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MONDAY, JUNE 2, 2014, 9:46 A.M.

Seattle treasure hunters fouling Yellowstone Park

A bison rests in front of the Yellowstone RV Park sign in Gardiner,  Mont., just outside Yellowstone National Park,on May 8, 2011. (Livingston Enterprise)
A bison rests in front of the Yellowstone RV Park sign in Gardiner, Mont., just outside Yellowstone National Park,on May 8, 2011. (Livingston Enterprise)

PUBLIC LANDS -- For God's sake, get a clue.

Yellowstone Park rangers rescue, cite treasure hunters twice
On April 27 and again on May 9, rangers from Yellowstone National Park had to rescue treasure hunters from Washington state who were ill-equipped for their treks into the park's back country seeking the $1-million "Forrest Fenn Treasure," which a poem in the Santa Fe, N.M. art dealer's 2010 memoir allegedly contains nine clues to the hidden treasure.
--Jackson Hole News & Guide




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