All posts tagged "yellowstone"

  • The New Doctor: Yellowstone’s Dan Wenk prescribes courage to save our wild ecosystem

    Yellowstone National Park is what gives the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem its centrifugal force. While the 22.5-million-acre region is indeed the sum of all parts, absent the presence of America’s mother national park and, by dint of miracle,...

    • Posted January 3, 2018
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  • Weird Wyo: From UFOs to mystery sounds and strange formations, Wyoming is a planet all its own

    The seasoned truck driver was heading east along I-25 at approximately 2:30 a.m. on October 19 when it happened. Even with Casper a mere 15 minutes to the east, he knew he was smack dab in the...

    • Posted October 25, 2017
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  • BUZZ: Jackson’s J-1s in Jeopardy

    Local businesses are concerned about the implications of Trump’s changes to visa program. JACKSON HOLE, WY – A White House executive order “Buy American, Hire American” has ignited backlash and concern among members of Wyoming’s tourism industry....

    • Posted September 6, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: A New Watchdog

    Mountain Journal will raise regional consciousness about Greater Yellowstone. JACKSON HOLE, WY – The Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem has, heretofore, never had a single journalistic presence devoted entirely to making sense of our vast region. Now it does....

    • Posted August 16, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 2: Crowd Control

    How soaring park visitation could rescue public lands. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Increased visitation to national parks is straining federal public lands and infrastructure—but it’s also what will save them. That’s what former Secretary of the Interior...

    • Posted August 9, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 3: The Numbers Game

    On the heels of portraitgate, businesses, and crowds, point to an unaffected tourist season in Jackson Hole. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Despite people threatening to cancel their trips in response to Mayor Pete Muldoon’s recent redecorating decision,...

    • Posted June 28, 2017
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  • FEATURE: The Grand Teacher or The Big Bad Wolf

    Can Native American activism and ancient wisdom save the wolves? JACKSON HOLE, WY – Last summer Roger Dobson, a tribal spokesman for advocacy group Protect the Wolves, spent two months in Yellowstone observing and videotaping 911M, an...

    • Posted June 28, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Wright at 150

    A local place-based builder reflects. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Who in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem is advancing extraordinary architecture? What does their work, and the people dwelling inside of it, say about human values? These are questions...

    • Posted June 21, 2017
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  • Death in Yellowstone

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – The body of missing hiker Jeff Murphy was located yesterday by search crews in Yellowstone National Park, according to a press release issued by park officials. Murphy, 53, of Batavia, Illinois, appears to...

    • Posted June 10, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Creativity That Fosters Conservation

    An impending anniversary should remind locals of the art hub sitting in their backyard. JACKSON HOLE, WY – As Greater Yellowstonians, there is much we take for granted, especially if one has never dwelled beyond the provincial...

    • Posted April 25, 2017
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