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10/31/07 Mollies kills Hayden alpha pair (by Ralph Maughan)
10/31/07 Gardner River fishing report 31 October 2007--will close the season fishing well (by Best Fly Fishing
10/31/07 Yellowstone's "other waters" fishing report 31 October 2007--some amazing fish on the Lewis (by Best Fly Fishing
10/30/07 Slough Creek fishing report 30 October 2007--she's done (by Best Fly Fishing
10/30/07 Fall River fishing report 30 October 2007--just about done (by Best Fly Fishing
10/29/07 Gibbon River fishing report 29 October 2007--will finish the season in style (by Best Fly Fishing
10/29/07 Bechler River fishing report 29 October 2007--final guess of the season (by Best Fly Fishing
10/28/07 Yellowstone River (YNP) fishing report 28 October 2007--canyons and lower, watch the snowmelt this week (by Best Fly Fishing
10/27/07 Soda Butte Creek fishing report 27 October 2007--pretty much done for the season (by Best Fly Fishing
10/27/07 Henry's Fork fishing report 27 October 2007--low and slowing a bit (by Best Fly Fishing
10/26/07 Status of gray wolf recovery, 10/19/07 to 10/26/07 (by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
10/26/07 Firehole River fishing report 26 October 2007--another great week (by Best Fly Fishing
10/26/07 Madison River (YNP) fishing report 26 October 2007--another solid week (by Best Fly Fishing
10/25/07 Gallatin River (YNP) fishing report 25 October 2007--skinny water, few fisherman (by Best Fly Fishing
10/25/07 Lamar River fishing report 25 October 2007--we wouldn't go but guys keep asking (by Best Fly Fishing
10/24/07 Gardner River fishing report 24 October 2007--don't miss this great river (by Best Fly Fishing
10/24/07 Yellowstone's "other waters" fishing report 24 October 2007--both the Lewis and Sanke are hot (by Best Fly Fishing
10/24/07 Editorial Assistant (job notice by U.S. Department of the Interior in America's Job Exchange)--in Mammoth Hot Springs, doing the sort of work I do in real life, but I am not applying to work for the NPS
10/23/07 Slough Creek fishing report 23 October 2007--clearing and skimpy (by Best Fly Fishing
10/23/07 Fall River fishing report 23 October 2007--dirty and settling (by Best Fly Fishing
10/22/07 Lookin' good (by Yellowstoner)
10/22/07 Gibbon River fishing report 22 October 2007--now is the time (by Best Fly Fishing
10/22/07 Bechler River fishing report 22 October 2007--nymphs, streamers, and BWOs (by Best Fly Fishing
10/21/07 Blustery weather = good catching (by Yellowstoner)
10/21/07 Yellowstone River (YNP) fishing report 21 October 2007--still some great fishing to be done (by Best Fly Fishing
10/20/07 Fluvial Grayling making headway (by Yellowstoner)
10/20/07 Heads up on Yellowstone water flows for today the 20th (by Best Fly Fishing
10/20/07 Soda Butte Creek fishing report 20 October 2007--slowing, flow spike today (by Best Fly Fishing
10/20/07 Henry's Fork fishing report 20 October 2007--fishing well despite low flows (by Best Fly Fishing
10/19/07 Status of gray wolf recovery, 10/12/07 to 10/19/07 (by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
10/19/07 Good morning snowshine (by Yellowstoner)
10/19/07 Firehole River fishing report 19 October 2007--about as good as it gets (by Best Fly Fishing
10/19/07 Madison River (YNP) fishing report 19 October 2007--this weekend looks very good (by Best Fly Fishing
10/18/07 Update from the field (by Buffalo Field Campaign)
10/18/07 Gallatin River (YNP) fishing report 18 October 2007--much like last week (by Best Fly Fishing
10/18/07 Lamar River fishing report 18 October 2007--slow, low, and a few bears (by Best Fly Fishing
10/17/07 Mixed blessings (by Yellowstoner)
10/17/07 Gardner River fishing report 17 October 2007--still fishing very well (by Best Fly Fishing
10/17/07 Lewis River channel browns are moving (by Best Fly Fishing
10/16/07 Yellowstone & Teton song contest--the winners (by Western Folklife Center)
10/16/07 NPS Director Bomar not inclined to overturn Yellowstone's snowmobile backing (by Kurt Repanshek National Parks Traveler)
10/16/07 Yellowstone solicits comments for South Boundary Trail project (press release by National Park Service)
10/16/07 Slough Creek fishing report 16 October 2007--she's about done (by Best Fly Fishing
10/15/07 Yellowstone National Park summer bison population estimate released (press release by National Park Service)
10/15/07 Gibbon River fishing report 15 October 2007--lake runs are moving up (by Best Fly Fishing
10/14/07 Gallatin River (YNP) fishing report 14 October 2007--skinny water, but very fishable (by Best Fly Fishing
10/14/07 Soda Butte Creek fishing report 14 October 2007--just about done (by Best Fly Fishing
10/13/07 Firehole River fishing report 13 October 2007--better and better (by Best Fly Fishing
