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Paddling bill makes waves

December 10, 2013

A bill introduced by Rep. Cynthia Lummis could allow paddling on rivers in Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks.

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National Park Service names Sue Masica as Intermountain Regional Director

November 19, 2013

National Park Service names Sue Masica as Intermountain Regional Director
— November 19, 2013
(Press release) National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis has named Sue Masica as …

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Yellowstone finally has a winter use plan that satisfies environmental and business stakeholders

October 22, 2013

After 15 years Yellowstone National Park published a rule to manage winter use in the park.

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Underwater war: Killing lake trout to save cutthroat in Yellowstone

September 25, 2012

Lake trout have devastated Yellowstone’s cutthroat trout population for years, but the National Park Service is fighting back.

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Yellowstone pronghorn find sanctuary among wolves

July 24, 2012

Wildlife biologists say pronghorn may be taking advantage of the buffer coyotes leave between themselves and wolves, possibly spurring population growth.

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Planners discuss snowmobiles, ‘sound events’ at Yellowstone winter use meetings

February 21, 2012

More than a decade of public debate and court challenges have complicated efforts to complete a long-term winter use plan for Yellowstone National Park. Yet, …

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Proposed law could ban bicyclists from some roads in Grand Teton National Park

December 13, 2011

A new park road law under consideration by state Congress includes a so-called “bicycle safety” provision that enthusiasts view as a threat to their sport.

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Landing a Land Transaction

November 29, 2011

A Wyoming congressional representative is trying to resurrect a federal land sale act to reduce the budget deficit and help the National Park Service end …

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Search for Lost Teton Skiers Cost $115,000

May 24, 2011

America’s national parks have a tradition of coming to the rescue of visitors in trouble and recovering the bodies of those who die on park …