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Yellowstone National Park shatters its September and year-to-date records, which raises questions on whether the park can handle such vast crowds. The record-breaking year at Yellowstone National Park continued into September. Last month’s numbers surpassed 2020’s, making September 2021 the busiest September in the park’s history. Yellowstone National Park hosted 882,078 recreation visits in September 2021…

It was another big day, on the gridiron, for former Cody Bronc Football player Hunter Hays, last weekend. The Idaho State Bengals would come away with a 27-17 upset of UC Davis on Saturday. Hays was a big reason why. Hays finished the day passing for 281 yards, on 16-30 attempts and had two touchdowns.…

An Amber Alert has been issued to the entire state of Wyoming for a missing 6-year-old Kingston James Solis from Idaho. Kingston was last seen wearing a grey hoodie, blue jeans, and grey shoes. Kingston is 4 feet, 80 pounds. The suspect is Lucy Elna Mendoza, a white female, 5 feet, 130pounds, black hair with…

A GoFundMe account for a severely injured tourist serves as a painful reminder of just how dangerous thermal water can be in Yellowstone National Park. When someone is injured in Yellowstone, the story usually stops once transported to a hospital for treatment. But, in this case, a social media campaign offers insight into the deadly…

A Yellowstone employee suffered several burns and was transported to Idaho after approaching a thermal feature in the Old Faithful Geyser Basin. At Old Faithful early Thursday morning, September 16, Yellowstone park rangers provided initial care to a 19-year-old woman from Rhode Island with second-and third-degree burns to 5% of her body. Due to the…

The record-breaking year at Yellowstone National Park continues as August 2021 sees over 900,000 visits – the highest August numbers in the park’s history. Officials at Yellowstone National Park released the visitation statistics for August 2021. Once again, they’re staggering. Yellowstone has been busier than ever as people flock to the national parks as a…

Can the western U.S. beat the heat? Not according to this week’s forecasts, which means Wyoming will remain hot and wildfires will keep burning. For most of the summer, the word in the western and northwestern U.S. has been heated. Wyoming and several other states continue to struggle with record-breaking heat and severe drought conditions.…

1,080,767 people visited Yellowstone National Park in July 2021, the single busiest month in the park’s history – but does this mean change is imminent? Continuing a strong trend of record-breaking attendance, July 2021 saw a flood of tourists enter Yellowstone. But the month’s numbers are staggering, even by record-breaking standards. Yellowstone National Park hosted…

ALTA, Wyo. (AP) — Standing at the edge of a mountain meadow, Mike Whitfield explained to a group of journalists, activists and backcountry skiers how the slopes of Teton Canyon are important habitat for far more than just bighorn sheep. As well as anyone, the Teton Valley native would know the ecological importance of the…

As COVID-19 cases continue to creep upwards, Yellowstone National Park has announced changes to protect staff and visitors from the Delta variant. After months of relaxing COVID-19 restrictions, the highly contagious Delta variant is forcing changes in densely populated areas. While it might be mostly full of wilderness and wildlife, Yellowstone National Park can still…


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