YELLOWSTONE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/YELLOWSTONE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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 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 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 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 Reward offered for Yellowstone Club owner’s assets http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58317644-79/blixseth-creditors-bankruptcy-club.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58317644-79/blixseth-creditors-bankruptcy-club.html.csp">Reward offered for Yellowstone Club owner’s assets</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="2014-08-20T17:54:02.07-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 05:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Helena • The trustee representing Yellowstone Club creditors offered a reward Wednesday to anyone who can help uncover property or bank accounts the luxury resort’s co-founder might have hidden from bankruptcy proceedings. Brian Glasser, an attorney with Bailey & Glasser LLP of Charleston, West Virginia, offered 10 percent of the profits of the liquidated assets recovered from Tim Blixseth to anyone with information that leads to their discovery. Glasser said creditors decided to act after Blixs...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583176442014-08-20T17:54:02.07-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-20T17:54:02.07-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58317644@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:54:02 MDT Child falls to death in Yellowstone canyon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58309810-68/yellowstone-canyon-park-child.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58309810-68/yellowstone-canyon-park-child.html.csp">Child falls to death in Yellowstone canyon</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">THe Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T13:39:09.712-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 01:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. • A young girl has died after falling about 550 feet while hiking in Yellowstone National Park. The National Park Service says the accident occurred Sunday morning in the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. The victim’s name, age and hometown have not been released. According to the Park Service, the girl and members of her family were hiking down a trail on the north side of the canyon to the Brink of the Lower Falls overlook. The agency says the child apparently st...</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> 58309810@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:39:09 MDT Yellowstone visitation nears 2 million in July http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58284035-68/july-visitation-yellowstone-million.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58284035-68/july-visitation-yellowstone-million.html.csp">Yellowstone visitation nears 2 million in July</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T08:09:06.169-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 08:09AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. • The National Park Service says visitation to Yellowstone National Park neared the 2 million mark at the end of July. There were 858,857 recreational visits to Yellowstone in July and a total of 1.94 million for the first seven months of this year. July visitation was up almost 6 percent from July 2013. And total visitation for the year is running about 100,000 more than last year. The highest percentage growth in visitation continues to be in the number of bus p...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582840352014-08-11T08:09:06.169-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-11T08:09:06.169-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58284035@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 08:09:06 MDT Yellowstone crews work to remove illegal trails http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58255314-223/trails-park-yellowstone-officials.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58255314-223/trails-park-yellowstone-officials.html.csp">Yellowstone crews work to remove illegal trails</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-02T22:00:02.834-06:00">Updated Aug 2, 2014 10:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. • Yellowstone National Park officials are working on removing trails that were illegally constructed in the park’s southwestern corner. Park officials say authorized trails in the area remain open and unaffected. So-called “social trails” often result when people wander off established trails in heavily used areas near overlooks, along rivers and in places leading to climbing routes. Park officials tell the Jackson Hole News & Guide somebody deliberately built the...</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> 58255314@www.sltrib.com Sat, 02 Aug 2014 22:00:02 MDT Yellowstone-area grizzly conflicts decline in 2013 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58251213-68/bears-yellowstone-conflicts-grizzly.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58251213-68/bears-yellowstone-conflicts-grizzly.html.csp">Yellowstone-area grizzly conflicts decline in 2013</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="2014-08-01T18:05:16.1-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 06:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Billings Mont. • Conflicts between humans and grizzly bears in the region around Yellowstone National Park dropped last year, but that wasn’t enough to reverse a long-term trend of more potentially dangerous interactions as populations of both bruins and people increase. A new report by the Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team shows 252 grizzly run-ins were documented last year. They ranged from bears attacking livestock and damaging property in search of food to surprising backcountry encounters...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582512132014-08-01T18:05:16.1-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-01T18:05:16.1-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58251213@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 18:05:16 MDT Yellowstone visitors willing to pay a lot more to see bears http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58250488-68/yellowstone-fee-visitors-bear.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58250488-68/yellowstone-fee-visitors-bear.html.csp">Yellowstone visitors willing to pay a lot more to see bears</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T09:46:32.066-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 09:46AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jackson, Wyo. • A new study says visitors to Yellowstone National Park want to see grizzly and black bears so much they would pay more than double park’s the current entry fee to be ensured of seeing one. A report in the Journal of Environmental Management suggests Yellowstone could raise its current entrance fee to offset the cost of bears that appear frequently along roadsides. Tourists often stop to watch and take pictures whenever a grizzly or black bear appears near a road in Yellowstone. P...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582504882014-08-01T09:46:32.066-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-01T09:46:32.066-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58250488@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:46:32 MDT