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Lucky Minerals Inc. Gets Go-Ahead to Explore for Gold in Paradise Valley

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Lucky Minerals Inc. has been given the go-ahead to explore for gold on private land north of Yellowstone National Park in spite of local opposition.

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Tribes Announce Lawsuit Against USFWS Yellowstone Grizzly Decision on Religious Grounds

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A group of Native American tribes have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over Yellowstone grizzly delisting, arguing the decision violates their religious freedom.

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Senator Daines Rails Against Sexual Harassment in Yellowstone

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U.S. Senator Steve Daines (R-MT) railed against bullying and sexual harassment in the National Park system—specifically in Yellowstone National Park.

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Superintendent Wenk Promises Action Against Sexual Harassment in Yellowstone Workforce

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Superintendent Dan Wenk has promised action in addressing sexual harassment claims in the Yellowstone National Park workforce.

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Senator Tester Introduces Yellowstone Gateway Protection Act

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U.S. Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) has introduced legislation to permanently ban mining on 30,000 acres of land in the Paradise Valley outside Yellowstone National Park.

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Yellowstone Visitors Contribute $680.4M to Local Economy in 2016

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Visitors to Yellowstone National Park contributed $680.4 million to the local economy in 2016, according to the NPS’ annual peer-reviewed report.

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Investigators Find Evidence of Widespread Sexual Harassment in Yellowstone Workforce

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Federal investigators have concluded there’s “credible evidence” of sexual harassment against female employees in Yellowstone National Park.

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Remaining High On Life Defendants Plead Guilty

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Three defendants from the High On Life company plead guilty to tampering with features in Yellowstone National Park Thursday, January 19, 2017.

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Interior Purchases 640-Acre Parcel in Grand Teton National Park

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The state of Wyoming announced today it is selling a 640-acre parcel of Wyoming School Trust Land to the National Park Service.

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New Mining Claims Temporarily Banned North of Yellowstone National Park

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The Obama administration is expected to announce a temporary ban on new mining claims on U.S. Forest Service land near Yellowstone National Park.

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