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Yosemite National Park News Releases

News releases from Yosemite National Park.

August 28th, 2014

Yosemite National Park and The Ansel Adams Gallery to Sponsor

Yosemite National Park and Ansel Adams Gallery announce the fourth annual Gateway Expressions Student Art and Poetry Contest. The Gateway Expressions Student Art and Poetry Contest celebrates the creativity of youth in the Yosemite gateway communities. The contest is open to all students, grades K-12, who attend school or youth programs within the gateway community school districts of Yosemite National Park. This year the contest will expand to include students in Sonora, Bishop, and Mammoth Lakes, California. Students should submit artwork and poetry no later than Friday, October 3, 2014. http://www.nps.gov/yose/parknews/yosemite-national-park-and-the-ansel-adams-gallery-to-sponsor.htm Read more

August 27th, 2014

Tuolumne Grove Parking Lot to be Temporarily Closed

The Tuolumne Grove parking lot in Yosemite National Park will be temporarily closed beginning September 8, 2014 while improvements are made to the trailhead and parking area. During the month of September, the parking lot will close at 6:00 a.m. on Mondays and re-open at 5:30 p.m. on Fridays. There will be no weekend work during the month of September. Beginning October 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014 the parking lot will be closed seven days a week. The Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias will remain open, with limited parking available at the Crane Flat Gas Station and other road turnouts. http://www.nps.gov/yose/parknews/tuolumne-grove-parking-lot-to-be-temporarily-closed.htm Read more

August 22nd, 2014

Yosemite National Park Conducts Sierra Wilderness Celebration

Yosemite National Park will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act and the 30th Anniversary of the California Wilderness Act on Wednesday, September 3, 2014. Special events will take place throughout the day in Yosemite Valley and are designed to honor and celebrate the signing of these two acts, engage the public to better understand and appreciate wilderness, bring wilderness conservation organizations together, and connect with today’s youth and non-wilderness users. http://www.nps.gov/yose/parknews/yosemite-national-park-conducts-sierra-wilderness-celebration.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 29th, 2014

CHP plans strict enforcement for weekend

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Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 - 4 p.m. - The California Highway Patrol reminds motorists that the agency will be in strict-enforcement mode this Labor Day weekend. Plans include a DUI checkpoint in the county on Saturday evening and early Sunday morning.

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