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Public Input Sought On Bison Quarantine Proposal

Yellowstone National Park P.O. Box 168 Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 30, 2014 14-051 The National Park Service is seeking public comment regarding a plan to consider a quarantine program for Yellowstone bison at one or more new quarantine facilities, which could be located within Yellowstone National Park, on tribal ... (more)


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Tue Jul 29, 2014


Drug cartel presence in Utah increasing

The cartel presence in Utah has "exploded" in recent years and increased drug-related crime and violence could follow in the future, detectives with Unified Police Department's Metro Narcotics Unit cautioned.


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Mon Jul 28, 2014


Mountain Bluebird at Yellowstone

This photo was taken at Yellowstone National Park, near Old Faithful. Even in the extreme heat around the geysers there is plenty of thriving wildlife.


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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Gazette

Tribes bring bison plan to legislative panel

Although tribes of the Blackfoot Confederacy have historically relied on bison for food, shelter and clothing, free-ranging bison have not been part of the sweeping landscape just east of the Northern Rockies in Montana and Canada for more than a century.


Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Bison, Montana, Fort Peck, MT, US National Parks

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Postcards from Readers: Yellowstone National Park

Are you a traveler who never leaves home without a camera? The Bee wants you to share your best travel photographs with other readers.


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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Washington Times

Wilderness study underway in Gallatin Range

The Gallatin Mountains are a remarkable place. Extending north from Yellowstone National Park to Bozeman's backdoor, the range consists of soaring peaks, alpine valleys and virgin forest - habitat important to the grizzly bears, elk and mountain goats that call the Gallatins home.


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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Boulder Weekly

The boy and the buffalo

Shortly before dawn on a rainy morning in early March, 20-year-old Comfrey Jacobs, born near Gold Hill and a recent official resident of Montana, handcuffed himself to a bright orange barrel filled with cement and scrap metal at the center of the gates in Yellowstone National Park that led to the Stephens Creek bison trap.


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Wed Jul 23, 2014

ABC News

Watch as Persistent Bear Test Drives Bear-Proof Trash Can

There's only one sure way to test a bear-resistant trash can, and that's to watch a bear try to open it.


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Tue Jul 22, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

Federal judge won't reduce bison protester's fine

A judge has refused to reduce a fine against a man who chained himself to a concrete-filled drum to protest the slaughter of bison from Yellowstone National Park earlier this year.


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National Geographic

First Nation Tribe Discovers Grizzly Bear "Highway" in Its Backyard

Grizzly bears and aboriginal tribes in Canada have lived with each other for thousands of years.


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Heat Turns Yellowstone Road to 'Soup'

A tourist route in Yellowstone National Park was ordered closed this month when the road's asphalt melted during a period of warmer-than-usual temperatures.


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Mon Jul 21, 2014


GOP Candidate Wants Mining in Yellowstone, Fed Officials Arrested

A new study shows that national parks and monuments boosted the economies of Wyoming, Montana and Idaho by a combined $1.15 billion last year .


Related Topix: Wyoming, US National Parks, Matt Mead, US Governors

National Parks Traveler

National Park Service Promotes Parks As Economic Engines

National parks generated $26.5 billion in economic activity last year. Zion National Park contributed $185.5 million/ Deby Dixon photo of Zion Canyon "...if it cannot be occupied and cultivated, why should we make a public park of it? If it cannot be occupied by man, why protect it from occupation? I see no reason in that."


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Earth & Sky

Reservoir of molten rock under Yellowstone is 2.5 times bigger than thought

Yellowstone National Park and the surrounding area in North America is the site of some of the most powerful volcanic eruptions to have ever occurred on Earth.


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NPS taking more comment on Lamar Ranch plan

The National Park Service is accepting more public comment on proposed infrastructure improvements at the historic Lamar Buffalo Ranch in Yellowstone National Park.


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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Missing in Alaska without a trace

The Nabesna Ranger District of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve is an easy place to get lost.


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Work that looks like summer camp

Leanne Robinson researched activities in Bora Bora. She works as a group leader for Road Scholar, shepherding travelers to exotic locales.


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Sat Jul 19, 2014


Study says national parks boost economy in West

A Florida jury has slammed a tobacco company with $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer in 1996.


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Daily Reporter

National parks, monuments boost Wyoming, Montana and Idaho economies by $1.15 billion

National parks and monuments boosted the economies of surrounding communities in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho by a combined $1.15 billion last year, according to a new study.


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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Western Producer

The Yellowstone River plunges more than 90 metres at Lower Falls. | Arlene and Robin Karpan photo

We watch from the side of the road as a female wolf gorges herself on an elk that her pack killed the previous night.


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