Denali National Park News:
Army called to remove climber from Alaska's Mount McKinley
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - Army called to remove climber from Alaska s Mount McKinley

Misc. National Park News:
What's OK, what's not in national, state parks
Pet, recreational rules aren't consistent from one destination to another

Upscale Cabins Latest Trend in Commercial Campgrounds Bordering National Parks
There’s a new structure showing up this summer in campgrounds bordering national parks, one that offers a higher level of comfort than the typical family camper or pop-up tent. More and more campgrounds are adding cabins to their available accommodations, for while more people are heading to the parks, not all want to sleep on the ground in a tent.

Rocky Mountain National Park News:
Summer snowstorm closes Trail Ridge Road in Colorado mountains
A road that crests the Colorado mountains more than two miles above sea level has reopened after an overnight closure because of snow and poor visibility.,0,3224175.story

New interpretive group now in place at visitor center
On Wednesday, June 30, the Rocky Mountain Nature Association (RMNA) officially replaced the Western Slope Interpretive Association as the provider of all the interpretive/informational programs, seminars, research, educational materials, books and retail sales at the Grand Mesa Visitor Center, with Corrina Bieser as the RMNA sales manager for the Grand Mesa Visitor Center.

Yellowstone (and Grand Teton) National Park News:
Mont. Approves 150% Hike in Fall Wolf Hunting Quota
Montana wildlife officials more than doubled the number of wolves that can be legally bagged during this year's hunting season while also promising a more tailored plan that will direct hunters to areas where wolves are known to prey on livestock.

Early Reaction to Yellowstone Bison Vaccination Plan: Thumbs Down
A plan floated by the Interagency Bison Management Plan to vaccinate Yellowstone National Park bison against brucellosis via air guns and “bio-bullets” is meeting with resistance from the National Park Service and other players in the debate, who say the plan would be largely ineffectual and potentially create “super-strains” of the disease more resistant to traditional vaccines.

West Yellowstone police receive new intoximeters
Back in May 2010, Chief of Police Gordon Berger applied for a mini-grant through the Gallatin County DUI Task Force to help purchase six new intoximeters. These instruments are used to measure how much alcohol is in an individual's system. These instruments will be used in every incident where alcohol plays a part.