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First Yellowstone Bear of 2017 Spotted Outside Mammoth

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The first bear of the season has been spotted in Yellowstone National Park!

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Catching Up With Yellowstone Winterkeeper Jeff Henry

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What comes down must get shoveled off, at least in Yellowstone winterkeeper Jeff Henry’s wintry world.

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Yellowstone Employees Celebrate Annual “Winter Olympics”

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As if spending a winter working at Old Faithful isn’t fun enough in its own right, there’s a longstanding tradition of holding an informal “Winter Olympics” among seasonal employees—complete with opening ceremonies, 10 days of contests and events and even a closing ceremony.

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Bison Winterkill Benefits Yellowstone Wolves To Great Extent

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With more bison in Yellowstone National Park, more wolves are benefiting from their winterkill.

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How Santa Gets Around Yellowstone National Park

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Rachel Cudmore loves her job in Yellowstone National Park, but every December she loves it just a little bit more.

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Climate Change Projected To Alter Yellowstone Winter Operations

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With declining snowpack predicted throughout the Rocky Mountain West due to climate warming, a recent study suggests snow levels in some parts of Yellowstone won’t be deep or consistent enough to support a full season of over-snow travel as early as mid-century, according to two Yellowstone-area scientists.

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Snowmobile Permit Lottery Starts September 1, 2016

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Starting tomorrow, September 1, snowmobilers can enter a lottery for a non-commercial trip permit in Yellowstone National Park.

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Tom Murphy Completes Yellowstone Ski Trip For Film

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32 years ago, 34-year-old Tom Murphy made friends and family question his sanity when he took a solo ski trip through Yellowstone National Park.

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Spring Plowing Set To Begin March 15

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It’s that time of year again: some Yellowstone roads will close soon for spring plowing.

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First Yellowstone Bear Sighted In 2016

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It may not quite be spring yet, but for at least one Yellowstone grizzly bear, winter is over.

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