YELLOWSTONE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/YELLOWSTONE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Man fined $1K for flying drone in Yellowstone National Park http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58487865-223/park-yellowstone-national-flying.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58487865-223/park-yellowstone-national-flying.html.csp">Man fined $1K for flying drone in Yellowstone National Park</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-04T17:55:39.888-06:00">Updated Oct 4, 2014 05:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. • An Oregon man has acknowledged flying an unmanned aircraft near bison and over Yellowstone’s crowded Midway Geyser Basin. Park officials say Donald Criswell of Molalla, Oregon, pleaded guilty Thursday to violating a closure when he flew a drone in the park Aug. 19. He was fined $1,000 and ordered to pay court costs. In June, the National Park Service banned drones in all national parks. Since then, rangers in Yellowstone and nearby Grand Teton National Park have...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58487865@www.sltrib.com Sat, 04 Oct 2014 17:55:39 MDT Montana decides to keep Yellowstone bison in state http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58530735-68/bison-wildlife-montana-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58530735-68/bison-wildlife-montana-state.html.csp">Montana decides to keep Yellowstone bison in state</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATT VOLZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-17T09:14:05.426-06:00">Updated Oct 17, 2014 09:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Helena, Mont. • Montana wildlife officials decided Thursday against shipping 145 bison captured from Yellowstone National Park to the Bronx zoo and other locations across the nation, choosing to send them to an American Indian reservation within the state. The Fish and Wildlife Commission voted to transfer the bison to Fort Peck Indian Reservation instead of following a recommendation to divide the animals among the reservation, a New York-based wildlife consortium, Oklahoma’s Cherokee Nation a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585307352014-10-17T09:14:05.426-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-17T09:14:05.426-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58530735@www.sltrib.com Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:14:05 MDT Yellowstone bison could go to Utah, zoos, tribes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58524594-78/bison-utah-wildlife-yellowstone.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58524594-78/bison-utah-wildlife-yellowstone.html.csp">Yellowstone bison could go to Utah, zoos, tribes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-15T10:34:53.913-06:00">Updated Oct 15, 2014 10:34AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Wildlife officials are recommending the relocation of 145 disease-free bison from Yellowstone National Park to public lands in Utah, tribal lands and a consortium of zoos. The bison were captured last decade under an experimental program to start new herds using Yellowstone animals. They spent years in quarantine to make sure they weren’t carrying the disease brucellosis, which has caused problems for the cattle industry. Seventy bison would go to Montana’s Fort Peck Indian Reservation and 35 to...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585245942014-10-15T10:34:53.913-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-15T10:34:53.913-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58524594@www.sltrib.com Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:34:53 MDT Yellowstone caldera moves more, but no danger http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58511424-68/cervelli-norris-yellowstone-really.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58511424-68/cervelli-norris-yellowstone-really.html.csp">Yellowstone caldera moves more, but no danger</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-11T22:41:45.619-06:00">Updated Oct 11, 2014 10:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mammoth Hot Springs, Wyo. • Scientists have measured rather large ground movement and a strong earthquake around the Yellowstone caldera in the last year, but they have seen nothing that raises concern that the giant volcano might erupt anytime soon, a geophysicist says. U.S. Geological Survey scientist Peter Cervelli told a conference on the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem this past week that ground sensors at Norris Geyser Basin last year were showing movement south and east at minute rates. “T...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585114242014-10-11T22:41:45.619-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-11T22:41:45.619-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58511424@www.sltrib.com Sat, 11 Oct 2014 22:41:45 MDT Yellowstone, Grand Teton consider fee increase http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58489891-68/park-yellowstone-entrance-fees.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58489891-68/park-yellowstone-entrance-fees.html.csp">Yellowstone, Grand Teton consider fee increase</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-05T16:26:36.153-06:00">Updated Oct 5, 2014 04:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jackson, Wyo. • The National Park Service is considering raising entrance fees to Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks by $5. Vehicles entering the parks now are charged $25 for a seven-day pass good for both parks. The Park Service is looking at fee increases at other parks around the country as well. “We’re certainly one of the parks that is eligible to have a review of our entrance fees,” Yellowstone spokesman Al Nash said. “We’ve discussed it for a while, including before we got the no...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584898912014-10-05T16:26:36.153-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-05T16:26:36.153-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58489891@www.sltrib.com Sun, 05 Oct 2014 16:26:36 MDT German man banned from Yellowstone in drone crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58450173-68/drone-park-yellowstone-banned.