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Yellowstone Superintendent Dan Wenk wins praise for outreach on winter use

Yellowstone Superintendent Dan Wenk wins praise for outreach on winter use

CODY, Wyo. — As another winter season in Yellowstone National Park begins, it might be understandable if some local residents are pessimistic about resolving long-standing disputes over snowmobiles in the park and other related winter-use issues.

December 17, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Mead pushes for more Yellowstone snowmobiles

Mead pushes for more Yellowstone snowmobiles

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead continues to push federal officials not to place new restrictions on snowmobile traffic in Yellowstone National Park during winter months.

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Gov. Schweitzer says he'll veto bans on moving disease-free bison onto state lands

Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer has vowed to veto any legislative measure that bans the movement of disease-free Yellowstone bison onto state lands.

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Schweitzer pushes bison culls, park chief balks

Schweitzer pushes bison culls, park chief balks

HELENA — The governor told the new chief of Yellowstone National Park Tuesday that bison herds should be thinned inside the park to prevent them from spilling into parts of Montana where they could spread an animal disease to livestock.

March 08, 2011 6:20 am Photos

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Yellowstone captures 45 bison; total now at 568

Yellowstone National Park officials say they have captured 45 more bison for possible slaughter.

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New Yellowstone chief says bison a priority

New Yellowstone chief says bison a priority

Yellowstone National Park's new superintendent said Wednesday that dealing with 525 bison captured for disease control would be among his top priorities — and that park workers would continue feeding the animals while negotiations continue over their fate.

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New superintendent named for Yellowstone

New superintendent named for Yellowstone

In 2011, Daniel Wenk will replace Suzanne Lewis as superintendent of Yellowstone National Park, the National Park Service announced Tuesday. Lewis, a 35-year Park Service employee, is retiring after eight years at the helm of the nation’s first national park.

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