10/13/07 Slough Creek fishing report 13 October 2007--about done for the year (by Best Fly Fishing
10/12/07 Status of gray wolf recovery, 10/05/07 to 10/12/07 (by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
10/12/07 Yellowstone visitor services & roads begin to close for the season (press release by National Park Service)
10/12/07 Madison River (YNP) fishing report 12 October 2007--great options this week (by Best Fly Fishing
10/12/07 Fall River fishing report 12 October 2007--sun, bears, and BWOs (by Best Fly Fishing
10/11/07 Preliminary results of a Gardiner, Montana energy survey (by Mike Tercek Yellowstone Spectator)
10/11/07 Centennial Initiative may aggravate Park Service backlog: Donor-driven prohibitization of park projects raises cautionary flags (press release by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility)
10/11/07 Fish weir verifies run (by Yellowstoner)
10/11/07 Bechler River fishing report 11 October 2007--bears and BWOs (by Best Fly Fishing
10/11/07 Lewis River fishing report 11 October 2007--streamers, think about the lake, too (by Best Fly Fishing
10/10/07 Yellowstone National Park (ID, MT, WY) concession employee arrested on child sex exploitation charges (by National Park Service as posted in alt.true.crime newsgroup)
10/10/07 Lamar River fishing report 10 October 2007--still high and off a bit (by Best Fly Fishing
10/10/07 Henry's Fork River report 10 October 2007--fishing well despite low flows (by Best Fly Fishing
10/9/07 Bear attack prompts second temporary area closure (press release by National Park Service)
10/9/07 Hunters reminded of Yellowstone regulations (press release by National Park Service)
10/9/07 Gray wolves, grizzly bears and bald eagles: Do they still need protection? (press release by Saint Joseph's University in newswise)
10/9/07 Yellowstone River (YNP) fishing report 9 October 2007--steady as she goes (by Best Fly Fishing
10/9/07 Gibbon River fishing report 9 October 2007--flows low, fishing decently (by Best Fly Fishing
10/8/07 Gardner River fishing report 8 October 2007--better and better (by Best Fly Fishing
10/8/07 Upper Snake River update 8 October 2007--high and dirty, settled by mid week? (by Best Fly Fishing
10/7/07 A little snow & a BWO (by Yellowstoner)
10/7/07 Soda Butte Creek fishing report 7 October 2007--wait for SBC to be clear (by Best Fly Fishing
10/7/07 Gallatin River (YNP) fishing report 7 October 2007--BWOs and nymphs (by Best Fly Fishing
10/6/07 Slough Creek fishing report 6 October 2007--slowing a bit (by Best Fly Fishing
10/6/07 Firehole fishing report 6 October 2007--looking very good (by Best Fly Fishing
10/5/07 Status of gray wolf recovery, 9/28/07 to 10/05/07 (by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
10/5/07 Winter weather advisory for the park tonight and tomorrow morning (by Best Fly Fishing DC, it's been about 90 degrees; what a world
10/5/07 Download a video illustrating the 3D map of Yellowstone vegetation (by Mike Tercek Yellowstone Spectator)
10/5/07 Madison River (YNP) fishing report 5 October 2007--steadily better, and crowded (by Best Fly Fishing
10/5/07 Fall River fishing report 5 October 2007--nymphs, fall caddis, BWOs (by Best Fly Fishing
10/4/07 Update from the field (by Buffalo Field Campaign)
10/4/07 Greater Yellowstone inspires six new projects (press release by Montana State University)--still pushing the brand "University of the Yellowstone"
10/4/07 Lewis River fishing report 4 October 2007--things are picking up (by Best Fly Fishing
10/4/07 Bechler River fishing report 4 October 2007--nymphs, looking for fall caddis (by Best Fly Fishing
10/3/07 Lamar River fishing report 3 October 2007--decent, low flows (by Best Fly Fishing
10/3/07 Henry's Fork River fishing report 3 October 2007--low flows, BWO and nymphs (by Best Fly Fishing
10/2/07 Vote for your favorite Yellowstone song (by Wyoming Arts)
10/2/07 Yellowstone River (YNP) fishing report 2 October 2007--skinny water, fishing well (by Best Fly Fishing
10/2/07 Gibbon River fishing report 2 October 2007--she's come back alive (by Best Fly Fishing
10/1/07 Retiree author raises wolf awareness at Yellowstone (by Kara E. Smith New York Teacher)--publication by New York State United Teachers
10/1/07 Friday night falling victim identified (press release by National Park Service)
10/1/07 Just a little weather (by Yellowstoner)
10/1/07 Upper Snake River fishing report 1 October 2007--low flows, fishable (by Best Fly Fishing
10/1/07 Gardner River fishing report 1 October 2007--fishing very well (by Best Fly Fishing
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10/06/07 River Demetrius Macdonald, 7 lb. 13 oz., was born Saturday, October 6, 2007, at 10:34 PM, a healthy baby boy to his mom Genevieve and to his happy dad. He's wonderful. 10/18 PICTURES
