Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Communities near parks hope end of shutdown will mean uptick in business http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/communities-near-parks-hope-end-shutdown-will-mean-uptick-business <p>Now that the government shutdown is over, Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks have re-opened, and local communities are hoping business will pick up again.</p><p>Scott Balyo with the Cody Country Chamber of Commerce says the area saw a 25 to 30 percent drop in business while the parks were closed.</p><p>“The first couple of days of the shutdown, we probably saw a slight increase in business, because people were hopeful that it would be short lived,” Balyo said. “So we had people who were willing to stay in the area and wait and see if the park would reopen.”</p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 00:53:37 +0000 Willow Belden 48546 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Communities near parks hope end of shutdown will mean uptick in business Localities outfits hope to draw tourists Yellowstone turned away http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/localities-outfits-hope-draw-tourists-yellowstone-turned-away <p></p><p></p> Sat, 12 Oct 2013 00:04:12 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 48279 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Localities outfits hope to draw tourists Yellowstone turned away Closed parks ticket unlawful visitors http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/closed-parks-ticket-unlawful-visitors <p></p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 00:13:08 +0000 Jordan Harper 48162 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Closed parks ticket unlawful visitors Wilson resident authors Yellowstone and Grand Teton field guide http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wilson-resident-authors-yellowstone-and-grand-teton-field-guide <p>Kurt Johnson of Wilson is the author of a new field guide for Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. Wyoming Public Radio’s Willow Belden spoke with Johnson about the book. He says that while there were already a lot of field guides for those parks, he felt he could still add something.</p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 22:20:27 +0000 Willow Belden 44761 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wilson resident authors Yellowstone and Grand Teton field guide