Tag Archives | Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

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Frank Andrew Bleggi: 1937-2019

Beloved husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, brother-in-law, uncle and friend, Frank Andrew Bleggi, age 82 passed away on June 30, 2019 at Southern Inyo Care Center from Parkinson’s. The son of Charlie and Rose Bleggi, Frank was born on April 8, 1937 at Price City, Utah. As a child Frank lived in Mapleton, UT […]

 
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Missing man found deceased on north side of Mt. Whitney

Press release from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Missing Hiker Found on North Slope of Mt. Whitney in  Sequoia National Park SEQUOIA AND KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARKS, Calif. June 19, 2019 – The body of missing hiker Ling Dao was located Tuesday afternoon on the north side of Mt. Whitney in Sequoia National Park and […]

 
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Yosemite issues fire restrictions; update on Ferguson Fire

National Park Service news release Yosemite National Park is experiencing high fire danger, along with continued hot and dry weather patterns. Due to the current and predicted fire conditions and fire behavior, the Superintendent of Yosemite National Park will be implementing Stage 1 fire restrictions until further notice is given. By order of the Superintendent […]

 
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Officials seeking information on missing hikers

Press releases Missing Persons: Jie Song and Yinan Wang SEQUOIA AND KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARKS, Calif. August 11, 2017 – The parks received a report on Friday, August 11, of missing parties last seen in Sequoia National Park on Sunday, August 6. Jie Song (left) and Yinan Wang (right) were last seen at approximately 2 […]

 
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Two deaths, one on Mt. Whitney, in Sequoia-Kings National Park

Inyo County Sheriff’s Office press release At approximately 4:00pm Friday April 21st, Inyo County Sheriff’s Dispatch received notification of a potential fatality on the Mt. Whitney Mountaineer’s Route. According to the reporting party, who was a member of a hiking group that was descending the trail, a male solo hiker passed the group ascending in the last […]

 
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Endangered Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep Restored to Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks

– Press release Recently Completed Cooperative Effort Included California Department of Fish and Wildlife, National Park Service, U.S. Forest Service, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. A multiagency operation was recently concluded that returned two herds of endangered bighorn sheep to locations in Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife […]

 
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