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Yellowstone National Park

App contains Yellowstone geyser eruption times

App contains Yellowstone geyser eruption times

A new app will help visitors to Yellowstone National Park find out when Old Faithful and five other predictable geysers may erupt.

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Many ideas floated for Yellowstone park bison

Many ideas floated for Yellowstone park bison

BOZEMAN — Gardiner resident Bonnie Lynn is bracing herself for another gut-wrenching bison hunt north of Yellowstone National Park.

December 14, 2014 12:55 pm Photos

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Yellowstone opens for winter travel on Monday

Yellowstone opens for winter travel on Monday

Limited snowfall has placed restrictions on where visitors can travel in Yellowstone National Park when it opens for motorized oversnow travel on Monday morning.

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Guest opinion: National park entrance fees deserve a hike

Guest opinion: National park entrance fees deserve a hike

As the National Park Service approaches its 100-year anniversary in 2016, there is a glaring blemish in a system known for its crown jewels. The agency faces a massive $12 billion backlog in deferred maintenance projects ranging from leaky wastewater systems to deficient roads, bridges and trails.

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Study of Yellowstone route branches into environmental, human change

Study of Yellowstone route branches into environmental, human change

To Judith Meyer, the now-abandoned Howard Eaton Trail in Yellowstone National Park is about much more than just a circular horseback route connecting geysers to mudpots and Old Faithful to the Lamar Valley.

December 11, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Eaton riders at Roosevelt Arch

Eaton riders at Roosevelt Arch

Howard Eaton trail riders leave Yellowstone National Park at the North Entrance in the 1900s with the iconic Roosevelt Arch in the background. Notice that some of the men are wearing ties.

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Gardiner view

Gardiner view

This view in Gardiner repeats a view of a photographer in the early 1900s.

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Overlaid arch

Overlaid arch

As part of her master’s thesis, Kortney Huffman is overlaying the old and new photographs and chronicling the changes over 100 years.

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Assigning mounts

Assigning mounts

This historical photo shows Howard Eaton riders being assigned their mounts in Gardiner in the early 1900s. When compared to a new photo, the mountain in the background looks much the same.

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The arch now

The arch now

This is a recreation of the view of the photographer that captured the horseback riders leaving Yellowstone. Note the lack of vegetation on the left side compared to the 1900s shot.

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Gardiner then and now

Gardiner then and now

An old and new photograph overlaid show the differences in the development of the park border town of Gardiner over 100 years.

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Judith Meyer

Judith Meyer

Associate professor of geography at Missouri State University and a former Yellowstone summer tour guide Judith Meyer finds researching the now-abandoned Howard Eaton Trail in Yellowstone National Park an insight into change and sameness.

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Audubon program to feature filmmaker-photographer Landis

Audubon program to feature filmmaker-photographer Landis

Yellowstone Valley Audubon is hosting a program featuring wildlife cinematographer Bob Landis on Dec. 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the Mayflower Church on the corner of Poly Drive and Rehberg Lane.

December 09, 2014 11:01 am Photos

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Montana History Minute:  Early Yellowstone photographer also early tour guide

Montana History Minute: Early Yellowstone photographer also early tour guide

Museum of the Rockies curator of history Michael Fox talks about how famous Yellowstone National Park photographer Frank Haynes began a early tour company.

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Proposal to double Yellowstone entry fee isn't popular

Proposal to double Yellowstone entry fee isn't popular

JACKSON, Wyo. — A proposal to double the cost to enter Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks in northwest Wyoming is drawing resistance.

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Joliet fifth-graders make 10th annual trip to learn in Yellowstone

Joliet fifth-graders make 10th annual trip to learn in Yellowstone

The best way to educate almost 30 Joliet fifth-graders about Yellowstone National Park is to take them there.

December 04, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Big classroom

Big classroom

Although the weather was cold, short hikes into the Lamar Valley and around the Mammoth Terraces helped the Joliet students get a better understanding of Yellowstone National Park.

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Joliet fifth graders

Joliet fifth graders

The Joliet fifth-graders, their teachers and chaperones always pose next to the arch on their annual trips to Yellowstone National Park.

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Outdoor instruction

Outdoor instruction

Michael Breis, a Yellowstone Park ranger and education specialist, talks about a bone found during an outing with the Joliet students, including Dalton Martisch.

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Bighorn ram

Bighorn ram

A bighorn ram was just one of many animals the Joliet students saw on their trip.

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