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Yellowstone among 60 sites proposed for major long-term climate change study

Yellowstone among 60 sites proposed for major long-term climate change study

A site in Yellowstone National Park has been proposed as one of 60 key monitoring stations in what is shaping up to be the largest long-term study of climate change in North America.

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Onlookers report hunters opening fire on Grand Teton elk herd

Onlookers report hunters opening fire on Grand Teton elk herd

JACKSON, Wyo. — Several people say they saw hunters use questionable and illegal tactics during an elk hunt in Grand Teton National Park this week.

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'Unguided' snowmobiles return to Yellowstone

'Unguided' snowmobiles return to Yellowstone

POWELL, Wyo. — This winter snowmobilers again will be allowed to enter Yellowstone National Park without a paid guide.

November 19, 2014 12:04 pmLoading…
Gazette opinion: The biggest bargain on Yellowstone vacations

Gazette opinion: The biggest bargain on Yellowstone vacations

How many vacation destinations haven’t had a price increase in nine years?

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'It was to be a temporary move': Battlefield superintendent seeks to have artifacts returned

'It was to be a temporary move': Battlefield superintendent seeks to have artifacts returned

HARDIN — National Park Service officials believe it’ll take constructing a new visitor center at the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument before nearly 185,000 artifacts now being stored in Arizona can be returned and displayed.

November 06, 2014 3:00 pm Photos

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Interim superintendent takes helm at national park

Interim superintendent takes helm at national park

MEDORA, N.D. -- A former Peace Corps volunteer and 20-veteran of the National Park Service has been named acting superintendent of Theodore Roosevelt National Park in western North Dakota.

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Yellowstone park considers bumping up bandwidth

Yellowstone park considers bumping up bandwidth

Can Old Faithful compete with Netflix? The prospect of streaming wireless service deep inside Yellowstone National Park is re-igniting the debate over whether there should be any place off limits to technology.

November 03, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Grand Teton lodge under review after Biden stay

Grand Teton lodge under review after Biden stay

WASHINGTON — The National Park Service is reviewing its policy for VIP stays at a lakeside vacation lodge in the Grand Tetons after a visit by Vice President Joe Biden.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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