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West Yellowstone Search and Rescue assist injured cross-country skier – KXLF Butte News


West Yellowstone Search and Rescue assist injured cross-country skier
KXLF Butte News
West Yellowstone Search and Rescue personnel were able to quickly locate the skier via a snowmobile with a rescue sled attached and a tracked ATV. The skier was placed into the rescue sled and transported to an awaiting ambulance where she was …

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Posted on 25 November 2014 | 10:54 pm

Yellowstone administrators limit input on proposed fee increases – Yellowstone Gate


Yellowstone administrators limit input on proposed fee increases
Yellowstone Gate
Among other increases, Yellowstone officials are proposing to begin charging $30 for a three-day vehicle pass (versus the current $25 permit that gets people into both it and Grand Teton for a week) and $60 for an annual Yellowstone pass (up from a $50 …
EDITORIAL: Yellowstone fee increase proposal is unreasonable; comment Powell Tribune
Yellowstone extends comment period on fee proposalSan Francisco Chronicle

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Posted on 24 November 2014 | 8:55 pm

Eco scientists want to establish monitoring station in Yellowstone park – Jackson Hole News&Guide


Billings Gazette

Eco scientists want to establish monitoring station in Yellowstone park
Jackson Hole News&Guide
The proposal is being made by the National Ecological Observatory Network, which has worked for years to establish scientific observation and sampling stations at dozens of locations across the country. The proposed location in Yellowstone is being
Yellowstone faces winter season without 3 key leadersBillings Gazette
Comments sought on Yellowstone monitoring stationWashington Times
Ecological monitoring station proposed at YellowstoneReuters
Beta Wired
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Posted on 24 November 2014 | 11:37 am

Gazette opinion: Judicial priorities for Yellowstone County lawmakers – Billings Gazette


Gazette opinion: Judicial priorities for Yellowstone County lawmakers
Billings Gazette
For example, while the entire state of Montana is short 15 district judges for the workload, a full third of that shortage in Yellowstone County. Eleven other counties are in districts short one or two judges. But only the district of Yellowstone

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Posted on 24 November 2014 | 7:03 am

Some Yellowstone County clerks won’t issue same-sex marriage licenses – The Missoulian


The Missoulian

Some Yellowstone County clerks won't issue same-sex marriage licenses
The Missoulian
Joe Bernard, left, and Justin Sian kiss after being married at the Yellowstone County Courthouse in Billings, Mont., Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. A federal judge has struck down the state's ban against gay marriage. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown).

Posted on 23 November 2014 | 8:16 pm

Montana Newspaper Weighs In On Proposed Fee Increase At Yellowstone … – National Parks Traveler


National Parks Traveler

Montana Newspaper Weighs In On Proposed Fee Increase At Yellowstone
National Parks Traveler
With the December 5 deadline approaching for the public to comment on proposals to increase entrance fees at Yellowstone National Park, a major newspaper in Montana has weighed in on the idea. In an editorial on November 17, the Billings Gazette …

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Posted on 23 November 2014 | 9:04 am

Flathead, Texas bison in Yellowstone icon’s gene pool – Billings Gazette


Flathead, Texas bison in Yellowstone icon's gene pool
Billings Gazette
Rob Chaney's article (Nov. 17 Gazette) on Yellowstone bison repeats the common but erroneous implication that all Yellowstone bison descended from "a band of 25 hidden deep in the mountains …" that survived the mass destruction of the species.

Posted on 23 November 2014 | 7:03 am

Yellowstone proposed for climate change monitoring site – Helena Independent Record


Helena Independent Record

Yellowstone proposed for climate change monitoring site
Helena Independent Record
BILLINGS — A site within Yellowstone National Park has been proposed for inclusion as part of the National Ecological Observatory Network. NEON Inc., an organization funded by the National Science Foundation, would like to establish a program and …

Posted on 22 November 2014 | 11:01 pm

Yellowstone’s purebred bison arrive in NE Montana – Minneapolis Star Tribune


Minneapolis Star Tribune

Yellowstone's purebred bison arrive in NE Montana
Minneapolis Star Tribune
The Yellowstone herd, which numbers 3,500 to 4,500, are highly prized because they are genetically pure and descended from the continent's original wild bison, but previous efforts to expand their range were opposed by ranchers and cattle interests …

