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6/30/07 Look for camouflaged spiders (by Mike Tercek)--really cool
6/29/07 Madison Arm wildland fire (by InciWeb)--Hebgen Lake-area fire grows even larger; now 3500 acres (updates, maps, etc. here)
6/29/07 Of fires, osprey, swans, & cutthroat (by Yellowstoner)
6/28/07 Galltain National Forest: Hebgen Lake Ranger District: Area closure (by InciWeb)--those going through this area toward or from West Yellowstone should read this
6/28/07 Fire (by Yellowstoner)
6/27/07 Security Guard/Location Safety (by Yellowstone National Park Lodges--Xanterra--in CoolWorks)--most of Xanterra's job postings are redundant spam, but this is a bit different and more specific
6/27/07 Quick: It cooled down a bit! (by Yellowstoner)
6/26/07 Yellowstone's hidden Web pages (by Yellowstoner)--with a picture of construction of the new Old Faithful visitor's center
6/25/07 Conservationists file suit over illegal sheep grazing in Yellowstone area: Groups seek to protect bighorn sheep and other endangered species (press release by Center for Biological Diversity)
6/25/07 Energy resources topic of talk Thursday at Grand Teton National Park (press release by University of Wyoming)
6/25/07 I'd never thunk it (by skyblu)--unified winter access bibliography forthcoming
6/25/07 Maps-4-U (by Yellowstoner)
6/24/07 Wolf watching slow; bear watching hot (by Kathie Lynch in Ralph Maughan's Wildlife News)
6/24/07 Moving along ... slowly (by Yellowstoner)
6/24/07 Coming soon. Yellowstone Newspaper will be available in RSS Feeds as well as widgets for use on your Web site.
6/23/07 Bad news / good news (by Yellowstoner)
6/21/07 Update from the field (by Buffalo Field Campaign in New West)
6/19/07 Conservationists request stronger plan for grizzly bear recovery (press release by Center for Biological Diversity)
6/19/07 Servers (job notice by Flagg Ranch Resort in CoolWorks)
6/17/07 Just another day in paradise (by Yellowstoner)
6/13/07 Special update from the field: Bull bison spared; hazing continues (by Buffalo Field Campaign)
6/13/07 Sunny now, weather coming (by Yellowstoner)
6/13/07 Coca-Cola North America donates $2.5 million to National Park Foundation (press release by Coca-Cola North America)--before you celebrate, find out more about Coke
6/12/07 UW Research Center sponsors summer speaker series at Grand Teton National Park (press release by University of Wyoming)
6/11/07 June gloom in full swing (by Yellowstoner)
6/9/07 Supervolcano Yellowstone (by Karin)
6/9/07 Back in action (by Yellowstoner)
6/8/07 Special update from the field: URGENT! Montana lied, intends to slaughter! (by Buffalo Field Campaign)--confirmed in this pdf press release by Montana Department of Livestock
6/8/07 Wild buffalo captured; bulls slated for slaughter (by Buffalo Field Campaign)--@#$!@#$
6/8/07 HRC now open (by Yellowstoner)--not that I support big new buildings, but I'm sure I'll be there quite a bit in the future
6/7/07 Update from the field (by Buffalo Field Campaign)--reports slaughter of two bison previously unreported
6/6/07 Guest lodge staff (job notice by Elephant Head Lodge in CoolWorks)
6/5/07 Slough Creek Pack may have six litters!! (by Kathie Lynch in Ralph Maughan's Wildlife News)
6/5/07 Here's some AQ poop (by skyblu)--ozone advisory out today for Yellowstone
6/5/07 Lawsuit filed to stop delistingof Yellowstone grizzlies (by Kurt Repanshek)
6/4/07 Governor and park reach agreement on bison management (press release by Gov. Brian Schweitzer)
6/4/07 Lawsuit filed torestore protections for Yellowstone grizzly bears (press release by EarthJustice)
6/4/07 The Humane Society ofthe United States thanks Montana and feds for taking steps to protect Yellowstone bison (press release by The Humane Society of the United States)
6/3/07 Field work! (by Sara Gregory)--collecting ungulate fecal samples
6/1/07 Victory! For wild buffalo advocates worldwide! (by Buffalo Field Campaign in New West)
6/1/07 The Lake Hotel (by Stephen Tongneng)
6/30/07 Forests eye early fire restrictions (by Whitney Royster Casper Star-Tribune)
6/30/07 Madison Arm fire almost contained (by Kristy Kircher KIFI--ID)
6/30/07 Official: Elk may be brucellosis culprit (AP story in Casper Star-Tribune)
6/30/07 Weather hampers brucellosis project (by Billings Gazette)
6/30/07 Fire by W. Yellowstone 20% contained (Lance Benzel Billings Gazette)
6/30/07 Madison Arm fire takes a breather (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)--according to report, definitely caused by humans
6/30/07 Fire near Yellowstone prompts evacuations (by Angus M. Thuermer Jr. Jackson Hole News & Guide)--Horse creek fire south of Jackso continues to grow
6/29/07 Status of gray wolf recovery, 6/25/07 to 6/29/07 (by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
6/29/07 Madison Arm fire (AP story in KULR--UT)--with video
6/29/07 Crews struggle with 3,000-acre fire near West Yellowstone (by Jessica Mayrer New West)
6/29/07 Firefighters keep blaze from jumping Madison River (AP story in KXMC--ND)--(see InciWeb for latest and road closures)
