MISSOULA — A recent report by the Bureau of Business and Economic Research at the University of Montana indicates that about 8 percent of the state’s households include snowmobile recreationists. With an average household size of about 2.5, perhaps as many as 100,000 Montanans participate in…
Money from last summer’s 10-cents-per-gallon fuel tax hike does more than fund the state’s highways.
A man snowmobiling near Big Sky died in an avalanche on Wednesday.
The National Park Service has finally succeeded in striking a policy balance that eluded it for more than 15 years.
The first thing to know about the Yellowstone winter use decision signed last week by the regional National Park Service director is that nothing changes this winter.
CASPER, Wyo. — Money for snowmobiling is melting away, hurting the state’s trails for the vehicles, a snowmobiling group says.
JACKSON, Wyo. - A state lawmaker from Jackson wants authorities to have the right to charge backcountry users who need to be rescued.
CODY, Wyo. — About 50 Cody residents at a public meeting Thursday greeted the National Park Service’s new plan for winter access to Yellowstone Park with cautious optimism.
On this July day, imagine a January morning in Yellowstone National Park – cold, white and quiet. Huge white steam clouds pour from hot springs and geysers into the subzero air. Waterfalls are blue-green cathedrals with icy spires. Frozen, white ghost trees stand silently beside elk that fee…
Calling Yellowstone National Park’s latest plan for winter use complicated, Superintendent Dan Wenk nevertheless said the proposal allows for expanded visitation while meeting air quality, noise and wildlife protection standards.
THERMOPOLIS, Wyo. — Opportunities for motorized recreation on the Shoshone National Forest would increase if the agency’s preferred management alternative emerges intact from the forest’s draft plan.
JACKSON — Move over, Vladimir Putin. Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead also likes public displays of mildly dangerous machismo.
CODY, Wyo. — Park County commissioners remain at odds with the National Park Service over its new proposals to regulate winter use in Yellowstone Park.
CODY, Wyo. -- The National Park Service opened a new scoping period here Monday night, gathering public input on a supplemental plan to regulate motorized winter use in Yellowstone National Park.
CHIEF JOSEPH PASS -- When things have gone bad in the backcountry, there's no better sound than the high whine of a snowmobile engine.
HELENA -- Lewis and Clark Search and Rescue came to the aid of a 63-year-old man who became stranded while recreating near Nelson on Sunday evening.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — Two weeks after Yellowstone opened for the winter season, enough snow has fallen to allow snowmobile and snow coach travel.
CASPER, Wyo. -- Some want more snowmobiles. Others want none. Both sides have another chance to voice their opinion in the upcoming year as staff at Yellowstone National Park works to come up with a new plan for managing winter use in the park.
CODY, Wyo. — The East Entrance to Yellowstone National Park opens for the winter season Thursday, even as other winter travel routes remain closed for lack of snow.
BOZEMAN -- A lack of snow in Yellowstone National Park is hurting West Yellowstone businesses that offer winter tours of the park on snowmobiles and in snowcoaches.