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Body of Nevada athlete found near summit in Yosemite National Park
The body of a famed endurance athlete has been found near the summit of a peak in Yosemite National Park days after he went missing, authorities said Thursday.
Fred Zalokar, Marathoner Who Took On Mountains, Is Found Dead in Yosemite
The body of the 61-year-old, who had been missing since Saturday, was recovered on Tuesday near the summit of Mount Clark, the National Park Service said.
A bear cub was killed by a car. Its mother mourned by its side, a park ranger says.
A call to remove a deceased bear cub from a busy road placed one park ranger in front of a distressed and grieving mama bear.
Disgraced Former Governor Claims He's Been Exonerated, But the GOP Isn't So Sure
Prior to his inauguration, Donald Trump predicted " an unbelievable, perhaps record-setting turnout."
Ship involved in major oil spill leaves San Francisco Bay forever
With no fanfare and few people realizing, an infamous chapter in Bay Area environmental history has closed. Or rather, sailed away.
"Little" Lady Liberty Arrives In DC | Washingtonian (DC)
Clocking in at nine feet tall and 1,000 pounds doesn't usually fall under the classification of "little." But in this case, it does.
A Boat Was Spotted Yesterday on the C&O Canal in Georgetown | Washingtonian (DC)
After a weekend-long journey, an 80-foot-long, 12-foot-wide, $1.5-million boat was for the first time yesterday in the newly flowing Chesapeake & Ohio Canal in Georgetown.
A "Free Britney" Rally Is Planned for DC This Week | Washingtonian (DC)
Britney Spears has inspired a new era of bipartisanship in Washington, prompting Democrats and Republicans to question the merits of her legal guardianship.
The Washington Monument Will Reopen July 14 | Washingtonian (DC)
The Washington Monument will reopen on Wednesday, July 14. It's been closed since January 11.
The National Park Service Wants Your Opinion: Who Should Use Beach Drive? | Washingtonian (DC)
A northern section of Beach Drive in Rock Creek Park has been closed to traffic since April 2020 to allow more recreational space during the pandemic.