "Boy-see, am I saying that right?" he asked the audience....
  • Check out these winter sports in 10 national parks
    published on Fri, 22 Jan 2016 07:54:45 GMT
    Winter has arrived in our national parks , and with it comes a whole new world of possibilities. Just because it's cold outside, doesn't mean you have to stay in....
  • Len Boselovic's Heard off the Street: New public park attraction: Private property
    published on Mon, 25 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    Delaware North, the $3 billion family-owned company that runs concessions at Yosemite National Park, wants to make one thing clear: it takes its stewardship of one of America's most popular national parks very seriously. So seriously that it trademarked the phrase, "Yosemite National Park."...
  • Check out these winter sports in 10 national parks
    published on Fri, 22 Jan 2016 07:54:45 GMT
    Winter has arrived in our national parks , and with it comes a whole new world of possibilities. Just because it's cold outside, doesn't mean you have to stay in....
  • Rock climbing may get into the Olympics
    published on Tue, 12 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    American rock-climbing wizard Alex Honnold insists he would not compete in the Olympics even if his sport gets the nod for inclusion in the 2020 Tokyo Games. It is not that Honnold does not care for the Olympics or does not like to compete....
  • The corporate grab sparking the controversy over Yosemite Park's trademarks
    published on Wed, 20 Jan 2016 00:02:00 GMT
    If you're a lover of U.S. national parks in general and Yosemite National Park in particular, you've probably been moved to outrage over reports that a New York corporation has claimed the trademark rights to several names associated with the park. These include the historic Ahwahnee Hotel, Curry Village, and conceivably "Yosemite National Park" itself....
  • The Battle Over Yosemite Names Is Bigger Than You Think
    published on Sat, 16 Jan 2016 18:09:47 GMT
    The battle over Yosemite Park's names isn't just about the famous Ahwahnee Hotel. Yes, it and the names of four other historic properties are part of the park's history....
  • Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down
    published on Sat, 16 Jan 2016 00:26:34 GMT
    Thumbs up to the Fresno City Council for approving a forward-thinking ordinance making tiny homes legal. Fresno may be among the first communities in the nation to adopt a zoning code allowing tiny houses....
  • APNewsBreak: MGM parking fees on Vegas Strip buck tradition
    published on Fri, 15 Jan 2016 19:05:09 GMT
    Historic hotels and other beloved landmarks at Yosemite National Park will soon undergo a name change in a multi-million dollar tussle over who owns rights to the original names. Historic hotels and other beloved landmarks at Yosemite National Park will soon undergo a name change in a multi-million dollar tussle over who owns rights to the original names....
  • NCAA autonomy group approves new concussion protections
    published on Fri, 15 Jan 2016 18:52:00 GMT
    A San Francisco judge is set to hear arguments over whether to require a Catholic hospital to perform a contraceptive procedure known as tubal ligation. Ordering a Catholic hospital in California to perform a tubal ligation sterilization procedure on a woman would violate its religious freedom, a San Francisco judge ruled Thursday....
  • APNewsBreak: MGM to charge for parking on Las Vegas Strip
    published on Fri, 15 Jan 2016 18:26:00 GMT
    In a city built on luring tourists with cheap thrills and free cocktails, a big part of the Las Vegas Strip will soon slash away its most basic freebie: parking. In a city built on luring tourists with cheap thrills and free cocktails, a big part of the Las Vegas Strip will soon slash away its most basic freebie: parking....
  • Yosemite Park landmarks get new names amid trademark tussle
    published on Fri, 15 Jan 2016 18:05:51 GMT
    The names of iconic hotels and other facilities in the world-famous Yosemite National Park... . FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015 file photo, people dine outside the Ahwahnee hotel in Yosemite National Park, Calif....
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    published on Fri, 15 Jan 2016 18:05:42 GMT
    Historic hotels and other beloved landmarks at Yosemite National Park will soon undergo a name change in a multi-million dollar tussle over who owns rights to the original names. Historic hotels and other beloved landmarks at Yosemite National Park will soon undergo a name change in a multi-million dollar tussle over who owns rights to the original names....
  • Rio de Janeiro Olympics facing deep cuts unseen in decades
    published on Fri, 15 Jan 2016 18:04:37 GMT
    Television viewers won't notice when the games open in just over six months... Historic hotels and other beloved landmarks at Yosemite National Park will soon undergo a name change in a multi-million dollar tussle over who owns rights to the original names. Historic hotels and other beloved landmarks at Yosemite National Park will soon undergo a name change in a multi-million dollar tussle over who owns rights to the original names....
  • Ben McAdoo says Giants need to reload, not rebuild
    published on Fri, 15 Jan 2016 18:04:26 GMT
    New York Giants owner John Mara, left, shakes hands with former New York Giants offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo during a news conference announcing McAdoo as the new head coach of the NFL team, Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, in East R... . Former New York Giants offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo holds a team helmet during a news conference announcing him as the new head coach of the NFL football team, Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, in East Rutherford, N.J. ....
  • Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown out due to concussion
    published on Fri, 15 Jan 2016 17:02:00 GMT
    Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown, center, who is following NFL concussion protocol, watches teammate Martavius Bryant, right, run a drill, as he visits with offensive coordinator Todd Haley, right center, durin... . Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown, right, who is following NFL concussion protocol, is greeted by offensive coordinator Todd Haley, left, as he walks onto the indoor practice field past injured quarterback Ben R... Two Marine helicopters carrying 12 crew ...
  • Yosemite agrees to change the names of its significant locations to appease trademark troll
    published on Fri, 15 Jan 2016 16:02:13 GMT
    DNC Parks & Resorts at Yosemite, Inc used to have the concessions to operate various businesses around Yosemite National Park. Now that they've been fired, they're using some decidedly dubious trademark to force the Park Service to change the names of buildings and locations that have stood for as much as a century, including some that have been designated national landmarks....