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Lack of snow threatens Yellowstone winter-season opening

Cross-Country Skier

Yellowstone Cross-Country SkiierThe lack of snow on the western side of Yellowstone National Park has officials scrambling to come up with a game plan for transporting visitors within the Park when the winter season opens Tuesday.

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Things Back to Normal Before Yellowstone Season Ends

Yellowstone thermal basin

Yellowstone thermal basin

With the Arnica Fire a memory and the Grand Loop Road reopened to daily traffic, a normal end of the season looms for October in Yellowstone National Park.

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Yellowstone Winter Use Plan Stays in Place After Appeal

Snowmobiles in Yellowstone

Snowmobiles in Yellowstone

It may not have been the most ringing of endorsements of National Park Service management, but the end result was the same, as Wyoming District Court Judge Clarence Brimmer -- no fan of NPS practices -- declined to strike down a Yellowstone National Park temporary winter-use management plan, leaving intact a limit of 318 snowmobiles per day in the upcoming winter season.

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