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Third death from hantavirus linked to Yosemite

Thursday, news reports said that health officials confirmed a third hantavirus death linked to Yosemite National Park.  Reports only said the West Virginia person who died had visited Yosemite this summer.  As a result, Yosemite National Park has reportedly warned some 12,000 people who visited the popular Curry Village.  Following is the latest press release […]

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Yosemite contacts Curry Village customers about hantavirus deaths

Park Takes Additional Steps to Protect Public Health YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK – The recent diagnosis of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) in two Californians, one of whom died, has prompted Yosemite National Park to scale up its public health response and outreach. The National Park Service Office of Public Health learned over the weekend of a […]

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Tioga Road to open Monday

Tioga Road to Open in Yosemite National Park Visitors urged to take safety precautions while traveling on road Yosemite National Park Superintendent Don Neubacher announced today that the Tioga Road will open for the season on Monday, May 7, 2012 at 12:00 p.m. for all vehicle traffic. The Tioga Road, bounded on both sides by […]

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Englishman walks for hospice

Dr. Colin Skinner of England has walked thousands of miles to raise awareness and money for hospice.  His current journey started in North Dakota, and he plans to end it in San Francisco.  Weather and conditions as he snowshoed through Yosemite caused him to rest a bit in the Eastern Sierra. On Saturday, the Mono […]

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Redistricting commission relocates Mt. Whitney

If their geography skills are any indication of their redistricting of California’s political boundaries, we may be in a bit of trouble. According to the Sacramento Bee’s Dan Walters, California’s redistricting commission has been moving the lines of 177 districts. In the process they placed Mt. Whitney into Yosemite National Park.  Walters wrote in the […]

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Tioga Pass will open Saturday

Yosemite National Park Superintendent Don Neubacher announced today that the Tioga Road will open for the season on Saturday, June 18, 2011, at 8:00 a.m. for all vehicle traffic. The Tioga Road, bounded on both sides by State Highway 120, is the popular east-west crossing of the Sierra Nevada. Vault toilets are available in several […]

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No estimated date for Tioga opening

It’s one of those things you can try to place bets on, if you dare, and hope for the best – the opening of Tioga Pass, Highway. Eastern Sierra businesses always hope for Memorial Day. Not much of a chance this year. According to Caltrans, Mono County crews and Caltrans District 9 have worked hard […]

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