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Pence urges spending to repair well-worn U.S. national parks

Jun 13 2019

OLD FAITHFUL, Wyo. Against the backdrop of Yellowstone's Old Faithful Geyser, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday urged Congress to dedicate billions of dollars in federal energy revenues for repairs to aging facilities at America's national parks.

Yellowstone River reopens after deadly parasite killed thousands of fish

Sep 23 2016

CODY, Wyo. Montana reopened a stretch of the Yellowstone River to fishing and other recreational activities on Friday after a month-long closure prompted by the spread of a deadly aquatic parasite that killed thousands of whitefish and sapped the local economy.

Wildfire forces closure of south entrance to Yellowstone National Park

Aug 24 2016

CODY, Wyo. Burning trees and thick smoke from a large Wyoming wildfire have prompted authorities to close the main connecting road between the south end of Yellowstone National Park and the northern border of Grand Teton National Park.

Deadly fish parasite forces Yellowstone River closure in Montana

Aug 19 2016

Montana wildlife officials have closed a lengthy stretch of the Yellowstone River to all recreational activities at the height of the summer tourist season following the deaths of thousands of fish this week from a rare but virulent microbial parasite.

Liz Cheney claims victory in Wyoming primary for U.S. House seat

Aug 17 2016

CODY, Wyo. Liz Cheney, former Vice President Dick Cheney's eldest daughter, claimed victory late on Tuesday in Wyoming's Republican primary race for the state's lone U.S. House of Representatives seat.

Liz Cheney's Wyoming campaign backed by big names, bigger money

Aug 13 2016

CODY, Wyo. Former Vice President Dick Cheney's eldest daughter, bouncing back from an aborted 2014 U.S. Senate bid, heads into a crowded primary race next week for Wyoming's lone seat in the House of Representatives buoyed by big-name Republicans and wealthy out-of-state donors.

U.S. proposes lifting protections for Yellowstone-area grizzlies

Mar 04 2016

CODY, Wyo. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed on Thursday stripping Endangered Species Act protections from the grizzly bear in and around Yellowstone National Park, saying the animal's numbers have rebounded sufficiently in recent decades.

U.S. proposes lifting protections for Yellowstone-area grizzlies

Mar 03 2016

CODY, Wyo. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed on Thursday stripping Endangered Species Act protections from the grizzly bear in and around Yellowstone National Park, saying the animal's numbers have rebounded sufficiently in recent decades.

Yellowstone National Park sets record year with 3.8 million visitors so far

Oct 05 2015

CODY, Wyoming More people visited Yellowstone National Park last month than any September previously, and the park has set a new annual visitation record with nearly three months still left in the year.

Yellowstone National Park sets record year with 3.8 million visitors so far

Oct 05 2015

CODY, Wyoming, Oct 5 More people visited Yellowstone National Park last month than any September previously, and the park has set a new annual visitation record with nearly three months still left in the year.

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