Beartooth Highway Temporarily Closed; Snow Expected in Yellowstone

Beartooth Pass

Something to note if you plan on traveling to Yellowstone National Park the next few days: the Beartooth Highway, connecting Red Lodge and Cooke City and eventually the Park’s Northeast Entrance, is temporarily closed because of winter-like conditions.

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Yellowstone Visitation So Far in 2014: 2.7 Million

Yellowstone visitation

Yellowstone National Park continues to be a huge draw on the tourism front, as numbers released by the National Park Service show over 2.7 million people visited America’s Oldest National Park so far this year.

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Yellowstone Fall Photo Festival Submissions Sought

Uncle Tom's Trail

If it’s fall, then it’s time to submit your photos for the Yellowstone Fall Photo Festival, now in its 12th year.

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Isa Lake Bridge Replacement Means Road Closure for Season

Isa Lake Bridge

It will take a little planning to make it around Yellowstone National Park this fall, as today’s closure of the road between Old Faithful and the West Thumb and Grant Village areas means extra hours of driving time.

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Cause of Recent Yellowstone Worker Death: Suicide

Yellowstone National Park

After an autopsy, it was determined the cause of death for a 21-year-old Yellowstone National Park concession employee whose body was found in the Old Faithful area earlier this week was suicide.

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Another Yellowstone Employee Death: Kassandra “Kassie” Wieferich

Yellowstone National Park

Another Yellowstone National Park concessions worker was found dead yesterday, as the body of missing 21-year-old Kassandra “Kassie” Wieferich was found in the Old Faithful Lodge area.

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Public Comment Sought on Old Faithful Sewer Line Replacement

Old Faithful Inn

Replacement of an Old Faithful sewer line is up for public comment.

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Yellowstone Christmas in August Could Include Actual Snow

Christmas in August

Peeking ahead to the long-term Yellowstone weather forecast, it looks like snow is a possibility Monday — and what better way to celebrate Christmas in August than a few inches of slush?

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Yellowstone Seeks Input on Youth Conservation Corps Facility

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

Yellowstone National Park officials are considering a proposal to update the existing Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) facility at Mammoth Hot Springs to better achieve the park’s environmental education goals as well as to comply with modern standards for health, safety, accessibility, and sustainability.

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Protecting Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout From Outside Park Boundaries

Yellowstone cutthroat trout

An effort to save Yellowstone cutthroat trout may involve poisoning brook trout in the Soda Butte Creek outside the Park boundaries.

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