6/29/07 Forest fire growing near West Yellowstone (by KIFI--ID)--with videos and slideshow
6/29/07 Fire spreads (by David Warner West Yellowstone News)
6/29/07 Construction begins on new west gate (by David Warner West Yellowstone News)
6/29/07 Wyo. plays eagle recovery role (by Jennifer Frazer Wyoming Tribune-Eagle)
6/29/07 Flat country complicated fire response; blaze at 3,000 acres (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
6/29/07 Wind complicates fight on West Yellowstone fire (Lance Benzel Billings Gazette)
6/29/07 State issues air quality warning for West Yellowstone (by Walt Williams Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
6/29/07 Weather hurts fire fight (by Whitney Royster Casper Star-Tribune)
6/29/07 Middle Fork fire could signal long fire season (by Karl Puckett Great Falls Tribune)--different fire approach this season allows more personnel to be called to West Yellowstone
6/28/07 Fire near West Yellowstone grows to about 3,000 acres ... (AP story in KXMB--ND)--some evacuations ordered (see InciWeb for latest and road closures)
6/28/07 Ystone pronghorn resilient, but still vulnerable (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)
6/28/07 Blaze near West Yellowstone expands (AP story in Billings Gazette)--though cooling in evening had quieted it down
6/28/07 Haze, smoke hang in valleys (by Whitney Royster Casper Star-Tribune)--Grand Teton fire contained; others in area continue
6/28/07 Bald eagles retain protection (by Whitney Royster Casper Star-Tribune)--in Wyoming, most are in protected areas
6/28/07 Smoke clouds valley (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)--Grand Teton hidden by haze
6/28/07 House passes Thomas visitor center measure (by Noah Brenner Jackson Hole News & Guide)--amended to bill that added 50 acres to Grand Teton; Senate previously approved
6/27/07 Bill to expand Grand Teton by 50 acres headed to president's desk (AP story in Billings Gazette)
6/27/07 Injured snowboarder dies in Billings (AP story in KXMB--ND)--incident happened in the Beartooths
6/27/07 Ospreys, swans struggling to keep numbers up in park: Declining population of cutthroat hitting ospreys hard (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)
6/27/07 No refuge from worry (by Ben Cannon Planet Jackson Hole)
6/27/07 Leaving no tracks (by Jo Becker and Barton Gellman Washington Post)--this is part 4 of a frightening series about Vice President Cheney; this part is posted because Cheney got directly involved on the Yellowstone cutthroat issue
6/27/07 Bear activity possible anywhere in park (by Planet Jackson Hole)--1st story
6/26/07 Grand Teton fights fire (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
6/26/07 'Pooper'scooper's' research suggests distinct bison herds roam Yellowstone (by University of Montana in Helena Independent Record)
6/26/07 Grouse, drilling pose threat to each other (AP story in Jackson Hole News & Guide)
6/25/07 Dry conditions prompt fire concerns (AP story in KIFI--ID)
6/25/07 Conservation groups sue USDA over sheep grazing (AP story in KIFI--ID)
6/25/07 Researchers relish Yellowstone Heritage Center (by Brodie Farquhar Casper Star-Tribune)
6/25/07 Area wildfires multiply (by Jackson Hole News & Guide)
6/24/07 Sounds of modern life 'litter' parks: Increasing noise pollution is affecting the inherent serenity of national gems (by Judy Fahys The Salt Lake Tribune)
6/24/07 Yellowstone buses return : Long road home (AP story in Marquette Mining Journal--MI)
6/23/07 Grand Teton biologists euthanize problem bear (AP story in KXMC--ND)
6/23/07 Salish-Kootenai plan to join hunt (AP story in Billings Gazette)
6/22/07 Status of gray wolf recovery, 6/18/07 to 6/22/07 (by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
6/22/07 Park Service director endorses Sylvan Pass measures (by Ruffin Prevost Billings Gazette)
6/21/07 Recycler: We'll survive loss of Bozeman, Gallatin (by Walt Willians Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
6/21/07 EPA pans parks plan (by Cory Hatch and the AP Jackson Hole News & Guide)
6/20/07 Park prepares to accept more bison at Stephens Creek facility (by National Park Service)
6/20/07 Utah nurse recently found herself on scene of grizzly attack (by Carole Mikita KSL--UT)--with video
6/20/07 EPA concerned over Yellowstone snowmobiling plan (by KULR--MT)--with video
6/20/07 EPA: Park snowmobile plan not stringent enough (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)
6/20/07 Park mauling makes Lander man a minor celebrity (by Whitney Royster Casper Star-Tribune)
6/20/07 New GTNP Visitors Center to be named after Sen. Thomas (by Planet Jackson Hole)
6/20/07 Senate OKs park expansion, rename Grand Teton center (by Casper Star-Tribune)--2nd story
6/19/07 Angler dies after spill in Yankee Jim Canyon (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
6/19/07 Man drowns safter boat flips (by Billings Gazette)
6/18/07 Man recounts experience surviving Grand Teton bear attack (by Chris Vanocur ABC 4--UT)--with video; survivor of 1994 attack
