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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke Supports Mining Ban Outside Yellowstone National Park

Courtesy of the Interior Department

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has thrown his weight behind a mining ban proposal in the Paradise Valley outside of Yellowstone National Park.

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An Adventure Down to Old Faithful on Reopened Roads


“Opening day” can only mean one thing to baseball fans. But opening day only means one thing to Yellowstone fans—the first day you can drive to Old Faithful in the spring.

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Yellowstone History: The Cottage Hotel

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By most estimates, the Cottage Hotel in Yellowstone National Park ranks low on the list of lost Yellowstone landmarks.

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Congress Needed To Make Mining Claims Ban North of Yellowstone Permanent

WestslopeAbsarokaRangeMontana 2009

Although the Interior Department has temporarily blocked new mining claims north of Yellowstone, it would take Congress to make the ban permanent.

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Coalition of Wildlife Groups File Suit Against USFWS Over Yellowstone Bison


A coalition of wildlife advocacy groups have filed suit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over Yellowstone’s bison population.

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Yellowstone Superintendent Dan Wenk Advocates Raising Price of National Parks Senior Pass

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

Prices for the lifetime National Parks senior pass might jump as early as this fall, according to Yellowstone superintendent Dan Wenk.

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Park County Business, Environmental Coalitions To U.S. Forest Service: No Mining North of Yellowstone

WestslopeAbsarokaRangeMontana 2009

The Yellowstone Gateway Business Coalition is asking the U.S. Forest Service to halt mining on land just north of Yellowstone National Park.

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Bison Poised To Become National Mammal


It’s an understatement to say that bison have made a comeback.

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Yellowstone History: March 1, 1872


Today is March 1, which means it’s time to wish Yellowstone National Park a very happy 144th birthday!

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Will Yellowstone Brucellosis Battle Extend to Elk?


The battle to eradicate brucellosis in the Greater Yellowstone area may be extended to elk, as a $35 million provision in the proposed federal farm bill could enable long-term management of area herds.

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