Sightseeing

State attorneys general bash plan to hike national park fees

Nov 23, 2017

A group of state attorneys general is telling the National Park Service to scrap its plan for a fee increase at some of the most popular destinations

Viewfinders unveil Tennessee fall colors for the colorblind

Nov 1, 2017

Colorblind people can see the fall foliage burst with color for the first time at three spots in Tennessee, including the Great Smoky Mountains

Democrats condemn proposed fee hikes at national parks

Oct 26, 2017

Democratic senators are harshly criticizing a National Park Service plan to impose steep increases in entrance fees at 17 of its most popular parks, including the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Yellowstone and Zion

National parks seek higher fees with money for repairs tight

Oct 25, 2017

Visiting the country's most popular national parks would get more costly under a federal proposal released this week

US considers higher entry fees at 17 popular national parks

Oct 24, 2017

The National Park Service wants to sharply raise entrance fees at its most popular parks next year

Lawsuit: Bighorn sheep threatened by domestic sheep grazing

Oct 18, 2017

Environmental groups say in a lawsuit that the U.S. Forest Service is illegally jeopardizing bighorn sheep with deadly diseases by allowing thousands of domestic sheep to graze in eastern Idaho as part of agricultural research activities

Review: 'American Wolf' explores clash over the gray wolf

Oct 16, 2017

Book Review: Author Nate Blakeslee tells a masterful and elegant tale in "American Wolf." The book explores the clash over the gray wolf with a story told through the life of Yellowstone wolf O-Six and the humans who loved her.

Interior officials vow to change culture of harassment

Oct 13, 2017

Survey of National Park Service employees finds widespread complaints of harassment and discrimination in workplace

The Latest: US officials target harassment in park service

Oct 13, 2017

U.S. officials say a survey of National Park Service employees found widespread complaints of harassment and discrimination and that improved training and enforcement are aiming to combat the problems

Rainbow flag flies at US monument, but not on federal land

Oct 11, 2017

Gay rights activists who worked to get a rainbow flag installed at the new Stonewall National Monument in New York City are upset the National Park Service says the flag isn't actually on federal land but on property owned by the city