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Beartooth Highway Scheduled to Open As Planned Next Friday

Beartooth Highway

The Beartooth Highway is on track to open Memorial Day weekend, following months of work by road crews in Montana and Wyoming.

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$16.6 Million Grant Awarded for Beartooth Highway Work


Wyoming has received a $16.6 million federal grant to rebuild a portion of the Beartooth Highway outside Yellowstone National Park.

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Innovative Research Published on Yellowstone Virus

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Rebecca Hochstein, a former grad student at Montana State University is breaking new ground with her study of a Yellowstone virus found in a park hot spring.

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Over 50 Yellowstone Bison Escape Through Cut Fence at Stephens Creek Facility

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Over 50 Yellowstone bison escaped through a cut fence at the Stephens Creek Bison Capture Facility in northern Yellowstone National Park.

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New Research Suggests Alternate Source of Yellowstone Geothermal Energy

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New research into the Yellowstone National Park caldera posits a new and surprising theory for the source of Yellowstone’s geothermal power.

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Conservation Groups Call for Livestock Producers to Manage Brucellosis

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Several conservation groups have called on livestock producers to be more proactive in fighting brucellosis in the Greater Yellowstone Area.

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Montana May Acquire 583 Acre Corridor for Yellowstone Elk, Other Wildlife

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The state of Montana may soon acquire nearly 600 acres of land north of Yellowstone, which will benefit Yellowstone elk and other wildlife.

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Illinois Pair Forfeit Over $20K in Money Seized This Summer in Yellowstone National Park

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Two Illinois men will forfeit over $20,000 seized after a Yellowstone ranger found marijuana in the pair’s car following a traffic stop.

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Yellowstone Officials Say Adding Antennae to Mount Washburn Fire Lookout Would Have Negative Impact

Mount Washburn Fire Lookout

Park officials have determined adding new communications towers to the Mount Washburn Fire Lookout would have a detrimental scenic impact.

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More Grizzly Bears Roaming Outside Yellowstone National Park

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More and more grizzly bears have been moving out of Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, which is creating more conflicts between bears and humans.

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