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9/30/07 Soda Butte Creek fishing report 30 September 2007--better on the rain days (by Best Fly Fishing
9/30/07 Galltain River (YNP) fishing report 30 September 2007--good options, fishing well (by Best Fly Fishing
9/29/07 A map of Yellowstone's first prescribed burn (by Mike Tercek Yellowstone Spectator)
9/29/07 Woman dead after fall to canyon floor (press release by National Park Service)
9/29/07 Fall into Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone kills woman (by Kurt Repanshek National Parks Traveler)
9/29/07 Damnitall! (by Yellowstoner)
9/29/07 Firehole River fishing report 29 September 2007--BWOs and caddis (by Best Fly Fishing
9/29/07 Old Faithful streaming webcam (by Yellowstoner)--a little bird told me about this yesterday; it's very surreal!
9/29/07 Slough Creek fishing report 29 September 2007--BWOs, less crowded (by Best Fly Fishing
9/28/07 Status of gray wolf recovery, 9/21/07 to 9/28/07 (by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
9/28/07 Madison River (YNP) fishing report 28 September 2007--better fishing, more crowded (by Best Fly Fishing
9/28/07 Fall River fishing report 28 September 2007--flows settled back down (by Best Fly Fishing
9/27/07 Bechler River fishing report 27 September 2007--a little more interesting (by Best Fly Fishing
9/27/07 Lewis River fishing report 27 September 2007--browns starting to move (by Best Fly Fishing
9/26/07 Lamar River fishing report 26 September 2007--bring your "A" game (by Best Fly Fishing
9/26/07 Henry's Fork fishing report 26 September 2007--looking better overall (by Best Fly Fishing
9/25/07 Experiences with and opinions on the animal detection system along US HWY 191 in Yellowstone National Park (survey notice by Western Survey Institute)--I received an email from Marcel Huijser of the Western Transportation Institute at Montana State University asking me to post this online survey, and so here it is
9/25/07 Yellowstone River (YNP) fishing 25 September 2007--several options (by Best Fly Fishing
9/25/07 Gibbon River report 25 September 2007--coming back to life (by Best Fly Fishing
9/24/07 Yellowstone & Grand Teton winter use plans final Environmental Impact Statement released (press release by National Park Service)--I'm having some troubles currently viewing the full report, which is here.
9/24/07 Snowmobile community responds to new Yellowstone winter use FEIS (press release by BlueRibbon Coalition)--snowmobile industry group not that upset; disappointed, but "the news is not all bad."
9/24/07 Yellowstone Park: Northern range packs are all large: Winter may be interesting (by Ralph Maughan)
9/24/07 Gardner River report 24 September 2007--still waiting for a great weather push (by Best Fly Fishing
9/24/07 Old Reliable (by Yellowstoner)
9/24/07 Upper Snake River report 24 September 2007--off for a few days (by Best Fly Fishing
9/23/07 Gallatin River (YNP) report 23 September 2007--ready for this fall weather (by Best Fly Fishing
9/23/07 Bring it on (by Yellowstoner)
9/23/07 Soda Butte Creek report 23 September 2007--tougher week this past week (by Best Fly Fishing
9/22/07 Firehole River report 22 September 2007--this may be the week (by Best Fly Fishing
9/22/07 Slough Creek report 22 September 2007--slowed down a bit (by Best Fly Fishing report in another story about predictions of a snowstorm
9/21/07 Travel Industry Association names 2007 Odyssey Award winners (press release by Travel Industry Association)--Xanterra in Yellowstone wins "Geotourism Award for Sustaining the Environment of a Place"
9/21/07 Status of gray wolf recovery, 9/14/07 to 9/21/07 (by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)--backing up claim that wolf numbers are up while livestock kills by wolves is down over 2006
9/21/07 National Park Service will acknowledge failure of draft plan to end chronic snowmobile noise in Yellowstone National Park, but new plan will propose D: Plan to be announced as soon as today, conflicts with pledges by Interior Secretary Kempthorne and NPS Director Bomar to uphold 2006 National Park Management Policies which place top priority on conservation (press release by Greater Yellowstone Coalition, National Parks Conservation Association, Natural Resources Defense Council, Winter Wildlands Alliance, The Wilderness Society)
9/21/07 Rolling thunder (by Yellowstoner)
9/21/07 Madison River (YNP) report 21 September 2007--a few browns around (by Best Fly Fishing
9/21/07 Fall River report 21 September 2007--low but fishing reasonably (by Best Fly Fishing
9/20/07 Update from the field (by Buffalo Field Campaign)
9/20/07 Maintenance Manager--West Yellowstone, MY (job notice by WorldMark by Wyndham in
9/20/07 Historic bus gathering (by Yellowstoner)
9/20/07 Lewis River report 20 September 2007--about the same as last week (by Best Fly Fishing
9/20/07 Bechler River report 20 September 2007--fishing pretty well (by Best Fly Fishing
9/20/07 Henry's Fork River report 20 September 2007--good news, bad news (by Best Fly Fishing
9/19/07 Lamar River report 19 September 2007--a little tougher here of late (by Best Fly Fishing
9/18/07 Bison protection advocates ask agencies to suspend bison hunt: State and federal laws overlooked as hunt continues (press release by Animal Welfare Institute)--also joined by Buffalo Field Campaign and Mr. Walt Farmer of Jackson, WY
