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Yosemite National Park Now Home To Endangered Bighorn Sheep

Between 1914 and 1986, no bighorn roamed Yosemite, and statewide their numbers hit a low of about 100. The animals were placed on the federal endangered species list in 1999.

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CHP Helicopter Rescues Hiker Stranded On Cliff Near Yosemite Falls

One of the officers’ helmet cameras was rolling when officers in a helicopter hoisted up a stranded hiker from a ledge hundreds of feet high in Yosemite National Park this morning.

03/28/2015

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE CREATES DRAFT YOSEMITE VALLEY PLAN

UPDATE: Man Reported Missing In Yosemite National Park Found Alive

Officials say the 20-year-old man missing for two days in Yosemite National Park has been found.

03/23/2015

The fire can be seen from Sentinel Dome Cam. (Credit: Yosemite Conservancy/NWS Sacramento)

Best National Parks Near Sacramento

For a wonderful day of entertainment and history, nearby national parks are a natural for visiting.

03/14/2015

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The Best Mountain Destinations In The U.S.

Instead of packing the swimsuit and heading to an island getaway, make plans to visit a mountain retreat for your next vacation or weekend getaway.

03/05/2015

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE CREATES DRAFT YOSEMITE VALLEY PLAN

Yosemite National Park Fees To Increase In March

Visitors to Yosemite National Park will pay more to enter and camp overnight, under fee hikes that start March 1.

01/30/2015

A motion-sensitive camera took this picture of the Sierra Nevada red fox. (Credit: Yosemite National Park)

Sierra Nevada Red Fox Spotted At Yosemite For First Time In Nearly A Century

A Sierra Nevada red fox has been spotted at Yosemite for the first time in nearly 100 years, park officials announced Wednesday.

01/28/2015

Climbers who summitted the Dawn Wall section of El Capitan show their fingertips. (Credit: CBS)

Climbers Reach Top Of Yosemite’s El Capitan, Becoming First To Free-Climb Dawn Wall

Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson became the first to free-climb the rock formation’s Dawn Wall, a feat that many had considered impossible. They used ropes and safety harnesses to catch themselves in case of a fall, but relied entirely on their own strength and dexterity to ascend by grasping cracks as thin as razor blades and as small as dimes.

01/14/2015

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Climbers Expected To Reach Top Of Yosemite Peak Soon

Two climbers vying to finish the once-seemingly impossible challenge of scaling a sheer slab of granite in California’s Yosemite National Park without climbing aids are closing in on the top of the 3,000-foot peak.

01/14/2015

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Men’s Free Climb Of El Capitan Enters Second Week

Two men continue to free climb one of the most difficult routes in the world: a half-mile section of exposed granite in California’s Yosemite National Park.

01/05/2015

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Report: Wing Of Yosemite Fire Air Tanker Tore Off

Federal investigators say a California firefighting aircraft that crashed while battling a wildfire in Yosemite National Park might have struck a tree and torn off a wing as it approached the blaze.

10/15/2014

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Rim Fire: Defense Attorney Argues Feds Withholding Evidence Collected Against Keith Matthew Emerald

The 32-year-old has pleaded not guilty to a four-count indictment stemming from last year’s Rim Fire, which burned 400 square miles of the Sequoia National Forest, including parts of Yosemite National Park.

10/14/2014

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