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Yosemite National Park News Releases

News releases from Yosemite National Park.

August 20th, 2014

Yosemite National Park to Celebrate Founder’s Day on August 25, 2014

On Monday, August 25, 2014, Yosemite National Park will celebrate Founder’s Day. Founder’s Day marks the birthday of the National Park Service (NPS). This year, the NPS will be celebrating its 98th birthday. In commemoration of this significant day, entrance fees will be waived for all park visitors. http://www.nps.gov/yose/parknews/yosemite-national-parktocelebratefoundersdayonaugust252014.htm Read more

August 19th, 2014

Yosemite National Park Receives 2014 America’s Best Idea Grant from the National Park Foundation

Yosemite National Park is one of 39 national parks selected to receive a 2014 America’s Best Idea grant from the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks. Inspired by Ken Burns’ critically acclaimed documentary “The National Parks: America’s Best Idea,” this program builds partnerships between national parks and community, state, and other public organizations, and engages diverse audiences in meaningful and relevant ways with national parks and inspires participants to become stewards of our National Park System. http://www.nps.gov/yose/parknews/yosemite-national-park-receives-2014-americas-best-idea-grant-from-the-national-park-foundation.htm Read more

August 7th, 2014

Yosemite National Park Receives 2014 California Preservation Foundation Design Award

Yosemite National Park has been selected by the California Preservation Foundation as the recipient of the 2014 Preservation Design Award in recognition of the publication of A Sense of Place: Design Guidelines for Yosemite National Park. The Preservation Design Award is specifically intended to recognize excellence in historic preservation, restoration, rehabilitation, and sustainability. A ceremony to present the award to the park will be held on Friday, September 26, 2014, in Los Angeles, California. http://www.nps.gov/yose/parknews/yosemite-national-park-receives-2014-california-preservation-foundation-design-award.htm Read more

Sierra Sun Times

News of the Sierra Nevada Including Yosemite National Park.

Mariposa Gazette

Since 1854 - California's oldest weekly newspaper of continuous publication.

August 22nd, 2014

CHP: Bear-vehicle collision killed bear

Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 - 4:30 p.m. - A collision involving a motorist and a black bear near the intersection of Highway 140 and Agua Fria Road last week resulted in the bear's death, Officer Steven Lewis of Mariposa's CHP office said today.

The fatal "bear strike" was the first reported this year on county roads and highways outside of Yosemite National Park, Lewis said.

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