6/18/07 When bears attack: What to do if you meet bear in the wild (by ABC 4--UT)--with video; comes after a black bear killed a boy in Utah sleeping in his tent
6/18/07 Students attend Yellowstone natural history excursion: Enjoying the summer and earning college credit at the same time (by Britnee Nguyen Net X News--UT)
6/18/07 Motorcyclist dies while riding in park (by Noah Brenner Jackson Hole News & Guide)
6/18/07 Majority OK grizzly delisting (by Helena Independent Record)--online unscientific poll
6/17/07 Motorcyclist dies riding in GTNP (by Planet Jackson Hole)
6/17/07 Hunter mistakenly kills grizzly (by Cat Urbigkit Casper Star-Tribune)--relatively far off in the Wind River Range
6/16/07 State sticks with feedgrounds (by Whitney Royster Casper Star-Tribune)
6/16/07 Lynx decision protects habitat on Bridger-Teton (by Cory Hatch and the AP Jackson Hole News & Guide)
6/16/07 Cattle testing shows no further cases of brucellosis (AP story in Great Falls Tribune)
6/16/07 Brucellosis tests come up clean (by Jan Falstad Billings Gazette)
6/16/07 Solid waste district looks at buying land, finding recycling alternatives (by Walt Willians Bozeman Daily Chronicle)--Yellowstone garbage goes here
6/15/07 Status of gray wolf recovery, 6/11/07 to 6/15/07 (by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
6/15/07 Wildlife concerns come to fore (by Whitney Royster Casper Star-Tribune)
6/15/07 Brookfield grad helps save manís life in bear attack: Grizzly bear attacks 54-year old man in Grand Teton National Park (by Jody L. Mayers Greater Milwaukee Today)
6/15/07 Agency considers new bison quotas (by Linda Halstead-Acharya Billings Gazette)
6/15/07 Fire potential in parks worse than last year (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
6/14/07 Kennecott Copper gives $600,000 for new earthquake center (AP story in KIFI--ID)
6/14/07 Amended Targhee proposal under review (by Ben Cannon Planet Jackson Hole)
6/14/07 Biologists try to get handle on wolverines (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)
6/14/07 Grizzly bear attacks visitor in Grand Teton (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
6/14/07 Brookfield teen saves man mauled by bear (by Courtny Gerrish WTMJ--WI)--with video
6/14/07 Bear spray can save your life (by Brodie Farquhar Casper Star-Tribune)
6/14/07 Wave of wetness improves state's outlook: But, officials note, there are subtleties in how drought is defined (by Lorna Thackeray Billings Gazette)
6/13/07 Wolves hot topic at Draper (by Anthony McConnell Cody Enterprise)
6/13/07 Public input sought on wildlife (by Patricia R. McCoy Capital Press--OR)
6/13/07 Wyoming man injured by Grand Teton grizzly (AP story in Rocky Mountain News)--here we go again
6/13/07 Grizzly bear injures man in Grand Teton National Park (by Planet Jackson Hole)
6/13/07 Man injured by grizzly in Grand Teton National Park (by KIFI--ID)
6/13/07 The bears are out there -- here's how to deal with them (AP story in Seattle Post-Intelligencer)
6/13/07 Relatively dry Yellowstone braces for fire season (by Brett French Billings Gazette)
6/13/07 At a crossroads: energy push in wildlife country: In Sublette County, big-game animals lose ground against big oil (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
6/13/07 Some may pick up Thomas bills (by Noelle Straub Casper Star-Tribune)
6/13/07 Bison form 'moving road block' on way to Firehole (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
6/12/07 Bison herded deeper into Yellowstone park (by The Prairie Star--MT)
6/12/07 Bison freed from park holding area (by Billings Gazette)
6/12/07 Last scheduled talks on Grand Targhee today (by Cara Froedge Jackson Hole News & Guide)
6/11/07 Bison released from Stephens Creek facility (by National Park Service)
6/11/07 Yellowstone National Park: Bison returned again (by The Prairie Star--MT)
6/11/07 Bison returned to Yellowstone Park (AP story in Great Falls Tribune)
6/11/07 Plan keeps feed areas (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
6/11/07 Foreign holiday (by Brodie Farquhar Casper Star-Tribune)--Xanterra confirms scheduling--I also don't buy that the length of season has changed that much in recent years--as one reason behind surge in foreign workers, but this is not nearly the full story
6/11/07 Most agree with buffer zone (by Helena Independent Record)--online unscientific poll
6/10/07 Managing a predator (by Jared Miller Casper Star-Tribune)
6/9/07 Yellowstone's Stephens Creek facility receives bison (by National Park Service)
6/9/07 Park bison spared from slaughter (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)--just the "mature" old bulls slaughtered because shipping them together makes them "cantankerous"
6/9/07 Bison trucked back into Yellowstone (AP story in Casper Star-Tribune)--some bulls face possible slaughter! In case you didn't know, it's nearly impossible for a bull to transmit brucellosis
