West Yellowstone Montana
HELENA — The U.S. government is seeking the return of $7 million paid over the last 37 years to three Montana school districts near Yellowstone National Park, saying they were overpayments from a program that should have ended decades ago.
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…
If Tuesday had been an average October day, about 5,200 visitors would have entered Yellowstone National Park. Tour buses, RVs and hundreds of cars would have filled the Old Faithful parking lot.
Disaster aid. As requested by Gov. Steve Bullock, the White House approved a disaster declaration for Montana counties and reservations that suffered damages to roads and other structures in spring flooding. The counties included are Blaine, Chouteau, Custer, Dawson, Fergus, Garfield, Gold…
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…
I’m riding a bicycle toward the rim of a still fuming ancient volcano. Our group of three just passed a grizzly bear grazing unconcerned only 100 yards from the road. Just past the bear, a small band of bison clops down the middle of the road toward us, their massive humped bodies looming li…
HEBGEN LAKE — It’s 18 degrees, snowing, blowing and pitch dark, but being a hardy Montanan, I am ice fishing.
Amateur and professional photographers are being invited to share some of their favorite photos taken in and around Yellowstone.
On Saturday I presented a clinic for the Federation of Fly Fishermen on “Nymph Fishing Made Easy.” Believe me the nymph fishing wasn’t easy for several reasons, the main one being that FFF was holding its conclave in West Yellowstone, and I am not very familiar with the streams around there.…
Work on the Hebgen Basin Fuels Reduction Project on the Gallatin National Forest will begin this week outside West Yellowstone.
HELENA - The Montana Department of Livestock plans to drive around 500 bison back into Yellowstone National Park starting Wednesday, but a wildlife group is trying to halt the effort in court.
This just in from Rep. Denny Rehberg's office: He and Cynthia Lummis, R-Wyo., and Mike Simpson, R-Idaho, have mailed a letter to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar asking for "specific modifications to the Interior Department's Winter Use Plan Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Yellowstone…
Six public meetings and two webinars have been scheduled to give the public an opportunity to learn more about the details of the proposed new long-term plan for winter use at Yellowstone National Park.
Yellowstone National Park and the Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center staff will celebrate International Migratory Bird Day on May 21 with programs and a field trip that are open to the public. Here’s the schedule of events:
Due to heavy snows, the Hebgen Lake Ranger District will not open 10 segments of road near West Yellowstone.
The roads into Yellowstone National Park from the north and west reopen to automobile travel beginning at 8 a.m. Friday.
Crews in Yellowstone National Park are making steady progress clearing several feet of snow and ice off park roads, which are scheduled to begin opening April 15 to motorized wheeled-vehicle traffic.
BOZEMAN, — Ennis voters have overwhelmingly rejected placing a 3 percent resort tax on restaurant fare and other items commonly purchased by tourists.
Photographers are invited to share their favorite winter images of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem with the public during the third annual Winter Photo Festival to be held next month in West Yellowstone.
Although Yellowstone National Park again drew a record number of visitors this summer, that won't necessarily translate into a strong winter season.