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Yellowstone History: Thomas Wolfe Visits Yellowstone National Park

Courtesy of Pack Memorial Public Library, Asheville, NC

June 27, 1938: novelist Thomas Wolfe stood with arms akimbo watching Old Faithful erupt. Three months later, he was dead.

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Four-Year Construction Plan Scheduled Around Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

view down the canyon from inspiration point 2015

Additional construction and rehabilitation is planned along both rims of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

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Cub Of Grizzly 399 Killed By Car In Grand Teton National Park

Photo credit: Ryan Dorgan, National Geographic

The cub of Grizzly 399, “America’s most famous grizzly bear,” was killed earlier this week by a car in Grand Teton National Park.

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An Interview With Yellowstone Social Scientist Ryan Atwell

Ryan Atwell

“The least studied mammal in Yellowstone is humans,” says Yellowstone National Park’s Social Science Coordinator Ryan Atwell.

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Salt Lake City Resident Saves, Restores Yellowstone Yellow Buses

Photo courtesy of Merrick Maxfield

Once upon a time, Yellow Buses were the way to see Yellowstone National Park in style.

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Park County Business, Environmental Coalitions To U.S. Forest Service: No Mining North of Yellowstone

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The Yellowstone Gateway Business Coalition is asking the U.S. Forest Service to halt mining on land just north of Yellowstone National Park.

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Yellowstone History: Mammoth Bison Showpen

bison in mammoth circa 1914 nprr brochure

For most of the first half of the 20th century, the surest way to see Yellowstone bison was in Mammoth Hot Springs, from the comfort of your car.

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Inspiration Point, Part of North Rim Trail Closing For Construction

view down the canyon from inspiration point 2015

Inspiration Point, along the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, will be closed for construction starting tomorrow, June 20.

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Photographer Fined $535 For Approaching Black Bear In Yellowstone Wildlife Closure Area

Black Bear

A professional photographer has been fined for entering a closed wildlife area in Yellowstone National Park.

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Tourist Fined $1,000 For Walking On Mammoth Terraces, Collecting Thermal Water

Liberty Cap

Another tourist was spotted off the boardwalk in a thermal area—this time in Mammoth Hot Springs. And they were fined heavily for it.

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