9/18/07 Emergency closures lifted (press release by National Park Service)
9/18/07 Yellowstone to waive entrance fees on National Public Lands Day (press release by National Park Service)
9/18/07 Bear expert to speak on international conservation efforts (press release by National Park Service)--at Mammoth school gymnasium, Sept. 19, 7PM
9/18/07 Gibbon River report 18 September 2007--low flows, so be gentle (by Best Fly Fishing
9/18/07 Yellowstone River (YNP) update 18 September 2007--hike in to better fishing (by Best Fly Fishing
9/18/07 Blessed rain & cooler temperatures (by Yellowstoner)
9/18/07 A note about the fires and fishing in the Bechler drainage (by Best Fly Fishing
9/17/07 Fire in Bechler area continues to grow (press release by National Park Service)
9/17/07 Prescribed fire burns (by Yellowstoner)
9/17/07 If not now--when? (by Yellowstoner)
9/17/07 Gardner River update 17 September 2007--primed for fall (by Best Fly Fishing
9/17/07 Upper Snake River report 17 September 2007--low and clear (by Best Fly Fishing
9/16/07 Gallatin River (YNP) report 16 September 2007--low but very fishable (by Best Fly Fishing
9/16/07 Soda Butte Creek report 16 September 2007--low, warm, and wary (by Best Fly Fishing
9/15/07 Weather forecast necessitates change for Norris prescribed burn (press release by National Park Service)--Sunday instead of Monday
9/15/07 Slough Creek River report 15 September 2007--things are a changin' (by Best Fly Fishing
9/15/07 Firehole River report 15 September 2007--fish mornings and cooler days (by Best Fly Fishing
9/14/07 Status of gray wolf recovery, 9/07/07 to 9/14/07 (by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
9/14/07 Bear attack prompts temporary area closure (press release by National Park Service)
9/14/07 Madison River (YNP) report 14 September 2007--a little better this week (by Best Fly Fishing
9/14/07 Fall River update 14 September 2007--better every week (by Best Fly Fishing
9/13/07 Media advisory: Norris prescribed burn set for Monday morning (press release by National Park Service)
9/13/07 Bechler River report 13 September 2007--still waiting for fall (by Best Fly Fishing
9/13/07 Protect Yellowstone and the Greater Rockies (press release by Natural Resources Defense Council in U.N. Observer & International Report)
9/13/07 Lewis River report 13 September 2007--browns moving soon? (by Best Fly Fishing
9/13/07 Henry's Fork report 13 September 2007--slowly transitioning to fall (by Best Fly Fishing
9/12/07 Red flag warning issued for Yellowstone: Windy conditions could cause a new fire in park’s southwest corner to grow today (press release by National Park Service)--fire in Bechler River region called the Cave Falls fire
9/12/07 Finalists announced in Yellowstone Teton Song contest (by Wyoming Arts)
9/12/07 New fire in the Bechler area (by Best Fly Fishing
9/12/07 Lamar River report 12 September 2007--fishing well (by Best Fly Fishing
9/11/07 Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts at Yellowstone earns 2007 EcoStar Award: Company applauded for its pollution prevention (press release by Delaware North Companies)
9/11/07 Grand Teton puts down another bear (by Kurt Repanshek National Parks Traveler)--yet another one
9/11/07 Dry conditions blamed for bear problems in Grand Teton, Yosemite (by Kurt Repanshek National Parks Traveler)
9/11/07 Who's afraid of the big, bad wolf? Coyotes (press release by Wildlife Conservation Society in ScienceDaily)--you'd think these sorts of discredited stereotypes would be avoided by advocacy groups in their propaganda
9/11/07 Fall shaping up (by Yellowstoner)
9/11/07 Yellowstone River (YNP) report 11 September 2007--several good options this week (by Best Fly Fishing
9/11/07 Gibbon River report 11 September 2007--waiting for the cool fall (by Best Fly Fishing
9/10/07 Upper Snake River update 10 September 2007--clearing and cooling (by Best Fly Fishing
9/10/07 Gardner River update 10 September 2007--browns lower??? (by Best Fly Fishing
9/9/07 Two Idaho men found drowned in Yellowstone Shoshone Lake (press release by National Park Service)
9/9/07 Yellowstone's snowmobiles, Everglades' resoration, Glacier's party, Valley Forge's developers (by Kurt Repanshek National Parks Traveler)--quotes part of an op-ed from Lewiston Tribune--ID (only accessible on Web with an account) on snowmobile issue
9/9/07 Gallatin River (YNP) update 9 September 2007--looks like a great fall (by Best Fly Fishing
9/9/07 It might be fall (by Yellowstoner)
9/9/07 Fall flies coming (by Yellowstoner)
9/9/07 Soda Butte Creek update 9 September 2007--should fish well this week (by Best Fly Fishing
9/8/07 Slough Creek update 8 September 2007--fishing very well (by Best Fly Fishing
9/8/07 Firehole River update 8 September 2007--what a difference a cool week can make (by Best Fly Fishing
9/7/07 Status of gray wolf recovery, 8/31/07 to 9/07/07 (by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
9/7/07 Madison River (YNP) update 7 September 2007--the cooler weather will help (by Best Fly Fishing
9/7/07 Fall River update 7 September 2007--better and better (by Best Fly Fishing
9/7/07 Another black bear in Grand Teton put down (by Kurt Repanshek National Parks Traveler)
9/6/07 Update from the field (by Buffalo Field Campaign)
9/6/07 Armed confrontation ends with arrest of three men at Yellowstone (by that this hasn't appeared yet anywhere else?