10/31/07 Yellowstone preparing for winter season (by Michael Becker Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
10/31/07 Hunter mauled by grizzly bear identified (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
10/31/07 Bear attack 4th this fall by Gardiner (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)
10/31/07 Grizzly sow deaths close to upper limit: Though the population is thriving, a key indicator worries biologists (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
10/30/07 Business owners speak out over Yellowstone snowmobile debate (by Montana's News Station)
10/30/07 How the 'Yellowstone plume' saves US states (excerpt by New Scientist)
10/30/07 Sage grouse report finished (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
10/29/07 Film to examine ranchers living with wolves (by Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
10/29/07 Get rid of Yellowstone snowmobiles, say 86 in Congress (AP story in The Seattle Times)
10/29/07 Majority of comments oppose wolf plan (AP story in Billings Gazette)
10/29/07 Park roads close (by Wyoming Business Report)
10/29/07 Agency defends animal killings (AP story in Casper Star-Tribune)
10/29/07 MFBF addresses split state status, disease eradication (by The Prairie Star--MT)--MFBF is the Montana Farm Bureau Federation
10/29/07 Cattle groups split over brucellosis plan (by Jennifer McKee Helena Independent Record)
10/29/07 Coyote take fluctuates year by year (by Brodie Farquhar Casper Star-Tribune)--fiscal year 2006 was a record year in Wyoming for gunning down coyote, mostly from the air
10/29/07 Groups fund study of wastewater issues in Big Sky (by Walt Williams Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
10/28/07 Industry: Wyo Range bill too broad (by Whitney Royster Casper Star-Tribune)
10/27/07 Grand Teton roads to begin closing Wednesday (AP story in KULR--MT)
10/27/07 Grizzly conflicts stable (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
10/27/07 Bear Conflicts persist (by Whitney Royster Casper Star-Tribune)
10/27/07 Wyoming Range bill backed (by Billings Gazette)
10/26/07 More Yellowstone grizzlies, grizzly deaths (by Penny Preston KULR--MT)--with video
10/26/07 Questions remain over contested leases (by Whitney Royster Casper Star-Tribune)
10/26/07 Game and Fish kills black bear in Moran (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
10/26/07 Barrasso brings bill to protect Wyoming Range (by Noelle Straub Billings Gazette)
10/26/07 Bill protects Wyoming Range (by Angus M. Thuermer Jr. Jackson Hole News & Guide)
10/25/07 'Not a good year' for Yellowstone grizzlies (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
10/25/07 Long-range forecast: Snow (by Michael Pearlman Jackson Hole News & Guide)
10/25/07 Rocky Barker brings light to Yellowstone fires (by Elsbeth Otto Whitman College Pioneer--WA)
10/24/07 Park officials oppose cell tower (by Brodie Farquhar Casper Star-Tribune)
10/24/07 Proposed cell tower by park raises concerns (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)
10/24/07 Scientists discover new bacteria in park: Species could advance biofuel technology (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
10/24/07 New cookbook features Yellowstone recipes (by Karin Ronnow Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
10/23/07 Wilderness physician combines medicine and the great outdoors (by Anne E. Stein Chicago Tribune)--with free online registration
10/23/07 Howitzer to be used for avalanches (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)--watch for the unexploded ordnance when you hike next summer!
10/23/07 Visits at national parks up for September, year (by Noah Brenner Jackson Hole News & Guide)
10/23/07 Bears remain problem (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
10/23/07 County to consider new bear regulations (by Cara Froedge Jackson Hole News & Guide)
10/22/07 Sylvan Pass 'compromise' possible this week (by Carole Cloudwalker Cody Enterprise)
10/22/07 Storm shrouds mountains (by Bill Morton Casper Star-Tribune)--a lot of snow, especially in southern Yellowstone
10/22/07 Wyo Range drilling study still on (by Whitney Royster Casper Star-Tribune)
10/22/07 Climatologist offers sobering water outlook for Wyoming (AP story in Casper Star-Tribune)
10/22/07 A furry comeback in Idaho: Wolves soon could leave endangered species program (by Bill Morlin The Spokesman Review in The News Tribune--WA)
10/22/07 Members of Congress speak on Yellowstone (AP story in Montana's News Station)
10/21/07 Cubin defends her job performance (by Noelle Straub Casper Star-Tribune)--U.S. Rep. Barbara Cubin (R)--WY faces a tough re-election; uses support of 50 acre addition to Grand Teton as evidence of her effectiveness, a bill most closely tied to the late Sen. Craig Thomas (R).
