When it comes to endangered species, much is said and written about the gray wolf and grizzly bear. But there are several lesser-known species that face serious challenges.
Deciding exactly where and what Yellowstone is depends on whom you ask, and what data is used to answer the question. A newly published reference book aims to define Yellowstone in as many ways as possible, using more than 800 maps with thousands of illustrations.
For nearly 120 years, the Cowboy Bar in Meeteetse, Wyo. has been a favorite gathering spot of locals, tourists and more than its fair share of outlaws. Owner Jim Blake says the bar's enduring success comes from staying true to its Western roots.
While the ongoing public debate over the role of snowmobiles in Yellowstone Park may seem like a relatively recent development, winter use has been a contentious topic going back more than half a century. It's that legacy of past decisions and longstanding public expectations that has helped define the debate — and the options for moving forward — on how to manage winter use in Yellowstone.
Yellowstone Gate editor Ruffin Prevost recently rode along on a 150 mile snowmobile tour of the lower portion of Yellowstone, taking in sights along the way such as Yellowstone Lake, Old Faithful, Fountain Paint Pot and the Lower Falls of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River.