Yosemite’s Mariposa Grove reopens under Washburn fire winds

One of the most popular and breathtaking sites in Yosemite National Park, the Mariposa Grove of giant sequoia trees, reopened to the public on Wednesday morning, nearly four weeks after a major wildfire. The Washburn Fire was 97% contained, fire officials reported Wednesday, burning 4,886 acres. More than 1,600 firefighters were at their peak in … Read more