10/20/07 Airport gives $30,000 for sage grouse study (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
10/20/07 Utah man killed in crash outside West Yellowstone (by Walt Williams Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
10/19/07 Elk gore cars in Yellowstone (by KIFI--ID)--with video
10/19/07 Mediator listens to locals on park plan (AP story in Casper Star-Tribune)
10/19/07 Airport plans to change its departure corridor (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
10/19/07 Rockies wilderness bill gets mixed reviews at House hearing: Singer Carole King addresses Congressional committee (by Erika Bolstad Idaho Statesman)
10/19/07 Congressional panel debates controversial wilderness bill (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
10/19/07 East vs. West in wilderness bill debate (by Noelle Straub Casper Star-Tribune)
10/19/07 With Jackson priced out, a nearby valley takes off (by Matthew Preusch New York Times)
10/19/07 Gov asks Bush cabinet to halt Wyo Range leases (by Whitney Royster Casper Star-Tribune)
10/19/07 Freudenthal: Cancel leases (by Noah Brenner Jackson Hole News & Guide)
10/18/07 Report: Parks chief backs Yellowstone plan (by Brodie Farquhar Casper Star-Tribune)--I hear that Brodie and Kurt, whose report is quoted, are good friends; it's good to see Kurt's work get some play in Wyoming's mainstream media
10/18/07 Michael Reagan speaks in Missoula (by Justine Judge KPAX--MT)--with video, says favorite memory of Montana as a kid--according to report--was working at Old Faitful Lodge, which is in Wyoming; if true, he wouldn't be the first to say this
10/18/07 Beartooth Pass safety improves as emergency phone installed (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)
10/18/07 Grizzly populations growing in the West (by Catherine Pritchard The Fayetteville Observer--NC)--first Q&A
10/18/07 Governor skeptical of Sylvan Pass overtures (AP story in Billings Gazette)--for those unfamiliar, Dave Freudenthal (D)-WY is the governor of Wyoming.
10/17/07 Yellowstone east gate facilitator (by Penny Preston KULR--MT)--with video
10/17/07 Majestic Yellowstone bison receive Native American prayers (by Shelley Bluejay Pierce Native American Times)
10/17/07 Gill-netting culls 73K lake trout from Yellowstone Lake (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)
10/17/07 Feds hire mediator for Sylvan Pass fight: Yellowstone maintains that closing the winter route from Cody is still the best option (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
10/17/07 A girl’s last hunt: Father and daughter bond over a family’s tradition of elk hunting (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
10/16/07 Bison hunt tags down (AP story in Montana's News Station)
10/16/07 Yellowstone bison numbers on the upswing (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
10/16/07 Yellowstone's bison population rebounds to near record levels: Hunters have to wait for their shot (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)
10/16/07 Hunters kills four grizzlies (by Whitney Royster Casper Star-Tribune)
10/16/07 Yellowstone Park bison numbers up 17 percent (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)--unfortunately, that probably means mass slaughter this winter
10/16/07 Targhee alters plan heading into meeting (by Cara Froedge Jackson Hole News & Guide)
10/15/07 Bison population rebounds from slaughter (by Associated Press)
10/15/07 Visit Grand Teton from the classroom: BSU takes students around the world on interactive field trips (by Joe Cermak The Ball State Daily News--IN)
10/15/07 NPS hires winter use facilitator (by Carole Cloudwalker Cody Enterprise)
10/15/07 Where the buffalo roamed (by Sean Conneely Casper Star-Tribune)--about the Buffalo Ranch, but I take issue with Whittlesey's distinction of plains bison with mountain bison, a distinction that has been wrongly used to assert that there are bison "subspecies."
10/15/07 Congress weights wilderness bill: Proposal may affect nearly 10 million acres (by Matt Christensen Times-News--ID)
10/15/07 Alliance wins grant to map resources (by Cara Froedge Jackson Hole News & Guide)
10/14/07 Voters split on raising forest fees for camping (by Billings Gazette)--in unscientific poll with very small sample size
10/13/07 The pest of the West: Trout native to the Great Lakes are upending the ecosystem of Yellowstone Lake: Workers will kill 70,000 this year (by Dan Egan Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel)
10/13/07 Study shows moose hit the road to evade grizzlies (by David Frey New West)
10/13/07 Mediator to aid talks on Sylvan Pass (by Ruffin Prevost Billings Gazette)
10/13/07 Sylvan dispute gets a mediator (by Whitney Royster Casper Star-Tribune)
10/13/07 Mother moose know best: Bears avoid park roads, so expectant ungulates stay close (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)
10/12/07 Winter closures begin in Yellowstone National Park (by KIFI--ID)
10/12/07 Facilitator headed to Cody to discuss Sylvan Pass closure (AP story in KIFI--ID)
10/12/07 Moose moms prefer traffic to grizzly bears, study says (by Scott Norris National Geographic News)
10/12/07 A stinging solution to aggressive bears (by Lido Vizzutti Flathead Beacon--MT)
10/12/07 Ball State's electronic field trip kicks off in Grand Tetons (by The Star Press--IN)
10/12/07 At the door: College instructor comes out of retirement to work at Yellowstone (by Bob Schwarz The Charleston Gazette--WV)
10/12/07 Park worker faces porn charge (by Billings Gazette)
10/12/07 Rehberg opposes wilderness bill (by Brett French Billings Gazette)--U.s. Rep. Denny Rehberg is a Republican representing Montana.
