Man bitten by shark on Outer Banks is 7th this summer

...animal was about 7 feet long.He was swimming in waist-deep water with his adult son about 30 feet offshore, the National Park Service said in a news release. There were no other swimmers injured.The man is the seventh person attacked along the...
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Orthodox church gets a new old look

Last summer, two National Park Service architects scaled the top of St. Nicholas in Alaska and hosts services to this day. A National Park Service designated historic place, it's also heavily...
National Park Service supports Mount McKinley name change

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The National Park Service is not against changing Mount McKinley's official... ) Wednesday."The National Park Service appreciates the long history and public interest...
Youth fishing events announced across Southeast

...Yakutat Small Boat Harbor. Partners include the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, City and Borough of Yakutat, National Park Service and various businesses. Activities include fishing, food, fly tying, casting competition, and fish print T-shirts...
Idaho climbers rescued from Alaska mountain after avalanche

ANCHORAGE - National Park Service officials said two climbers from Idaho were rescued unharmed from an Alaska mountain after triggering an avalanche.Officials...
Alaska Chapter of Wildlife Society to meet in Juneau

...Scott Brainerd, Alaska Department of Fish and Game ( or Grant Hilderbrand, National Park Service (
National Park Service readies for centennial

This year Anchorage celebrates its big birthday - 100 years - and next year it will be the National Park Service's turn. Alaska's parks are already prepping for the party.About 2.68 million visitors took advantage of Alaska's 23...
Wildlife Society to honor Flynn, Larsen with lifetime achievement awards

...Scott Brainerd, Alaska Department of Fish and Game ( or Grant Hilderbrand, National Park Service ( Wildlife Society is an international nonprofit scientific and educational...
Wingsuit fliers knew they were cheating death

...recent deaths at Yosemite, said Jeffrey Olson, a National Park Service spokesman. Two of those were at Utah's Zion and...Utah's iconic Delicate Arch in May 2006 prompted the National Park Service to ban climbing any of the named arches or natural...
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Wolf hunting season near Denali ends 2 weeks early

...Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.The closure comes as the park's wolf population wanes. A recent report from the National Park Service showed 48 wolves spending part of their lives in Denali. Ten years ago, the spring surveys usually estimated...


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