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Photographers: Rut, obstacles caused moose death

JACKSON, Wyo. — Wildlife photographers say they aren't to blame for the death of a moose at a campground in Grand Teton National Park last week.

October 02, 2014 11:40 amLoading…
Rangers gather to paint

Rangers gather to paint

Employees of the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument and the Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area gather for the federal Day of Service and Remembrance that was rescheduled from Sept. 11 due to weather.

September 15, 2014 1:26 pmLoading…
Edward Denny watches as rangers

Edward Denny watches as rangers

Edward Denny watches as employees from the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument and the Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area paint his house near Crow Agency.The group gathered for the federal Day of Service and Remembrance that was rescheduled from September 11 due to weather. Th…

September 15, 2014 1:26 pmLoading…

Guest opinion: Bipartisan land-exchange bill awaits action in Congress

Grand Teton National Park is an extraordinary place. Its mountains are breathtaking, its lakes and rivers pristine. Wildlife is abundant and the majesty of nature reigns supreme. It is one of the crown jewels of the national park system.

September 05, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Delegates decry what they call duplicative survey

Delegates decry what they call duplicative survey

JACKSON, Wyo. — Wyoming's congressional delegation wants to know why the federal government is paying for what they call an unnecessary road survey for Grand Teton National Park.

August 06, 2014 1:45 pmLoading…
Study says national parks boost economy in West

Study says national parks boost economy in West

JACKSON, Wyo. — National parks and monuments boosted the economies of surrounding communities in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho by a combined $1.15 billion last year, according to a new study.

July 19, 2014 9:03 pmLoading…
Park Service to ban drones in national parks

Park Service to ban drones in national parks

WASHINGTON — The National Park Service is taking steps to ban drones from 84 million acres of public lands and waterways, saying the unmanned aircraft annoy visitors, harass wildlife and threaten safety.

June 20, 2014 4:50 pm Photos

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Park Service offering kayaking trips this summer on Bighorn Canyon

Park Service offering kayaking trips this summer on Bighorn Canyon

The best way to see the Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area is from the water.

June 15, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Numbers good for Wyoming's biggest national park

Numbers good for Wyoming's biggest national park

LAKE VILLAGE, YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — Four-year-old Ronia Kuipers sat on her father’s shoulders to sneak a better peek at a grizzly bear on a recent afternoon.

June 14, 2014 12:00 pm Photos

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Grand Teton may take piece of concessionaires

JACKSON, Wyo. — Companies that do business in Grand Teton National Park may be sharing some of their earnings with the National Park Service.

May 06, 2014 3:13 pmLoading…
Park Service negotiating for new marina operator at Bighorn Reservoir

Park Service negotiating for new marina operator at Bighorn Reservoir

Trying to stay positive, Kevin Tillman said he’s hopeful that Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area will have a concession provider at Ok-A-Beh Marina by the busy Memorial Day weekend.

May 04, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Study finds mercury-tainted fish in Glacier's Lake McDonald

WEST GLACIER – A “first-of-its-kind” study released last week discovered mercury in fish in some of the most remote and pristine lakes and streams in national parks across the western United States and Alaska – but it wasn’t a surprise to Glacier National Park fisheries biologist Chris Downs.

April 20, 2014 11:00 amLoading…

Director: Americans disconnected from national parks

Parks • As the National Park Service approaches its 2016 centennial, it hopes to increase engagement and support.

April 07, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Fuel fix: Duo recycles leftover propane from bottles

Fuel fix: Duo recycles leftover propane from bottles

Brad Fimrite and Wayne Wilson of Billings helped Yellowstone National Park solve a nagging waste disposal issue by developing a machine that recycles leftover fuel from propane cylinders that campers use in lanterns, heaters and stoves.

March 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Plan proposed for Yellowstone bison

Plan proposed for Yellowstone bison

HELENA — The state of Montana and the National Park Service say they will collect information for a possible new plan to manage bison herds at Yellowstone National Park that have long been subject to slaughter over concerns they could spread disease.

March 28, 2014 2:19 pmLoading…
Same posters, different times: New Deal art resurfaces with a modern twist

Same posters, different times: New Deal art resurfaces with a modern twist

CASPER, Wyo. — While backpacking his way through Europe, Brixton Doyle had a revelation.

March 16, 2014 1:49 pmLoading…
Report: National parks brought 4.5M visitors, $400M to Montana in 2012

Report: National parks brought 4.5M visitors, $400M to Montana in 2012

WEST GLACIER — National parks drew almost 4.5 million people to Montana in 2012, and they spent more than $400 million in the state, according to a report released Monday by the National Park Service.

March 03, 2014 9:11 pmLoading…

Gazette opinion: Congress tries micromanaging Yellowstone, Grand Teton

Last spring Yellowstone National Park didn’t have enough money to plow entrance roads open on its usual schedule. In recent years, the park has left firefighting, administrative and other jobs open to save costs. Nobody who has driven through the park thinks it spends enough on road maintenance.

February 20, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

New Grand Teton super recalls visiting park as kid

MOOSE, Wyo. — The next superintendent of Grand Teton National Park says a family trip to northwest Wyoming as a teenager helped inspire his career with the National Park Service.

February 12, 2014 10:38 amLoading…
'Amazing': Yellowstone Expeditions guides campers in heart of park in winter

'Amazing': Yellowstone Expeditions guides campers in heart of park in winter

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — A zephyr lifted ice crystals from the tops of snow-covered fir trees growing up the southern slope of Dunraven Peak in Yellowstone National Park. As the millions of crystals floated above the dense stand of trees, the warm light from the low-hanging January sun ca…

February 02, 2014 1:15 am Video Photos

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