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Ohio Couple Buys Old Yellowstone Tour Bus

Courtesy of Mindy Brayo and Kelly Johnson

When an Ohio couple heard that a Yellowstone tour bus they used to drive was on the auction block, it never occurred to them they might be its owner a few days later.

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Yellowstone History: Queen’s Laundry

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Near Sentinel Meadows, you’ll find a curious remnant of Yellowstone National Park’s early history: The Queen’s Laundry.

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Yellowstone Bison Genes Transferred To Minnesota Herd

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A new collaboration between Colorado State University and the Minnesota Zoo aims to get Yellowstone bison genes circulating in a new herd.

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Yellowstone History: Fan and Mortar Geysers

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Although not as famous as nearby Grotto or Grand Geysers, Fan and Mortar Geysers are an eminent delight to visitors.

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Reamer Map Heading To Tucson For Restoration

Courtesy of Xanterra

The nearly 80-year-old Yellowstone icon is in Tucson for a little R&R; not “rest and relaxation,” more like “repair and restoration.”

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Book Review: Yellowstone by David Quammen

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David Quammen is, rightly, one of the most lauded science writers of the past 30 years.

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Yellowstone History: Heart Lake

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Heart Lake, in the loosest sense possible, does resemble a heart, although not an anatomical one.

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2016 Marks Most Yellowstone Fire Activity Since 1988

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As of September 21, 2016, fires have burned over 62,000 acres of Yellowstone National Park, the highest number of acres since the 1988 fire season.

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Yellowstone History: Steamship Zillah

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The E.C. Waters may be the most famous boat in Yellowstone, but it had an important predecessor: the steamship Zillah.

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Book Review: Wrecked In Yellowstone by Mike Stark

Wrecked In Yellowstone

E.C. Waters wore many hats in Yellowstone over the years—hotelier, zookeeper, boat manager and, depending on who you asked, scoundrel.

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