YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) - Entrance fees are being waived this week at Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks in northwest Wyoming, as well as at Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado. The National Park Service is offering free visitor admission in honor of National Park Week from Saturday... more »
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Up to 360 migrating bison would be shot by Montana hunters, captured for slaughter or shipped elsewhere this winter under a proposal from Yellowstone National Park.
Documents obtained by The Associated Press show park officials considering "selective culls" to help reduce the bison population from... more »
Federal agents on Monday captured one of two inmates who escaped from an Arizona prison as he walked, armed with a handgun, outside a Wyoming church, and were still hunting for the other fugitive and a suspected accomplice.
Convicted killer Tracy Province told authorities he was relieved that the... more »
Montana wildlife officials say they have captured the fourth and final grizzly bear believed involved in the fatal mauling of a Michigan man at a campground near Yellowstone National Park.
A sow and two of her three cubs had been trapped by Thursday. The final year-old cub was found... more »
Yellowstone National Park officials say two Montana men have died while trying to climb a frozen waterfall below the rim of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River.
The park was withholding the men's names until their families could be notified. Park officials say both were in their late... more »
Billionaire Ted Turner is getting 88 Yellowstone National Park bison from a faltering Montana program that was supposed to put the disease-free animals on public or tribal lands.
The animals were spared several years ago from a periodic slaughter of bison leaving Yellowstone because of worries about animal disease.... more »
A coalition of environmental and Native American groups sued two federal agencies Monday to stop the mass slaughter of bison that migrate outside Yellowstone National Park in search of food.
During the last decade, federal agencies working with the state of Montana have captured and shipped to slaughter more... more »
Montana wildlife commissioners shut down gray wolf hunting Tuesday in backcountry adjacent to Yellowstone National Park after nine of the predators were killed there in recent weeks.
Commissioners, however, kept the statewide kill quota at 75, repeating their belief that the planned harvest would not hurt the overall population... more »