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Parks to Congress: We bring jobs and money to Wyoming

Parks to Congress: We bring jobs and money to Wyoming

CASPER, Wyo. -- Wyoming’s national parks and monuments create thousands of jobs and generate more than $700 million in tourism spending in Wyoming, according to a report released Monday by the National Park Service.

March 04, 2014 8:00 am Photos

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Protesters gather at East Gate to demand reopening of Yellowstone Park

Protesters gather at East Gate to demand reopening of Yellowstone Park

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — A grass-roots protest Sunday afternoon at the East Entrance to Yellowstone National Park was a study in contrasts, as environmentally minded nature-lovers joined Constitution-quoting small-government advocates in showing support for the park, and to demand a solut…

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Yellowstone gateway communities suffer from shutdown

Yellowstone gateway communities suffer from shutdown

The last weeks of fall are critical to businesses in the four gateway communities surrounding Yellowstone National Park, a last chance to make money for the season.

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Yellowstone wildlife festival proves popular

Yellowstone wildlife festival proves popular

CODY — The first "Spring into Yellowstone: Cody Birding and Wildlife Festival" was so successful that the second-annual event already is scheduled for next year.

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Locally funded Wyoming crew begins plowing Yellowstone East Entrance road

Locally funded Wyoming crew begins plowing Yellowstone East Entrance road

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — Several tons of heavy equipment rumbled to life at the East Gate of Yellowstone National Park on Monday, as workers began what is expected to be a monthlong effort to remove snow on the road between the park’s eastern boundary and Fishing Bridge.

April 01, 2013 5:45 pm Photos

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Cody to plow East Entrance to Yellowstone

Cody to plow East Entrance to Yellowstone

Yellowstone gateway community members of Cody will plow ahead with their effort to clear Yellowstone National Park’s East Entrance on its traditional opening day of May 3.

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Mead OKs state plowing in Yellowstone

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead on Tuesday approved providing state snow plows and crews to clear roads inside Yellowstone National Park and told communities in northwest Wyoming to go ahead and raise money for the effort.

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Wyoming officials discuss Yellowstone plow options

Wyoming officials discuss Yellowstone plow options

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead says he's open to arranging for the Wyoming Department of Transportation to plow roads inside Yellowstone National Park this spring, provided that the state isn't stuck with the bill amid the federal budget cuts that have delayed plowing.

March 11, 2013 4:23 pm Photos

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Plowing Beartooth an idea to save Yellowstone access

Plowing Beartooth an idea to save Yellowstone access

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Plow the Beartooth Highway. It's one idea being floated to aid tourism in Cody during a delay in opening Yellowstone National Park to automobiles this spring.

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Federal budget cuts delay Yellowstone opening, close Grand Teton visitor centers

CODY, WYO. — Being among the first to enter Yellowstone National Park each spring is a badge of pride worn by many die-hard locals as well as thousands of visitors from across the country. But the park’s early birds will have to wait a week or two longer this year, thanks to across-the-board…

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Cody sees mostly flat summer tourism

CODY, Wyo. — It appears that summer tourism in Cody remained stable this year.

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