9/6/07 Rains have impacted river clarity in the park and region (by Best Fly Fishing
9/6/07 Bechler River update 6 September 2007--better and better (by Best Fly Fishing
9/6/07 Henry's Fork update 6 September 2007--moving closer to fall patterns (by Best Fly Fishing
9/6/07 Lewis River update 6 September 2007--cooler weather will help (by Best Fly Fishing
9/5/07 Flash flood watch posted for YNP today (9/5) (by Best Fly Fishing
9/5/07 Lamar River update 5 September 2007--fall pattern likely this week? (by Best Fly Fishing
9/4/07 Grand Teton bears, update (by Kurt Repanshek National Parks Traveler)
9/4/07 Yellowstone River (YNP) update 4 September 2007--clearing, though more rain probable (by Best Fly Fishing
9/4/07 Gibbon River update 4 September 2007--this week looks better (by Best Fly Fishing
9/3/07 Results from a survey of Gardiner, Montana residents on environmental issues (by Mike Tercek Yellowstone Spectator)
9/3/07 Gardner River update 3 September 2007--a few fall run browns already moving (by Best Fly Fishing
9/3/07 Upper Sanke River update 3 September 2007--transitioning toward fall (by Best Fly Fishing
9/2/07 Soda Butte Creek update 2 September 2007--coming into her prime (by Best Fly Fishing
9/2/07 Gardner River tidbit--fall run browns in the lower river (by Best Fly Fishing
9/2/07 Gallatin River (YNP) update 2 September 2007--still fishing very well (by Best Fly Fishing
9/1/07 Quick clarity update for YNP (and others) 1 September 2007 (by Best Fly Fishing
9/1/07 Slough Creek update 1 September 2007--terrestrials still the ticket (by Best Fly Fishing
9/1/07 Firehole River update 1 September 2007--hold off (by Best Fly Fishing
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9/30/07 Bear encounters at an all time high in years (by KIFI--ID)
9/30/07 Wolf control plan criticized (AP story in The Union-Tribune--CA)
9/30/07 Study reveals details about Yellowstone, Teton bats (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)
9/30/07 Volunteers brave weather to help build trail (by Dave Richardson Bozeman Daily Chronicle)--in Bridger Canyon in Gallatin NF
9/29/07 Buffer zone could be hard hit to Montana's cattle industry (by Mary A. Heller in The Prairie Star--MT)
9/29/07 Montana livestock board discusses split-state status, bison management (by Shannon Ruckman The Prairie Star--MT)
9/29/07 SoCal woman dies after fall in Yellowstone (AP story in KCBY--CA)
9/29/07 'Rock snot' discovered (by Jackson Hole News & Guide)
9/29/07 Bureau to step down flows from park dam (by Angus M. Thuermer Jr. Jackson Hole News & Guide)
9/29/07 Sun Ranch issued citation for wolf killing (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
9/29/07 Gov: State must protect public in energy policies (by Noah Brenner Jackson Hole News & Guide)--Gov. Dave Freudenthal (D)--WY, at national legislators conference at Jackson Lake Lodge
9/28/07 Grizzly killed in bear fight (by Billings Gazette)
9/28/07 Plan cuts snowmobiles, not noise (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)
9/28/07 Greater Yellowstone Coalition: Striving to keep an ecosystem whole (by Alison Grey New West)
9/28/07 Hungry bears on the hunt: Caution urged to avoid contact in Wyoming woods (AP story in Rocky Mountain News)
9/28/07 Eastern Idaho elk rancher cleared of wrongdoing after bowhunter mauled near preserve (AP story in The Oregonian)
9/28/07 Low forage could mean early feeding on refuge (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
9/28/07 Admission to parks free for Public Lands Day (by Great Falls Tribune)
9/27/07 Park allows more sleds (by John S. Adams Missoula Independent)
9/27/07 Snowmobile outfitters uncertain of new plan (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
9/27/07 Sun Ranch owner to keep trying to live with wolves (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
9/27/07 Targhee refutes board (by Cara Froedge Jackson Hole News & Guide)
9/26/07 Lion stirs concern in town (by Whitney Royster Casper Star-Tribune)
9/26/07 'Old Lonesome' may top 82-year-old world record (by Noah Brenner Jackson Hole News & Guide)--killed buffalo in Bridger-Teton NF has highest "green" score ever, a way of rating the size of the bison's horns; I have a lot of snide comments, but the fact that I have them will be my only one here
9/26/07 High Mountain Heli appeals court ruling (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
9/25/07 Drought adapted piscaforms (by Yellowstoner)
9/25/07 Summer tourists flock to Yellowstone, Grand Teton (AP story in KXLY--WA)
9/25/07 Winter use plan released (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
9/25/07 Park plans sled decrease (by Whitney Royster Casper Star-Tribune)
9/25/07 Nobody too pleased with snowmobile plan (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
9/25/07 Drought could affect bear population (by Bridget Shanahan KIFI--ID)--with video
9/25/07 County targets animal feeding (by Cara Froedge Jackson Hole News & Guide)
9/25/07 Tetons will take tower's place (AP story in Casper Star-Tribune)--on Wyoming's license plates
9/24/07 Park plan will cut use of snowmobiles (by Cody Enterprise)
9/24/07 Final winter plan reduces snowmobiles in Yellowstone Park (by Lucia Stewart New West)
