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Mammoth Employee Seriously Injured by Cow Elk

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A Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel employee was seriously injured after an encounter with a cow elk behind the hotel yesterday.

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Yes, The Beartooth Highway is Open

Beartooth Highway

After the Beartooth Highway closed this morning at the MT/WY state line due to overnight snow, crews have opened the popular route again.

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Yellowstone Superintendent Dan Wenk Retiring in 2019

Dan Wenk

After the threat of a potential reassignment as part of a Department of the Interior shakeup, Yellowstone National Park Superintendent Dan Wenk is retiring in 2019, ending a 43-year-career with the National Park Service.

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Lee Whittlesey Reflects on Long Yellowstone Career

Lee Whittlesey

During a nearly 50-year career at Yellowstone National Park, Lee Whittlesey drew inspiration from the act of Congress establishing the National Park Service: “… to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment ...

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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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2018 Yellowstone Summer Season Kicks Off Today

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Heading to Yellowstone National Park this weekend? Here’s what to expect as the 2018 Yellowstone summer season kicks off today.

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One-Day Trip: Mammoth to Canyon via Tower-Roosevelt

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Can you visit all of Yellowstone National Park on a one-day trip?

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One-Day Trip: Mammoth Hot Springs to Bozeman and Back

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For anyone visiting Yellowstone National Park, Bozeman, MT may seem like an unlikely destination.

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Controversial Yellowstone Region Wyoming Grizzly Hunt Approved

Yellowstone National Park bears

The state Game and Fish Commission unanimously approved a controversial Wyoming grizzly hunt for the first time since 1975, as 22 bears could be killed under the plan approved today.

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