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Yellowstone Insider editors bring you up-to-the-minute information about what's happening at Yellowstone National Park.

USGS: Yellowstone Volcano Misconceptions

Biscuit Basin eruption

Every few days we receive an email or tweet from someone warning us to prepare for the coming apocalypse, as they’re repeating one of the many Yellowstone volcano misconceptions floating around teh intraweb.

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Early Season Bear Encounter Caught on Video

Yellowstone National Park bears

The Yellowstone National Park bears came out early this year, and so did the tourists. One mama bear, however, didn’t like all the attention.

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Happy Mother’s Day

Yellowstone National Park bears

A Happy Mother’s Day to you and yours!

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Yellowstone South Entrance Opens May 8

Morning Glory Pool

The Yellowstone South Entrance opens May 8, as visitors will be able to travel through to Grant Village, West Thumb Junction and on to Fishing Bridge.

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Gardiner Gateway, Trout Restoration Receive Funding

Gardiner Gateway project

Two big Yellowstone National Park projects received significant funding from the National Park Service Centennial Challenge: the Gardiner Gateway Project and native cutthroat trout restoration, totaling $1 million.

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Want To Own Your Own Yellowstone Yellow Bus?

Yellowstone Yellow Bus

Want to own your own historic Yellowstone yellow bus? A White Motor Company yellow bus, used in the national park from 1925 through World War II, has hit the market.

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East Entrance Opens Today

Sylvan Pass, 2013

Another sign of a Yellowstone spring: the East Entrance opens this morning, allowing access to Lake and Canyon via the Sylvan Pass, with services in Mammoth and Old Faithful opening as well.

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Yellowstone magma: deeper, larger

Spouter Geyser

We have a better working knowledge of the Yellowstone National Park geothermal system, with a newly discovered, deeper magma reservoir feeding the shallower, long-known magma chamber close to the Earth’s surface.

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Yellowstone Economic Impact: $543.7M

Crested Pool

We spend a lot of time discussing the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem here, but today’s news covers the financial ecosystem, as a new federal government study pegs the Yellowstone economic impact at $543.7 million annually.

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Yellowstone 2015 Summer Season Begins Today

plowing at Mammoth Hot Springs

It’s the day many of the faithful have been waiting for: the Yellowstone 2015 summer season opens today, as the West and plowing at Mammoth Hot Springs open to car traffic at 8 a.m., with access to Old Faithful and the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

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