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Video: Headstone found in river

Rocky Mountain College students find a headstone during the Yellowstone River cleanup.

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Headstone found on banks of the Yellowstone returned to owner

Headstone found on banks of the Yellowstone returned to owner

On Memorial Day in 2012, Jane Ahlquist drove to the Yellowstone Valley Memorial Park in Billings with her granddaughter.

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River cleanup by volunteer crew yields bounty of refuse

River cleanup by volunteer crew yields bounty of refuse

Saturday dawned clear and sunny, making it a perfect day to get out on the Yellowstone River.

September 13, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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YelCo 52: 'Born by the River and killed by the Railroad'

YelCo 52: 'Born by the River and killed by the Railroad'

Every Saturday, The Billings Gazette is featuring places that make Yellowstone County unique. Share your favorites on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using #YelCo52.

September 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Yellowstone River cleanup set for Saturday

Volunteers will gather Saturday for a daylong Yellowstone River cleanup beginning at the Duck Creek fishing access and wrapping up at Coulson Park.

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BLM lands

BLM lands

The Yellowstone River curves to the southeast below the sandstone rocks of Sheridan Butte in the Terry Badlands, an area managed by the Bureau of Land Management.

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Site of Corps of Discovery horse crossing now official

Site of Corps of Discovery horse crossing now official

There’s a little piece of history just south of the heart of Billings, and now it has been officially recognized.

September 04, 2014 6:00 am Video Photos

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Tracking where William Clark crossed the Yellowstone River

Tracking where William Clark crossed the Yellowstone River

Ralph Saunders explains the historical importance of an area of the Yellowstone River in South Billings where William Clark and his party crossed.

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Rockin' The Rims inaugural music festival 'a major success'

Rockin' The Rims inaugural music festival 'a major success'

Rockin' The Rims on the Yellowstone kicked off its inaugural music festival Saturday at Coulson Park, selling about 1,000 tickets.

August 17, 2014 7:08 am Photos

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Yellowstone cutthroat trout

Yellowstone cutthroat trout

Protecting Yellowstone cutthroat trout habitat in Soda Butte Creek may mean removing all brook trout via poison.

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Yellowstone worker missing, swept down river

Yellowstone worker missing, swept down river

A search is underway in Yellowstone National Park for a Georgia man who was swept down the Yellowstone River near Tower Junction Monday evening.

August 12, 2014 3:09 pm Photos

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YelCo 52: Yellowstone River a workhorse for industry, economy

YelCo 52: Yellowstone River a workhorse for industry, economy

What makes the Yellowstone River so special? Perhaps it's because the Yellowstone is the longest free-flowing river in the continental United States.

August 09, 2014 12:15 am Photos

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Rafting season in high gear on Yellowstone River

GARDINER — Standing on the edge of the Yellowstone River, I watched the clear sparkling water flow by with a steady roar. Taking it all in and gazing up the canyon, my stomach churned along with the rapids, and my heart raced in anticipation of the whitewater float ahead.

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Prosecutors: Arsonist used Molotov cocktail on parents’ house, tried to frame detective

Prosecutors: Arsonist used Molotov cocktail on parents’ house, tried to frame detective

According to prosecutors, a convicted arsonist, who has twice staged being abducted, used a Molotov cocktail to set his parents’ home on fire last March and tried to frame a detective, who is also a deputy county fire marshal, for the offense.

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Yellowstone River rolls past Billings

Yellowstone River rolls past Billings

The Yellowstone River flows past Billings in this aerial view from June 5, 2014.

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Nesting instincts: Osprey chicks examined as part of research program

Nesting instincts: Osprey chicks examined as part of research program

Unamused, the osprey mama circled and squawked and even dove at researchers Monday morning as they carefully lifted her two chicks from their nest south of Laurel.

July 15, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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4 rescued by sheriff's deputies after driving Jeep into Yellowstone

4 rescued by sheriff's deputies after driving Jeep into Yellowstone

Four people had to be rescued from a sandbar by a Yellowstone County Sheriff Department’s boat after their Jeep Rubicon floated away from the Buffalo Mirage Fishing Access Site on Sunday around 7 p.m.

July 13, 2014 8:18 pm Photos

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Feature photos: Boat float launches

Feature photos: Boat float launches

Participants in the Yellowstone River Boat Float departed from Livingston on Friday morning.

July 11, 2014 11:50 am Photos

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4 teens floating Yellowstone rescued from island

Four teens who had intended to float the Yellowstone River on pool inner tubes and an inflatable mattress Tuesday were caught off guard by the speed of the river and needed to be rescued, the Yellowstone County Sheriff's office reported.

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Man convicted of strangling ex-wife files for appeal

Man convicted of strangling ex-wife files for appeal

Walter Martin Larson Jr., or “Marty” as he likes to be called, was convicted in 2013 of choking his ex-wife to death and tossing her body in the Yellowstone River.

June 18, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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