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Yellowstone opens to self-guided snowmobilers

Yellowstone opens to self-guided snowmobilers

A new era in travel by snowmobile in Yellowstone National Park is off to a feeble start this winter.

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Longtime West Yellowstone businessman adapts to winter changes

Longtime West Yellowstone businessman adapts to winter changes

Until the 1970s, most West Yellowstone business owners would board up their windows, lock the doors and travel elsewhere as summer tourists dr…

December 21, 2014 5:00 am Photos

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Historic preservationist saw his life's work at an early age

Historic preservationist saw his life's work at an early age

Architect Jim McDonald is the preserver of national landmarks, including his work a few years ago helping to restore the Old Faithful Inn in Y…

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Park Service finds major problems at Yellowstone jail

Park Service finds major problems at Yellowstone jail

CODY, Wyo. — The National Park Service has changed how it manages a short-term detention site in Yellowstone National Park after a review of o…

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More routes in Yellowstone open to snowmobiles, snowcoaches

More routes in Yellowstone open to snowmobiles, snowcoaches

Thanks to additional snowfall this week, Yellowstone National Park staff announced the opening of additional groomed road segments to motorize…

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Advocates seek grizzly re-introductions in Selway-Bitterroot

Advocates seek grizzly re-introductions in Selway-Bitterroot

HELENA — An advocacy group has petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to reintroduce grizzly bears into the Selway-Bitterroot area of I…

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App contains Yellowstone geyser eruption times

App contains Yellowstone geyser eruption times

A new app will help visitors to Yellowstone National Park find out when Old Faithful and five other predictable geysers may erupt.

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Yellowstone opens for winter travel on Monday

Yellowstone opens for winter travel on Monday

Limited snowfall has placed restrictions on where visitors can travel in Yellowstone National Park when it opens for motorized oversnow travel…

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Guest opinion: National park entrance fees deserve a hike

Guest opinion: National park entrance fees deserve a hike

As the National Park Service approaches its 100-year anniversary in 2016, there is a glaring blemish in a system known for its crown jewels. T…

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Study of Yellowstone route branches into environmental, human change

Study of Yellowstone route branches into environmental, human change

To Judith Meyer, the now-abandoned Howard Eaton Trail in Yellowstone National Park is about much more than just a circular horseback route con…

December 11, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Audubon program to feature filmmaker-photographer Landis

Audubon program to feature filmmaker-photographer Landis

Yellowstone Valley Audubon is hosting a program featuring wildlife cinematographer Bob Landis on Dec. 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the Mayflower Church …

December 09, 2014 11:01 am Photos

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Montana History Minute: Early Yellowstone photographer also early tour guide

Montana History Minute:  Early Yellowstone photographer also early tour guide

Museum of the Rockies curator of history Michael Fox talks about how famous Yellowstone National Park photographer Frank Haynes began a early …

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Joliet fifth-graders make 10th annual trip to learn in Yellowstone

Joliet fifth-graders make 10th annual trip to learn in Yellowstone

The best way to educate almost 30 Joliet fifth-graders about Yellowstone National Park is to take them there.

December 04, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Yellowstone among 60 sites proposed for major long-term climate change study

Yellowstone among 60 sites proposed for major long-term climate change study

A site in Yellowstone National Park has been proposed as one of 60 key monitoring stations in what is shaping up to be the largest long-term s…

December 02, 2014 4:47 pm Video Photos

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Yellowstone allows online comments on fee hike

Yellowstone allows online comments on fee hike

After receiving criticism from the public and some media, Yellowstone National Park is allowing the public to submit comments online on a prop…

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Documentary producer could use crowd-funding help

An independent documentary producer has launched a crowd-funding effort to cover the remaining cost of completing a documentary on the history…

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Yellowstone faces winter season without 3 key leaders

Yellowstone faces winter season without 3 key leaders

With only a month until snowmobiles and snow coaches begin entering Yellowstone National Park, three of the park’s top managers will be tendin…

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Comments sought on Yellowstone monitoring station

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — The National Park Service is seeking public comment on a proposed ecological monitoring station in Yellowstone Nat…

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Yellowstone proposed for climate change monitoring site

Yellowstone proposed for climate change monitoring site

A site within Yellowstone National Park has been proposed for inclusion as part of the National Ecological Observatory Network.

November 21, 2014 2:12 pm Photos

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Bison at Fort Peck may open the way for other tribes

Bison at Fort Peck may open the way for other tribes

FORT PECK — Among the crowd watching 90 buffalo thunder into the Fort Peck Bison Pasture on Thursday were two visitors with a very special viewpoint.

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Gazette opinion: The biggest bargain on Yellowstone vacations

Gazette opinion: The biggest bargain on Yellowstone vacations

How many vacation destinations haven’t had a price increase in nine years?

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Wandering Yellowstone Park bison have lots of fans, potential homes

Wandering Yellowstone Park bison have lots of fans, potential homes

POPLAR — Pearl Yellow Hawk spent hours in the minus 13-degree sunshine watching bison burst one by one out of semitrailers and into their new home.

November 16, 2014 9:41 am Photos

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Comments sought on bison proposal

Following Gov. Steve Bullock's decision to allow Yellowstone bison to roam near Hebgen Lake year-round if populations are under 3,500 animals,…

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Ups and Downs:

Native home. Ninety genetically pure, disease-free bison were transferred by the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks from Ted Turn…

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Yellowstone proposes improvements to Mist Creek Pass Trail

Yellowstone National Park is soliciting comments on a proposed project to complete routine trail work on portions of the Mist Creek Pass Trail.

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