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  • Climbing ban upheld at Devils Tower

    A judge upholds the right of the National Park Service to ask rock climbers to stay off Wyoming's Devils Tower during June, when Native Americans hold religious ceremonies.

  • Groups sue over microbes

    The National Park Service is being sued by three environmental organizations for allowing private "bioprospecting" in Yellowstone National Park and backing off from its mandate to protect the park's resources.

  • The Park Service takes a hard look at itself

    Park historian Richard West Sellars is not flattering when he examines the history of the Park Service in his book "Preserving Nature in the National Parks."

  • Is the Park Service too timid?

    Some say the Park Service is overreacting in closing some areas of Mount Rainier National Park to visitors to protect them from possible mudslides.

  • Our national movie stars

    Some say the National Park Service needs to start charging fees for all the filming that is done in the nation's parks and national monuments.

  • Greens differ over plan to expand national park

    The Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance surprises some by its opposition to the expansion of Utah's Arches National Park.

  • Yellowstone's "geyser guy' was one of the park's best friends

    An elegy for Yellowstone's "geyser guy," Rick Hutchinson, profiles a geologist who loved the park so deeply that his friends still feel his spirit there.

  • Yellowstone's "geyser guy' was one of the park's best friends

    An elegy for Yellowstone's "geyser guy," Rick Hutchinson, profiles a geologist who loved the park so deeply that his friends still feel his spirit there.

  • Devils Tower may get a second name

    Some Wyoming residents object to Superintendent Deborah Liggett's talk of renaming Devils Tower to something less offensive to Native Americans who regard the site as sacred.

  • Yellowstone cutbacks bring out the politicians

    Yellowstone Park Superintendent Mike Finley's closure of campgrounds and museums because of budget problems leads to irate responses from Wyoming politicians.

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