Two Californians, one of whom died, may have been exposed to mice droppings that contained hantavirus. KGPE reports.
More than a week after announcing two vacationers had contracted hantavirus -- one of them fatally -- Yosemite National Park said Monday that authorities have determined another person died after contracting the disease while visiting the park.
Two Californians, one of whom died, may have been exposed to mice droppings or urine that contained hantavirus while vacationing at Yosemite National Park, health officials said Thursday.
Half way to a popular waterfall at Yosemite National Park, the 15 members of a Southern California family decided to take a break from the trail at a footbridge that crosses the boulder-strewn Merced River.
Hike up The Mist Trail and beyond to the top of Nevada Fall and experience the wonders of Yosemite National Park
Alex Honnold's fingertips and toe tips barely cling on to the side of a mountain in Yosemite, thousands of feet in the air. He is free solo climbing, which means he has no rope to support him, so one false move would mean a long fall to the rocky ground below.
Free solo climber Alex Honnold scales mountains with no rope, and no room for error.
The third body recovered in Yosemite National Park near where three hikers were swept over a waterfall in July has been identified as missing 21-year-old Ramina Badal, park officials said Tuesday.
Two bodies have been found in Yosemite National Park in recent days near where three hikers were swept over a 317-foot waterfall last July, officials at the park in California said Monday.
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Teams in northern California called in air power Sunday as they try to rein in a wildfire in the Sierra Nevada Mountains near Yosemite National Park, a fire official said.
A wildfire triggered by an exploding propane tank has scorched 3,000 acres in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California and caused the evacuation of a resort, fire officials said Friday.
A wildfire triggered by an exploding propane tank has consumed 1,000 acres of forest land in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California near Yosemite National Park, authorities said.
A 17th person has died in Yosemite National Park, which has been experiencing a higher than usual number of fatalities this year, authorities said.
July: Three Yosemite National Park tourists climbed over a guardrail into the Merced River and were swept. KGPE reports.
Near Yosemite National Park's beautiful Mist Trail, a young man lost his footing, slipping close to the edge of a waterfall. A female companion frantically grabbed for him, but stumbled.
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I'm somewhere between a car camper and an outdoor enthusiast. It did take me over 10 months of owning hiking boots to actually start breaking them in, but I know how to build a campfire and I'm not afraid of a few days without a shower.
The body of 22-year-old Hormiz David from Modesto, California, was recovered by Yosemite National Park rangers Friday -- more than two weeks after he was swept over Vernal Fall.
A California woman fell 600 feet to her death Sunday while trying to descend a landmark rock formation at Yosemite National Park, according to park officials.
Three Yosemite National Park tourists climbed over a guardrail into the Merced River and were swept away Tuesday.
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Eye-popping gas prices on a weekend trip to Yosemite National Park in California have Damaris Santos-Palmer rethinking a family road trip.
As the only African American permanent ranger in Yosemite National Park in California, I often lament that I'm more likely to meet visitors from Japan or France than I am to see an African-American family from nearby Sacramento or Oakland. So I couldn't be more appreciative of my recent opportunity to lead Oprah Winfrey through this national treasure for a two-part television special that airs Friday and Monday.
"I commend you for wanting to try the Cinder Cone trail," the park ranger said ominously at the visitor center of Lassen Volcanic National Park in Northern California.
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The mystery is deepening over who created 65 glass photographic plates bought at a California garage sale for $45 by a man who believes they were created by famed nature photographer Ansel Adams.
A California woman tells affiliate KTVU that she thinks her uncle took pictures another man claims are from Ansel Adams.
They claim the glass negatives are worthless and the founder Rick Norsigian is a fraud
Rick Norsigian kept two boxes he bought at a garage sale under his pool table for four years before realizing they may be too valuable to store at home.
It is usually the simplest expressions that take off like wildfire. Everyone's been talking this week about "double rainbows," based on a goofy home video recorded more than six months ago.
It takes $25 per car before visitors driving into Grand Canyon National Park can enjoy its spectacular beauty, but the price of admission is going away -- for just a little while.
