Tag Archives: Yellowstone National Park

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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Yet another visitor cited for bad Yellowstone behavior

Yellowstone Bear Incident 2021

Yet another visitor was cited for bad Yellowstone behavior, as an Illinois woman has been charged in U.S. District Court for a variety of offenses related to purposely approaching bears well within the legal limits.

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Another court report: Author/tour guide found guilty of Yellowstone violations

Yellowstone National Park

The U.S. federal court in Mammoth certainly has been busy. In the latest court decision, a part-time West Yellowstone resident has been found guilty of seven counts of illegal activities and violations in Yellowstone National Park.

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Big 2021 Yellowstone Fourth of July weekend

Inspiration Point 2018 renovations

It was a big Yellowstone Fourth of July weekend this year, as almost 50,000 vehicle entries were recorded over the holiday, representing an 8 percent rise over 2019.

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Just like that: Steamboat Geyser stops erupting

Crowd at Steamboat Geyser eruption

It was fun while it lasted: After coming back to life with frequent eruptions in 2018 though this year, Steamboat Geyser has gone quiet again, with no eruptions so fan in June and July 2021.

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