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NPS veteran returning home as superintendent of Bighorn Canyon and parks group

Mike Tranel, a 33-year veteran of the National Park Service, has been named superintendent of Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area and group superintendent of the eastern Montana-Wyoming Group of parks by NPS Intermountain Region Director Sue Masica.

Mike Tranel

Tranel, who grew up on Wyoming and Montana ranches not far from Big Horn Canyon, will directly oversee the two-state recreation area and supervise the superintendents of three historically significant NPS units in the region: Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument in Montana and Devils Tower National Monument and Fort…

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