9/24/07 NPS recommendation to close east gate in winter 'disappointing' (by Carole Cloudwalker Cody Enterprise)
9/24/07 Yellowstone, Grand Teton winter use plan (by KIFI--ID)
9/24/07 New limitations for snowmobiles in Yellowstone Park (by Julie Lovell KTVQ--MT)
9/24/07 G&F gathers wolf comments (by Anthony McConnell Cody Enterprise)
9/24/07 What does bison restoration look like? One rancher's view (by Todd Wilkinson New West)
9/24/07 Park proposes fewer snowmobiles in Yellowstone (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)
9/24/07 Snowmobile impact statement out today (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
9/23/07 Group not surprised by Yellowstone gate decision (AP story in KXMB--ND)
9/23/07 Climbers see, hear and feel rockslide (by Allen Best Vail Daily--CO)--1st story
9/23/07 Forest plans salvage cut (by Whitney Royster Casper Star-Tribune)
9/22/07 Northern Rockies wolf populations continue to rise (AP story in Billings Gazette)
9/22/07 USFS fires back in Bear Canyon dispute (by Dave Richardson Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
9/21/07 East gate closure (by Penny Preston KULR--MT)--with video
9/21/07 Wyoming lofts above real estate bust (AP story in Forbes)
9/21/07 Yellowstone snowmobiles may be reduced (by Associated Press)--from max of 720 to max of 540 per day
9/21/07 Winter plan closes east gate (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
9/21/07 Park plan calls for fewer sleds (by Whitney Royster Casper Star-Tribune)
9/21/07 Wyoming politicians blast decision on Sylvan Pass (by Ruffin Prevost Billings Gazette)
9/21/07 Park plan draws fire from both sides (by Whitney Royster Casper Star-Tribune)
9/21/07 Dam releases to stay steady until Sept. 28 (by Thomas Dewell Jackson Hole News & Guide)
9/20/07 Official: Yellowstone to reduce number of snowmobiles in park (AP story in Montana's News Station)--from max of 720 to max of 540 per day
9/20/07 Bob Jackson on "bison culture" and traditional ag (by Todd Wilkinson New West)
9/20/07 Final plan: Close Sylvan in winter (by Whitney Royster Casper Star-Tribune)
9/20/07 Scant crowd gives input on wolf plan (by Tom Morton Casper Star-Tribune)--scant crowds across Wyoming
9/20/07 Hunters warned to be bear prepared (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
9/19/07 Yellowstone's East Entrance recommended for closure (AP story in Montana's News Station)
9/19/07 Former controversial Yellowstone ranger becomes bison rancher (by Todd Wilkinson New West)
9/19/07 Advocates say study validates howitzer as affordable, effective (by Ruffin Prevost Billings Gazette)--maybe Yellowstone can be shelled on the cheap; great!
9/19/07 Opportunistic grizzly bears force hunting area closures (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)--areas north of Yellowstone re-opened, but two areas south of Big sky closed after grizzlies take advantage of hunters' kills
9/19/07 Groups challenge bison hunt (by Whitney Royster Casper Star-Tribune)
9/18/07 Once-in-a-lifetime hunt: First of 300 targeted bison killed in controversial hunt on the elk refuge (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
9/19/07 USFS ordered to clear Bear Canyon Road (by Dave Richardson Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
9/18/07 Group says governor taking over Montana Livestock Board (by Terri Knapp KXLH--MT)
9/18/07 Bear expert to speak on international conservation efforts (AP story in Montana's News Station)
9/18/07 Areas near Gardiner closed after grizzly attack to reopen (AP story in Montana's News Station)
9/18/07 Critics hate Idaho hunting ranch's guts (AP story in The Oregonian)
9/18/07 Wolf plan goes to hearings (AP story in Casper Star-Tribune)
9/18/07 New bison hunt begins (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)--bison hunt at National Elk Refuge starts slowly
9/18/07 County to settle Bear Canyon travel dilemma (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
9/18/07 Gov: War costs limit energy research (by Whitney Royster Casper Star-Tribune)--Gov. Dave Freudenthal (D)--WY in a speech at Grand Teton National Park
9/18/07 Governor: Nation needs diverse energy sources (by Noah Brenner Jackson Hole News & Guide)
9/17/07 Solvent spill damages new Sylvan Pass road (by Carole Cloudwalker Cody Enterprise)
9/17/07 Park Service denies waffling on future of Sylvan Pass (AP story in KXMB--ND)
9/17/07 Yellowstone's 1st prescribed burn a success (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)
9/17/07 Prescribed burns will help cut wildfire burns (by Jackson Hole News & Guide)--in and near Grand Teton NP
9/17/07 August numbers rise some for Grand Teton (by Cory Hatch and Angus M. Thuermer Jr. Jackson Hole News & Guide)
9/17/07 Groups criticize Wyoming for wolf meeting locations (AP story in Billings Gazette)
9/16/07 Intentional burns begin Monday (AP story in KIFI--ID)--now inaccurate; according to the NPS, they will actually begin now on Sunday, due to weather
9/16/07 Hotels and resorts are helping tourists minimize their footprints on the Earth (by Linda DuVal in The Kansas City Star)--especially those who can afford to stay at their lodges
