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Yellowstone considers quarantine program for bison – The Idaho Statesman


Yellowstone considers quarantine program for bison
The Idaho Statesman
BILLINGS, Mont. — Yellowstone National Park is seeking public comment on a proposal to capture and quarantine wild bison before relocating disease-free animals to create new herds. Wednesday's announcement comes after the Department of Interior last …

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 5:08 pm

Yellowstone County raising rates for inmates from other counties – Billings Gazette


Yellowstone County raising rates for inmates from other counties
Billings Gazette
Yellowstone County is planning a 100-bed expansion for female prisoners but has not yet identified how it will pay for the estimated $7 million project. Funding possibilities include using county funds, loans and property tax increases through voter

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Posted on 30 July 2014 | 2:40 pm

Yellowstone Volcano Eruption: If Supervolcano Erupts, What Could People Do? – The Epoch Times


Yellowstone Volcano Eruption: If Supervolcano Erupts, What Could People Do?
The Epoch Times
This map from the U.S. Geological Service shows the range of the volcanic ash and debris that was deposited after the three large Yellowstone volcano eruptions over the last 2.1 million years. as well as the Mount St. Helens eruption. (USGS) …

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 8:09 pm

Yellowstone Park an idyllic place to fish – The Columbian


Yellowstone Park an idyllic place to fish
The Columbian
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — Mike Cox has a superstition about fishing. If you want to catch a fish, you can have only one expression on your face — a smile. So on a recent afternoon, Cox stood on the shore of Yellowstone Lake with a rod in hand …

Posted on 28 July 2014 | 11:47 pm

Yellowstone treasure hunters run into problems looking for buried loot – Today.com


Today.com

Yellowstone treasure hunters run into problems looking for buried loot
Today.com
Armed with metal detectors, shovels and camping gear, treasure hunters are making their way to Yellowstone in search of a gold-filled 42-pound chest that a New Mexico millionaire says he hid in the Rocky Mountains some four years ago. Yellowstone is in …
Ken Burns shares secrets of Yellowstone National ParkUSA TODAY
National Park service releases report on Yellowstone economic benefitsThe Bozeman Daily Chronicle
Yellowstone rangers finds traffic safety violationsThe Missoulian
Billings Gazette -WFMY News 2
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Posted on 28 July 2014 | 1:54 pm

Ken Burns: Secrets of Yellowstone National Park – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Ken Burns: Secrets of Yellowstone National Park
USA TODAY
Ken Burns: Secrets of Yellowstone National Park. Ken Burns sat down with USA TODAY and shared some of the secrets of America's national parks. Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan are the creators of the PBS documentary "The National Parks: America's Best …

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Posted on 28 July 2014 | 12:14 pm

Yellowstone: A first-timer’s guide – azcentral


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Yellowstone: A first-timer's guide
azcentral
But geysers are just the start of what Yellowstone offers: hiking, biking, camping, fishing, wildlife-spotting and more. Covering 3,472 square miles, the park is larger than Rhode Island and Delaware together. With stops along the way, it can take two

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Posted on 25 July 2014 | 7:23 pm

Yellowstone: Tour brings best photo spots into focus – Los Angeles Times


Yellowstone: Tour brings best photo spots into focus
Los Angeles Times
Mammoser, a former Kodak photographer in Yellowstone National Park, has been guiding tours for 19 years and had invited us to join this Yellowstone tour just as my partner, Gloria Cortes, and I were thinking about visiting the nation's first national park.

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Posted on 24 July 2014 | 3:16 pm

How to Keep Things Hot at Yellowstone and Katla: Just Add Water – Wired


Wired

How to Keep Things Hot at Yellowstone and Katla: Just Add Water
Wired
Instead, this is a sign that the hydrothermal system under Firehole Lake Drive has shifted some — maybe due to the constant seismicity that gently shakes Yellowstone, maybe due to the water table, maybe even due to the road itself — and now heat is

Posted on 16 July 2014 | 2:22 am

Yellowstone National Park Closes Popular Geysers, Attractions Due to Melting … – The Weather Channel


RT

Yellowstone National Park Closes Popular Geysers, Attractions Due to Melting
The Weather Channel
Several popular attractions at Yellowstone National Park are temporarily off-limits because of a melting road, officials said Thursday. Extreme heat from surrounding thermal areas created a hot spot that melted asphalt on Firehole Lake Drive, a 3.3
Yellowstone Road Melts, Shutting Down Access To Famous GeysersHuffington Post
Yellowstone National Park reopens road that meltedThe Missoulian
Yellowstone supervolcano 'turned the asphalt into soup' shutting down Natl RT
ABC News
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Posted on 11 July 2014 | 2:12 am

Yellowstone – Yahoo News Search Results

Billings, Montana | Continuous News and Weather

BILLINGS – Aside from the natural disasters that occur in Montana, Yellowstone County Disaster and Emergency Services has been pressed to plan for train derailments.

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 3:43 pm

Yellowstone County raising rates for inmates from other counties

If other counties are going to use the Yellowstone County jail to house their prisoners, they can help pay for jail expansion costs.

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 2:25 pm

Saving the Yellowstone Cuttrout Trout Population

The cutthroat trout is an iconic fresh water fish in Yellowstone Lake. The population that once hovered around 4 million has been diminishing drastically over recent years as the number of lake trout increases.

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 4:58 am

Yellowstone: Tour brings best photo spots into focus

Brrrriiing! Like a hammer shattering glass, the alarm broke the silence of our West Yellowstone motel room. It was 3 a.m. We needed to get up and out to meet a small group of fellow photographers for our first-ever photo tour.

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 4:39 pm

Road melts at Yellowstone National Park

The road was melting.

Posted on 15 July 2014 | 9:35 pm

Supervolcano In Yellowstone Turns Roads ‘Into Soup’

A road at Yellowstone National Park is melting from extreme heat due to an underground supervolcano. The roads connecting the Old Faithful geyser and the Madison Junction have been closed off to visitors. “It basically turned the asphalt into soup,” Yellowstone spokesman Dan Hottle said, according to RT. ”It turned the gravel road into oatmeal.” “There are plenty of other great places to see …

Posted on 14 July 2014 | 7:02 pm

How to Keep Things Hot at Yellowstone and Katla: Just Add Water

Two volcanoes that get the interwebs all hot and bothered have made the news in the last week. First, Katla in Iceland produced some glacial flooding (jökulhlaups) that followed some earthquakes. Second, over at everyone’s favorite caldera, Yellowstone, there has been a lot of buzz over roads melting due to heat from the volcano. Now, as […]

Posted on 14 July 2014 | 5:45 pm

Yellowstone visit numbers up in June

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park saw its visitation numbers increase more than 7 percent for the month of June, compared to a year ago.

Posted on 14 July 2014 | 12:58 pm

Road Melts from Yellowstone Volcano's Heat

Part of Firehole Lake Drive, a scenic one-way road off of Yellowstone's main loop, was shut down for repairs when oil bubbled to the surface, damaging the blacktop, the Park Service said in a statement. The closure doesn't affect the Grand Loop Road, which sees 20,000 visitors per day during the summer. Park spokesman Dan Hottle told Live Science that Firehole Lake Drive's surface hit 160 …

Posted on 11 July 2014 | 10:29 pm

Yellowstone National Park road melts into 'soupy mess'

Extreme heat from surrounding thermal areas has created a hot spot in Yellowstone National Park, melting a portion of a road and causing temporary closures in the park during the peak summer tourist season.

Posted on 11 July 2014 | 10:23 pm