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News in Yellowstone

Wonderland: Sharing Yellowstone with the Wildlife Makes a Visit in Winter Worth the Chill

January 20, 2009, 8:02 am
We were expecting to see plenty of wildlife on a winter outing to Yellowstone National Park, but -- silly us -- we thought we might have to get through the entrance first.But as we drove through the gateway community of Gardiner, Mont., toward the Roosevelt Arch, the century-old ceremonial ...

Money to Fund Search for Life Forms in Park

January 20, 2009, 7:37 am
Yellowstone National Park will receive $1 million for research that could find new life in and around the hydrothermal vents of Yellowstone ...

Elk Removed Near Gardiner over Disease Worries

January 15, 2009, 8:34 am
 Montana wildlife officials have killed a pair of elk north of Yellowstone National Park near Gardiner after they tested positive for exposure to the disease ...

Yellowstone Tourism

January 15, 2009, 8:32 am
Snowfall is welcome at Yellowstone Park this time of year; it is a much needed element to ensure winter season recreation activities for tourists, but, visitation is down so far this ...

Winter in Yellowstone

January 15, 2009, 8:31 am
If you’ve ever thought of visiting Yellowstone, the world’s first national park and the template for conservation efforts everywhere, this winter is the perfect time. Winter in Yellowstone is an entirely different ballgame than the summer months when hoards of tourists drive their doublewides through the park, clogging up the roads as ...

Earthquake Swarms in Yellowstone

January 15, 2009, 8:24 am
Recent earthquake activity in Yellowstone National Park has raised concern that the quakes are a sign that the supervolcano located there is ready to erupt; bringing catastrophic damage and triggering a severe change in ...

Wolf Numbers in Yellowstone Park Decline

January 15, 2009, 8:01 am
As the Interior Department announces it will again take wolves from the endangered species list in Montana and Idaho, Yellowstone officials report the number of wolves declined last year in the park by 27 ...

Yellowstone National Park on Avalanche Alert

January 15, 2009, 7:58 am
After a month of frequent and unexplained earthquakes, Yellowstone National Park is experiencing dangerous avalanche conditions like much of the American ...

Scientists Ready to Analyze Yellowstone Park Quake Data

January 8, 2009, 2:01 pm
Between Dec. 27 and Jan. 2, more than 500 small earthquakes shook Yellowstone National Park. The swarm of quakes was centered below Yellowstone Lake, beginning southeast of Stevenson Island and migrating north toward Fishing Bridge before ...

Swarm of Earthquake Activity Over For Now at Yellowstone National Park

January 7, 2009, 12:01 pm
The notable swarm of earthquakes that started December 26, 2008, beneath Yellowstone Lake in Yellowstone National Park has stopped for now and may have ceased entirely. ...

Ranchers Oppose Yellowstone Bison Relocation

January 5, 2009, 9:32 am
Ranchers are voicing concern about plans to relocate some Yellowstone Park bison to Indian reservations in Montana and Wyoming. The ranchers are worried about the animals' history of carrying brucellosis, a disease that causes domestic cows to ...

Yellowstone Park Hit by Hundreds of Small Earthquakes

January 5, 2009, 8:18 am
Hundreds of small earthquakes have struck Yellowstone National Park in the western U.S. during the past four days, the “most intense” series of tremors in the area in “some years,” the University of Utah ...

Yellowstone's Famed Snow Coaches Going Green

December 23, 2008, 7:20 am
The old "Bombers" aren't so old anymore. The aged, yellow and red Bombardier snow coaches — the first machines to carry winter visitors into Yellowstone National Park — are now greener under the ...

Winter Brings Yellowstone Wildlife Close to Road

December 19, 2008, 9:12 am
We were expecting to see plenty of wildlife on a winter outing to Yellowstone National Park, but — silly us — we thought we might have to get through the entrance ...

Bison Get New Access

December 19, 2008, 8:47 am
State and federal agencies, after signing an agreement Wednesday in Montana, will begin tolerating some bison that wander out of Yellowstone National Park to winter range near the north and west ...