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Stories with subject: Caves
  • Work beginning for Alum Cave Trail restoration 
    Updated: May-04-15 9:59 am

    GATLINBURG, Tennessee - The National Parks Service says restoration work on the popular Alum Cave Trail in the Smoky Mountains is beginning.

  • Work beginning for Alum Cave Trail restoration 
    Updated: May-04-15 9:41 am

    GATLINBURG, Tennessee - The National Parks Service says restoration work on the popular Alum Cave Trail in the Smoky Mountains is beginning.

  • Work beginning for Alum Cave Trail restoration 
    Updated: May-04-15 7:43 am

    GATLINBURG, Tennessee - The National Parks Service says restoration work on the popular Alum Cave Trail in the Smoky Mountains is beginning.

  • Grand jury charges Grottoes woman with plotting to kill 6 
    Updated: Apr-21-15 10:19 am

    HARRISONBURG, Virginia - A Rockingham County grand jury has charged a Grottoes woman with trying to hire someone to kill six people.

  • Visitor fee for Apostle Islands ice caves generates $140K 
    Updated: Apr-21-15 9:12 am

    BAYFIELD, Wisconsin - The Apostle Islands National Lakeshore plans to use thousands of dollars generated through a new fee for visiting the ice caves this winter to cover the cost of additional staff and equipment.

  • Visitor fee for Apostle Islands ice caves generates $140K 
    Updated: Apr-21-15 6:34 am

    BAYFIELD, Wisconsin - The Apostle Islands National Lakeshore plans to use thousands of dollars generated through a new fee for visiting the ice caves this winter to cover the cost of additional staff and equipment.

  • Wind Cave fire to be fully contained by noon on Friday 
    Updated: Apr-16-15 9:22 pm

    WIND CAVE NATIONAL PARK, South Dakota - A wildfire in Wind Cave National Park is expected to be fully contained by noon on Friday.

  • Thune says park service should accept liability for wildfire 
    Updated: Apr-16-15 9:14 pm

    SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - U.S. Sen. John Thune says the National Park Service should change its prescribed burn policies and accept full liability for damages and expenses related to the wildfire at Wind Cave National Park.

  • Cave surveys find sharp declines in 3 species of bats 
    Updated: Apr-16-15 11:47 am

    KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - Cave surveys over the winter have found a steep decline in the three most common species of bats in Tennessee.

  • France recreates prehistoric paintings from disputed cave story has photos
    Updated: Apr-10-15 2:30 pm

    PRIVAS, France - Jean-Marie Chauvet noticed air whistling out from a crack on a plateau in southern France, so he and fellow cave enthusiasts went to investigate. What they found that Sunday in 1994 still fills Chauvet's voice with wonder: an immense cave covered with prehistoric paintings of horses, mammoths and rhinos - paintings so vivid, he says, it felt like the Stone Age artists had just moments ago put down their ochre and walked away.

  • France recreates prehistoric paintings from disputed cave 
    Updated: Apr-10-15 9:47 am

    PRIVAS, France - Jean-Marie Chauvet noticed air whistling out from a crack on a plateau in southern France, so he and fellow cave enthusiasts went to investigate. What they found that Sunday in 1994 still fills Chauvet's voice with wonder: an immense cave covered with prehistoric paintings of horses, mammoths and rhinos - paintings so vivid, he says, it felt like the Stone Age artists had just moments ago put down their ochre and walked away.