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New Fire in Northeast Yellowstone: Druid Fire

Druid Peak

With the fire danger in Yellowstone National Park being high these days, we expect to see a lot of stories this: NPS officials report a new incident, the Druid Fire, approximately two miles north of the Northeast Entrance Road on the northern aspect of Druid Peak overlooking the Lamar Valley.

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NPS Passes on New Yellowstone Winter Use Plan; Will Extend Old Plan by One Year

Yellowstone in Winter, Bombardier, snowcoach

Yellowstone in Winter

After months of political pressure and a high level of local interest, the National Park Service is backing off plans to issue a permanent Winter Use Plan for Yellowstone National Park and will instead use the previous rules for 2011-2012.

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Yellowstone’s Lamar Valley Road Open for Holiday

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National ParkA section of washed-out road between Tower Junction and the Northeast Entrance in Yellowstone National Park has been repaired and is opening at 7 tonight for the busy Fourth of July weekend.

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Yellowstone’s Lamar Valley Road Temporarily Closed

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone Entrance SignHigh waters have washed out part of the road connecting Tower Junction and the Northeast Entrance just west of Soda Butte, forcing a temporary road closure and impacting travel in Yellowstone National Park.

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Beartooth Highway Open for Season

Beartooth Plowing: 2010

Beartooth Plowing: 2010

Better late than never: After two weeks of delays caused by heavy, late spring snow conditions, the Beartooth Highway opened to vehicle traffic this morning, allowing unfettered travel between Red Lodge and Cooke City.

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Road Closures Still Impacting Yellowstone Visitors

Mammoth-Tower

Rocks in the road

It was a rough Memorial Day weekend in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, as road closures both within and outside the Park appeared to dampen the number of visitors to the area. And things won't get better until the weekend at the earliest.

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Cooke City/Chief Joseph Highway Link Now Open

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone

For those needing an alternate route from Cody to Yellowstone National Park: Highway 212 between Cooke City and the Chief Joseph Highway has been plowed and is now open.

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Third Griz Cub Trapped; Authorities Waiting on DNA Analysis

Yellowstone Grizzly

Grizzly Bear.

The third bear cub associated with an attack at the Soda Butte Campground Wednesday morning has been trapped, as authorities await the results of DNA analysis to see if a captured female grizzly was the culprit in an attack that left one dead and two injured.

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Why Did Bear — or Bears — Attack at Soda Butte?

Yellowstone Grizzly

Bears and humans have always been an uneasy mix, but the attack by a bear -- or multiple bears, perhaps -- on a campground outside the Northeast Entrance of Yellowstone National Park that left one dead and two injured has locals wondering if anything could have been done to prevent the tragedy.

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New Fire Breaks Out in Northeast Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park

Considering conditions have not been favorable for forest fires in Yellowstone National Park in recent weeks, they sure have been a lot of them in recent days. The most recent: the Slough Creek Fire, appearing in the northern portion of the Park.

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