9/15/07 Bear problems up this year in Mont., Wyo., Idaho (AP story in The Seattle Times)
9/15/07 Second bear attack reported near Yellowstone (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
9/15/07 Another grizzly attacks north of Yellowstone (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
9/15/07 Hungry bears causing problems: Bruins relocated, euthanized in attempt to halt incidents (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)
9/15/07 Bison hunt begins (AP story in Jackson Hole News & Guide)--at National Elk Refuge
9/14/07 Montana hunter survives grizzly attack (AP story in The Seattle Times)
9/14/07 Bear attack invokes closures in Yellowstone Park (by Nikki Laurenzo KTVQ--MT)
9/14/07 Tourism up in Idaho (by Kristy Kircher KIFI--ID)
9/14/07 Deadline near for report on Sylvan Pass (by Ruffin Prevost Billings Gazette)
9/14/07 Lawmakers: Discuss HQ (by Noah Brenner Jackson Hole News & Guide)--related to Bridger-Teton HQ possibly moving from Jackson
9/14/07 Haze in Jackson Hole from Idaho, Montana (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
9/13/07 Policymakers to meet in Jackson (by Wyoming Business Report)--lawmakers from 13 states to meet at Jackson Lake Lodge on energy, tourism, and leadership training
9/13/07 Wyo politicians slam Park Service on Sylvan Pass study (by Whitney Royster Casper Star-Tribune)
9/13/07 Injured climber rescued from Symmetry Spire (by Jackson Hole News & Guide)
9/13/07 Undeterred tourists keep barreling into state (by Lorna Thackeray Billings Gazette)
9/12/07 Breaking tradition: Horse trainer uses gentler methods to create partnership (by Kelsey Dayton Jackson Hole News & Guide)
9/12/07 'River road' 2AB West reopens to public access (by Carole Cloudwalker Cody Enterprise)--old gravel route from Cody to Yellowstone open again after "at least 10 years"
9/12/07 Gov finds 'surmountable obstacles' to keep Sylvan Pass open in winter (by Wyoming Business Report)
9/12/07 Report supports wolf rule (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)
9/12/07 Study: Bullet shards bad for scavengers: Lead may also taint meat that hunters put on their own tables (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
9/12/07 Wide range of concern in Wyoming: Sportsmen know drill: Take stand to save obscure mountain group (by Charlie Meyers Denver Post)
9/11/07 Wolf kills rise as animals push into new areas (AP story in Billings Gazette)
9/11/07 Park worker details 'out of nowhere' mauling (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)--black bear hunter was attacked by a probable grizzly, then wounded it, prompting closure of that area of Gallatin National Forest near Gardiner due to the dangers of a wounded grizzly
9/11/07 Barrasso supports limits on drilling (by Noah Brenner and the AP Jackson Hole News & Guide)--in Wyoming Range; Sen. John Barrasso (R)--WY was appointed this year to replace Craig Thomas, who died in office
9/11/07 Barrasso backs 'wild and scenic' river bill (by Noelle Straub Casper Star-Tribune)
9/10/07 Newly paved Sylvan Pass almost finished (by Carole Cloudwalker Cody Enterprise)
9/10/07 Agents kill 44 wolves (by Whitney Royster Casper Star-Tribune)
9/10/07 Yellowstone employee attacked by grizzly (AP story in Casper Star-Tribune)
9/10/07 Public wants snowmobiles out of Yellowstone (by KIFI--ID)--with video
9/10/07 Grizzly suspected in attack on park safety manager (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)--just north of park; he also might have wounded the grizzly in fending off attack - was out "hunting for black bear"
9/10/07 Two canoeists drown in Yellowstone (by Michael Becker Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
9/9/07 Two Boise men drown in Yellowstone National Park (AP story in KIFI--ID)
9/9/07 Canoers die in Yellowstone National Park (by Callie Zanandrie KBCI--ID)
9/9/07 Black bears growing nuisance in West (by Associated Press)
9/10/07 Federal agencies, employees struggle with soaring real estate prices (by Sarah Gilman Aspen Daily News--CO)--Bridger-Teton forest office is among those struggling with costs
9/9/07 Understanding Yellowstone (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle in Casper Star-Tribune)--about museum at Canyon Village
9/8/07 Park kills black bear (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)--another dead black bear in Tetons
9/8/07 Intrusive black bear put down (AP story in Billings Gazette)
9/8/07 Forest Service re-routes trail away from asbestos mine (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
9/8/07 Wolf plan comment begins Monday (by Brodie Farquhar Casper Star-Tribune)
9/8/07 Commission advances compromise wolf plan (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
9/7/07 Revised wolf plan open for public (AP story in Billings Gazette)
9/7/07 Bear euthanized in Grand Teton (AP story in KIFI--ID)
9/7/07 Public wants snowmobiles out of Yellowstone (by KIFI--ID)
9/7/07 Vegetable oil engine designed for use on farms: Lyndeborough man hopes farmers can grow their own fuel (by Kathleen Baglio Humphreys The Cabinet--NH)
9/7/07 Wolf budget tops $2M annually (by Brodie Farquhar Casper Star-Tribune)
9/7/07 Yellowstone visitor numbers up (by Billings Gazette)