6/9/07 Bison captured in effort to contain brucellosis (by Jim Gransbery Billings Gazette)
6/9/07 Experts skeptical of Schweitzer's 'buffer zone' plan (by Great Falls Tribune)
6/9/07 Old Yellowstone buses restored and ready for tours (by Keith McCord KSL--UT)--with video (viewable only in Internet Explorer)
6/9/07 Five Montana airports receive federal grants for improvements (by Great Falls Tribune)--wildlife fence in West Yellowstone's airport to be built
6/8/07 Status of gray wolf recovery, 6/4/07 to 6/8/07 (by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
6/8/07 Livestock Department to release 50 bison (AP story in KIFI--ID)
6/8/07 Brucellosis hot topic at stockgrowers meeting (by Gwen Florio Great Falls Tribune)
6/8/07 Park prepares Stephens Creek facility to accept bison (by National Park Service)
6/8/07 Livestock Department to relocate 50 bison (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
6/8/07 Wildfire season starts early for Grand Teton (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
6/8/07 State plans to test cattle for disease (AP story in Casper Star-Tribune)
6/8/07 State: 1,762 animals disease-free (by Jan Falstad Billings Gazette)
6/7/07 More cattle tests show no further brucellosis case (AP story in Great Falls Tribune)
6/7/07 Lightning sparks small fire in Teton National Park (AP story in KIFI--ID)
6/7/07 Freudenthal: Keep Thomas' proposal alive: Before his death, senator worked on Wyoming Front bill (AP story in Billings Gazette)
6/7/07 Wild weather hits part of Wyo (by David Mirhadi Casper Star-Tribune)--6 to 10 inches of snow in Yellowstone
6/7/07 Storm system batters Bighorn Basin with rain, wind: Standing water rolls into Cody; tornadoes spotted near Gillette (by Ruffin Prevost Billings Gazette)
6/7/07 More hunting on the refuge (by Whitney Royster Casper Star-Tribune)
6/7/07 Refuge plan: Increase hunting, cut feeding (by Cory Hatch and the AP Jackson Hole News & Guide)
6/7/07 Senate panel OKs plan to fund plowing of Beartooth Highway (by Noelle Straub Billings Gazette)
6/6/07 Storm closes Beartooth Pass, causes floodings (by Lance Benzel Billings Gazette)
6/6/07 Senate bill would pay for Beartooth plowing and repairs (AP story in KIFI--ID)
6/6/07 Brucellosis tests turn up no new cases (by Gwen Florio Great Falls Tribune)
6/6/07 Feds review endangered status of wolverines (AP story in Summit Daily News--CO)
6/6/07 Brucellosis tests show no infections (by Jan Falstad Billings Gazette)
6/6/07 Happy for 2nd chance: After avalanche, man walks long road to recovery (by Cara Froedge Jackson Hole News & Guide)
6/6/07 Thomasí death hurts Wyo. Range efforts: Senator had planned to introduce protective bill sometime this week (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
6/6/07 Thomas sought balance, former staffers say (by Whitney Royster Casper Star-Tribune)
6/6/07 Sen. Craig Thomas, 74; voice for Wyo. mining, cattle interests (by Adam Bernstein Washington Post)
6/6/07 Wyoming Senator Craig Thomas dead at 74 (by Richard Anderson Planet Jackson Hole)--memorial by friends at Chapel of Transfiguration in Grand Teton NP
6/5/07 Conservation groups sue over grizzly delisting (by Eve Byron Helena Independent Record)
6/5/07 Statement of Yellowstone National Park Superintendent Suzanne Lewis on the passing of Senator Craig Thomas (by Yellowstone National Park)
6/5/07 Man attacked by grizzly is released from Idaho hospital (AP story in Rocky Mountain News)
6/5/07 Freudenthal opposes closing Yellowstone's East Entrance (AP story in KIFI--ID)
6/5/07 E. gate letters delivered (by Cody Enterprise)
6/5/07 Wyoming's Sen. Thomas dead at 74 (by Courtney Lowery New West)
6/5/07 Some greens oppose lawsuit (by Casper Star-Tribune)
6/5/07 Lawsuit seeks to reverse grizzly delisting (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
6/5/07 Brucellosis testing continues; bison staying put (by Jan Falstad Billings Gazette)
6/5/07 Gallatin Forest supervisor takes new job in Washington state (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
6/5/07 Gallatin forest director leaving (by Billings Gazette)
6/5/07 Final day for submitting snowmobile comments (by Jackson Hole News & Guide)
6/5/07 Snowpack gone early; rain lingers (by Lorna Thackeray Billings Gazette)
6/5/07 Craig Thomas, Wyoming Senator, dies after battle with leukemia (by Bloomberg)
6/5/07 Craig Thomas; senator was low-key backer of conservative issues (AP story in Boston Globe)
6/4/07 Lawsuit: Protect Yellowstone-area bears (AP story in Seattle Post-Intelligencer)
6/4/07 Wyoming still will wait to control wolves: Before states can kill wolves under the new rule, however, they wouldneed to obtain public comment (AP story in Summit Daily News--CO)
6/4/07 Officials hopeful they won't have to truck renegade bison (AP story in The Union-Tribune--CA)
6/3/07 Back in business (by Sean Conneely Casper Star-Tribune)
6/3/07 Road to restoration: Acompany in Livonia is fixing up old tour buses for Yellowstone (by Cecil Angel Detroit Free Press)--I'm celebraiting the Cavs victory over the Pistons last night!!!
