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Yellowstone Forever Raises $1M For North Entrance Reconstruction

April 16, 2018

It took just three days for Yellowstone National Park nonprofit partner Yellowstone Forever to raise $1 million for the planned 2020 North Entrance reconstruction, leading to a $1 million match from the National Park Foundation.

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Craig Pass Reopens After Driver Suffers Heart Attack, Causing Accident

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Yellowstone National Park has released information regarding the crash that closed the Craig Pass earlier today.

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Antelope Fire Burns Down; Will Be Monitored, Not Fought

Antelope Fire

Antelope Fire

The Yellowstone National Park Antelope Fire is now 50 percent contained and will be allowed to burn itself out naturally, as firefighters recede to a monitoring role and the Grand Loop Road reopens between Tower Fall and Chittenden Road.

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Antelope Fire Stalls to Southeast; Containment Expected Soon

Antelope Fire

Antelope Fire

The growth of the Antelope Fire has slowed down dramatically and active burning is limited to its southeast corner. Despite that, the road between Tower and Chittenden Road will remain closed indefinitely.

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Antelope Fire at 2,800 Acres; Growth is to South

Antelope Fire

Antelope Fire

The Antelope Fire is now estimated to be at 2,800 acres, but growth has stopped on the north edge -- near Tower Fall -- but smoke and traffic from fire-fighting equipment is causing officials to keep the road between Tower Fall and Chittenden Road (providing access to Mount Washburn) closed until further notice.

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Oops, Wrong Turn: Tower Road Remains Closed

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Antelope FireFirefighters were optimistic they could open the Grand Loop Road today between Tower Fall and Chittenden Road, but smoke and weather conditions will continue its closure, at least through tomorrow.

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Antelope Fire Slows; Grand Loop Road to Reopen; Fight Moves to South

Antelope Fire

Antelope FireThe Yellowstone National Park Antelope Fire has been contained to the point near Tower Fall that the road between there and Chittenden Road will reopen tomorrow (Wednesday) at 8 a.m., closing at 10 p.m. because of concerns about smoke.

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Antelope Fire Expands to 1,600 Acres

Antelope Fire

Antelope Fire

Well, so much for the experts: winds, warm temperatures and low humidity combined to fuel the growth of the Yellowstone National Park Antelope Fire to 1,600 acres as it crossed a containment line and forced the closure of the road from Tower Fall to Canyon.

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