Tag Archives: Yellowstone

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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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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Long-term forecast: Drier, warmer Yellowstone region climate

What you are seeing these days in the Greater Yellowstone Area’s long, hot summer may just be the start of a trend, as research regarding climate trends in the region indicates a drier, warmer Yellowstone National Park.

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Yellowstone fire danger level raised to high

Well, that didn’t take long: the Yellowstone fire danger level has now been raised to high, as the long, hot summer continues, with little substantive relief on the horizon.

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Demand makes Yellowstone overnight trip planning a challenge

Old Faithful Inn at night

Unless you made your reservations months ago, a Yellowstone overnight trip in 2021 will be a challenge, with lodging virtually sold out for the summer and available regional housing on the expensive side.

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Let the 2021 Yellowstone summer season begin

spring biking in Yellowstone

With the opening of the 49-mile stretch of road between West Entrance and Mammoth Hot Springs open today to bicyclists, we can now proclaim a start to the 2021 Yellowstone summer season–just in time for a weekend heat wave.

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Here’s a new one: Yellowstone visitors cited for cooking chickens in a hot spring

Yellowstone National Park

Three Yellowstone National Park visitors were cited for cooking two whole chickens in a backcountry Shoshone Geyser Basin hot spring in an August 7 incident.

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Three-year-old suffers burns in Yellowstone thermal area

Yellowstone National Park

Despite some high visitation numbers this year, we have not had to report many stories like this: earlier today a three-year-old suffered second-degree burns to the lower body and back after slipping from a trail into a Yellowstone thermal area.

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Habituated Yellowstone black bear put down

After a habituated Yellowstone black bear entered a backcountry campsite and bit several campers before raiding the group’s food cache, rangers made the decision to kill the bear.

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