Madison River group delays limits on commercial guides; Montana rivers overcrowded
With a deadline looming, the Madison River Work Group, which is devising controversial limits on commercial guiding, decided last week to delay major decisions for at least another month.
A look at divesting Montana from Russian assets
Nearly two weeks ago, Gov. Greg Gianforte announced he wants Montana to divest all Russian assets in the state investment pool. That hasn't happened yet. It's a big job just to identify those assets.
More than 20 Yellowstone Park wolves taken by hunters this year; policy concerns grow
Seven wolves in the Junction Butte pack, seven in the Phantom Lake pack, two from Wapiti Lake, one from Mollie’s, two from Bechler in the southwest corner of Yellowstone, and two from unidentified northern Yellowstone packs have been killed by hunters this year.
Yellowstone National Park: Genetic researchers pinpoint origin of Yellowstone’s black wolves
The black wolves of Yellowstone are a striking icon that draws many wildlife watchers to the world’s first national park. But scientists say historically wolves did not have black coats. Cutting edge science is now revealing the secret behind the origin of the black wolf.
Yellowstone National Park: Steamboat Geyser logs 48th eruption in 2019
Steamboat Geyser in Yellowstone National Park erupted for the 48th time this year on Dec. 26. The number of 2019 eruptions set a new record.
Scientists discover new thermal feature in Yellowstone Park
Jeff Hungerford, a Yellowstone National Park geologist, said the main signs they see are heat and carbon dioxide. But it emerged slowly, revealed in aerial and satellite photos over 15 years.
Yellowstone’s Steamboat Geyser erupts for 32nd time this year, tying record
Steamboat Geyser in Yellowstone National Park tied a record for eruptions in a single year. The geyser had its 32nd major eruption of 2019 on Tuesday afternoon.
Montana man caught on camera walking on Yellowstone thermal feature
At Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park, the signs are clear: Stay on the walkways. But one man left the walkway and now faces a hefty fine and a good share of public shame.