6/3/07 Yellowstone coalition hosting presentations (by Billings Gazette)
6/3/07 Yellowstone colors Box's latest mystery (by Cheryl Truman McClatchy Newspapers in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)
6/2/07 Montana, under pressure, to take bison back to Yellowstone (by Jim Robbins New York Times)
6/2/07 Deal averts slaughter of wayward bison (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
6/2/07 Renewed hazing of bison produces results: Horseback riders and a helicopter push animals into Yellowstone (by Jim Gransbery Billings Gazette)
6/2/07 Officials agree to spare bison that had been condemned to slaughter (by Gwen Florio Great Falls Tribune)
6/2/07 Agreement spares Yellowstone bison (AP story in Helena Independent Record)
6/2/07 Retooled Yellowstone buses make swing through Cody (by Ruffin Prevost Billings Gazette)
6/1/07 Status of gray wolf recovery, 5/28/07 to 6/1/07 (by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
6/1/07 Wandering bison not to be slaughtered (by Alden Downing KULR--MT)--with video
6/1/07 Montana halts plan to kill 300 wandering bison (by Reuters)--bison live, but is trucking bison back to Yellowstone really a victory for bison or for Yellowstone?
6/1/07 Park Service, state reach bison management agreement (AP story in The Union-Tribune--CA)
6/1/07 Facing slaughter, the bison that battled back from extinction (by Tom Baldwin The Times--UK)
6/1/07 Change of heart (by David Warner West Yellowstone News)
6/1/07 ND animal health board orders restrictions on Montana cattle (AP story in High Plains Journal--KS)
6/1/07 Governor mulls bison-loss offer (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)
6/1/07 GYC offers plan to avoid bison slaughter (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
6/1/07 Cattle herd found free of brucellosis (by Billings Gazette)
6/1/07 Bear numbers rise (by Whitney Royster Casper Star-Tribune)
6/1/07 Parks initiative may total $3B (by Noelle Straub Casper Star-Tribune)
6/1/07 Back in business: 1930s-era buses return to Yellowstone (by Camden Easterling Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
6/1/07 Interior secretary lays out Park Service goals (by Jackson Hole News & Guide)
6/1/07 Freudenthal calls for summit on sage grouse (AP story in Jackson Hole News & Guide)
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6/29/07 Madison Arm fire (by Yellowstoner)--also some new information from last night's community meeting in West Yellowstone
6/29/07 Plan B (by Bee)
6/29/07 Days 17 & 18 -- Yellowstone (pictures later, sorry) (by TravelinFam)--which leads to pluses and minuses of the Old Faithful and Firehole River experience
6/29/07 Saving America's symbols: The bison (by Jax)
6/29/07 June 25-29 (by Cory St. Esprit)
6/29/07 Some interesting experiences ... (by Lyndsay Belt)
6/29/07 Useful Yellowstone Web pages (by Mary Ann Melton)--with an appreciated link here
6/29/07 Seeing buffalo, roaming free: Once near extinction, buffalo are now a road trip away (Claire Walter in The Dallas Morning News)--this success story is not as simple or as successful as it sounds
6/29/07 Holy smoke!! (by Bee)--a firsthand account of choices made by a tourist near the Madison Arm fire
6/29/07 Finally arrived in Idaho (by Alison Family Truckster)--liked Yellowstone more than Grand Teton; why think of them as separate?
6/29/07 Moose on the loose (Wes Smalling in Jackson Hole Star-Tribune)
6/28/07 Fishing on the Madison is on fire! (by Brennan)--narrative with some photos of the Madison Arm Fire; more spectacular photos here by Jonno Rattman
6/28/07 Yellowstone (by Kent)--sharing a story from a visit in 1965-6
6/28/07 Keeping busy (by Molly Jo)
6/28/07 A four and a half bear weekend (by Joanne)
6/28/07 Story of buffalo's near extinction brings new notice to a key conservation figure (by John Marshall Seattle Post-Intelligencer)
6/28/07 Night of the griz! (by Dana)--another blogging cyclist
6/28/07 Well, we are right on the edge of Yellowstone Park (by Cross Country Cycling)--Not enjoying the fires - I biked through some hazy fire last summer in Yellowstone, and it's not fun
6/28/07 To the Tetons and Yellowstone Lake (by Bee)
6/27/07 Day 19 (6/20): West Thumb, WY; 50 miles (by msaint)
6/27/07 Day eight: Yellowstone and Cody (by The Weintraub Adventure Team)--somewhat more positive about Yellowstone on Day 2
6/27/07 Bears, oh my! (by Joan Evans)--look how close these idiots are to a grizzly and her cubs; the blogger doesn't seem to realize the danger
6/27/07 Taggart Lake Trail, Grand Teton National Park (by Ron Niebrugge)--no bears on this trail; says something about us that people feel need to report that
6/27/07 National parks (by Josh)--another cyclist; thinks there should be a limit on humans in parks
6/27/07 It was Grant, dufus! (by skyblu)--I had already commented on the violating blog, which also gives a very positive review of the new National Parks Traveler, which I encourage people to check out.
