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YMCA offers summer youth trips

The Billings Family YMCA is offering a number of outdoor trips for youngsters ages 11 through 14 this summer through its BOLD/GOLD program.

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Critic pans long EIS process for Lookout Pass Ski Area expansion

LOOKOUT PASS – A group of ski and snowboard enthusiasts are hoping that a proposal to expand Lookout Pass Ski Area, located on the Montana/Ida…

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Block Management Areas not open in spring

Members of the public are reminded that during any other times of the year outside the fall hunting seasons, separate landowner permission is …

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Yellowstone Expeditions wins new winter contract

Yellowstone Expeditions wins new winter contract

The National Park Service has selected Yellowstone Expeditions to provide guided interpretive oversnow vehicle tours and rustic accommodations…

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Motorboat inspections, tests offered at Lake Elmo

Lake Elmo State Park in Billings will host motorboat safety inspections on Lake Elmo on May 3 and May 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Wyoming game warden examine offered at MSUB

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is offering its game warden exam at Montana State University-Billings on May 14.

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FWP closes fishing access site on Gallatin River

FWP closes fishing access site on Gallatin River

Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks has closed Shed’s Bridge fishing access site on the Gallatin River because of the instability of the west bank…

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Wyoming outdoors: High water has trout gorging on invertebrates

Wyoming outdoors: High water has trout gorging on invertebrates

Recently, flows in the rivers below reservoirs have increased markedly. As of Monday evening the Bighorn River at Thermopolis was flowing at …

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Gear junkie: 4 light boots for hiking trails

Gear junkie: 4 light boots for hiking trails

A stalwart among outdoors gear, the humble hiking boot has receded in popularity over recent years as backpackers have drifted to lighter foo…

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Outdoors just for kids: Rainbow trout are spawning right now

Outdoors just for kids: Rainbow trout are spawning right now

Rainbow trout are spawning right now, cruising reservoir shorelines as they look for a place to lay their eggs.

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Well Armed Woman trains females on gun use

Well Armed Woman trains females on gun use

As the mother of three active boys, Randi Henderson likes to buy more feminine fashions whenever possible, including her hot pink and purple c…

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Fishing report: Ice leaves Fort Peck Reservoir

The big news this week is that Fort Peck Reservoir is ice-free in the Big Dry Arm, dam area, Hell Creek and Fourchette Bay.

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3-D archery shoot benefits Huntley Project wrestlers

The Wrestling With Spring Fever 3-D archery shoot benefiting the Huntley Project AAU wrestlers will be held on Saturday.

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BLM repairing damage to Cottonwood Road

BLM repairing damage to Cottonwood Road

The BLM Billings Field Office has begun road repairs on Cottonwood Road, south of Bridger, which accesses the popular Weatherman Draw area.

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Buffalo rifle gong match set for Sunday

There will be a buffalo rifle gong match on Sunday at the Yellowstone Rifle Club on 7212 Molt Road.

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Mury, Dwasney win Tough Guy Walleye Tournament

The team of Kane Mury and Chris Dwasney won the Tough Guy Walleye Tournament at Fort Peck Reservoir on Saturday, which was headquartered at He…

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Colstrip Bowhunter Spring 3-D Shoot is Sunday

The Colstrip Bowhunter Spring 3-D Shoot will be held on Sunday at the Colstrip Archery Range with registration starting at 8 a.m.

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Defensive Pistol Shoot set for Sunday

A Defensive Pistol Shoot will be held Sunday starting at 9 a.m. with registration at the Blue Creek Sport Shooting Complex and Preserve's club house.

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Paddlefish season opens May 1 on Upper Missouri

Paddlefish season opens May 1 on Upper Missouri

This year’s Montana paddlefish seasons will kick off on May 1 with the opening of the Missouri River section from Fort Benton downstream to Fo…

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Cowboy action shooting starts on Saturday

The Montana Territory Peacemakers will hold their first monthly match of the year Saturday.

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