Acadia NP:
Hamiltonís Hill houses eyed
A 48-acre residential subdivision planned for Hamiltonís Hill, just outside of downtown, is scheduled to be the focus of a public hearing before the planning board on Wednesday, Feb. 4.

Big Bend NP:
Peregrine nest sites at BBNP to be closed to public
The nesting sites of Big Bend National Parkís Peregrine falcons will be closed to public entry from Feb. 1 through May 31.

Denali NP:
Gas for Alaska by 2014?
From Palin to lawmakers to industry, in-state gas is a focus for the coming year
**EDITOR'S NOTE** I received feedback today that some of the information in this article may not actually be correct. Specifically, there is question as to whether or not the pipeline will actually go through Denali.**

Climb every state's mountain: Spokane man will make Denali his 50th
When Dan Coslic was 8 he discovered the encyclopedia. What most captivated him among alphabetized foreign cities, inventions from near and far, and countries he'd never heard of were maps.

Grand Teton NP:
Grand Tetons offer natural beauty amid a bounty of diverse attractions
JACKSON, WYO. ó Arches built from elk antlers mark the four corners of the boardwalk-bedecked town square. Galleries displaying contemporary Western art line the streets and images of moose decorate much of the clothing and household items for sale in the shops.

2 skiers rescued in Grand Teton Park
Two disoriented skiers spent a cold night in a backcountry snow cave in Grand Teton National Park before being rescued.

Misc. NP News:
Americaís best snowy drives (Several Parks Mentioned)
These scenic roads all but guarantee great winter views
Perhaps the best way to enjoy the sub-zero weather isn't by the fireplace but in your car.

Stimulus offers perks
Matheson pushes for park funding
The asphalt in the popular North Campground at Bryce Canyon National Park has potholes, and in Zion National Park, moisture is taking its toll on one of the most popular hikes in the park.

Help Our Economy by Helping National Parks
Target: U.S. Congress
Sponsored by: National Parks Conservation Association
Right now, the National Park Service has more than $1 billion worth of ready-to-go projects in national parks across the country, including Acadia, Death Valley, Glacier and the Great Smoky Mountains. Investing in our national parks will help our economy, and create more than 57,000 jobs.