6/27/07 The political blotter (by Kurt Repanshek National Parks Traveler)
6/27/07 Cheney loves fishing to death (by NewsCat)
6/27/07 Green psychosis: Energy, foreign policy, and sense (by Luther HazZzMat)
6/26/07 Lake Erie, mayflies, and Jay Cooke: A Yellowstone connection in Ohio (by
Jim Macdonald The Magic of Yellowstone)
6/26/07 A visit worth the trip (by Garry and Jenny Summers)
6/26/07 Day seven: Tetons and Yellowstone (by The Weintraub Adventure Team)--thought Yellowstone boring
6/26/07 Yellowstone National Park (by C. Hayes)--a different take on some of the same scenery
6/26/07 Yellowstone wildlife viewing etiquette (by Mary Ann Melton)
6/26/07 Back from Wyoming (by delissemoi)
6/26/07 Let the bidding begin! (by Kurt Repanshek)
6/26/07 New tactics required to protect Montana cow herd from brucellosis (by Dennis McDonald, Montana Democratic Party, in Billings Gazette)
6/26/07 Government lets monopolies ruin parks (by Thomas Sowell, Hoover Institution, in Detroit News)--Sowell is just discovering this?
6/25/07 Senate Appropriations Committee backs snowmobiles (by Kurt Repanshek)
6/25/07 Life lessons from the harlequins (by Mary Ann Melton)
6/25/07 Highlights Part III: End of the travel trilogy (by Ms. O "Holly")--yes, the water is that hot
6/24/07 June 16-24 (a long time ... I know!!!) (by Cory St. Esprit)
6/24/07 Lamar Valley (by tetonbadger)
6/24/07 Bear spray and mosquito spray are not the same thing (by Tim Sandlin)
6/24/07 Day 25--West Yellowstone, MT to Old Faithful, WY (by Xiaoyu)
6/24/07 Bad timing in trip to Montana: Poor fishing, brucellosis outbreak marked visit (by Bob Washburn in Concord Monitor--NH)
6/24/07 Ten water wonders to fall for out West (by St. Louis Post-Dispatch)--Upper and Lower Falls listed #3
6/23/07 Beware of the black bear: Montana trip allows a great up-close view (by Jerry Hall San Marcos Daily Record--TX)
6/23/07 A lonely Singaporean in Yellowstone (by Jam i.e)
6/23/07 Yellowstone National Park videos (by Shine)--includes 5 videos; here are a couple Grand Teton videos
6/23/07 June 20th, day 19: West Yellowstone, MT, to West Thumb, WY (by Andrew McCaffrey)
6/23/07 Mountain gridlock (by Scott Chamberlain)--too little time, too much traffic makes him more than a little grumpy
6/22/07 Fishing Bridge RV park (by Garry and Jenny Summers)
6/22/07 Day 15: Yellowstone--day 4 (by Trombly-Freytag)
6/22/07 What a couple of days (by Carrie McClane)--black bears on the trail
6/22/07 Spotting scopes for Yellowstone (by Mary Ann Melton)
6/21/07 Comment on the recent Yellowstone bear mauling (by Mike Tercek)
6/21/07 Yellowstone and the Grand Tetons (by Science PhD Mom)
6/21/07 Day 14: Yellowstone--day 3 (by Trombly-Freytag)
6/21/07 Yellowstone residents (by Garry and Jenny Summers)
6/21/07 Yellowstone trip report, day 2 part 3 (by Janet White)
6/20/07 EPA takes issue with Yellowstone's winter use DEIS (by Kurt Repanshek)
6/20/07 Day 6 in a nutshell (by kaykay)
6/20/07 An awesome day off (by Garry and Jenny Summers)
6/20/07 Protecting Wyoming's special places (by Gary Trauner in New West)--Trauner, a Democrat, nearly defeated Barbara Cubin in last year's congressional race
6/20/07 Energy doesn't equal open spaces: Wyoming's wildlife on losing side of equation (by Harry Harju Wyoming Tribune-Eagle)
6/19/07 Toledo would rather rant than read (by skyblu)
6/19/07 The cold path of promises: When Yellowstone ices over, snowmobiles come out to play. Last year, the Interior vowed to put conservation first, but we're still waiting for proof (by Bill Wade in Albuquerque Tribune)
6/19/07 Postcards from Yellowstone: Detour to Jackson Hole (by Eileen Nauman)
6/18/07 Stinky Russians and pissed off Singaporeans in Yellowstone (by Jam i.e)--she's happy in today's blog
6/18/07 6/16/07--Yellowstone N.P. to Grand Teton N.P. (by Jonah)
6/18/07 Iconic images (by Brodie Farquhar Casper Star-Tribune)
6/18/07 The little fishies of Yellowstone (by skyblu)
6/17/07 Viewing Yellowstone's wolves (by Mary Ann Melton)
6/17/07 Meditation at the peak (by Jacob A. Clere)
6/17/07 Day 13: Yellowstone--day 2 (by Trombly-Freytag)
6/17/07 Stockgrowers group resistant to change (by Ray Tracy in Billings Gazette)
