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Young Kayak Guide Dies Rescuing Client on Yellowstone Lake

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A 23-year-old kayak guide died Wednesday, June 14 after trying to rescue a client who capsized on Yellowstone Lake in Yellowstone National Park.

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Yellowstone History: Thumb Lunch Station

Postcard #208 - (West) Thumb Lunch Station;Frank J Haynes;No date

A somewhat sleepy destination for some, West Thumb Geyser Basin was once a bustling part of Yellowstone, especially around the old Thumb Lunch Station.

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Sudden Snowstorm Shuts Down Most Yellowstone Roads

Dunraven Pass

A sudden snowstorm has closed most of the roads in Yellowstone National Park, including some that only recently reopened.

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Craig Pass Reopens After Driver Suffers Heart Attack, Causing Accident

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Yellowstone National Park has released information regarding the crash that closed the Craig Pass earlier today.

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Craig Pass Closed Due To Vehicle Accident

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Craig Pass, between Old Faithful and West Thumb, has been closed due to a sudden accident.

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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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Grant Village Lodging Revamped For 2016 Season

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If Yellowstone’s Grant Village feels relatively new to you, get ready for a shock.

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Isa Lake Bridge Replacement Means Road Closure for Season

Isa Lake Bridge

It will take a little planning to make it around Yellowstone National Park this fall, as today’s closure of the road between Old Faithful and the West Thumb and Grant Village areas means extra hours of driving time.

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Road Construction To Close Yellowstone Sections After Labor Day

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

The summer season is winding down, which means the arrival of another seasonal presence in Yellowstone: road construction.

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Yellowstone South Entrance Opens for 2013 Season

South Entrance Opening 2013

The Yellowstone South Entrance is now open for the 2013 season, allowing visitors to navigate between Grand Teton National Park and Jackson, Wy., to Grant Village, West Thumb Junction and on to Fishing Bridge and across Craig Pass to Old Faithful.

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