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Posted: April 25, 2017, 10:11 pm

Yellowstone Insider

Bill Proposes Permanent Ban on Mining Near Yellowstone
U.S. News & World Report
Bill Proposes Permanent Ban on Mining Near Yellowstone. US Sen. Jon Tester has introduced legislation to permanently ban new mining in an area of Montana just outside Yellowstone National Park. | April 25, 2017, at 5:58 p.m.. MORE.
Senator Tester Introduces Yellowstone Gateway Protection ActYellowstone Insider
Tester introduces legislation to prevent mining near Yellowstone National ParkABC FOX Montana News

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Posted: April 25, 2017, 9:29 pm

Wyoming Business Report

Tourism to Yellowstone National Park creates $680.3 M in economic benefits
Wyoming Business Report
MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, WY– A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that a record 4.25 million people visited Yellowstone National Park in 2016. These visitors spent $524.3 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 8,156 ...

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Posted: April 24, 2017, 8:14 pm


Study: Yellowstone tourism boosts region's economy
Cody Enterprise
Yellowstone National Park's huge influx of visitors in 2016 produced a ripple effect of $680.3 million to nearby communities in Wyoming, Idaho and Montana. The National Park Service released the results of a new study last week indicating that was the ...
Yellowstone opens for the seasonKTVH
Public meetings set for Yellowstone anglersKXLF Butte News
Yellowstone staff stop in Bozeman to talk to anglers about fish restorationsABC FOX Montana News

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Posted: April 24, 2017, 3:37 pm

Yellowstone Insider

Yellowstone History: Norris Blockhouse
Yellowstone Insider
Before Fort Yellowstone came to be in the Mammoth area, the seat of power in Yellowstone National Park lay in another structure: the Norris blockhouse. Built under the watch of Philetus W. Norris, Yellowstone's second superintendent (1877-82), the ...

Posted: April 24, 2017, 1:01 pm

Yellowstone elk herd growth tricky to manage
The Spokesman-Review
That's been a goal since the herd's numbers plummeted, after the reintroduction of wolves into Yellowstone in 1995, from about 19,000 to a more stable 5,000 the last three years. Elk were considered too high for the habitat before wolf introduction ...

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Posted: April 24, 2017, 3:55 am

ABC FOX Montana News

Government shutdown would close Glacier, Yellowstone to tourism
ABC FOX Montana News
With a potential government shutdown looming this week, how would a federal shutdown affect Montanans? It could start with some of the state's most beautiful features: national parks. Whether it's Yellowstone, Glacier, or any of Montana's other highly ...

Posted: April 23, 2017, 11:30 pm


Yellowstone considers cellphone service upgrades
"The intent is to just take what's existing there and it make it function," said Bret De Young, with Yellowstone National Park. De Young says the the current system cannot handle the traffic from smartphones and mobile devices. "What they would ...

Posted: April 23, 2017, 7:13 am

Voice of America

Beyond Yellowstone: Lawmakers Want Tourists to See Native America
Voice of America
But despite its proximity to the national park, little of the money spent by tourists ends up in the business tills of reservation's communities. While Montana might be known internationally for recreational jewels such as Glacier and Yellowstone ...
Montana lawmakers seek to make Native America a destinationBillings Gazette

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Posted: April 22, 2017, 5:32 pm

KTVQ Billings News

Roads open for the season at Yellowstone National Park
KTVQ Billings News
The roads are back open at Yellowstone and after a record number of tourists last year, the park is expecting even more this year. "Last year we had over 4.2 million visitors to the park," said Linda Veress, Yellowstone National Park spokesperson. "We ...

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Posted: April 21, 2017, 12:03 am

The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Report: Yellowstone visitors contributed $680 million to local economy
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle
A U.S. Department of the Interior report released this week said that Yellowstone visitor spending contributed roughly $680.4 million in the park's gateway communities in Wyoming and Montana in 2016. That's roughly $42 million more than 2015, and more ...
Tourism at Yellowstone National Park brings in $680.3 MillionKGWN
Yellowstone will start opening popular roadsBillings Gazette
Yellowstone roads start reopening to vehicle traffic April 21Explore Big Sky
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