6/16/07 Without Dad (by skyblu)
6/16/07 Singaporean's encounter with people in Yellowstone (by Jam i.e)
6/16/07 yellowstone and busted (by Shae)--another side of the Yellowstone work experience
6/16/07 My very first Yellowstone update (by Jordan Graham)--right name for a missionary
6/15/07 No yield on Yellowstone (by Toledo Blade)
6/15/07 Stuck in Yellowstone (by gatsbylover)--with new poems from a worker in Yellowstone
6/15/07 Secretary Kempthorne won't oversee snowmobile decision (by Kurt Repanshek)
6/14/07 Shauna conquers camping taboo by going solo (by Shauna Stephenson Wyoming Tribune-Eagle)
6/14/07 We were tourists! (by Garry and Jenny Summers)--working in Yellowstone does not mean that going to Old Faithful isn't necessarily a significant journey
6/14/07 Dinner in Yellowstone: 1908-1930 (by skyblu)
6/14/07 A short guide to watchingpeople watching wildlife (by Henry Melton)
6/14/07 Bison explanation doesn't make sense (by Jennfier Nitz in Billings Gazette)
6/14/07 June 11-14 (by Cory St. Esprit)
6/13/07 Trophic cascade: Elk aren't the only animals eating willows (by Mike Tercek)
6/13/07 Postcards from Yellowstone: Big horn sheep! (by Eileen Nauman)--in all my years in Yellowstone, I never have seen one, even on Mt. Washburn during the right time of year. I'm not known for having good luck seeing wildlife
6/13/07 Sociable sunflower #3 (by Sociable Sunflower)--claims to have seen a "multitude of moose" crossing the road; perhaps mistaken about the animal
6/13/07 The top ten actual Yellowstone traffic jams (by David Gonzales)
6/12/07 Learning to like it (by Miles Barger)
6/12/07 Backpacking in Yellowstone (by Lyndsay Belt)
6/12/07 Beartooth funding deal is first step (by Billings Gazette)
6/12/07 Bad news (by Sarpy Sam)
6/12/07 Goodbye Yellowstone, hello Grand Teton! (by Amy)
6/11/07 The heroes of Warm Creek (by Henry Melton)
6/11/07 Postcards from Yellowstone: Grizzly bear encounter (by Eileen Nauman)
6/11/07 Touring Yellowstone: Early adventures / modern patterns (by skyblu)
6/11/07 Yellowstone buffalo slaughter (by Renee Still Day, N.A.T.I.V.E.S. in Denver Post)
6/11/07 NREPA: Big, bold and visionary (by George Wuerthner in New West)
6/11/07 Disaster in Russia boosts prominence of Yellowstone (by Kurt Repanshek)--I subsequently haven't shared links regarding this interesting event since it wasn't about Yellowstone per se, but this casts the story as one that is relevant to what Yellowstone is
6/11/07 Sunday 10 June / Monday 11 June - Yellowstone in a car! (by Mette)--I vehemently disagree with her that Yellowstone is more enjoyable by car than by bicycle
6/11/07 Mystic Falls Trail Yellowstone National Park (by Ron Niebrugge)
6/11/07 Attendance is eroding at national parks (by Midland Reporter-Telegram--TX)
6/10/07 Stephanie Seay of the Buffalo Field Campaign on the slaughter of wild buffalo (by George Cadman Free Radio Santa Cruz in Indybay)--audio is over 40 minutes long and an excellent primer on BFC from their point of view; Stephany says her ultimate vision for buffalo is "wild and free all the way to Appalachia"
6/10/07 Postcards from Yellowstone: Artist's Point (by Eileen Nauman)
6/10/07 Erotic Yellowstone: An ode to Empedocles (by
Jim Macdonald The Magic of Yellowstone)--I think many of you will find this really strange; I hope, though, it's not too strange to lead to discussion.
6/10/07 Veterinarian explains Montana's ongoing brucellosis investigation (by Dr. Jeanne Rankin, Montana's Acting State Veterinarian, in The Prairie Star--MT)
6/10/07 Brucellosis: Emotional animal activists, park officials to blame for bison's fate (by Shannon Ruckman The Prairie Star--MT)--I think my comments on this are predictable.
6/10/07 Rankin clears confusion about brucellosis investigation at meeting (by Shannon Ruckman The Prairie Star--MT)
6/10/07 June 7-10 (by Cory St. Esprit)
6/10/07 Driving around Yellowstone (by Henry Melton)
6/10/07 Two ecosystems, two cultures (by Brodie Farquhar Casper Star-Tribune)
6/10/07 National Park Service initiative will boost our parks (by Billings Gazette)
6/10/07 Bear with me (by moose)
6/10/07 What Singaporeans do on their days off in Yellowstone (by Jam i.e.)
