All posts tagged "yellowstone"

  • Bison Battles: When will Yellowstone halt its slaughter of an American icon?

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – Two men locked themselves with steel tubes and metal chains to a squeeze chute meant for wild bison in Yellowstone National Park, risking jail time to make a stand: End the slaughter of...

    • Posted March 28, 2018
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  • THE NEW WEST: Lost Communication

    Write a letter from here, create an ancient artifact Fanned out across the floor before me now are colored Yellowstone postcards created by F. Jay and Jack Ellis Haynes. They hold handwritten notes composed decades ago by...

    • Posted March 14, 2018
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  • THE NEW WEST: Explosive Resilience

    Yellowstone’s geysers are a miracle of survival but humanity hasn’t made it easy One of the greatest rustic hotels in the world, a stadium-sized parking lot and, more recently, a multimillion-dollar visitor center were all built on...

    • Posted March 7, 2018
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  • 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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