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No Search for Yellowstone Killer Grizzly: NPS

Yellowstone Grizzly

Grizzly Bear Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park officials will not search for a grizzly sow who killed a 57-year-old Park visitor yesterday because she did it in the natural course of protecting her cubs, according to Park officials.

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Cooke City/Chief Joseph Hwy. Plowing Discussions Brings Passion, No Facts

Cooke City

Cooke City

A meeting designed to address the possibility of plowing Hwy. 212 between Cooke City and the Chief Joseph Highway, allowing winter access to Cody and better Yellowstone National Park access, didn't accomplish much as the facts needed to make an intelligent decision -- like the cost of plowing or the potential economic impact -- weren't presented.

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Cooke City Plowing Could Boost Yellowstone Wintertime Access

Cooke City

Cooke City

A proposal to plow U.S. Hwy. 212 between Cooke City and Pilot Creek would open Yellowstone National Park to the east -- providing alternative access from Cody and Billings -- but snowmobilers oppose the move.

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Rumblings on the Edge of Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone SignA year since a swarm of earthquakes hit an area right outside Yellowstone National Park, sensors have detected a series of small (under 1.7 on the Richter scale) micro earthquakes in roughly the same area over the last week. Is this just a burp, foretelling of another swarm, or more?

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Could Lack of Vendor Kill Snowcoach Service From East Entrance?

Antelope Fire

Antelope Fire

Cody and Wyoming officials have been fighting for years to maintain snowcoach service and snowmobile access from Yellowstone National Park's East Entrance, but the private market may end up being much more influential than any National Park Service bureaucrat.

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Lost Yellowstone: House of Antlers

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Known as the House of Horns, the Antler House or the House of Antlers, this structure was one of many early attempts by National Park Service to draw visitors to Yellowstone National Park. The first in an occasional series of looks back at Lost Yellowstone.

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Beartooth Highway to Open This Weekend with a Bang

The Opening of the Beartooth Highway

Barring any late-season snows, the Beartooth Highway is expected to open May 28 -- and you're invited to the party.

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When Shopping for Yellowstone Flights, Add Cody to the List

Yellowstone National Park

A significant investment in Cody's Yellowstone Regional Airport both in terms of infrastructure and subsidies should make flying to Yellowstone National Park a little easier -- at least this summer.

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As Earthquakes, Eruptions Rock Rest of World, Yellowstone is Quiet

Yellowstone National Park

As the rest of the world and the Western United States deal with high-profile volcanic and seismic activity, the natural question is whether the Yellowstone supervolcano is ready to blow. So far there's little sign of anything like that on the horizon.

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Winter Use Plan Debate Continues; Park County Pushes for Guide-Free Sledding

Snowmobiles in Yellowstone

With the deadline for input into a new Winter Use Plan for Yellowstone National Park fast approaching, government entities are staking out their positions, with Wyoming's Park County pushing for unguided Park access.

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