10/11/07 Massive wilderness bill inches forward--13 years later (by David Frey New West)
10/11/07 Bowhunters kill grizzly (AP story in Casper Star-Tribune)
10/11/07 Bison advocate convicted of obstructing peace officer while filming hazing (by Ted Sullivan Bozeman Daily Chronicle)--this verdict really ticks me off; for more on Dan and his case, see here and here. Dan also writes for himself in comments made on Ralph Maughan's site.
10/11/07 Algae appears in more streams (by Whitney Royster Casper Star-Tribune)
10/11/07 Temporary park closure (by Kathleen de Onis KULR--MT)--with video
10/11/07 A piece of Paradise--Valley: Mont. land listed at $2.3 million in upscale catalog (AP story in Rocky Mountain News)
10/10/07 Yellowstone wolves: Embattled again (by Pat Dawson Time)
10/10/07 Moose use roads as a defence against bears: Animals capitalize on predators' fear of people to protect their young (by Matt Kaplan Nature)
10/10/07 Study: Moose move toward humans for safety (UPI story in ScienceDaily)
10/10/07 Elk hunters warned: Beware of hungry bears (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)
10/10/07 New hunt targets elk on refuge’s south end: Starting Saturday, hunters with weapons of limited-range will get a new opportunity (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
10/10/07 Congressional committee to review wilderness bill: NREPA would designate 23 million acres across 5 states (by Greg Stahl Idaho Mountain Express and Guide)
10/10/07 Wolf conflicts decline: Aggressive control actions limit livestock kills (by Whitney Royster Casper Star-Tribune)
10/10/07 Livestock losses decline as feds kill wolves (AP story in Wyoming Tribune-Eagle)
10/10/07 Climate experts find optimism (by Dustin Bleizeffer Casper Star-Tribune)
10/10/07 Good, bad and grizzly (by WPBT--FL)--PBS's Nature to show program narrated by actor Chris Cooper; check local PBS listings
10/10/07 Latest travel deals (by Newsday)
10/9/07 How mother moose outwits the bear: Pregnant moose seek out human company when they are about to give birth, moving closer to roads and camps to escape the threat of bears (by BBC--UK)
10/9/07 U.S. House subcommittee to hear wilderness bill (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
10/9/07 WYDOT seeks input on Hoback road project (by Noah Brenner Jackson Hole News & Guide)
10/9/07 MCA backs brucellosis split (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
10/9/07 Carroll student survives grizzly attack (AP stories in KIFI--ID)
10/8/07 Bear necessities (by Casper Star-Tribune)
10/8/07 Brucellosis-hit ranch gets no more state aid (by Jennifer McKee Billings Gazette)
10/8/07 Sleeping Giant ‘sold' to Cody group (by Carole Cloudwalker Cody Enterprise)
10/7/07 Bear in mauling found dead (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
10/7/07 Forest Service motor vehicle use maps criticized (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
10/7/07 Everyday Idahoans suggest possible new national monument: Sites from Lewis and Clark to Mesa Falls and old ghost towns made the list (by Rocky Barker Idaho Statesman)
10/7/07 Wolves in the fold: Ranchers struggle to co-exist with an old Montana predator (by Kim Briggeman Missoulian)
10/6/07 Bow hunters attacked by bears in separate incidents (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
10/6/07 Hunter mauled by bear north of Gardiner (by KXMB--ND)
10/6/07 Game and Fish wants elk heads for testing (by Jackson Hole News & Guide)
10/5/07 Grizzly found dead near Gardiner (by Billings Gazette)--the one shot last month when Yellowstone's safety officer was out hunting black bears
10/5/07 Northern shoreline of Jackson Lake closed (by Jackson Hole News & Guide)
10/5/07 Beartooth Pass will stay closed (by Billings Gazette)
10/5/07 Grizzly count looks strong (by Brodie Farquhar Casper Star-Tribune)
10/4/07 Grizzly overlay zone (by Penny Preston KULR--MT)--with video
10/4/07 Relocated cougar dies in Teton park (by Whitney Royster Casper Star-Tribune)--in Jackson
10/4/07 Yellowstone brims with grizzly cubs (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)
10/4/07 Yellowstone Park fall claims Californian (by Brodie Farquhar Casper Star-Tribune)
10/4/07 Ranchers appeal for help (by Jennifer McKee Casper Star-Tribune)
10/3/07 Snow prompts Beartooth Pass closure (by Billings Gazette)
10/3/07 Gallatin National Forest has new supervisor (AP story in Billings Gazette)
10/3/07 Yellowstone employee seeks to keep aggressive elk, people apart (by Associated Press)
10/3/07 Ranchers roast 'griz overlay' plan (by Michael Johnson Cody Enterprise)
10/3/07 Game & Fish, official knew of town cougar: Cougar starves to death after relocation to north end of the Tetons (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
10/3/07 Nature Conservancy president resigns (by Brodie Farquhar Casper Star-Tribune)--talks about Yellowstone at end of story; in 2003, the Washington Post did an expose (4 part, 10 story) on the Nature Conservancy; it's worth reading: Part 1, story 1, Part 1, 2, Part 1, 3; Part 1, extra; Part 2, 1; Part 2, 2; Part 2, 3; Part 3, 1; Part 3, 2; Part 4
