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Search Continues for Missing Yosemite Boy Swept Away by Merced River

Search Continues for Missing Yosemite Boy Swept Away by Merced RiverPark rangers on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, continued searching for 6-year-old Jacob Adams, who, along with his 10-year-old brother, were swept away Wednesday afternoon by the Merced River near the Vernal Falls Footbridge in Yosemite National Park.

Jacob's brother, identified by Calvary Chapel East Anaheim church (CCEA) in Orange County, Calif. as Andreas Adams, was pulled from the river by a park visitor approximately 150 yards below the footbridge.
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Yosemite’s Tioga Road Opens for 2012 Summer Season

Yosemite’s Tioga Road Opens for 2012 Summer Season Yosemite National Park's Tioga Road opened for summer season vehicle traffic May 7, 2012, but rangers urge visitors to take safety precautions while traveling on the road.

Due to a light snowpack this past winter (approximately 50 percent of normal), ...
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Yosemite Launches Lottery System for Half Dome Cable Climbing

Yosemite Launches Lottery System for Half Dome Cable Climbing Yosemite National Park will use a lottery system to allocate Day Use Permits for climbing the Half Dome cables during the summer 2012 season, with the preseason drawing conducted through www.recreation.gov .

"We are trying to eliminate (permit) scalping...
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Yosemite’s Historic Wawona Hotel Fountains Spring Back to Life

Yosemite’s Historic Wawona Hotel Fountains Spring Back to Life Two signature features of the historic Wawona Hotel in Yosemite National Park in California have been brought back to life for visitors to enjoy for years to come.

The stone fountain in front of the hotel and a fountain at the entrance to the adjacent...
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Three Visitors Presumed Dead After Being Swept Over Yosemite’s Vernal Fall

Three Visitors Presumed Dead After Being Swept Over Yosemite’s Vernal Fall Three Yosemite National Park visitors are presumed dead after reportedly plunging over the 317-foot Vernal Fall on July 19, 2011.

According to park rangers, Hormiz David, a 22-year-old male from of Modesto, Calif., Ninos Yacoub, a 27-year-old male fro...
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