6/9/07 Mola (by Molly Jo)
6/9/07 Social commentary (by Jacob A. Clere)
6/9/07 A command performance (by Shepter)
6/9/07 The Roosevelt roundup (by Garry and Jenny Summers)--a shorter report follows on the Lake Lodge
6/9/07 Bison capture 06/08/07 (by Eric Stewart in Indybay)--with link to video of bison capture
6/9/07 Yellowstone, finally (by Myrri)--struggling with technology and work in Yellowstone
6/9/07 Yellowstone grizzly attack in May 2007 (by Richard E. Mallery--"Dick E. Bird")
6/9/07 Old Faithful (by Mare and Rich)
6/9/07 The endangered species enviro show (by Glen and Jean)
6/8/07 Recalcitrant ... (by Barb Abramo in West Yellowstone News)
6/8/07 Yellowstone on my mind again (by
Jim Macdonald The Magic of Yellowstone)
6/8/07 To the Editor (by Mike Leston in West Yellowstone News)--about fishing the Firehole
6/8/07 A beary-y good day (by Henry Melton)--and we think that Yellowstone is wild after reading accounts like this? I am appreciative, though, that a point of view I've had trouble understanding is being written about by the Meltons
6/7/07 Postcards from Yellowstone: Old Faithful Geyser Basin (by Eileen Nauman)--interesting, though beware of the misuse of the word "paint pot"
6/7/07 My day off (by Joanne)
6/7/07 This is your life ... update (by scorptilicus)--another person working in Yellowstone
6/7/07 Who shall live and who shall die? (by Terry Sessions)
6/7/07 Bullfighter in Yellowstone June 6th (by Jeremy Sparks)
6/7/07 Sleepy Singaporeans in Yellowstone (by Jam i.e.)
6/7/07 Jenny update (by Garry Summers)
6/7/07 We should remember that the buffalo still roam (by Michael Punke)
6/6/07 In search of the great gray owl (by Mary Ann Melton)--I saw one without searching on the trail above Heart Lake last summer
6/6/07 Environmentalism's inherent cannibalism (by Joseph Kellard)--he has a lot to learn about where "radical" actually begins
6/6/07 June 5-6 (my two days off!) (by Cory St. Esprit)--he didn't know the name of them, but he was in what are called Huckleberry Hot Springs
6/6/07 Oh, what a day! (by Karli)--during cycling trip, jumped from the top of Moose Falls
6/6/07 Keeping a watch on winter (by New York Times)
6/6/07 Talk about stupid (by skyblu)
6/6/07 Bullfighter in Yellowstone June 5th (by Jeremy Sparks)
6/6/07 Gather to celebrate greater Yellowstone ecosystem (by Lucia Stewart New West)
6/6/07 Does the wolverine need endangered species protection (by John Platt in Plenty Magazine)
6/6/07 Sen. Craig Thomas put Wyoming first (by Melanie Stein Planet Jackson Hole)
6/5/07 Yellowstone (by Thaddeus Gunn)
6/5/07 Bison cows and calves to be spared slaughter (by Jay Stevens)
6/5/07 Elk can't swim, deer don't vote, and urban sprawl in Montana (by Mary Anne Simpson American Chronicle)
6/5/07 June 4 (by Cory St. Esprit)
6/5/07 The once-endangered animal is back in big numbers, and not everyone is happy about it (by Kiera Butler Plenty Magazine)
6/5/07 Sen. Thomas' death costs the national parks an advocate (by Kurt Repanshek)
6/5/07 Better options neededfor bison management (by Danielle Chalfant in Billings Gazette)
6/5/07 Geysers and hot springs and mud pits, oh my! (by Tonya and Erik)--if Dorothy had landed in Wonderland instead of Oz?
6/4/07 Driving out the North Entrance (by The Journey of Ayersagorn & Aerlinniel)
6/4/07 A smitten Singaporean in Yellowstone (by Jam i.e)
6/4/07 The road trip (by R. Eustis)
6/4/07 The sacred cows of Yellowstone (by skyblu)
6/4/07 Yellowstone Web site expansion (by Yellowstoner)
6/4/07 Yellowstone's winter use plan: Comment now (by Kurt Repanshek)
6/4/07 Wyoming--Yellowstone (27 May 2007) (by Big Sis--of Phil Gardner)
6/4/07 Some thoughts on park visitation trends (by Kurt Repanshek)
6/3/07 After the storm (by Jacob A. Clere)
6/3/07 Ye gods Ma, it's buffalo! (by The Journey of Ayersagorn & Aerlinniel)
6/3/07 Another busy weekend (by Lyndsay Belt)
6/3/07 Censorship and cop brutality in the new bison wars (by Eric Stewart in CounterPunch)
6/3/07 The Yellowstone incubator (by skyblu)
6/3/07 Snowmobile fight revs up (by Denver Post)
6/3/07 Right a wrong, preserve wild bison (by Glenn Hockett in Billings Gazette)
6/3/07 Killing bison wrong answer to brucellosis (by Denise Boggs in Billings Gazette)
6/2/07 My 21st! (by Molly Jo)
6/2/07 Yellowstone bison gain reprieve (by Kurt Repanshek)--I'm quoted in this essay
6/2/07 More options means fewer tourists in national parks (by William Tweed in Visalia Times-Delta--CA)
6/1/07 We love Yellowstone! (by Trailer Mama)
6/1/07 Yellowstone's snowmobile public meetings (by Kurt Repanshek)
6/1/07 Doing something (by Sarpy Sam)
6/1/07 What a bunch of hypocrites we have in this community!!!!! (by Ann Stovall in West Yellowstone News)
6/1/07 To the Editor (by Donna Cook in West Yellowstone News)
6/1/07 Itís O.K. to kill my bison (by skyblu)--right about the history, wrong about the larger scope of the issue (I will likely say more)
6/1/07 BFC's Ken Cole at Montana Livestock Board meeting (by Western Watersheds Project)
6/1/07 May 29-June 1 (by Cory St. Esprit)

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