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One benefit of the pandemic? Faster internet. The website WhistleOut, a consumer review site that helps consumers compare the products and offerings of companies in a variety of different mediums has compiled a list of how the pandemic has affected internet speeds and connectivity in all 50 states. They reviewed over 717 thousand broadband and…

3,000 gallons of unleaded gasoline spills in Yellowstone.  The spill occurred last Thursday, August 27th. Details were sparse at the time but the road between Mud Volcano and Fishing Bridge Junction was indefinitely closed after the spill was reported. More information has been released – approximately 3,000 gallons of unleaded gasoline spilled when a tandem…

How dry is Wyoming? A video posted on YouTube is perhaps the starkest example of the current dryness pervading the state. That’s Bowhunting is a channel that showcases bowhunting on public lands throughout several states, including Wyoming. One of their recent posts is entitled “Wyoming Archery Antelope Ends in a Blaze. Regular host JC Navarro…

An overturned gasoline tanker closes a route in Yellowstone. Today, the road between Mud Volcano and Fishing Bridge was temporarily closed due to an overturned semi-tractor trailer, which was carrying gasoline. There’s currently no word on when or how this incident occurred. Given the volatile nature of gasoline, this has been considered a hazardous situation…

2 fires have ignited in Shoshone National Forest. Over the course of the last week, 2 fires were discovered in the park. The first was the Painter Fire, burning in the Clarks Fork Ranger District on the east side of Windy Mountain in Sunlight Basin. It only grew to 2 acres in size, and at…

A lobby of outdoor enthusiasts is stepping up to defend their passion. The national organization Artemis Sportswomen, a wing of the National Wildlife Federation is lobbying the Trump Administration to stop their impeding oil and gas lease sales. These sales are occurring from September through the end of the year, and involve thousands of acres…

The bear trapping party is so good, its going to keep going. The U.S Geological Survey and National Park Service announced that grizzly bear pre-baiting and scientific capture operations will be extended throughout Yellowstone National Park. These capture operations have been ongoing since the beginning of summer, but now they will continue from August 28th…

A Yellowstone road closes for fire – temporarily. A lightning strike ignited a fire 3 miles south of Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park, around 5:15 pm Saturday evening. The so-called Lone Star Fire – due to its proximity to the Lone Star Geyser and Trail – is not burning in the direction of Old…

Park County’s July tourism numbers show the trends we’ve all come to expect. The Park County Travel Council’s released their latest Marketing Director’s Report for the year-to-date in 2020. In addition to the usual collection of publications and other media that have featured Cody in a shining light, it also collected the hard numbers of…

Old Faithful has a little bit of coronavirus. Yellowstone continues its thorough COVID-19 testing regimes for park staff and popular tourist spots. There have been 1,500 employee (asymptomatic) surveillance tests of the park’s staff since early June, with no positive results and nearly all of them negative. The others have results pending. Two employees of…


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