The top 10 most read stories on the Daily Montanan in 2022

Readers love stories about Yellowstone, politics and public lands

By: - December 28, 2022 7:49 am

A hand-tinted postcard from grizzly bears in Yellowstone National Park circa 1910.

Montana, you love stories about Yellowstone National Park, public lands and politics.

Since the Daily Montanan’s inception in 2021, we’ve published more than 3,700 articles, pieces of commentary and information. And we’re looking forward to the news of 2023.  Here, by ranking, are the Top 10 stories that were read during 2022 on our site.

1. Into the ‘Zone of Death’

Into the zone of death: Four days spent deep in the Yellowstone National Park backcountry

 

2. The melting roads of Yellowstone National Park

The melting roads of Yellowstone National Parks

3. Yellowstone National Park loses the grandaddy of American volcano scientists

Yellowstone National Park loses the granddaddy of American volcano scientists

4. A bear tried to steal an elk from a wolf, this is what happened

When a bear tries to steal elk from wolves in Yellowstone National Park, here’s what happens

5. Here’s a place that has more volcanoes than Yellowstone National Park

Welcome to a place that has more volcanoes than Yellowstone National Park

6. ‘If I die and there’s a hell: One patient talks about Warm Springs’

‘If I die and there is a hell’: Montana State Hospital patient recalls time in Warm Springs

7. Flooding closes part of Yellowstone National Park

Flooding closes Yellowstone National Park, isolates Gardiner, and evacuates part of Red Lodge

8. Hughes Creek Road blocked again

Hughes Creek Road blocked again

9. ‘Absolutely insane’: Great Falls election officials call police

‘Absolutely insane’: Cascade County Election Official says cops called after skeptics escalate

10. Alleged Rosendale screaming match over ZooMontana leads to resignation

Alleged Rosendale screaming match over ZooMontana leads to resignation of PTA Montana Treasurer

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