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Snowmobile and snow coach guides are handling some duties in Yellowstone National Park during the partial shutdown of the federal government. The park’s gates are still open, so snowmobile and snow coach guides are still taking tourists into the park. The general manager of two guiding companies says his guides have been restocking toilet paper and hauling out trash.
The National Park Service says it found some of the 52 bison that escaped from holding pens in Yellowstone National Park after someone cut the fence.
The sample size isn't big – just two drivers. But Shannon Forbes of Coeur d'Alene offers anecdotal evidence that California drivers are the worst. She had close encounters with two Golden State Road Ragers during a family trip to Yellowstone National Park this week.
Yellowstone, the country’s oldest national park, is being discovered by more people than ever. As the park’s visitation continues to grow, so does the list of maintenance that needs to be done.
WILDLIFE -- While not necessarily for family viewing, notorious faux fly fishing guide Hank Patterson has some fairly decent insights and somewhat accurate information on how to avoid dangerous encounters with wildlife found in Yellowstone Park and perhaps your own neighborhood.
Wheelman Frank Lenz, who toured Yellowstone National Park on a “safety bicycle” in 1892, never could have imagined a cycling trip like this: women in pink tutus, men wearing bright yellow tights and lipstick, others in capes and Halloween costumes.
Chronicling the sex lives of gray wolves in February in Yellowstone National Park combines a strange mix of clinical jargon, voyeurism and hypothermia along the side of Highway 212.
With an unceremonious trip from Old Faithful to Mammoth early Tuesday morning, a form of winter transport in Yellowstone National Park motored into history. The 18 clattering yellow Bombardier snowcoaches were officially retired.
PREDATORS -- Yellowstone National Park biologists counted at least 104 wolves from 11 packs living in the park at the end of 2014. The figures released Wednesday were up slightly from the prior year, when 95 wolves from 10 packs were counted. Northwest states released...
FISHING – A proposal for using rotenone to restore Badger Lake into a standout trout-fishing lake will be presented at a public meeting on Wednesday, 7 p.m., at the Spokane County Public Library, 610 First St. in Cheney. The treatment would rid the lake of bass, pumpkinseed sunfish, brown bullheads and tench so that cutthroat and rainbow trout can be restored.
WILDLIFE WATCHING — A bison flipped a woman into the air as she posed for a selfie with the massive beast today, prompting Yellowstone National Park officials to step up warnings for tourists to keep their distance. The dangerous encounter was the fifth run-in between park-goers and...