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Yellowstone National Park

Happy 134th Birthday, Wyoming

There are so many things to love about the state of Wyoming. Whether you live here or you’re just visiting the Cowboy State, there are some amazing places and fun things to do. If you love places with history, you…

Suspect identified in Yellowstone 4th of July shooting

A suspect is dead and a park ranger injured after a shooting at Yellowstone National Park on Thursday, July 4. It started in the middle of the night at Canyon Village in the central part of the park, according to…

Seasonal Yellowstone employee sentenced for child pornography

  JACKSON (WNE) — A 26-year-old man employed seasonally at Yellowstone National Park in 2019 was sentenced to 30 months in prison June 13 after a federal judge found him guilty of child pornography charges. Advocates suggest referring to such…

Park Service calls for bison populations to grow in the West

CASPER (WNE) — The National Park Service is calling for a 20% increase in the bison population.  The service has released its preferred alternative for a new Interagency Bison Management Plan, which comes more than two decades after the inaugural…

First confirmed 2024 wildland fire in Yellowstone National Park

Parkwide fire danger LOW On June 9, the first confirmed wildland fire of the season in Yellowstone National Park was detected by a motorist driving on Highway 191, located on the west side of the park. The .1-acre lightning-ignited Milepost…

Yellowstone Tribal Heritage Center opens for third season

MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, WY – On Monday, May 20, 2024, the Yellowstone Tribal Heritage Center opens to the public for the season. Located in the Old Faithful area, the Yellowstone Tribal Heritage Center is a space where Indigenous artists, scholars and…

Tourism expected to strain workforce

  • Sector’s employment needs expected to grow by 24% in just five years   By Zak Sonntag Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — Ski weekends in the Snowy Range. Deer hunts in the Red Desert. Road trips…

Why Yellowstone is implementing strong new anti-mussel rules

  By Dylan Farrell Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — Yellowstone National Park will implement new measures this spring to combat the spread of aquatic invasive species in the park.  Beginning May 25, the park will require all…

New measures in effect May 25, 2024, to stop the spread of aquatic invasive species into Yellowstone National Park

• Boaters and anglers reminded to clean, drain, and dry MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, WY – Yellowstone National Park will implement new measures to help stop the spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS) into park waters. The restrictions include a 30-day…

Select Yellowstone National Park roads open to public April 19

MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, WY – Beginning at 8 a.m. Friday, April 19, 2024, select roads in Yellowstone National Park will open to the public, weather permitting. Roads begin to open annually this time of year for the summer season. On…