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Yellowstone in talks to increase wireless capabilities

...proposal coincides with a National Park Service campaign to "Go Digital...attractions overseen by the National Park Service, spokeswoman Alexandra Picavet...is different from what the National Park Service has provided previously...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-10/yellowstone-talks-increase
Grand Canyon, other parks float entry-fee increase

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Visiting the Grand Canyon and other national parks could get a little pricier.The National Park Service said 115 of its 401 units plan to seek public comment on entrance fees that could go up starting next year. It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2014-11-13/grand-canyon-other-parks-f
The Roosevelt trail leads visitors deep into history

...his domineering mother, to his struggles with polio, to his relationships with Eleanor and other women.Nearby National Park Service sites include Springwood, where FDR was born and lived; Val-Kill, Eleanor's retreat; and Top Cottage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-09-20/roosevelt-trail-leads-visitors-deep
Around the block

...Supper will begin at 6 p.m. provided by Edgar's Grille for $12. The program will begin at 6:45 p.m.. National Park Service Historian Jim Odgen will present The Battle of Atlanta, July 22, 1864.The meeting is open to the public. For...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-07-17/around-block
Discounts kick in for last baby boomers turning 50

...until closer to retirement age.For instance, Fred Meyer Senior Discount Days are for those 55 and older, the National Park Service charges just $10 for a lifetime pass for Americans age 62 or older, and Southwest Airlines is one of the few carriers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-06-21/discounts-kick-last-baby-boomers-tu
Fort McHenry to mark bicentennial of battle, anthem

...eagerly shares his knowledge, whether he's in his National Park Service uniform or 19th century military garb as leader of...historian.Q: Who trains them?A: We do ? the National Park Service at Fort McHenry. And there are degrees of specialty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-08-23/fort-mchenry-mark-bicent
Turn Back the Block hopes to restore luster to Augusta's Harrisburg neighborhood

...everyone. It was more or less like a fantasy looking back, something people only imagine."According to the National Park Service, the nearby mills used to fill Harrisburg with working families. But the mills began to decline in the 1930s...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-28/turn-back-block-hopes-restore
Blocking our sun

...denials were related to requests from the NSA and the CIA, but the report showed that even agencies such as the National Park Service, Environmental Protection Agency and the Farm Service Agency cited the exception.Matters of national security...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-03-19/blocking-our-sun
How the media size up scandals

...resources to keep venues closed than to simply keep them open.Washington Times Editor Emeritus Wesley Pruden quoted a National Park Service ranger at the outset of the selective closures: "We've been told to make life as difficult for people as we can...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-01-10/how-media-size-scanda
New Augusta Canal signs will help visitors find way

...Scituate, Mass., was selected to lead the project.The signs feature an updated canal authority logo and the National Park Service arrowhead logo at the bottom of each panel. The signage overhaul was recommended in a 2010 trail management study...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-07/new-augusta-canal-signs-will-