Photo of Half Dome, Yosemite National Park

Hiker Dies in Fall From Yosemite’s Half Dome Trail

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK — A hiker in Yosemite National Park fell to her death while climbing to the top of the iconic granite cliffs of Half Dome, where cables are installed each summer. Park spokesman Scott Gediman says 29-year-old Danielle Burnett, of Lake...
Photo of Bridal Veil Falls in Yosemite National Park, Ca.

Tourist Falls to Death in Yosemite National Park

A Romanian tourist has died in a fall below famed Bridalveil Fall in Yosemite National Park. Authorities say 21-year-old Lucian Miu was scrambling on wet rocks below Bridalveil on July 31 when he fell ...
Ahwahnee Hotel, Yosemite

Ahwahnee Hotel to Return: Yosemite Settles Trademark Fight

The Ahwahnee Hotel is coming back. Under a settlement of a drawn-out trademark dispute announced Monday, the names of several Yosemite National Park landmarks will be restored. Delaware North, the former concession vendor which claimed it owned "intellectua...
young climber

10-Year-Old ‘Emotional’ After Climbing El Capitan

A 10-year-old Colorado girl who appears to the youngest ever to conquer the famous "nose" route of Yosemite National Park's El Capitan said the experience was "really overwhelming, really emotional." "I want pizza. I've been dreaming about it forever." — Se...

Beto O’Rourke Unveils Climate Plan With Yosemite as Backdrop

EL PORTAL — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has announced his first major policy initiative, a $5 trillion plan to combat climate change that he says will keep the Earth from sliding past the point of no return in less than a generation. The...