Stories tagged: yellowstone
Sat., July 7, 2018
They were red or yellow, and originally found in Yosemite, Yellowstone, Glacier and Mount Rainier National Parks. Book a bus ride and enjoy the historical encounter.
Fri., July 6, 2018
The cost of staying in some of Yellowstone National Park’s most historic lodges increased by up to a third this summer under a new, pilot pricing system that allows the …
Sat., June 30, 2018
No matter whether these shows are set in the past, such as the Netflix limited series “Godless,” or the future, such as the HBO mind-bender “Westworld,” Western themes of identity, …
UPDATED: Sun., June 17, 2018
The impending change in Yellowstone National Park superintendents shouldn’t disrupt the progress of a quarantine program created to produce brucellosis-free bison, officials said.
UPDATED: Wed., June 13, 2018
A new superintendent was named Wednesday to Yellowstone National Park, one of the crown jewels of the park system, after his predecessor said he was being forced out by the …
Fri., June 8, 2018
The National Park Service said Friday the park got almost 447,000 visits in May, up 6 percent compared with May last year.
Fri., June 1, 2018
Yellowstone National Park’s superintendent said Friday that he plans to retire next year from a job he called “the best in the National Park Service” and dismissed speculation that the …
Wed., May 16, 2018
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.
UPDATED: Sat., May 12, 2018
On a summer’s day, the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem is a busy place. In fact, Yellowstone National Park has seen a 50 percent increase in visitation since 2000.
Wed., May 2, 2018
A bison rammed a 72-year-old Idaho woman and tossed her off a trail as she walked in Yellowstone National Park.
UPDATED: Sun., April 29, 2018
The Steamboat Geyser at Yellowstone National Park can spout 300 feet of scalding water into the air, a feature of the world’s tallest active geyser. That is known. What isn’t …
Fri., April 27, 2018
U.S. officials say they will not restore federal protections for Yellowstone-area grizzly bears despite a court ruling that called into question the government’s rationale for placing the animals under state …
UPDATED: Tue., April 3, 2018
The Interior Department is backing down from a plan to impose steep fee increases at popular national parks in the face of
Fri., March 16, 2018
Two people were arrested after chaining themselves to cement-filled barrels in an effort to prevent trucks from hauling Yellowstone National Park bison to slaughterhouses.
Mon., March 12, 2018
Three people who were arrested while protesting the slaughter of bison near Yellowstone National Park have pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges and are banned from the park for 5 years.
Wed., Feb. 21, 2018
A proposal advocating for the collection of a fee at Yellowstone National Park to fund wildlife conservation efforts in the states surrounding the park is advancing through the Wyoming Legislature.
Wed., Feb. 21, 2018
At least 96 bison attempting to migrate from Yellowstone National Park into Montana have been captured for potential slaughter under a program meant to shield livestock from disease.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 20, 2018
A 53-year-old Illinois man who fell to his death in Yellowstone National Park last year was looking for a supposed hidden cache of gold and jewels.
Thu., Feb. 15, 2018
Montana won’t hold a grizzly bear hunt in 2018 after state officials said Thursday they want to avoid complicating lawsuits over the animal’s legal status.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 10, 2018
The Northern Yellowstone elk herd, one of the most famous and closely watched in the world, is finally growing at a healthy clip.
Thu., Feb. 1, 2018
A federal judge ordered U.S. wildlife officials to reconsider a 2015 decision that blocked Endangered Species Act protections for the iconic bison herds that roam Yellowstone National Park.
Wed., Jan. 31, 2018
Government biologists say elk numbers in the northern part of Yellowstone National Park are at their highest level in more than a decade.
Wed., Jan. 17, 2018
Yellowstone National Park hasn’t found any of the more than 50 bison that escaped through a cut fence at a containment area where they were being prepared for transfer to …
Wed., Jan. 17, 2018
Yellowstone National Park had recorded its second busiest season last year, lagging just behind the record set in 2016.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 12, 2017
National parks in the U.S. will sharply drop the number of days they allow visitors to get in for free, a move that was criticized by opponents of the parks’ …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017
U.S. officials said Wednesday they’ll review the recent lifting of protections for Yellowstone-area grizzly bears in light of a court ruling that retained protections for gray wolves in the Great …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 3, 2017
Yellowstone National Park’s superintendent is set to receive an honorary doctorate degree in letters from Montana State University.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017
Grizzly bear numbers in and around Yellowstone National Park are holding relatively steady, according to figures released Thursday, as state wildlife officials begin discussions on whether to hold the first …
Fri., Nov. 3, 2017
A Canadian mining company says it’s raised more than $2 million from an outside investor to help fund its pursuit of a gold mine north of Yellowstone National Park.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 12, 2017
Communications towers proposed for a historic fire lookout and popular hiking destination in Yellowstone National Park would detract from its views, park officials have determined.