Yellowstone National Park

Judge Rules Against Group In Bison Hazing Case
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A judge has ruled against a conservation group’s attempt to block the use of helicopters to haze wild bison into Yellowstone National Park. U.S. District Judge Charles Lovell writes in his decision Tuesday the Alliance for the Wild Rockies had not shown the hazing …
Money Raised To Open Yellowstone’s Wyoming Entrances
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Thanks to successful local community fundraising efforts, Yellowstone National Park will be open on time this spring to visitors coming through the south and east entrances in Wyoming. On Monday, the Jackson Town Council approved paying $71,000 to plow the park’s S…
Gov: WYDOT Can Help Plow Yellowstone If Communities Pay For It
Governor Matt Mead has decided that Wyoming Department of Transportation equipment and labor will be made available if the Cody and Jackson communities raise money to pay the state to get the roads to the east and south gates of Yellowstone National Park open on time. Governor Mead credits the citie…
Yellowstone: Willing to Listen to Plowing Proposals
Yellowstone National Park spokesman Al Nash says the park would be willing to listen to proposals from wyoming and montana to help plow the roads in the park. Nash says Yellowstone superintendent Dan Wenk has had discussions with state and local officials about the delayed opening of the park and ho…
Yellowstone To Review Guided Horse Trips
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park officials are beginning to review the park’s regulations for guided backcountry horse trips. The goal is to come up with revisions in time for the 2014 summer season. The National Park Service has scheduled public hearings on its policies …
Mead: State Money Not an Option to Help Plow Yellowstone, Local Money OK
(Cheyenne) Gov. Matt Mead says he’s open to having the Wyoming Department of Transportation plow roads inside Yellowstone National Park this spring. Mead spokesman Renny MacKay said Monday the governor’s office is conferring with city officials in Jackson and Cody to see how that could…
National Park Cuts Detailed in Memo
Visitors to America's national parks will encounter fewer rangers, find locked restrooms and visitors centers, and see trashcans emptied less often if 5 percent across-the-board federal budget cuts are enacted.
Hydro Plant Helps Power Yellowstone Headquarters
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park expects to save about $70,000 a year in electricity with a new hydroelectric plant on the Gardiner River. The Associated Press reported that the plant is supplying about a third of the electricity for park headquarters buildings at Mammoth Hot Sp…
Yellowstone Natl. Park to Offer Free Admission on Monday
Yellowstone National Park patrons will enjoy free admission on Monday in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Officials say multiple parks in the National Park Service’s network will participate in Monday’s free admission event. Yellowstone National Park spokesperson Al Nash says…
Yellowstone Winter Season Begins Saturday
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Winter is on schedule in Yellowstone National Park. The park opens to the public for the winter season at 7 a.m. Saturday. Visitors will be able to travel to the park’s interior roads on commercially guided snowmobiles or snowcoaches from the Nort…

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