ARCHIVES Search | Login | Search Tips | FAQ | Pricing | About the Archive | Terms
ProQuest is no longer the archive provider for Los Angeles Times. Please visit their web site to view their new archive. If you have previously purchased articles, you may log in to view them. If you have an active article plan, you may log in and continue to use it.
Start a New Search
Buy Complete Document: AbstractAbstract Full Text Full Text
Yosemite Chief's Firing Tied to Ranger Morale, Crime
[Home Edition]
Los Angeles Times (pre-1997 Fulltext) - Los Angeles, Calif.
Author: Taylor, Ronald B
Date: Jan 29, 1986
Start Page: 24
Section: 1; Metro Desk
Abstract (Document Summary)

Even so, [Robert O. Binnewies]' ouster was unexpected, according to Assistant Supt. James Laney. He said the news was a "complete shock and surprise." Binnewies was unavailable for comment Tuesday.

National Parks Director William Penn Mott Jr. has named Everglades National Park Supt. John M. (Jack) Morehead, 53, to replace Binnewies. Morehead, a former chief ranger at Yosemite, is well-liked by the ranger force and "has proven himself in difficult situations," a top Park Service official said.

When the GAO findings failed to substantiate his allegations, [Paul Berkowitz] wrote Mott and selected congressmen Jan. 15 with new allegations, including the contention that Binnewies ordered the bugging of his own office to secretly record conversations with officials of the National Inholders Assn., a group of property owners within the park who have long been at odds with Park Service efforts to buy them out. A second Interior Department investigation has been ordered, officials said.

Buy Complete Document: AbstractAbstract Full Text Full Text

Most Viewed Articles  (Updated Daily)