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Yosemite National Park

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  • Family of Still Missing Yosemite Hiker React to Friend's Body Found

    Family of Still Missing Yosemite Hiker React to Friend's Body Found
    After weeks of waiting and wondering family members are starting to realize the gravity of that deadly accident on Yosemite's Vernal Waterfall. The body of Hormiz David was found in the Merced River Friday morning; 17 days after he died trying to...
  • Teen Hiker Dies After Yosemite Fall

    YOSEMITE (KTLA) -- A 17-year-old hiker died Thursday after falling earlier this week at Yosemite National Park, marking what officials say is an increasingly deadly year for the park. Kao Kue, 17, sustained head injuries on Sunday after falling on Mist...
  • Hiker Dies in Yosemite; Park's 15th Death This Year

    Hiker Dies in Yosemite; Park's 15th Death This Year
    YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK (KTLA) -- A hiker who plunged down the face of Half Dome has become Yosemite National Park's 15th death this year. The unidentified man's body was found by a search helicopter Tuesday and was wearing appropriate clothing and gear,...
  • Man Falls from Half Dome, Becomes 17th Death at Yosemite this Year

    Another person has died while hiking in Yosemite National Park, bringing 2011’s total number of park deaths to 17. Monday night Yosemite’s Emergency Communication Center got a call from someone who had seen a person fall off the face of...
  • William Joseph Cashman, 60

    William Joseph Cashman, 60
    A retired Ironworker, William Joseph Cashman, 60, of West New York, New Jersey, was traveling aboard Flight 93 with long-time friend Patrick Joseph Driscoll to go hiking in Yosemite National Park.  Cashman served as a paratrooper in the U.S. Army 101st...
  • Patrick Joseph Driscoll, 70

    Patrick Joseph Driscoll, 70
    When Patrick Joseph Driscoll, 70, reached the summit on a   challenging hiking trail, he described it as a spiritual experience.  On September 11, he and his long-time friend, William Cashman, were traveling to hike in Yosemite National Park.   The...
  • Getting to California's national parks, recreation areas and monuments

    Getting to California's national parks, recreation areas and monuments
    Find out about historic and scenic sites as well as programs, fees and directions to California's national parks, monuments and recreation areas: Alcatraz Island, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Fort Mason, B201, San Francisco, CA 94123; (415) 561-...
  • Witness to rebirth in Yosemite during spring

    Witness to rebirth in Yosemite during spring
    Spring in Yosemite unfolds like the complex opening movement of a symphony that becomes increasingly frenzied. Fortunately, the conductor has done this for an eternity, so there are no false notes. From my front-row seat to this masterpiece, I see...
  • A grizzly attack in Yellowstone

    The news that a hiker in Yellowstone was killed by a grizzly bear, the second fatal bear attack there this year, is bound to cause some people to avoid national parks for fear of being eaten alive. But it shouldn't. Given the power and lethality of the...
  • Olympia man found dead at Yosemite National Park

    Olympia man found dead at Yosemite National Park
    An Olympia man missing in California's Yosemite national Park since Thursday has been found dead. Gene Hall was found in his tent yesterday afternoon. He was 69 years old and it appears he died of natural causes, but that hasn't been confirmed yet....
  • Starved Rock officials stress caution after second fall in a week

    Starved Rock officials stress caution after second fall in a week
    Two falls in less than a week at Starved Rock State Park should serve as reminder to follow warning signs on hiking trails, authorities said Tuesday. Although the trails in the park are marked with signs and in some places barricades, it doesn’t...
  • Severed Thumb Found 80 Feet Down Mountain, Reattached

    Severed Thumb Found 80 Feet Down Mountain, Reattached
    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KTLA) -- Doctors in San Francisco have reattached a hiker's thumb, after it was severed by a rope during a fall at Yosemite National Park. An Austrian climber and a companion were on the second day of climbing El Capitan when the...