10/2/07 Justice center scaled back by rising costs (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)
10/2/07 Investigators probe death in Yellowstone (by Jackson Hole News & Guide)
10/2/07 Woman who fell to her death in Yellowstone, identified (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
10/2/07 Two-day stewardship workshop begins (by Whitney Royster Casper Star-Tribune)--in Jackson
10/1/07 The hard questions of raising bison for supper (by Todd Wilkinson New West)
10/1/07 Woman killed in Yellowstone Park fall identified (by Billings Gazette)
10/1/07 Judge will review reactor documents (by Billings Gazette)--Yellowstone and Grand Teton cited in Judge Downes' decision
10/1/07 Realtors growl about grizzly overlay zone (by Carole Cloudwalker Cody Enterprise)
10/1/07 Exotic invader 'rock snot' hits creek (by Whitney Royster Casper Star-Tribune)
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10/31/07 Yellowstone sleds: Snowmobiles should be phased out (by The Salt Lake Tribune)
10/31/07 Yellowstone (part one) (by just trying to walk away)
10/31/07 Heed Wyo delegation on snowmbile plan (by Casper Star-Tribune)
10/31/07 Wyo Range coalition needs to stick together (by Casper Star-Tribune)
10/30/07 Eighty-six members of Congress can't read (by skyblu)
10/29/07 God bless Teddy ... and Ulysses S. Grant (day 1 in Yellowstone National Park) (by Katherine S. Crawford)--couldn't help but notice this one in light of my recent essay series
10/29/07 Bison and elk and fox, oh my: Yellowstone day 2 (by Katherine S. Crawford)
10/29/07 Possible reprieve for another cutt (by Yellowstoner)
10/29/07 Yellowstone's unending big-fish tale (by Billings Gazette)
10/28/07 Mammals sidetrack Grand Teton bird-watching (by Marcia Davis Knoxville News Sentinel--TN)
10/28/07 Winter maintenance dangerous on pass (by Tim Stevens, National Parks Conservation Association, in Billings Gazette)
10/28/07 Buy a blogger (by skyblu)--West Yellowstone Chamber of Commerce asking for money to help what they claim is assistance paying for trips of "independent writers" who write positive reviews of West Yellowstone; Skye hasn't taken any money herself; 11/1 update - one on the list denies ever having received any assistance; 11/2, an apology to Kurt Repanshek offered
10/28/07 Wolves at the door (by Martin J. Kidston Helena Independent Record)--another review of Wolves in Paradise
10/28/07 What we're being told (by Michael G. Mickey)--high bear mortality rate just one (but not the only) sign of the 2nd coming, according to this essay
10/27/07 Gardiner's cell tower woes: Symptoms of a larger problem (by Mike Tercek Yellowstone Spectator)--please read this important essay from a Gardiner resident; and I ask that what the residents of Gardiner want here in opposing this cell tower, that we support them
10/27/07 If you have a problem on your vacation, sue the Park Service (by Janet Chapple)
10/26/07 Regional officials make plea for park funding (by The City of Red Lodge, The Livingston City Commission, The Livingston Chamber of Commerce, The Gardiner Chamber of Commerce, The West Yellowstone Chamber of Commerce, The Bozeman Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors & The Bozeman Convention & Visitor Bureau, The Yellowstone Country Regional Tourism Bureau, The National Parks Conservation Association, The Travel Industry Association of Montana in West Yellowstone News)
10/26/07 Yellowstone, day 2 ... and Jackson Hole (by for the love of red)--and a damning critique of Jackson, not bourgeois enough but with bourgeois prices!
10/26/07 The last gift: The moose (by drlobojo)
10/25/07 Hunting across the national park system: Good or bad? (by Kurt Repanshek National Parks Traveler)
10/25/07 Wilderness proposal (by JG)--I like the line: "Nobody has an infinite right to anything in this world."
10/25/07 What does Yellowstone want?? (by Yellowstoner)--on the cell phone tower outside the park issue
10/25/07 Cell phones in Yellowstone Park? (by Greg L. Johnson)--cell phone service is, contrary to what's said here, available in the park in some places; this particular cell tower issue is a little more complicated
10/25/07 Inspired by nature (by Laurie Verve visual)
10/24/07 The hike to the bottom of the Tower Creek canyon and the base of Tower Falls in Yellowstone National Park has always been one of our favorite hikes (by Mike Goad)--except, as he notes, the trail eroded away years ago
10/24/07 The tatanka, bison, buffalo of Yellowstone (by drlobojo)
10/24/07 Leaving Yellowstone (by J.Pallotta)
10/24/07 Another sewing day for Yellowstone II piece (by QuilterB)
10/24/07 Any known ghosts in or around Yellowstone? particularly a young woman (by blake28 in GhostPlace)--hmm
10/23/07 The great Yellowstone snow jam of 2007 (by Alexi)
10/23/07 50+ mile back-country Yellowstone hike (by kris)
10/23/07 Of course national parks are constitutional (by Jim Irregular Times)--constitutional, no doubt; but, just and rightful, ummm ... see my series from earlier this year for my take.
