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Yellowstone History: The Cottage Hotel

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By most estimates, the Cottage Hotel in Yellowstone National Park ranks low on the list of lost Yellowstone landmarks.

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Congress Needed To Make Mining Claims Ban North of Yellowstone Permanent

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Although the Interior Department has temporarily blocked new mining claims north of Yellowstone, it would take Congress to make the ban permanent.

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Coalition of Wildlife Groups File Suit Against USFWS Over Yellowstone Bison

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A coalition of wildlife advocacy groups have filed suit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over Yellowstone’s bison population.

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Yellowstone Superintendent Dan Wenk Advocates Raising Price of National Parks Senior Pass

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Prices for the lifetime National Parks senior pass might jump as early as this fall, according to Yellowstone superintendent Dan Wenk.

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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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Bison Poised To Become National Mammal

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It’s an understatement to say that bison have made a comeback.

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Yellowstone History: March 1, 1872

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Today is March 1, which means it’s time to wish Yellowstone National Park a very happy 144th birthday!

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Will Yellowstone Brucellosis Battle Extend to Elk?

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The battle to eradicate brucellosis in the Greater Yellowstone area may be extended to elk, as a $35 million provision in the proposed federal farm bill could enable long-term management of area herds.

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What Does Federal Shutdown Mean for Yellowstone?

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Both sides appear to be going to the mattresses, as a government stalemate leading to a federal shutdown could impact Yellowstone National Park through a scheduled closing date.

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Members of Congress: Scrap the IBMP

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Yellowstone Bison

Seventeen members of Congress released a letter today calling for National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis to review and redraft the Interagency Bison Management Plan (IBMP) that oversees Yellowstone National Park bison -- even though the IBMP has mostly halted the slaughter of wandering bison.

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