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Yellowstone peak gets new name

By Joshua Wolfson Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER —A peak at Yellowstone National Park that had been named after an Army lieutenant who led a massacre of Native Americans will now be known as First Peoples Mountain, the…

Woman injured by Yellowstone bison still alive despite national reports

***UPDATE BY EASTIDAHONEWS.COM – By Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com – A woman gored and tossed into the air by a bison at Yellowstone National Park is still alive and has not passed away. NBC News reported Wednesday that the 25-year-old from…

Yellowstone National Park reminds boaters, anglers to clean, drain and dry

The following is a release from the National Park Service. – MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, WY – Yellowstone National Park announces boating and fishing season will begin Saturday, May 28, and emphasizes clean, drain and dry to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species…

Grizzly relocated to Sunlight area

CODY (WNE) –   After consultation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department captured and relocated an adult male grizzly bear on May 4. According to a G&F news release, the bear was captured for…

Weather-permitting, East Entrance Road in Yellowstone National Park opens Friday, May 6

Weather-permitting, the road from East Entrance to Lake Village (Sylvan Pass), and Canyon Village to Lake Village, will open Friday, May 6 at 8 a.m. to public motor vehicle traffic. Conditions in Yellowstone can change quickly, especially during spring and…

Elk calving season begins soon

Officials remind visitors to be aware of their surroundings during this crucial time. Elk calving season will begin soon in Yellowstone National Park. Cow elk are much more aggressive towards people during the calving season and may run towards you…

Game and Fish: Wolves remain recovered species

By Zac Taylor Cody Enterprise Via- Wyoming News Exchange CODY – For two decades, Wyoming’s wolf population has been above the minimum population number to be considered a recovered species. Wyoming Game and Fish recently released its annual report on…

Yellowstone contractor sentenced to 44 months on assault charges

The following is a release from the Office of Strategic Communication of Yellowstone National Park – United States Attorney Bob Murray announced today that GREGORY MICHAEL SAMUEL TOTH, age 40, was sentenced for assault with intent to commit a felony…

Heavy snow stalls Yellowstone opening

JACKSON (WNE) — Crews in Yellowstone National Park are working to clear nearly a foot of snow from the park to allow visitors early season access. “Due to extremely heavy snow received this week,” officials wrote on social media, “the…

Select Yellowstone National Park roads open April

Beginning at 8 a.m. Friday, April 15, 2022, select roads in Yellowstone National Park will open to the public for the season, weather permitting. On Saturday, April 16, entrance fees will be waived in celebration of National Park Week. Roads open to…