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Posted on 20 November 2014 | 6:01 pm

Tribes to Receive Yellowstone Bison Held by Turner – ABC News


ABC News

Tribes to Receive Yellowstone Bison Held by Turner
ABC News
A group of Yellowstone National Park bison is due to finally arrive at a permanent home on a northeastern Montana American Indian reservation on Thursday, almost a decade after they were captured and spared from slaughter. About 100 of the 138 animals …
Montana tribe set to receive bison from Yellowstone National ParkReuters
New research shows Yellowstone wolves pick their prey based on pack sizeSalt Lake Tribune
Montana tribes to receive Yellowstone bison held by TurnerCasper Star-Tribune Online
Indian Country Today Media Network -The Oregonian – OregonLive.com
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Posted on 13 November 2014 | 3:25 am

Yellowstone – Yahoo News Search Results

Santa Claus Coming to Windsor on Great Western Railway Train

The Great Western Railway is proud to transport Santa Claus from the North Pole to Windsor, Colorado on the Yellowstone, also known as Car #1, as a special guest for the Windsor Wonderland Festival starting at noon on Saturday, December 6, 2014.

Posted on 25 November 2014 | 4:40 pm

People of West Yellowstone: Monday 11/24

While the Yellowstone Ski Festival is a time for team bonding, catching up with old racing buddies, and improving fitness and technique, it's also a celebration of the nordic community. People of West Yellowstone gives insight into the people who make this yearly event truly special, whether they are nationally acclaimed athletes or employees at our favorite local businesses.

Posted on 25 November 2014 | 12:32 am

Comments sought on Yellowstone monitoring station

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) – The National Park Service is seeking public comment on a proposed ecological monitoring station in Yellowstone National Park. The facility operated by the National Ecological Observatory Network would monitor how climate change, land-use change and invasive species affect the Yellowstone ecosystem. …

Posted on 22 November 2014 | 7:03 pm

Ecological monitoring station proposed at Yellowstone

By Laura Zuckerman (Reuters) – Yellowstone National Park could become a site for collecting massive amounts of data on climate and land-use changes and the effects of invasive species on the Northern Rocky Mountains under a proposal submitted for public comment on Friday. …

Posted on 22 November 2014 | 12:30 am

Conservation groups ask Obama administration to protect Yellowstone bison

By Laura Zuckerman (Reuters) – Two conservation groups asked the Obama administration on Thursday to provide Endangered Species Act protections for about 4,900 bison at Yellowstone National Park, where managers intend to cull the herd by 900 this winter. Buffalo Field Campaign and Western Watersheds Project said in a petition to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that buffalo at the park that …

Posted on 13 November 2014 | 10:46 pm

Tribes to receive Yellowstone bison held by Turner

A group of Yellowstone National Park bison is due to finally arrive at a permanent home on a northeastern Montana American Indian reservation on Thursday, almost a decade after they were captured and spared …

Posted on 13 November 2014 | 12:15 pm

Montana tribe set to receive bison from Yellowstone National Park

By Laura Zuckerman (Reuters) – Nearly 140 bison originally from Yellowstone National Park that were quarantined on a ranch owned by media mogul Ted Turner to create a herd free of a cattle disease will be transported late on Wednesday to an Indian reservation in Montana. The relocation of the bison temporarily confined at Turner’s Montana ranch were part of a successful government experiment …

Posted on 13 November 2014 | 12:14 am

Yellowstone, other U.S. parks urged to reconsider wireless upgrades

A plan that could boost cellular services at national parks in the American West such as Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon is pitting purists against pragmatists in a debate about digital access in places prized for their solitude. This week the watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) released government documents showing a telecommunications firm was eyeing a $30 …

Posted on 5 November 2014 | 1:39 am

Yellowstone park considers bumping up bandwidth

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Can Old Faithful compete with Netflix? The prospect of streaming wireless service deep inside Yellowstone National Park is re-igniting the debate over whether there should be any place off limits to technology.

Posted on 3 November 2014 | 5:41 am

Fewer grizzly bears dying in Yellowstone area

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Fewer threatened grizzly bears are being killed in and around Yellowstone National Park, and scientists said Wednesday their numbers appear to be holding stable as officials consider lifting protections for the animals.

Posted on 29 October 2014 | 8:32 pm