Torrential rainfall unleashed flooding and spawned a rare tornado warning in California on Tuesday as a series of storms moved through, with more expected Wednesday and Thursday.
Rivers Klopson, 5, turns cartwheels in the sunshine on the flat rocks next to Yosemite's famous Vernal Fall, oblivious to the strangers smiling at her.
Heavy rain that began pounding California on Tuesday threatened to unleash dangerous floods and mudslides, especially in areas ravaged by wildfires.
Her hands are like the grand and timeless Yosemite Valley where she has lived the better part of 60 years. They are strong and steady, with the feel of permanence like the smooth granite faces of El Capitan and Half Dome.
Yosemite National Park's oldest employee is labeled a "national treasure." Photojournalist John Torigoe has the story.
Audrey Peterman grew up surrounded by Jamaica's verdant mountains and lush mango orchards. She'd watch fish and an occasional shrimp dart in the stream that flowed near her house. When she settled in America, she yearned to relish the natural beauty of her new homeland.
A storm dropped as much as 15 inches of snow in the Sierra Nevada, hastening the state of the ski season but bogging down traffic
A second rock slide in as many days is being reported in Yosemite National Park in California
Federal researchers are warning that warming temperatures could soon cause California's giant sequoia trees to die off more quickly unless forest managers plan with an eye toward climate change and the impact of a longer, harsher wildfire season
Heavy smoke and ash were wafting over Yosemite Park from a fast-moving wildfire that has charred 46 square miles west of the popular tourist destination in California, a park ranger said Tuesday.
Tourists have a hard time seeing the beauty of Yosemite after a thick cloud of smoke envelopes the park.
Little relief from hot weather is expected this week as crews fight to contain a wildfire near an entrance to Yosemite National Park that has destroyed 12 homes and forced the evacuation of nearly 200 others
KCRA's Rich Ibarra reports on a wildfire near Yosemite National Park threatening nearby homes.
A fast-growing wildfire outside California's Yosemite National Park has destroyed a dozen homes and charred more than 26,000 acres of dry timber, the state's forestry department said Monday.
A fast-spreading fire burning near an entrance to Yosemite National Park forced the evacuations of 170 homes
Fueled by dry timber that hasn't burned in a century, a wildfire in central California grew to more than 16,000 acres and is threatening more than 2,000 homes near Yosemite National Park, a fire official said Sunday.
The former SNL star ties the knot in Yosemite with model Sunshine Tutt
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We can see the world like never before. A confluence of ubiquitous cameras, the commercialization of satellite imaging and Web sites specializing in photos and videos has put the world at our fingertips. And more is being put there every day.
A cold, clear January morning. We have strapped on snowshoes and are tramping the trail that runs from Badger Pass to Dewey Point above Yosemite Valley. A dozen of us show up, snowshoe novices all.
Where to twirl in the shadow of palm trees, city skyscrapers, or dramatic stone cliffs.
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Hotel rates are on the rise this summer according to a recent study by consulting company PricewaterhouseCoopers. That's just another reason to skip the room service and polish up those tent poles.
It's not unusual to find strangers lurking in Janet and Peter Lessem's Manhattan brownstone, fingering the cutlery, peeking in the medicine cabinet, sleeping Goldilocks-style in the beds.
Two climbers who were stranded and spent the night on Yosemite National Park's El Capitan following an early winter storm were rescued Friday, park officials said.
Two elderly hikers with more than 30 years of hiking experience were missing in California's Sequoia National Park late Thursday, two days after they were to have returned from their outing.
Two Japanese mountain climbers were discovered dead Wednesday in Yosemite National Park, a few hundred feet from the peak of the world's largest granite monolith, officials said.
All evacuation orders have been lifted but firefighters are still battling a series of wildfires in California. Two out of three blazes burning north of Los Angeles are fully surrounded, and a 42-hundred acre fire in Yosemite National Park is mostly contained.
Weather forecasters predicted little relief Monday for firefighters battling wildfires that have scorched thousands of acres and forced hundreds of people to leave their homes in California.
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