Sexual Misconduct

Feds look into sexual harassment claims at Yellowstone park

Government investigators were expected in Yellowstone National Park on Tuesday to look into an employee's claims of sexual exploitation of female workers and financial misconduct, park officials said.

The investigation by the inspector general of the U.S. Interior Department follows reports of widespread sexual misconduct at Grand Canyon, Yosemite and other national parks.

In Yellowstone, the sexual exploitation of female employees has been rife in the park's special projects division, which does special construction and maintenance projects, equipment operator Robert Hester said in a statement submitted last week to the U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform...