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Minnesotan killed in Montana avalanche

March 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

COOKE CITY, Mont. – An 18-year-old man from Lake Lillian, Minn., died Monday afternoon after being buried in an avalanche while snowmobiling in the Yellowstone area of south-central Montana.

The name of the man has not yet been release…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Minnesotan killed in Montana avalanche

March 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

COOKE CITY, Mont. – An 18-year-old man from Lake Lillian, Minn., died Monday afternoon after being buried in an avalanche while snowmobiling in the Yellowstone area of south-central Montana.

The name of the man has not yet been release…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Feds: ExxonMobil delay made Yellowstone River oil spill worse

January 2, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BILLINGS, Mont. Delays in Exxon Mobil Corp.’s response to a major pipeline break beneath Montana’s Yellowstone River made an oil spill far worse than it otherwise would have been, federal regulators said in a new report. Continue Reading

Panel calls for pipeline improvements

May 28, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) A state panel created to help prevent a repeat of last year’s oil spill into the Yellowstone River is calling for pipeline technology upgrades by companies and more money for government inspectors.
Those recommendations are in a report due for release today by the governor-appointed Pipeline Safety Review Council. Continue Reading

Wolf found dead near Pine Ridge came from Yellowstone

May 16, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PINE RIDGE (AP) A federal wolf specialist says a gray wolf found dead on South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Reservation came from Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming.
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Yellowstone gets apps

April 17, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) Pretty soon, the best place to be on the lookout for wolves, grizzly bears, bison and other wildlife in Yellowstone National Park could be your phone. Continue Reading

Investigation inconclusive into 2011 Yellowstone grizzly attack deaths

March 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

DNA tests show the bear that killed California hiker Brian Matayoshi in July fed on Michigan hiker John Wallace with one of her cubs in August, and evidence of two other bears in the area where Wallace’s body was found much farther away 65 feet and 492 feet from the body. The report indicates there is no “clear evidence” to identify the bear that attacked and killed Wallace. Continue Reading

Oil pipeline would tunnel beneath Lake Sakakawea

February 1, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK (AP) Enbridge Inc., one of western North Dakota’s major oil shippers, is asking state and federal regulators for permission to build a new oil pipeline beneath Lake Sakakawea.
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Badlands, Pine Ridge eyed for Yellowstone bison

December 14, 2011 in The Daily Republic

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) The federal government is considering moving dozens of bison captured outside Yellowstone National Park to federal lands in South Dakota, Colorado and elsewhere, according to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar. Continue Reading

Yellowstone spill to cost Exxon $135 million

November 4, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Exxon Mobil Corp. said Friday it expects to incur costs of about $135 million from an oil pipeline break beneath Montana’s Yellowstone River that triggered a massive effort to limit damage to the scenic waterway.
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