National Geographic Channel to broadcast live from Yellowstone National Park in August

A bison walks past visitors to Old Faithful Geyser at Yellowstone National Park on June 15. Chase Doak / Billings Gazette

If you can’t make it to Yellowstone National Park this summer but would still like to visit, the National Geographic Channel can bring the park into your living room.

Joining the climbers’ festival party

A rock climber nears the top of a route at The Erratic cliffs at Wild Iris near Lander, Wyo., on Saturday. Hundreds of climbers participated in the International Climbers' Festival last week. (Jerry Painter photo)

A friend who was new to the International Climbers’ Festival wanted to know about the sleeping arrangements in Lander, Wyoming.

Be bear aware this huckleberry season

A grizzly bear walks through a huckleberry patch. Courtesy Idaho Fish and Game

It’s that time of year again — the huckleberries are arriving. If you’re anything like me you can’t wait to get outdoors in search of those delicious berries. But before you head out the door, here are a few reminders to make your berry picking experience a little safer.



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