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58450173-68/drone-park-yellowstone-banned.html.csp">German man banned from Yellowstone in drone crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-24T09:04:01.823-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 09:04AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • A German citizen who crashed a drone into a lake in Yellowstone National Park this summer has been banned from the park for a year and was ordered to pay $1,600 in fines and restitution. Andreas Meissner of Koenigswinter, Germany, was charged with four federal misdemeanors after a drone he was using to shoot video of a charity bicycle ride through the park crashed into Lake Yellowstone on July 18. KUSA-TV reports (http://on9news.tv/1ruvDRk ) Meissner appeared via telephone in a federal ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584501732014-09-24T09:04:01.823-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-24T09:04:01.823-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58450173@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 09:04:01 MDT Lottery planned for Yellowstone snowmobile tags http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58390583-223/park-permits-lottery-yellowstone.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58390583-223/park-permits-lottery-yellowstone.html.csp">Lottery planned for Yellowstone snowmobile tags</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The ASSOCIATED Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T22:30:56.896-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 10:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jackson Wyo. • The National Park Service is running a lottery to hand out a limited number of permits to allow snowmobilers to take self-guided trips in Yellowstone National Park this winter for the first time in more than a decade. The Jackson Hole News & Guide reports that the re-emergence of private riding in the park is part of a long-term plan that park officials completed last year. Park spokesman Al Nash says he expects big demand for private permits. They’re being distributed through a ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58390583@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 22:30:56 MDT Park Service approves improvements for Yellowstone’s Lamar Ranch http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58436311-223/amp-ranch-park-national.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58436311-223/amp-ranch-park-national.html.csp">Park Service approves improvements for Yellowstone’s Lamar Ranch</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-20T21:49:38.703-06:00">Updated Sep 20, 2014 09:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. • The National Park Service has approved a plan to make infrastructure improvements at the historic Lamar Buffalo Ranch in Yellowstone National Park. The planned improvements to various energy production systems at the ranch aim to conserve water and energy and reduce waste. For instance, one project involves installing a new micro hydro turbine. The Park Service says the project will increase the renewable energy available for use at the ranch and reduce the gre...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584363112014-09-20T21:49:38.703-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-20T21:49:38.703-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58436311@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 21:49:38 MDT Decision on Yellowstone bison quarantine expected mid-2015 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58438686-68/bison-park-montana-quarantine.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58438686-68/bison-park-montana-quarantine.html.csp">Decision on Yellowstone bison quarantine expected mid-2015</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATTHEW BROWN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-21T11:25:07.647-06:00">Updated Sep 21, 2014 11:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Billings, Mont. • A decision is expected in mid-2015 on a proposal to capture and quarantine wild bison from Yellowstone National Park so disease-free animals can be relocated to create new herds, Yellowstone’s chief scientist said. The Department of Interior in June identified 20 parcels of public lands in 10 states that could be suitable for relocated Yellowstone bison that went through a quarantine program. The park includes portions of Montana, Wyoming and Idaho. Its 4,860 bison are prized f...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584386862014-09-21T11:25:07.647-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-21T11:25:07.647-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58438686@www.sltrib.com Sun, 21 Sep 2014 11:25:07 MDT Utahns among 42 who become U.S. citizens in Yellowstone http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58373662-78/ceremony-citizens-yellowstone-held.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58373662-78/ceremony-citizens-yellowstone-held.html.csp">Utahns among 42 who become U.S. citizens in Yellowstone</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">THe Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T09:47:40.112-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 09:47AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. • Forty-two people have been sworn in as new U.S. citizens during a naturalization ceremony held in Yellowstone National Park. The ceremony held Wednesday in Mammoth Hot Springs involved immigrants from 20 different counties, including Brail, Canada, China, Italy, Iraq, Panama, St. Lucia and Thailand. U.S. Magistrate Mark L. Carmen presided over the outdoor ceremony. All 42 new U.S. citizens currently live in Idaho, Montana, Utah and Wyoming.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58373662@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 09:47:40 MDT Yellowstone, Grand Teton parks rescues near 90 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58358573-68/grand-teton-yellowstone-park.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58358573-68/grand-teton-yellowstone-park.html.csp">Yellowstone, Grand Teton parks rescues near 90</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-31T17:17:14.171-06:00">Updated Aug 31, 2014 05:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jackson, Wyo. • Rangers have conducted nearly 90 search-and-rescue operations in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks so far this year. An estimated 15 “major” and 20 “minor” rescues have occurred in Yellowstone, which covers parts of Wyoming, Idaho and Montana, park spokesman Al Nash told the Jackson Hole News & Guide (http://bit.ly/1tkAohP ). An operation is considered major when its costs top $500. Otherwise, it is considered minor. In neighboring Grand Teton National Park, there have b...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583585732014-08-31T17:17:14.171-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-31T17:17:14.171-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58358573@www.sltrib.com Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:17:14 MDT