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The first human-grizzly incident of 2021 occurred within Yellowstone, as a man sustains serious but not life-threatening injuries from the bear. On the morning of Friday, May 28, 2021, a male, age 39, sustained injuries from a bear while hiking in Yellowstone. The incident occurred on the Beaver Ponds Trail at Mammoth Hot Spring, approximately 1.5…

Both Yellowstone and Grand Teton used the pandemic to their advantage as their superintendents prepare for another year of projects and people in Wyoming. During the latest Cody Club Lunch, there were two guest speakers: Cam Sholly, Superintendent of Yellowstone National Park, and Palmer “Chip” Jenkins, Jr., the newly appointed superintendent of Grand Teton National…

For one hopeful treasure hunter, it will take years to dig himself out of the hole created thru his reckless destruction in Yellowstone National Park. Rodrick Dow Craythorn, 52, of Syracuse, Utah, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl, for excavating and damaging archeological resources in the cemetery of the Fort…

The 149-year-old park took a step into the 21st Century by announcing the most popular campsites in Yellowstone will operate on a reservation system. Effective March 24, 2020, at 8 a.m., several Yellowstone campgrounds within the park will transition to reservations, rather than the first-come, first-serve model. This affects the high season at Mammoth, the…

After initially pleading not guilty to federal charges, the would-be treasure hunter admitted his guilt in digging up the Fort Yellowstone Cemetery. 52-year-old Rodrick Dow Craythorn of Syracuse, Utah changed his plea in a U.S. District Court on Monday, Jan. 4. He was charged with excavating or trafficking in archeological resources, and injury or depredation…

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park staff plan to restore historic buildings in Fort Yellowstone, a U.S. Army camp built in the late 1800s and early 1900s when the army administered the park. The Jackson Hole News&Guide reports that park staff will draw on federal funds in the recently passed Great American Outdoors Act to rehabilitate…

Winter is coming . . . to Yellowstone National Park. The dates and open amenities for the winter season have been confirmed and the park will soon be open to over-snow travel through the West, East, and South entrances. The North Entrance, as always, is plowed and open to vehicles year-round. This marks the first…

Every year strange stories emerge from Yellowstone, but this one takes the cake. According to Nate Eaton at East Idaho News, an Idaho Falls man was recently cited after a park ranger caught him walking on a thermal area.  Now this happens every year, but this man had quite unique intentions.  He allegedly was planning…

The legendary Fenn Treasure has been found, but another hopeful treasure hunter still must answer for his actions in the ill-fated search. On Sept. 16, 52-year-old Utah resident Rodrick Dow Craythorn was indited by a federal jury on charges of excavating or trafficking in archeological resources and injury or depredation to United States property. Craythorn…

Yellowstone National Park is temporarily shutting down the road at Mammoth Hot Springs to finish the work they started after a water line break earlier this summer. The major break occurred on Friday, Aug. 14 in the water line that brings water to all the facilities at Mammoth Hot Springs. Park crews worked through the…


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