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Small businesses outside Yellowstone detail 'overwhelming' losses

Small businesses outside Yellowstone detail 'overwhelming' losses

Locally owned small businesses around Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks are facing “overwhelming” financial losses in the wake of the continuing government shutdown, but their concerns have not found traction in Washington, D.C.

October 04, 2013 5:38 pmLoading…

Yellowstone, Teton plan for closure as government shutdown looms

Officials worked Monday to nail down details of contingency plans on how Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks will cope with a looming government shutdown, leaving the parks closed to all visitors.

September 30, 2013 6:18 pmLoading…
Interior secretary visits Grand Teton, pledges support for deal to acquire Wyoming lands

Interior secretary visits Grand Teton, pledges support for deal to acquire Wyoming lands

MOOSE, WYO. — Though she lacks the required money and is facing a January deadline, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said Wednesday that she was making it a “very high priority” to honor a deal for the federal government to acquire 1,280 acres of Wyoming lands located inside Grand Teton Natio…

August 07, 2013 5:56 pm Photos

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Man hospitalized after grizzly attack near Cody; officials searching for bear

Man hospitalized after grizzly attack near Cody; officials searching for bear

CODY, Wyo. — A Cody man was hospitalized Thursday after being attacked early in the morning by a grizzly bear. The man was irrigating fields at his home 21 miles southwest of Cody, Wyo.

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Experts seek to unlock mysteries of Old Faithful, other Yellowstone geysers

Experts seek to unlock mysteries of Old Faithful, other Yellowstone geysers

Researchers and Yellowstone National Park staff members are meeting at Old Faithful this week to review the current scientific understanding of the park’s hydrothermal systems. The group will eventually develop suggestions for new research projects and design standards that could help inform…

June 04, 2013 8:45 pm Photos

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'Today' show to broadcast Tuesday from Old Faithful

'Today' show to broadcast Tuesday from Old Faithful

CODY, WYO. — As many as 3.5 million visitors typically pass through Yellowstone National Park over the course of a busy year. On Tuesday morning, more than 5 million “Today” show viewers are expected to enjoy the sights and sounds of Yellowstone with their morning coffee.

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Decline in Yellowstone Lake cutthroat trout ‘bad news’ for shoreline osprey

Decline in Yellowstone Lake cutthroat trout ‘bad news’ for shoreline osprey

CODY, Wyo. — The decline in Yellowstone cutthroat trout in Yellowstone Lake has meant that anglers in Yellowstone National Park must release any of the native fish that are caught. Unfortunately, for the park’s osprey, catch-and-release fishing is not an option.

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Early visit to Yellowstone a dream come true for recovered cancer patient

Early visit to Yellowstone a dream come true for recovered cancer patient

CODY, Wyo. — David Hanna was diagnosed with cancer in 2010 and spent much of the next two years in treatment and recovery. When he was declared cancer-free last year, he began planning a dream vacation to Yellowstone National Park. His goal was to get into the park as soon as possible.

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Yellowstone Park tourists

Yellowstone Park tourists

Wildlife watchers hoping to catch a glimpse of a grizzly sow and her cub line the roadside Friday between Sedge Bay and Lake Butte Overlook in Yellowstone National Park.

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‘Adventure Race’ offers fun for families, challenges for competitors

‘Adventure Race’ offers fun for families, challenges for competitors

RED LODGE — Spectators at Saturday’s Grizzly Peak Adventure Race could have easily imagined they were watching anything from a training exercise for the Russian military special forces to a video shoot for a new kids’ TV show.

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Grizzly Peak Adventure Race

Grizzly Peak Adventure Race

Angela and Rustin Nordsven of Spearfish, S.D. sport mismatched nerd outfits for the Grizzly Peak Adventure Race in Red Lodge on Saturday.

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Rotary snowplow

Rotary snowplow

A rotary snowplow flying flags from the state of Wyoming and city of Cody removes snow from the East Entrance road of Yellowstone National Park on Monday.

April 01, 2013 5:35 pmLoading…
Yellowstone or bust

Yellowstone or bust

A promotional banner hangs on a Wyoming Department of Transportation snowplow clearing snow Monday along the East Entrance Road in Yellowstone National Park.

April 01, 2013 5:35 pmLoading…
Wyoming towns meet fundraising goal for plowing Yellowstone roads on time

Wyoming towns meet fundraising goal for plowing Yellowstone roads on time

CODY — Two small Wyoming tourist towns at the edge of Yellowstone National Park are celebrating successful fundraising efforts to cover the cost of plowing part of the roads leading into the park, assuring an on-time opening for their gates this spring.

March 22, 2013 10:45 pmLoading…
Wyoming governor reviewing options for plowing Yellowstone Park roads

Wyoming governor reviewing options for plowing Yellowstone Park roads

CODY, Wyo. — Citing concerns about legal liability and creating an ongoing obligation to make up for lost federal dollars, Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead said Thursday that state and local officials are still reviewing options on whether and how to help plow roads into Yellowstone National Park.

March 07, 2013 1:24 pm Photos

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Sale of fixed-up former Yellowstone soldier cabin attracts widespread interest

Sale of fixed-up former Yellowstone soldier cabin attracts widespread interest

When soldiers from the U.S. Army were assigned to protect the wildlife and resources of Yellowstone National Park in the late 1800s, many stayed in primitive cabins that could hardly be considered glamorous — or even quaint. But now one of those cabins is up for sale and attracting widesprea…

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Judge sides with feds in rejecting wrongful death suit over fatal bear mauling near Yellowstone

Citing a Wyoming law that protects landowners who allow outdoor recreation on their land, a federal judge has ruled against a woman who filed a wrongful-death suit that blamed federal researchers after her husband was killed by a grizzly bear that had been tranquilized and released near the …

October 25, 2012 12:39 pmLoading…

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