Tag Archives: Yellowstone National Park

First 2022 Yellowstone grizzly sighting in the books

grizzly bear

We have the first 2022 Yellowstone grizzly sighting in the books, as a pilot working on park research sighted an adult bear walking in a meadow in the west-central part of the park.

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2021-2022 Yellowstone winter season winding down

Yellowstone winter season

It’s not been an especially hard winter by local standards, but we always look forward to signs of spring–and a big one is when we have the Yellowstone winter season closures for oversnow travel by snowmobile and snowcoach at hand.

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Yellowstone telecom improvements on tap

This has been a contentious issue for years, and now it becomes a reality in 2023, as Yellowstone telecom improvements in the form of fiber optic cable are on tap for installation next summer.

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Yellowstone roads closing early tonight

Yellowstone bison

Expected bad weather in the next few days is causing officials to call for almost all Yellowstone roads closing early tonight at 7 p.m. local, a closing moved up from noon on Monday.

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Illinois woman sentenced for approaching Yellowstone wildlife

Yellowstone Bear Incident 2021

An Illinois woman was sentenced for approaching Yellowstone wildlife after her interaction with a sow grizzly and three cubs went viral on social media.

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Body recovered at Shoshone Lake; search on for brother

Shoshone Lake

Some sad fall Yellowstone news: after two brothers were reported missing after a planned four-night backcountry trip to Shoshone Lake, one body was recovered yesterday and the search continues for the other.

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Concessions employee suffers serious burns at Old Faithful

Yellowstone National Park

A 19-year-old concessions employee suffered second- and third-degree burns to 5 percent of her body during an early-morning incident Thursday.

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Authorities ask for help in Gabby Petito case

Gabby Petito

With plenty of open questions about the whereabouts of Gabby Petito as she and her boyfriend planned a trip to Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park, authorities are asked for the public’s help.

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August 2021 Yellowstone visitation is another record

August 2021 Yellowstone visitation

The numbers are in: August 2021 Yellowstone visitation is another record month, as almost a million people visit America’s first national park.

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Yellowstone, Grand Teton visitation records in the books

Midway Geyser crowd 2020

With both Yellowstone and Grand Teton visitation records in the books for July 2021, you can expect more calls for limitations on access to popular areas within the two national parks.

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