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Search on for missing Grand Teton visitor UPDATED

Grant Teton National Park

The search continues for a missing Grand Teton visitor, as 26-year-old Jared Hembree was reported as missing on October 21. UPDATE: His body has been recovered.

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Yellowstone September 2021 visitation sets more records

August 2021 Yellowstone visitation

Yellowstone National Park exceeds 4 million visitors in the year to date, Yellowstone’s September 2021 visitation is an all-time record for any September, and Grand Teton National Park reports the second-busiest September ever.

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Illinois woman sentenced for approaching Yellowstone wildlife

Yellowstone Bear Incident 2021

An Illinois woman was sentenced for approaching Yellowstone wildlife after her interaction with a sow grizzly and three cubs went viral on social media.

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Coroner: Gabby Petito was strangled to death

Gabby Petito

The cause of death for Gabby Petito was strangulation and her case is now confirmed as a homicide, as Teton County Coroner Dr. Brent Blue delivers his findings about the young woman killed in Bridger-Teton National Forest.

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Walk out to winter: Beartooth Highway closing Oct. 7 at 8 a.m.

Winter is in the air, especially on the Beartooth Highway, which will close early for the season on Oct. 7 at 8 a.m.

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Yellowstone visitor suffers serious burns while saving dog

Yellowstone National Park

Some sad news: Yesterday a 20-year-old woman from Washington suffered significant thermal burns between her shoulders and feet while rescuing her dog from Maiden’s Grave Spring. UPDATE: The dog did not make it.

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Coroner confirms remains are those of Petito

Gabby Petito

Teton County Coroner Dr. Brent Blue confirms that the remains found in Bridger-Teton National Forest were those of missing Gabby Petito, with the death initially determined to be a homicide.

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Body recovered at Shoshone Lake; search on for brother

Shoshone Lake

Some sad fall Yellowstone news: after two brothers were reported missing after a planned four-night backcountry trip to Shoshone Lake, one body was recovered yesterday and the search continues for the other.

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Possible Petito remains recovered in Bridger-Teton National Forest

Gabby Petito

Authorities say they’ve recovered a body “consistent with the description of” the missing Gabby Petito at Bridger-Teton National Forest, adjacent to Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park, in Wyoming.

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Concessions employee suffers serious burns at Old Faithful

Yellowstone National Park

A 19-year-old concessions employee suffered second- and third-degree burns to 5 percent of her body during an early-morning incident Thursday.

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