9/7/07 Fire closure lifted in W. Yellowstone (by Billings Gazette)
9/6/07 A "bear" of a day for Idaho Fish & Game (by Andrew Del Greco KPVI--ID)
9/6/07 Bison hunting applications available (AP story in Great Falls Tribune)
9/6/07 Wyoming moving forward with wolf management plan (AP story in Casper Star-Tribune)
9/6/07 Climbers dodge rockfall cascading off of Grand (by Angus M. Theurmer Jr. Jackson Hole News & Guide)
9/6/07 Thunderstorm spawns tornado threat, mud slides (by Jackson Hole News & Guide)--another mudslide south of Jackson
9/6/07 County trims Targhee units (by Cara Froedge Jackson Hole News & Guide)
9/5/07 Report calls for less noise during winter (by Mike Stark Billings Gazette)
9/5/07 Park Service: Avalanche danger ‘acceptable’ on Sylvan Pass (by Carole Cloudwalker Cody Enterprise)
9/5/07 Cody folks push for park access (by Whitney Royster Casper Star-Tribune)
9/5/07 Grizzly bear trashes camp trailer (by Carole Cloudwalker Cody Enterprise)
9/5/07 New fishing regs proposed for Yellowstone River and other waters (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
9/5/07 Talk of HQ rankles resort: Move of Forest Service office now tied to value of Jackson site (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
9/5/07 Barrasso mulls next step for Snake bill: Craig’s resignation decision has little bearing on future of bill (by Noah Brenner Jackson Hole News & Guide)
9/5/07 Couple's photo exhibit offers trip through national parks (by Nanette Craig The Huntsville Item--TX)
9/5/07 Yellowstone National Park: Great beauty, and a sleeping volcano: Some experts say the ancient volcano that formed Yellowstone could become very dangerous in the future (by Paul Thompson Voice of America)--with audio
9/4/07 Comments gathered on Yellowstone National Park winter use plan (by Montana's News Station)--with video
9/4/07 Lookout towers continue to provide needed service (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
9/4/07 Targhee debate on tap for commission (by Cara Froedge Jackson Hole News & Guide)
9/3/07 'They're not getting it' (by Whitney Royster Casper Star-Tribune)
9/3/07 Public: No snowmobiles (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
9/3/07 An interview with Montana archaeologist Larry Lahren (by Jenny Shank New West)
9/3/07 Alliance favors hike in affordable-housing rate (by Cara Froedge Jackson Hole News & Guide)
9/2/07 Browkaw in Yellowstone (by Aaron Kunz KPVI--ID)
9/2/07 Bernanke's pledge fails to dispel pessimism at Jackson retreat (by John Fraher and Scott Lanman
9/2/07 Cody area guest ranches back to normal after fire (AP story in Great Falls Tribune)
9/2/07 Yellowstone projects could get matching federal money (by Michael Becker Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
9/2/07 Report: Sylvan Pass cost in millions (by Ruffin Prevost Billings Gazette)
9/1/07 Snowmobile opponents flood Park Service with form letters (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
9/1/07 Female black bear shot in Grand Teton (by Cory Hatch Jackson Hole News & Guide)
9/1/07 Fire risk high for holiday outings (by Scott McMillion Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
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9/30/07 Last night in Yellowstone (by Garry & Jenny Summers)
9/30/07 Yellowstone #6--the big hike (by Laura)--a hike to Fairy Falls
9/30/07 Yellowstone National Park (Journal #13) (by vicki)
9/30/07 Little Jackson Hole, Wyo., is anything but a cow town (by Linda Lange Knoxville Nes Sentinel--TN)
9/30/07 Camping in Yellowstone (joke by Funny Jokes)--funny? ummm, not so much
9/29/07 Why so few Yellowstone hikers? (by feralhiker)
9/29/07 Park visitors need to hear all sides of Yellowstone bison story (by The Prairie Star--MT)--sure, they need to hear all sides, but ...well, you know without me pontificating here
9/28/07 Yellowstone Park--Old Faithful (by Randy Ingersoll Yellowstone Spectator)
9/28/07 Free admission at Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks (by Alison Grey New West)
9/28/07 Yellowstone Park--Old Faithful (by Bill)
9/28/07 Moose (by Todd Dixon)
9/28/07 The Beehive (by Janet Chapple)
9/28/07 Grand Tetons (by Our Adventures)
9/28/07 Yellowstone ... what can I say? (by Not Just a Hat Rack)
9/27/07 The great wolf debate (by Wyoming Girl)--wolves in DC? Yeah!!! Would be the least of anyone's worries
9/27/07 At the intersection of Montana and Wyoming (by Jeffery Hollander The Inspired Protagonist)--"This was a long way to come for a Greenpeace board meeting, a lot of CO2 emissions to figure out how to slow the emissions of everyone else." Indeed.
9/26/07 NPS does deep damage to relations (by Bruce McCormack Cody Enterprise)
9/26/07 It's not 'out' until Grampa says it's 'out' (by Carole Cloudwalker Cody Enterprise)
9/26/07 Yellowstone memories (continued) (by Fredothesauce)
9/26/07 Wyoming and Montana--Yellowstone National Park (by bigcountry)
9/26/07 The Upper Geyser Basin, Y.N.P. (by J.Pallotta)
9/26/07 H2O deficit strikes again (by Joan McCarter New West)
9/26/07 Another elk rancher angers neighbors in eastern Idaho (by Rocky Barker Idaho Statesman)
9/26/07 It's just wrong ... (by Kendra)--who says that I don't have a sense of humor?
