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Yosemite National Park Tour Bus Crashes, Injures 16

Yosemite National Park Tour Bus Crashes, Injures 16

Hemera/Thinkstock(FRESNO, Calif.) — A tour bus leaving Yosemite National Park drove off a roadway and struck a tree on Saturday, injuring 16 people.According to the Los Angeles Times, the bus contained 15 passengers, a tour guide and the driver. The d…

Girl Apologizes, Returns Sticks to Yosemite

Girl Apologizes, Returns Sticks to Yosemite

Hemera/Thinkstock(MARIPOSA, Calif.) — Stealing natural resources from a national park is against the law, but park rangers at Yosemite National Park in California made an exception after they received a letter from a little girl named Evie.Evie, a Yos…

Girl Apologizes, Returns Sticks to Yosemite

Girl Apologizes, Returns Sticks to Yosemite

Hemera/Thinkstock(MARIPOSA, Calif.) — Stealing natural resources from a national park is against the law, but park rangers at Yosemite National Park in California made an exception after they received a letter from a little girl named Evie.Evie, a Yos…

Girl Apologizes, Returns Sticks to Yosemite

Girl Apologizes, Returns Sticks to Yosemite

Hemera/Thinkstock(MARIPOSA, Calif.) — Stealing natural resources from a national park is against the law, but park rangers at Yosemite National Park in California made an exception after they received a letter from a little girl named Evie.Evie, a Yos…

For Hantavirus Survivors, Yosemite a Painful Reminder

For Hantavirus Survivors, Yosemite a Painful Reminder

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — When Jennifer Benewiat first came down with a fever on Christmas 2010 at her home in Wichita, Kan., she thought it was the flu.What she didn’t know was that she had a deadly illness called hantavirus, which would stop her…

For Hantavirus Survivors, Yosemite a Painful Reminder

For Hantavirus Survivors, Yosemite a Painful Reminder

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — When Jennifer Benewiat first came down with a fever on Christmas 2010 at her home in Wichita, Kan., she thought it was the flu.What she didn’t know was that she had a deadly illness called hantavirus, which would stop her…

Campers Question Yosemite National Park’s Response to Hantavirus

Campers Question Yosemite National Park’s Response to Hantavirus

Hemera/Thinkstock(YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif.) — Although Yosemite National Park has closed 91 cabins to prevent visitors from getting a deadly airborne disease called hantavirus, it’s not clear whether park officials have done enough to prevent th…

Threat of Hantavirus Lingers For Yosemite Campers

Threat of Hantavirus Lingers For Yosemite Campers

BananaStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Instead of basking in post-vacation nostalgia, the people who camped at Yosemite National Park this summer are worriedly watching for signs of a deadly airborne disease called hantavirus, which has already killed two…

Rare Virus Kills Camper at Yosemite National Park

Rare Virus Kills Camper at Yosemite National Park

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A California man has died after contracting a rare virus in Yosemite National Park, according to officials from the California Department of Public Health.The man, whose name has not been released, died in late July …

One Boy Dead, One Missing in Yosemite National Park

One Boy Dead, One Missing in Yosemite National Park

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(FRESNO, Calif.) — A boy who was cooling off with his family in Yosemite National Park’s Merced River has died after he and his still-missing younger brother were swept away.The brothers, 10 and 6, were visiting the park this wee…

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