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Deadly Goat Goring at Federal Preserve: No Government Liability, Based on “Discretion”

The Takeaway:

A visitor to a national park died as a result of an attack by a mountain goat.  Plaintiff alleged that park officials breached their duty of reasonable care by failing to destroy an aggressive mountain goat years earlier. 522 more words


1 dead, 4 injured in Washington ice cave collapse

GRANITE FALLS, Wash. (AP) – A partial ice cave collapse in northwest Washington killed one person and injured four others Monday evening, a Snohomish County sheriff’s spokeswoman said. 249 more words


Peril in the Park by Barbara Venkataraman

Where I Got It: Review copy from the author (thanks!).

Narrator: Carrie Lee Martz

Publisher: Self-published (2015)

Length: 4 hours

Series: Book 3 Jamie Quinn Mystery… 517 more words


Thorough sweep of Statue of Liberty turns up no explosives

NEW YORK (AP) – A bomb threat made by an anonymous 911 caller forced the evacuation of hundreds of tourists Friday from the Statue of Liberty, but a thorough sweep of the landmark by investigators turned up no explosives. 448 more words


Swamp Bones (Temperance Brennan #16.5) by Kathy Reichs

Book Description

Publication Date: August 12, 2014

Forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan returns in a chilling eBook original novella from #1 New York Times bestselling author Kathy Reichs. 166 more words


Yellowstone Bison Sent to Slaughter

Yellowstone Bison Sent to Slaughter

from Buffalo Field Campaign

An estimated one hundred and one of America’s last wild, migratory buffalo were crammed onto tribal stock trailers at Yellowstone National Park’s Stephens Creek bison trap this morning. 835 more words


Will San Francisco Ocean Beach Bonfires Continue? Park Service Deciding On Future Of Tradition

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The future of bonfires at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach will get a hearing Thursday evening at a public meeting hosted by the National Park Service. 175 more words