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Yosemite National Park News Releases

News releases from Yosemite National Park.

July 22nd, 2014

Tourism to Yosemite National Park creates $373 million in Economic Benefit

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 3,691,192 visitors to Yosemite National Park in 2013 spent $373,269,800 in communities near the park. That spending supported 5,033 jobs in the local area. http://www.nps.gov/yose/parknews/tourism-to-yosemite-national-park-creates-373-million-in-economic-benefit.htm Read more

July 16th, 2014

Fire Restrictions in Effect in Yosemite National Park

Fire restrictions for Yosemite National Park went into effect yesterday, Tuesday, July 15, 2014. The fire order restricts the use of campfires in wilderness below 6,000 feet in elevation. However, campfires in designated campgrounds and picnic areas will still be allowed. http://www.nps.gov/yose/parknews/campfirerestrictions2014.htm Read more

July 9th, 2014

National Park Service Releases Prospectus for Business Opportunity in Yosemite National Park

The National Park Service (NPS) today has issued a Prospectus soliciting proposals in response to a business opportunity to operate overnight accommodations, food and beverage, retail, auto fuel, recreation activities, and other related services within Yosemite National Park. http://www.nps.gov/yose/parknews/national-park-service-releases-prospectus-for-business-opportunity-in-yosemite-national-park.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.

July 17th, 2014

State wants more McClure water to flush young salmon

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By Carol Reiter
GAZETTE CORRESPONDENT

Mariposa County residents who utilize Lake McClure as a fishing, camping or swimming area may see the already low lake go even lower in future drought years.

A proposal by the state of California would increase the amount of water released from Lake McClure between February and June.

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July 17th, 2014

Bibby, Carrier dig in their heels on TOT

By Erik Skindrud
GAZETTE EDITOR

The board of supervisors on Tuesday declined to return a lob sent over the budget net by the Yosemite/Mariposa County Tourism Bureau.

A back-and-forth of offers and counteroffers unfolded over the past two weeks as both parties sought sustainable funding streams.

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