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Elk jam

Elk jam

Although elk may cause traffic problems in Gardiner in the spring and fall, it's during the summer that the tiny town faces its worse traffic flow, something that should be corrected by construction work that will soon begin.

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Work begins on Yellowstone's North Entrance

Work begins on Yellowstone's North Entrance

A nearly $15 million project to improve facilities at the North Entrance of Yellowstone National Park will begin this week.

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Rafting season in high gear on Yellowstone River

GARDINER — Standing on the edge of the Yellowstone River, I watched the clear sparkling water flow by with a steady roar. Taking it all in and gazing up the canyon, my stomach churned along with the rapids, and my heart raced in anticipation of the whitewater float ahead.

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High water on the Yellowstone

High water on the Yellowstone

Montana Whitewater Raft Co. guide Katie Potter safely guides a family of tourists from Tyler, Texas, through the rapids of Yankee Jim Canyon on the Yellowstone River north of Gardiner last Wednesday. Strong runoff has created great conditions for whitewater boating in Montana this year.

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Wave rush

Wave rush

The Smiley family gets wet as Montana Whitewater Raft Co. guide Katie Potter navigates through the rapids of Yankee Jim Canyon on the Yellowstone River north of Gardiner last Wednesday. The route is the most popular whitewater run on the upper Yellowstone, serviced by several guide companies.

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River rescue practice

River rescue practice

Kolby Matheny prepares to practice a river rescue of David Roberts using a ‘’live bait’’ rescue technique on June 4 on the Yellowstone River. The rescuers were cautioned to always have a self-rescue option before they jumped into the water.

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Pulled to safety

Pulled to safety

Whitewater rafting guides Kasara Batzler, left, and Jack Lowery practice river rescue techniques in the Yellowstone River. All new rafting guides take the rescue course and many experienced guides take a refresher to stay sharp.

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Gardiner businesses begin collecting resort tax

GARDINER — Businesses in the Yellowstone National Park gateway town of Gardiner have begun collecting a 3 percent seasonal resort tax.

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Bison in the road

Bison in the road

Bison wander along U.S. Highway 89 north of Gardiner. State and federal agencies will start pushing the animals back into Yellowstone National Park on Tuesday.

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Gardiner shooting confirmed as murder-suicide

GARDINER — Park County authorities say a Gardiner man fatally shot a woman he knew before shooting himself with the same handgun.

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Names of 2 dead in apparent Gardiner murder-suicide released

UPDATE 11:15 a.m.:  The Park County Sheriff's Office has identified two people found dead after an apparent murder-suicide on Thursday in Gardiner as Steve A. Cole, 63, and Debi J. Roberts, 59.

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Belt to play Hinsdale for 3rd straight State C title

Belt to play Hinsdale for 3rd straight State C title

HAMILTON -- Belt will get a chance to play for its third consecutive State C girls basketball championship after beating Saco-Whitewater 44-34 in the semifinals on Friday night at Hamilton High School.

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Thursday action from state volleyball in Bozeman

Thursday action from state volleyball in Bozeman

State volleyball tournament in Bozeman.

November 14, 2013 4:09 pm Photos

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Government shutdown forces Yellowstone Park closure

Government shutdown forces Yellowstone Park closure

GARDINER — This small Montana town at the north entrance to Yellowstone National Park was clogged with cars and RVs Tuesday morning as word spread that the government shutdown had closed the park.

October 01, 2013 2:33 pm Photos

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Gazette opinion: Gardiner Gateway Project powered by partnership

Gazette opinion: Gardiner Gateway Project powered by partnership

In April 1903 when President Theodore Roosevelt dedicated the arch under construction at Yellowstone’s north entrance, his train stopped at Cinnabar. The Northern Pacific tracks into Gardiner weren’t open yet. But the basaltic stone arch lined up perfectly with the town’s new railroad depot.…

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Research aims to better predict winter migrations of Yellowstone bison

Research aims to better predict winter migrations of Yellowstone bison

A ruling earlier this month by a Montana district court judge has upheld a plan to allow bison to roam freely in a designated area north of Yellowstone National Park. But predicting when bison will leave the park — and how many will be on the move — is hardly an exact science.

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Bison in Gardiner

Bison in Gardiner

A bison walks through downtown Gardiner.

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North Entrance at Gardiner

North Entrance at Gardiner

The Roosevelt Arch towers over the North Entrance to Yellowstone Park at Gardiner. Three of five Yellowstone entrances are in Montana, while most of the park is in Wyoming.

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Rafting company adds zipline to its Yellowstone-area menu

Rafting company adds zipline to its Yellowstone-area menu

GARDINER — Lindsey Champagne is terrified of heights. So what the heck was she doing standing atop a wobbly platform 60 feet up a pole on Wednesday?

July 29, 2012 12:10 am Photos

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On belay

On belay

Montana Whitewater zipline guide Matt Rule eases one of his clients down in the last part of the adventure.

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