10/23/07 The Refuge (by simpson)
10/23/07 Elusive Quake Lake (by Steve Durbin Art & Perception)
10/23/07 Bonus assignment (by Lauren)
10/23/07 Monday, October 26: Yellowstone (by Kelly M.)--no doubt this is mistitled
10/22/07 What is Park Service's ultimate YNP goal? (by Richard Reeder Cody Enterprise)
10/22/07 Director Bomar: Let science, not politics, decide the Yellowstone snowmobile issue (by National Parks Traveler)
10/22/07 Yellowstone chronicles--October 22, 2007 (by Chris The Roving Rugues)
10/22/07 The Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center (by J.Pallotta)
10/22/07 Getting ready for winter (by Janet Chapple)
10/22/07 Preserving Nature in the National Parks review (by Adam)
10/21/07 A late afternoon, mid-October snowstorm on the Madison River (by Verlyn Kinkenborg New York Times)
10/21/07 USA national parks--day 5 (by Andrew Petcher)--don't want to wait for Steamboat Geyser, world's largest, "because that could waste more than half of your life;" maybe so, but I actually saw a major explosion in May 2005 by sheer luck
10/21/07 Travel / Yellowstone National Park (by Jim Foster)
10/21/07 More wildlife--Yellowstone (by MacBeth Derham)
10/21/07 Jackson Hole's natural beauty takes winter fun to new heights (McClatchy-Tribune story in Sun-Sentinel--FL)
10/20/07 From idea to reality: The creation of Yellowstone National Park (by capncarlton)--a good look at the congressional politics involved in the Act of Dedication
10/20/07 New Yellowstone piece (by QuilterB)--quilted Yellowstone
10/20/07 Our trip to Yellowstone with the Morgans (by Holly)
10/19/07 Day 4: Jackson, WY to Laurel, MT (347.1 mi) (by 3000 miles)
10/19/07 Global Warming Wildlife Survival Act (by Tom Remington)
10/19/07 Filmmaker captures struggle for ranchers, wolves to co-exist (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)--gives a glowing review
10/18/07 Environmental groups don't want gray wolves killed: CBS4 gives ad campaign a reality check (by Raj Chohan CBS4--CO)
10/18/07 YellowStone National Park (by Ameen Kamadia)
10/18/07 Oh yeah ... there's also wildlife in Yellowstone (by Utah Grammie)
10/18/07 Wrong place for noisy machines: Studies have shown snowmobiles have adverse effects on air quality, wildlife and soundscape in Yellowstone National Park (by Denver Post)
10/18/07 Grizzly bears (by maven)
10/17/07 Do it all Yellowstone (by skyblu)
10/17/07 Exit Yellowstone (by Christopher)--more autobiography
10/17/07 The native bond to Yellowstone's buffalo: A shared existence (by Terri C. Hansen)
10/17/07 Yellowstone bison population healthy; Montana priming for hunts (by Kurt Repanshek National Parks Traveler)
10/16/07 Ok, if the first humans learned about “medicine” from watching animals seek out their own cures ... (by happyrat)
10/16/07 Setting limits on snowmobiles (by New York Times)
10/15/07 Yellowstone National Park closed due to bears attacking people (by Wild)--with a reactionary aside
10/15/07 Waterfalls of Yellowstone (by J.Pallotta)
10/15/07 Leave it alone (by j0yr1de)
10/15/07 Cat stalks grizzly (by liquidambar)--funny story; I watched the Nature show last night as well, which was interesting at setting up the issues
10/14/07 Yellowstone issue (by anastasia)--somewhere in the garbled prose is a provocative guess into what provokes people to live in places like Yellowstone or New Orleans
10/14/07 Bonus assignment (by Angela)--like the blog by anastasia above, this seems to be an answer in an assignment for Professor Lauro. I don't know how questions like this can be answered in a paragraph, but the nuggets of opinion are interesting
10/14/07 Yellowstone park (by Bill M.)--also for Professor Lauro?
10/14/07 Bonus assignment (by Kerianne)--one more; does Professor Lauro or the students really think that the people around Yellowstone don't realize that it's supervolcanic? In fairness, it's hard to understand the assignment or why the answers are being blogged without context.
10/14/07 Yay fall! (by Jessica)
10/14/07 Today is Blog Action Day (by Todd Dixon)
10/14/07 Lodgepole pine reforestation project (by Lorian)
10/13/07 Yellowstone's wolves in 2007 (by Janet Chapple)
10/13/07 Greetings from Yellowstone (by Janet White)
10/12/07 Norris Geyser Basin and a wolf serenade (by Leland Rucker)--from October 11, 2006
10/12/07 Rankin was right to follow directives from Montana Board of Livestock (by Jeanette Rankin in The Prairie Star--MT)
10/12/07 The trouble with science (by melvin)
10/11/07 Are we ready for wilderness lite? (by Bill Schneider New West)
10/11/07 Yellowstone bear stories (by J.Pallotta)
10/11/07 Yellowstone #7--Yellowstone Lake (by Laura)--picture of E.C. Waters shipwreck and a note about his cruel place in Yellowstone history
10/11/07 Bonus assignment (by Daina Keane)--student shares school work; protect property owners from supervolcano?
