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Yellowstone River

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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Improvements to Yellowstone fishing site proposed

Fish, Wildlife and Parks has written a draft environmental assessment outlining proposed construction to improve Pelican fishing access site on the Yellowstone River, 10 miles southeast of Big Timber.

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High Yellowstone River eats up new Laurel dike

High Yellowstone River eats up new Laurel dike

LAUREL — For now, the danger seems to have passed, but Kurt Markegard is still fuming.

June 13, 2014 12:15 am Photos

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High water

High water

High water erodes the levy at Riverside Park on Memorial Day in Laurel.

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Threatened vegetation

Threatened vegetation

High water exposed mesh mats laid down to hold dirt in place so plants could take root.

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2011 erosion

2011 erosion

The flood waters of 2011 on the Yellowstone River destroyed the concrete boat ramp at Riverside Park near Laurel.

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River recedes

River recedes

Since the Yellowstone River has receded riprap that was added to reinforce the bank has been exposed.

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Now gone

Now gone

Dirt that had been held under fabric mats was washed loose by the rising Yellowstone River.

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High water on the Yellowstone

High water on the Yellowstone

Montana Whitewater Raft Co. guide Katie Potter safely guides a family of tourists from Tyler, Texas, through the rapids of Yankee Jim Canyon on the Yellowstone River north of Gardiner last Wednesday. Strong runoff has created great conditions for whitewater boating in Montana this year.

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