Stories tagged: yellowstone national park
Mon., Oct. 7, 2019, 6 a.m.
This may be a tale that only dentists can appreciate, but the teeth of dead Yellowstone wolves are helping scientists understand the life of predators more than 11,000 years ago.
Sat., Oct. 5, 2019, 5 a.m.
100 years ago in Spokane: Yellowstone autos promote parks’ tourism; more McNutt murder details emerge
Two bright yellow Yellowstone National Park autos, including an omnibus, arrived in Spokane to promote tourism to Yellowstone and other western national parks, the Spokane Daily Chronicle reported.
Fri., Sept. 27, 2019
Yellowstone National Park has named its first female chief ranger.
Wed., Sept. 18, 2019, 9:01 a.m.
Two men face criminal charges for walking onto Old Faithful Geyser in Yellowstone National Park.
Sat., Sept. 14, 2019, 6 a.m.
Yellowstone National Park recorded just over 820,000 recreational visits during August and has exceeded 3.1 million visitors for the year so far.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 5, 2019, 9:19 p.m.
U.S. wildlife officials rejected petitions Thursday to protect Yellowstone National Park’s storied bison herds but pledged to consider more help for two other species – a tiny, endangered squirrel in …
Sun., Aug. 18, 2019, 6 a.m.
More than 4 million people visit Yellowstone National Park annually; few find their way into the park’s 2-million-acre backcountry
More than 4 million people visit Yellowstone National Park every year, but relatively few find their way into the park’s 2-million-acre backcountry.
Mon., May 20, 2019, 6 a.m.
Three years after its last eruption,
Wed., April 24, 2019, 4:28 p.m.
The comeback of cutthroat trout in the Yellowstone region, as verified by fly rod during a wilderness horse-packing and pack-rafting trip, will be covered in a program on May 7 …
Fri., April 12, 2019, 6 a.m.
Two hard winters in a row are weakening the health of Yellowstone’s northern elk herd.
Sun., April 7, 2019, 5:30 a.m.
Yellowstone’s interior roads open to car traffic on April 19. Until then the nonmotorized crowd has a special time to itself.
Thu., March 28, 2019, 6 a.m.
The precipitous decline of Yellowstone Lake’s cutthroat trout population during the past 30 years following the illegal introduction of nonnative lake trout has had impacts on everything from zooplankton and …
Fri., March 8, 2019, 6 a.m.
From informational pamphlets handed out to tourists at the gates of Yellowstone National Park to roadside informational signs and displays in its visitor center, the park’s staff try to teach …
Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 6:30 a.m.
Carving turns down snow-covered mountains in Yellowstone National Park is now within reach for more skiers and snowboarders thanks to guided trips.
Sun., Feb. 10, 2019, 5 a.m.
For 20 or so years, Spokane’s Lindgren Brothers company would make maps of every U.S. state, every national park and many other notable tourist destinations. The company would go on …
Fri., Nov. 30, 2018, 9:03 a.m.
A Montana hunter has legally killed a wolf that was popular with photographers and wolf watchers in Yellowstone National Park.
Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 5:59 p.m.
Officials in Yellowstone National Park say they don’t plan to capture or kill a bear that injured a 10-year-old boy from Washington state.
UPDATED: Tue., June 12, 2018, 11:49 a.m.
Based on research by WSU and UI, amount of magma under the Yellowstone caldera may be as much as double as what scientists previously thought.
Mon., June 11, 2018, 5:45 a.m.
If the elk of Yellowstone National Park had a spokeswoman, she would be working overtime trying to set the record straight about elk-human interactions: Despite the headlines, the average elk …
Thu., June 7, 2018, 10:10 a.m.
Yellowstone National Park’s superintendent says he’s being forced out for what appear to be punitive reasons following disagreements with the Trump administration over how many bison the park can sustain.
Wed., May 16, 2018, 5:34 p.m.
Yellowstone National Park is launching a new program to capture and quarantine wild bison with the goal of establishing new, disease-free herds across the nation, park officials said Tuesday.
Fri., April 27, 2018, 11:56 a.m.
U.S. officials will not restore federal protections for Yellowstone-area grizzly bears, despite a court ruling that called into question the government’s rationale for turning management over to states that are …
Fri., March 23, 2018, 5:25 a.m.
Anglers casting in Yellowstone National Park this season will have to leave their felt-soled wading boots at home. The park has banned the boots to help prevent transportation of aquatic …
UPDATED: Sat., March 17, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Yellowstone National Park has reported a series of potential eruptions from the world’s largest active geyser for the first time since 2014.
Tue., March 6, 2018, 4:44 p.m.
Yellowstone National Park officials say rangers arrested two people who were trying to chain themselves to a corral where wild bison are held.
Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 2:55 p.m.
A proposal to collect a fee at Yellowstone National Park to fund wildlife conservation efforts in the states surrounding the park has passed the Wyoming House of Representatives.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 10, 2018, 7:27 p.m.
A proposal introduced in the Wyoming Legislature advocates for imposing a fee at Yellowstone National Park to help pay for wildlife conservation efforts in the states surrounding the park.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 6:37 p.m.
Visitors could still ride snowmobiles and ski into Yellowstone National Park on Saturday to marvel at the geysers and buffalo herds, despite the federal government shutdown.
Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 10:21 p.m.
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.
Fri., Jan. 5, 2018, 5:25 a.m.
With its vast expanses of snowy meadows, steaming deep blue pools and spouting geysers, there’s no place quite like Yellowstone National Park in the winter. It’s otherworldly, an almost alien …