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Feds seek $7M back from Gardiner, West Yellowstone schools

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.

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'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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Gazette opinion: House must end senseless shutdown

Gazette opinion: House must end senseless shutdown

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.

October 02, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Ups and Downs:

 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…

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Gazette opinion: Will 7th Yellowstone winter plan be final decision?

Gazette opinion: Will 7th Yellowstone winter plan be final decision?

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…

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Bicycle-only season in Yellowstone National Park offers unique ride

Bicycle-only season in Yellowstone National Park offers unique ride

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…

April 19, 2012 12:10 am Photos

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Off-trail: Hebgen’s winter haven

Off-trail: Hebgen’s winter haven

HEBGEN LAKE — It’s 18 degrees, snowing, blowing and pitch dark, but being a hardy Montanan, I am ice fishing.

February 02, 2012 12:15 am Photos

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Photos sought for annual Yellowstone display

Amateur and professional photographers are being invited to share some of their favorite photos taken in and around Yellowstone.

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Wyoming outdoors: Whitefish save the day for nymph-fishing class

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.…

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Final phase of Hebgen Lake logging work begins

Work on the Hebgen Basin Fuels Reduction Project on the Gallatin National Forest will begin this week outside West Yellowstone.

June 10, 2011 8:00 pmLoading…

Bison drive into park starts near 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.

May 31, 2011 5:25 pmLoading…

Representatives don't like parts of Yellowstone's snowmobile plan

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…

May 31, 2011 1:50 pmLoading…

6 public meetings, 2 webinars set on Yellowstone winter-use plan

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.

May 19, 2011 6:30 pmLoading…

Yellowstone National Park, Discovery Center celebrate migratory bird day

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:

May 10, 2011 9:25 pmLoading…

Heavy snow near West Yellowstone keeps some forest roads closed

Due to heavy snows, the Hebgen Lake Ranger District will not open 10 segments of road near West Yellowstone.

April 27, 2011 5:15 pmLoading…

Yellowstone National Park opens 2 gates Friday

The roads into Yellowstone National Park from the north and west reopen to automobile travel beginning at 8 a.m. Friday.

April 11, 2011 2:45 pmLoading…

Yellowstone National Park opens to spring cyclists

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.

March 25, 2011 8:51 pmLoading…

Ennis voters reject resort tax

BOZEMAN, — Ennis voters have overwhelmingly rejected placing a 3 percent resort tax on restaurant fare and other items commonly purchased by tourists.

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Photographers sought for Winter Photo Festival March 9 in West Yellowstone

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.

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Yellowstone National Park opens for winter season on Wednesday at 8 a.m.

Yellowstone National Park opens for winter season on Wednesday at 8 a.m.

Although Yellowstone National Park again drew a record number of visitors this summer, that won't necessarily translate into a strong winter season.

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