New book explores the lives of Montanans & Wyomingites - KULR8.com | News, Weather & Sports in Billings, Montana

New book explores the lives of Montanans & Wyomingites

Posted: Updated:
CODY, Wyo. -

Photo exhibitions all over America are getting people excited about a new book called, "People of Yellowstone." The book explores the lives and passions of people who help protect Yellowstone National Park.

The book features dozens of people, including a park horse wrangler, a backcountry cook, and three Yellowstone Park Superintendents, including Dan Wenk.

It also features a scientist who helped create the natural history museum about Yellowstone, a Crow tribal elder, and even a winter innkeeper who saws through ten foot snowpacks on park building roofs. The black and white photos tell the stories of park rangers, bellhops, and bear and wolf biologists.

Photographer Steve Horan talked about the long journey of creating the book at the Center of the West in Cody Friday. He signed books. He said his exhibitions all over the country show people connect with Yellowstone.

Horan explained, "I've had photo exhibitions across the  country, and people come up to me with their Yellowstone stories after they see the photo exhibition, and it's always with a smile on their face." Ruth Crocker is the author of the book. It is on sale in book stores in and near Yellowstone.

  • Most Popular

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Missing Red Lodge man murdered for being "disrespectful" and "homeless"

    Missing Red Lodge man murdered for being "disrespectful" and "homeless"

    Friday, February 23 2018 12:57 AM EST2018-02-23 05:57:20 GMT

    A missing Red Lodge man has been found dead. The Carbon County Sheriff's Office says they have a suspect in custody.

    A missing Red Lodge man has been found dead. The Carbon County Sheriff's Office says they have a suspect in custody.

  • "Middle of Nowhere" found in Montana

    "Middle of Nowhere" found in Montana

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:39 PM EST2018-02-20 18:39:49 GMT

    A new analysis has determined where the "middle of nowhere" is in the United States: and it's in northeastern Montana. 

    A new analysis has determined where the "middle of nowhere" is in the United States: and it's in northeastern Montana. 

  • Hardin teacher accused of hiding gun fired

    Hardin teacher accused of hiding gun fired

    Friday, February 23 2018 12:47 AM EST2018-02-23 05:47:12 GMT

    Montana school district officials have fired an art teacher accused of hiding a gun for one of her students.

    Montana school district officials have fired an art teacher accused of hiding a gun for one of her students.

  • Montana community buried under epic snowstorm

    Montana community buried under epic snowstorm

    Thursday, February 22 2018 6:26 PM EST2018-02-22 23:26:39 GMT

    Road closures and brutal winter weather closed off an entire Montana community last week. Residents of Browning and surrounding areas provided us with pictures of the epic snow drifts and buried cars - and even a couple of playful dogs who took advantage of the snow to climb up on a roof.

    Road closures and brutal winter weather closed off an entire Montana community last week. Residents of Browning and surrounding areas provided us with pictures of the epic snow drifts and buried cars - and even a couple of playful dogs who took advantage of the snow to climb up on a roof.

  • Search continues for missing skier in Whitefish

    Search continues for missing skier in Whitefish

    Thursday, February 22 2018 6:21 PM EST2018-02-22 23:21:24 GMT

    The search continues near Big Mountain for a backcountry skier who's been missing since February 17.

    The search continues near Big Mountain for a backcountry skier who's been missing since February 17.

  • Our Apologies

    The page you requested is currently unavailable. Pages on this site are constantly being revised, updated, and occasionally removed. You may have followed an outdated link or have outdated pages in your

    You have reached a page which is currently unavailable. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please use your browser's BACK button to return to the previous page

  • Man who died in Yellowstone in 2017 was looking for treasure

    Man who died in Yellowstone in 2017 was looking for treasure

    A 53-year-old Illinois man who fell to his death in Yellowstone National Park last year was looking for a supposed hidden cache of gold and jewels.
    A 53-year-old Illinois man who fell to his death in Yellowstone National Park last year was looking for a supposed hidden cache of gold and jewels.
  • SD2 addresses school threats

    SD2 addresses school threats

    Thursday, February 22 2018 8:19 PM EST2018-02-23 01:19:34 GMT

    It's the kind of message that causes your palms to go clammy, your brow to sweat and your heart to beat furiously...the threat someone may be bringing a gun into your school.

    It's the kind of message that causes your palms to go clammy, your brow to sweat and your heart to beat furiously...the threat someone may be bringing a gun into your school.