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Archive for September, 2009

Happy Birthday Yosemite Blog! 5 Years Old!

Happy Birthday Yosemite Blog! 5 Years Old!

September 30, 2009 | Comments (5)

Five years ago I started Yosemite Blog on the advice of Dane (yosemiter.com) and it’s been growing ever since. Every month over 22,000 people visit the site to catch up with news, photos, video and information about the park. I’d just like to take a moment to thank everyone of you for your support, emails, [...]

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Ranger Shelton Johnson to be Honored

Ranger Shelton Johnson to be Honored

September 30, 2009 | Comments (1)

Ranger Shelton Johnson shaking hands with President Obama after a screening of the Ken Burns special. You may know Shelton Johnson as the Buffalo Soldier from Yosemite in the recent Ken Burns special, The National Parks: America’s Best Idea. Now Johnson is being honored for his work in bringing to light the life of the [...]

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Photo of the Day: Mono Lake Sunrise by Edie Howe-Byrne

Photo of the Day: Mono Lake Sunrise by Edie Howe-Byrne

September 30, 2009 | Comments (1)

Since I normally browse the uploads to the Yosemite Blog Flickr Group Pool via the RSS feed, sometimes I miss some of what’s been posted. Tonight I looked back through the pool and noticed lots of beautiful shots (you should go check them out) like this one from our friend Edie. Yesterday we saw Kirk [...]

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More Fly Fishing in Yosemite (video)

More Fly Fishing in Yosemite (video)

September 30, 2009 | Comments (0)

Here’s another great video from September of some great fly fishing in the South Fork of the Merced River. Fall is a great time to go fishing in Yosemite but don’t forget to get your California Fishing License. There’s more information on what you need and where to go around Yosemite to fish on our [...]

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Fly Fishing in Yosemite (video)

Fly Fishing in Yosemite (video)

September 30, 2009 | Comments (2)

Most people don’t know that Yosemite holds some pretty big trout in the rivers and streams. Here’s a great video of a really beautiful fish that was caught in the Merced. Just remember, there’s no keeping the trout in Yosemite so you catch it, you have to let it go.

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Tsunami Slams Into National Park on Samoan Island

Tsunami Slams Into National Park on Samoan Island

September 30, 2009 | Comments (0)

Ofu beach part of National Park of American Samoa. Photo courtesy of National Park Service. Shortly before 7 a.m. yesterday morning, an earthquake with a magnitude between 8.0 and 8.3 struck 120 miles from American Samoa, a U. S. territory with a population of approximately 65,000 people. The earthquake was followed by a tsunami that [...]

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Winter Closings

Winter Closings

September 30, 2009 | Comments (0)

Crane Flat store will close for the 2009 season after business on Sunday, October 4, 2009. DNC is performing a construction project which involves updating the Crane Flat facility to ADA standards. Exterior and interior work will impact store operations and public access. The store will re-open by March 26, 2010. Fuel services will not [...]

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Here Comes Fall

Here Comes Fall

September 29, 2009 | Comments (3)

If you were in the park (or Northern California for that matter) today you may have noticed it was a little on the nipply side as a low pressure brought with it cooler temperatures, wind and some showers. The low pressure is expected to hang around this week bringing cooler temperatures to the Sierra through [...]

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More Falling Rocks in Yosemite

More Falling Rocks in Yosemite

September 29, 2009 | Comments (3)

Looks like there was another rock slide this morning, this time behind the new housing just west of Curry Village between 5 and 7 a.m. No injuries or damage were reported. Merced Sun Star: Campers and staff at Yosemite National Park woke to the rumblings of a small rock fall this morning in the Curry [...]

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Going Fishing

Going Fishing

September 29, 2009 | Comments (1)

President Obama fishing on the Gallatin River in Montana showing his excitement after ALMOST hooking a fish. Photo courtesy the White House. Man even this guy gets to go fishing more than I do. What’s up with that?

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