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Are We Still Feeling Effects of 1959’s Hebgen Lake Earthquake?

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The massive 7.2-magnitude Hebgen Lake earthquake on August 17, 1959 is still affecting the Yellowstone National Park region, according to a team of geophysicists at the University of Utah, who say a swarm of up to 3,000 events near Maple Creek from June 2017 to June 2018 is tied to that event.

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Victory for Opponents in Battle Against Gold Mining Exploration in Paradise Valley

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Opponents of a proposed mine just north of Yellowstone National Park in Montana’s Paradise Valley won a key legal victory when Park County Judge Brenda Gilbert ruled that the Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) must conduct a more extensive environmental review before issuing an gold mining exploration permit.

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Steamboat Geyser Erupts for the Seventh Time in 2018

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Steamboat Geyser has erupted for the seventh time since March 2018, continuing to surprise scientists and observers. This is the fourth eruption in May 2018.

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Free Admission to Yellowstone Begins Tomorrow

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A big bonus if you’re heading out to Yellowstone National Park during opening weekend: As part of National Park Week, there is free admission to Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park beginning on Saturday, April 21.

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