9/26/07 Agency makes wrong calls in Yellowstone (by Casper Star-Tribune)
9/26/07 Old Faithful (by Rosemaree and Mal)--some comments on snow and the stupidity of tourists
9/25/07 Yellowstone heals from '88 fires (by Ed Dentry Rocky Mountain News)
9/25/07 "The Yellowstone Song" by Terri Taylor (by Larry Gibson)
9/25/07 Getting out of the way: Respecting ranchers, habitat and bison (by Bill O'Connell, Gallatin Wildlife Association, in New West)
9/25/07 Yellowstone National Park (USA): Precipitation since A.D. 1173 (abstract by S.T. Gray, L.J. Garumlich, and J.L. Betancourt in CO2 Science)--full article appears in Quatemary Research 68: 18-27
9/25/07 Why feeding stations for bears won't work (by Perry Will and Randy Hampton, Colorado Division of Wildlife, in Ralph Maughan's Wildlife News)--speaking on a controversy (in Colorado) that goes back decades (in Yellowstone), a controvery that is most identified with the Craighead brothers
9/25/07 Night screams in Silver Gate (by Leland Rucker)--from Fall 2004
9/24/07 NPS snowmobile plan for Yellowstone, Grand Teton bucks science, the public, and itself (by National Parks Traveler)
9/24/07 Luck is drying up at Yellowstone (by Ed Dentry Rocky Mountain News)
9/24/07 Am I going crazy, or is it just me? (by esper_lydia)--likes Yellowstone, but can't save money working and wants to go home
9/24/07 Idaho F&G either has an agenda or they need some educating (by Tom Remington)
9/24/07 Yellowstone (by Cindi Martineau)--once upon a time, I never thought I'd see it either
9/24/07 Things are winding down (by Garry & Jenny Summers)
9/23/07 El grito de lares or brown girls in Yellow Stone (by walidah--"The Natural Disneyland"; on the bright side, unexpectedly loved the park
9/23/07 Moving bear jam (by Leland Rucker)--newly published accounts from previous trips in Yellowstone; others listed here as well
9/22/07 The gutpile (by Leland Rucker)
9/22/07 Northern Rockies wolf numbers rise while livestock depredations falls (by Ralph Maughan)
9/22/07 Theory 9 ... The Bellagio has ruined Old Faithful (by Brad Ball)
9/22/07 Bringing wolves back violated the public trust (by Tom Remington)
9/21/07 Closures increase Galltain River's popularity (by Ed Dentry Rocky Mountain News)
9/21/07 Yellowstone snowmobile plan won't please anyone (by Rocky Barker Idaho Statesman)
9/21/07 "Open air with Tom Remington" radio broadcast (by Tom Remington)--with audio; on the wolf issue
9/21/07 At the Mammoth Hot Springs Visitor Center--Yellowstone (by Connie Boardman)
9/21/07 Letter to the editor (by Barb Abramo in West Yellowstone News)--regarding buffalo hunt at National Elk Refuge
9/21/07 Your pet lives in bear country, too (by Rebecca Konieczny in West Yellowstone News)
9/20/07 Proposal: Relinquish part of Yellowstone to Wyoming (by Scott)
9/20/07 Charismatic megafauna (by Leland Rucker)
9/20/07 Wolf advocate throws gas on the fire of wildlife debate (by Rocky Barker Idaho Statesman)
9/20/07 Day 16--4 Sep, Yellowstone National Park (by sarge)
9/20/07 Old Faithful Geyser, Yellowstone--a photoessay (by Jennifer F.)
9/19/07 To fight for the land (by Shauna Stephenson Wyoming Tribune-Eagle)--regarding the Wyoming Range
9/19/07 Kickin' back on the Firehole today (by Best Fly Fishing
9/19/07 Park Service runs out of closure excuses (by Casper Star-Tribune)
9/18/07 Bison hunt begins in National Elk Refuge (by Ralph Maughan)
9/18/07 Tower Falls and Roosevelt District, Yellowstone (by Jennifer F.)
9/18/07 Yellowstone--geysers and Delacey Creek (by Craig)
9/18/07 Cheryl's input (by Gary & Cheryl)--Yellowstone "overrated", but the propensity of tourists to say ridiculous things like this is limitless
9/17/07 Yellowstone: The two million acre conceptual space (by Mike Tercek Yellowstone Spectator)
9/17/07 Beautiful Yellowstone (by Sarah Lane)
9/17/07 Northeast access can't replace Sylvan (by Bruce McCormack in Cody Enterprise)
9/17/07 National parks going on sale (by Brook Wilkinson The Perrin Post)--not what it sounds like; September 29, park entry is free in honor of National Public Lands Day
9/16/07 Killing wolves violates public trust (by George Wuerthner in New West)
9/16/07 Grand indeed! (by Josh Road Runners (Asphalticus Burnicum))
9/16/07 the buffalo reconciliation (by whit hertford)
9/15/07 If you have to ask the price, the Ahwahnee and Jenny Lake Lodge are probably out of reach (by Kurt Repanshek National Parks Traveler)
9/14/07 Oh, how cute! (by Garry & Jenny Summers)--coyote pups and pictures, but with a caution about coyotes
9/14/07 Landscapes of Yellowstone: Lamar Valley (by LS Ponderings over the pond)
9/14/07 Day 11 (by John)
9/13/07 Lake Village, a trip down memory lane (by J.Pallotta)
9/13/07 A bear of a tale (by skoshi)
9/13/07 The influence of snowmobile emissions on air quality and human health (by Adam Switalski Autumn Equinox)
9/13/07 Board needs to stand up for livestock industry (by Tom Lane in Billings Gazette)
9/13/07 Is there any better time to visit Yellowstone and Grand Teton than fall? (by Kurt Repanshek National Parks Traveler)
9/13/07 50 miles in Yellowstone (by Gary Dudley)
9/13/07 Yellowstone National Park (by PeteT)
9/13/07 There's not supposed [to be] this many people in Yellowstone in September! (by Mike Goad)
9/12/07 Where is part 3 on Yellowstone and myths? (by
Jim Macdonald The Magic of Yellowstone)
9/12/07 'Bear Aware' advice should be mandatory (by Richard Reeder Cody Enterprise)
9/12/07 Grand Tetons (by Rick and Stuart)
9/12/07 Them on us (by Jake Nichols Planet Jackson Hole)
9/11/07 Barrasso makes right Wyo Range decision (by Casper Star-Tribune)
9/11/07 Old Faithful Geyser: Why can it be made an attraction and not other geysers (by Tigerfish)--with video
9/11/07 Where is Yogi? (by Kathy and Mark)--not sure, but because they were in Yellowstone, had to eat buffalo (???)
