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Arrest at Old Faithful
A video has surfaced showing a man walking onto Old Faithful geyser in Yellowstone National Park. The unidentified man can be seen standing close to the center of, then lying down near the iconic geyser. Ashley Lemanski shot the video while visiting Yellowstone last Friday, saying they were absolute…
Yellowstone Fire Danger High
Q2 reports that officials at Yellowstone National Park on Monday raised the fire danger to high, though no new fire restrictions have been put in place. The increase in danger was in response to drier conditions and indicates wildfires are likely...
Beartooth Highway Grant
Q2 reports the final stretch of Beartooth Highway south of Red Lodge will gain two three-foot shoulders for bicyclists, thank to a $16 million federal grant.
Montana Democratic Sen. Jon Tester announced Tuesday the U.S Department of Transportation will provide the funds through the Transportation Inv…
Yellowstone Park Shut Down
Yellowstone National Park officials announced the implementation of contingency plans for a government shutdown on Saturday, according to a press release from the National Park Service, in response to the federal budget continuing resolution and immigration impasse in Washington D...
Investigating Missing Bison
Staff at Yellowstone National Park on Tuesday reportedly discovered that 52 bison– being held at the Stephens Creek facility for possible quarantine– had been released from their pens.  Q2 reports the National Park Service announced Wednesday it initiated a criminal investigation...
3rd Busiest Year for Yellowstone
Yellowstone National Park had its third busiest September on record this year with over 640,000 visits. This total is down about 9 percent from September 2016.  The 2017 total is also less than the second-busiest September in 2015.  Inclement weather might have contributed to the decline i…

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