It’s easy to drive by Riverside Park south of Laurel and not realize its rich history as a booster of the Depression-era Yellowstone Valley economy and temporary home for German prisoners of war.
LIVINGSTON — Sitting in Amy Simpson's living room on Island Drive, a person might mistake her home for a houseboat.
SIDNEY — In this frontier farm town of sugar beets and oil wells, spring arrives with the turn of an iron wheel.
Doug MacDonald, an associate professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Montana, displays a 9,000-year-old projectile point recovered near Yellowstone Lake in Yellowstone National Park.
YouTube user Austin Stonnell captured on video an impressive herd of elk crossing the road from Bozeman near Yellowstone.
YouTube user Austin Stonnell captured on video an impressive herd of elk crossing the road in Bozeman near Yellowstone National Park. The size of the herd alone is impressive, but the best part starts at about the 1:13 point. It's worth it to watch to the end.
The propane recycling machine can empty up to six bottles at a time.
STD boom. North Dakota public health officials reported “drastic” increases in reported cases of syphilis and gonorrhea last year. The incidence of these two sexually transmitted diseases outstrips the increase in population and is not limited to the western region of the state where oil pr…
Billings area bankruptcy filings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Jan. 1-31, 2014. Addresses are in Billings unless otherwise noted.
The Yellowstone grizzly bear has been in the news over the past few years as its status on the Endangered Species List is debated, but the animal first gained national attention at the end of the 19th century with Ernest Thompson Seton’s “Wahb” in “Biography of a Grizzly,” published in seria…
Last spring Yellowstone National Park didn’t have enough money to plow entrance roads open on its usual schedule. In recent years, the park has left firefighting, administrative and other jobs open to save costs. Nobody who has driven through the park thinks it spends enough on road maintenance.
Shooting wild bison with vaccine-laced "biobullets" to prevent the spread of disease to livestock would be too ineffective to justify the expense, Yellowstone National Park administrators said Tuesday.
This new wheel helps visitors identify microorganisms in the hot springs of Yellowstone National Park.
OUTSIDE OF MEETEETSE, Wyo. — High above the trees, in the rocky slopes of the Absarokas, one-calorie morsels scurried from the light. They crawled under rocks and in dark shadows.
Imagine as you drive to Yellowstone National Park to vacation this summer that you have passed through a time warp and traveled back in time to the early 1900s.
Blanche Nichols Russell took notes for one of her trips to Yellowstone in the early 1900s in this journal.
Jim Russell, of Billings, holds a copy of his grandmother's book about trips to Yellowstone National Park in the early 1900s. Blanche Nichols Russell lived in Mitchell, Neb. The first trip the family made to Yellowstone was in a covered wagon.
Blanche Nichols Russell writes about a visit to Old Faithful during a journey to Yellowstone National Park.
If you think Yellowstone National Park is an interesting place to visit now with its spouting geysers, burbling mud pots and variety of wildlife, consider what it must have been like to tour the region in 1883.
Yellowstone, Land of Wonders: Promenade in North America’s National Park, by Jules Leclercq