9/11/07 The Tetons: Big, bold beauty (by Scripps Howard News Service)
9/10/07 Where the buffalo roam--we found it!!!! (by Wayne and Colleen)
9/11/07 Day 17 Great Falls, MT to Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. 4 Sep (by Wil)
9/11/07 Yellowstone (by Rich and Suzie)--spotting animals from a plastic toilet near Heart Lake
9/10/07 Sometimes a bear is just a bear (by Tom Remington)
9/10/07 Even better than yesterday!!! (by Wayne and Colleen)
9/9/07 Yogi or Booboo? (by DadsFirstBorn)--bear memories and a bit of those myths I've been talking about on my blog
9/9/07 Yellowstone waters deserve your utmost respect (by Best Fly Fishing
9/9/07 Yellowstone NP (by Sam Augustine)--grumpy about the people in Yellowstone
9/9/07 Create jewel of vacation at Yellowstone: Hiking, canoeing, fishing are alive with many colors (Scripps Howard story in Deseret Morning News--UT)
9/9/07 America's most beautiful drive: The Beartooth Highway through the Rockies has been called America's most beautiful drive (Scripps Howard story in Orange County Register--CA)
9/9/07 Rough Guide remains faithful to Yellowstone, Grand Teton: Guidebook stands out with its 40 best hikes, '22 things not to miss' sections (book review by Mary Houlihan Chicago Sun-Times)--however, wants more personal connection by author to what's being described
9/9/07 Ups & downs (by Billings Gazette)--both 'DOWN's related to winter use
9/8/07 Yellowstone memories: The beginning (by Fredothesauce)
9/8/07 A quick run to Jackson (by Garry & Jenny Summers)
9/8/07 The most intense day of a Singaporean in Yellowstone (by Jam i.e.)--our favorite Singaporean working in Yellowstone was fired and then rehired in the same day
9/8/07 God was at His finest when he made Jackson, WY (by Wayne and Colleen)--except he also apparently made too many bicyclists to stay in His hotels
9/8/07 Clash of the Tetons: A slice of national park in Wyoming is being returned to the public (by Tony Perrottet The Australian)--Rockefeller family's JY Ranch is being opened to the public
9/7/07 Yellowstone #2--the falls (by Laura)
9/7/07 Yellowstone day 2: Soda Butte Creek (by David Knapp)
9/7/07 Yellowstone National Park (by Larramie)--"fantasy travel", but where's the fantasy?
9/6/07 #2 visit Yellowstone National Park (by Ryan Grayson)
9/6/07 Tall & beautiful (Copley News Service story in The Eureka Reporter--CA)--an awful lot of travel columns the last 24 hours
9/6/07 Kayaking in Yellowstone (by Anna)
9/6/07 When smoke gets in your life (by Alan Kesselheim Telluride Daily Planet--CO)
9/6/07 Biting the hand that feeds us (by Andrew Wetzler, Natural Resources Defense Council)
9/6/07 Discover Yellowstone with your teen (by Clara Bosonetto Maerz The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
9/6/07 Destination or journey: Trip to Grand Tetons inspires traveler to take it all in (by Dan Searle in San Marcos Daily Record--TX)
9/6/07 One of those amazing early fall days on the Firehole (by Best Fly Fishing
9/5/07 Winter access via Cooke impractical (by Bruce McCormack in Cody Enterprise)
9/5/07 Craig's departure won't affect outcome for Wyoming river bill (by Rocky Barker Idaho Statesman)--or is he departing?
9/5/07 Yellowstone 2K7 (by Clay)--Clay could have taken the moose
9/5/07 Chapter 1 - Autobiography (by Rich Browne)--from his autobiography I Remember: One Man's Memories of the Life He Lived; includes some memories from a 1954 trip to Yellowstone
9/5/07 Them on us (by Jake Nichols Planet Jackson Hole)
9/4/07 Stamp of the day: Wolf (by LS Ponderings over the pond)--from Slovenia
9/4/07 Amazing Yellowstone and the Grand Teton parks (by Luv2Travel)--remembering a 1988 trip
9/3/07 Grizzlies and moose: Pictures are worth a thousand words (by Don Freiday Cape May Bird Observatory)
9/3/07 Yellowstone and Tetons (by Dick)
9/3/07 Red Lodge, MT to West Yellowstone, MT--day 2 (by George & Jennifer)--"Then there was Yellowstone. Everyone said it was not going to be the best part of the trip. I got to agree."
9/2/07 Day 48: Yellowstone (by Brett)--with stunning photos and commentary on Yellowstone's pet policy
9/2/07 The great bike ride--day 6 (by Paul)--it can be confusing to keep "bike" straight with "motorbike"; in this case, it's the latter
9/1/07 Always wear a helmet when approaching moose (by Don Freiday Cape May Bird Observatory)
9/1/07 Yellowstone: Should we stop counting "generic" votes in presidential elections, too? (by Mike)
9/1/07 Let 'em burn (by Yellowstoner)--analysis piece on fire policy also includes fishing information
9/1/07 View is hazy and gloomy from Jackson Hole (by Greg Robb MarketWatch)--apparently clouds rolled over Tetons as bankers began to meet

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