10/11/07 Lois & Lori's kitchen (by Lorian)
10/10/07 Human shields (by Dan Whipple)
10/10/07 Save a grizzly, kill a few thousand humans (by Tom Remington)
10/10/07 A bear of an applause line (by James Bruggers The Courier-Journal--KY)
10/10/07 Cascade Canyon Trail--Grand Teton National Park (by genelink)
10/10/07 Where the buffalo roam (by Heather)
10/9/07 Yellowstone snowmobiles: Has apathy arrived? (by Kurt Repanshek National Parks Traveler)
10/9/07 Linking wildfires to global warming (by Al Huebner in
10/9/07 NPS Washington headquarters suports snowmobiles in Yellowstone (by National Parks Traveler)
10/9/07 Escape from Yellowstone (by carocali)
10/9/07 Bear baiting is unethical, must be stopped to save grizzlies (by Christine Gertschen, ISU Blaine County Center and Sawtooth Science Institute, in Idaho Statesman)
10/8/07 Here's one that didn't get away (by Best Fly Fishing the newspaper with a nice email sent to me congratulating the birth of River
10/8/07 Driving through the clouds into Yellowstone (by Leland Rucker)--from one year ago to the day
10/7/07 Yellowstone Park in winter is a great thrill (by Arthur Frommer in The Ledger--FL)
10/6/07 Considering the modern approach (by skyblu)--great to see her back and writing again
10/6/07 Greater Yellowstone: A grizzly home (by Daryl L. Hunter)
10/6/07 Adventures in Yellowstone N.P. (by J.Pallotta)
10/6/07 Sunday flashback: Summer '07 trip to Jackson and Yellowstone (puking story included) (by Sam and Brodi)
10/5/07 Re-mythologizing Yellowstone: Part 3--a new Wonderland to behold (by
Jim Macdonald The Magic of Yellowstone)
10/5/07 Eviction notice: Access to public lands becoming limited (by The Gazette--CO)
10/5/07 Yellowstone II (by Christopher)--autobiographical account of working in Yellowstone; not like my experience, but like people I have known
10/5/07 Centennial projects: Fighting mosquitoes in Grand Teton National Park (by Kurt Repanshek National Parks Traveler)
10/5/07 In Yellowstone (by wildbirdcall)--"I shoulda shanked the ..."; to find out why, read on
10/5/07 Wyoming, the text (by Paul Brown)--no, not that Paul Brown
10/4/07 Luring bears goes against common sense (by Idaho Statesman)
10/4/07 Grizzly mother adopts cubs after wolf chase (by Rocky Barker Idaho Statesman)
10/4/07 Is the Centennial Initiative really needed to drum up support for the parks? (by Kurt Repanshek National Parks Traveler)
10/4/07 Season's over (by Joanne)--another Yellowstone worker returning for winter season
10/4/07 An amazing day on the Firehole yesterday (by Best Fly Fishing
10/4/07 XC_text_5: Yellowstone (by Dan)
10/3/07 Thanksgiving (by Carrie McClane)--going back to work in Yellowstone; at least one or two of her entries appear in previous months
10/3/07 Patience and enjoying the now (by Kami)
10/3/07 Right in our own backyard (Scripps Howard story in Casper Star-Tribune)
10/3/07 Them on us (by Jake Nichols Planet Jackson Hole)
10/2/07 West Yellowstone, MT (by Rich)
10/2/07 Yellowstone free day! (by Nicholas Wheeler)--"It was, simply, the best day ever. OK, maybe not ever, but it sure was fun."
10/2/07 Yellowstone days 4 and 5 (by David Knapp)
10/2/07 Help save Montana (by Yellowstoner)
10/2/07 Buffer zone (by Sarpy Sam)
10/2/07 Wyoming has a Republican governor! (by Scott Grizzly Groundswell)--a blog by Mr. Chad T. Everson AKA "Teddy Bear"; points of view by this Wyoming Republican shared on some Yellowstone issues
10/1/07 Yes, I am a tree-hugger. And this is how it happened. (by OpinionDriven)
10/1/07 Fishing light on the Firehole River (by Ryan Jordan)
10/1/07 Feds have fouled relations with state, Cody (by Richard Reeder Cody Enterprise)
10/1/07 A world safe for sheep (by Mark Tokarski)
10/1/07 Wolf watching, elk whistling (by Pat Munday)--"Watching wolf watchers is nearly as much fun as watching wolves."
10/1/07 Extermination wounds ecosystem (by The Rev. Christi Slivinski in Casper Star-Tribune)
10/1/07 Will greatness mark the National Park Service's next century? (by Kurt Repanshek National Parks Traveler)
10/1/07 Afield with friends: A ranger's view of fire (by Donald Daughenbaugh in Williamsport Sun-Gazette--PA)

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