Stories tagged: yellowstone national park
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 16, 2017
Visits to U.S. national parks set a record in 2016 for the third consecutive year as landmarks such Zion, Yellowstone and Rocky Mountain experienced historic levels of popularity that brought …
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017
At least 100 Yellowstone National Park bison have been trapped in southwestern Montana corrals as the National Park Service works to reduce herd sizes.
Mon., Dec. 26, 2016
A Montana water and sewer district is suing Yellowstone National Park over arsenic leaking from the park that infiltrates its sewage treatment system.
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016
Yellowstone National Park is opening its roads to the public for snow vehicle travel this week.
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016
Transportation officials in Wyoming hope to create a license plate featuring Yellowstone National Park.
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016
A man who crashed his pickup into a group of German motorcyclists heading to Yellowstone National Park, killing three, has been sentenced to two years in jail.
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016
CODY, Wyo. – A man who crashed his pickup into a group of German motorcyclists heading to Yellowstone National Park, killing three, has pleaded guilty to three misdemeanor counts of …
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016
The superintendent of Yellowstone National Park says he expects visitor numbers to continue to grow but that he’s gotten better at managing the crowds.
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016
A federal judge blocked a logging project northeast of Yellowstone National Park until federal officials analyze the effects of the project on Canada lynx that live in the area.
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016
BILLINGS – Yellowstone Lake has had another record year for lake trout removal after about 366,000 of the nonnative trout were netted and killed to make way for the fishery’s …
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016
U.S. officials plan to block new mining claims outside Yellowstone National Park as the Obama administration races in its last days to keep industry out of pristine and environmentally sensitive …
Fri., Nov. 18, 2016
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell will visit Montana Monday to make an announcement about public land conservation near Yellowstone National Park.
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016
State and federal wildlife managers are considering removing Endangered Species Act protections from grizzly bears living in Yellowstone National Park.
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016
A 23-year-old Portland man who died after falling into a Yellowstone National Park hot spring this summer was looking for a place to “hot pot,” or soak in the park’s …
Sun., Nov. 6, 2016
Scientists from the U.S. and Denmark are seeking to map out the plumbing system hidden inside the earth’s crust that’s responsible for the famous Old Faithful geyser and other hydrothermal …
Thu., Oct. 13, 2016
The state Department of Environmental Quality says a Canadian company’s proposal to explore for precious metals in a mining district north of Yellowstone National Park will not have a significant …
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016
Colorado State University animal reproduction professor Jennifer Barfield and other researchers last month implanted embryos in four female bison at the Minnesota Zoo. If all goes well, they’ll give birth …
Sat., Oct. 1, 2016
BILLINGS, Mont. – Adventure seekers encounter untamed wilderness when they enter the backcountry of Yellowstone National Park. Howling wolves. Deadly grizzly bears. Steam-spewing geysers as seen nowhere else on Earth. …
Fri., Sept. 30, 2016
A high-ranking official with the Wyoming Highway Patrol is under investigation for posing for a photo near a bison at Yellowstone National Park.
Mon., Sept. 26, 2016
Government investigators are due in Yellowstone National Park Tuesday to look into an employee’s claims of sexual exploitation of female workers and financial misconduct.
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016
Exxon Mobil Corp. will pay $12 million for environmental damages caused by a pipeline break that spilled 63,000 gallons of crude into Montana’s Yellowstone River and prompted a national debate …
Mon., Sept. 12, 2016
A wildfire again has closed the south entrance to Yellowstone National Park and caused park employees to evacuate from the area.
Wed., Sept. 7, 2016
Campers in Yellowstone National Park can enjoy campfires again.
Tue., Sept. 6, 2016
Cooler temperatures and rain have helped to calm wildfires burning in Yellowstone National Park.
Fri., Sept. 2, 2016
All major Yellowstone National Park tourist attractions, entrances and roads are open for the long Labor Day weekend despite four wildfires, but visitors will be prohibited from making campfires and …
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016
An expected increase in winds along with warm, dry weather has firefighters bracing for more active wildfire growth in Yellowstone National Park.
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016
Begging Thursday snowmobilers will be able to enter a drawing for permits to ride through Yellowstone National Park without a guide.
Tue., Aug. 30, 2016
The south entrance to Yellowstone National Park reopened Tuesday after being closed for more than a week because of a wildfire in neighboring Grand Teton National Park.
Thu., Aug. 25, 2016
Popular areas in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks were welcoming tourists Thursday for the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, but a wildfire forced some people to drive …
Wed., Aug. 24, 2016
Some tourists heading to Yellowstone National Park during the busy summer season are facing an hourlong detour Wednesday as a wildfire in neighboring Grand Teton National Park kept a highway …