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2 years 11 months ago

Trails and Rails: History on a Train

Trails and Rails, it's a chance to ride the train and see history firsthand. We took the train to learn more about the Amtrak and National Park Service program that trains volunteers to tell passengers about the view out their window. It's a history lesson with a view. ...

4 years 5 months ago

Job of the Day: Park Ranger

The National Park Service needs a Park Ranger at the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site near Lamar. This is a full-time position. This job is highly specialized. You'll coordinate tribal consultation with the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes and others, and assist the superintendent and management team to build...

4 years 5 months ago

Artifacts stolen from Colorado historic sites

The National Park Service says burglars stole buffalo hides and historical weapons from two historic sites in southeastern Colorado. Spokesman Rick Wallner says thieves broke locks at Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site near La Junta this week and stole weapons valued at $9,000. The Park Service says...

4 years 8 months ago

Park Service names new Intermountain Region head

The National Park Service has named a new director for its Intermountain Region. Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis on Monday announced the appointment of John Wessels. Wessels will be responsible for the service's 92 national parks and 5,000 employees in Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas and...

5 years 3 months ago

Van slides into embankment at Grand Canyon

Authorities say a van slid over the edge of an embankment in Grand Canyon National Park, but the vehicle's six passengers were able to get out before emergency crews arrived and no life-threatening injuries have been reported. According to the National Park Service, emergency crews responding to accident reports Tuesday...

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