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Yellowstone opens to self-guided snowmobilers

Yellowstone opens to self-guided snowmobilers

A new era in travel by snowmobile in Yellowstone National Park is off to a feeble start this winter.

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What's wilderness worth? Montanans explore spiritual significance of wild places

What's wilderness worth? Montanans explore spiritual significance of wild places

MISSOULA — You’ve talked your friend/spouse/child into shouldering a heavy pack, enduring a painful blister, incurring dozens of mosquito bite…

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Longtime West Yellowstone businessman adapts to winter changes

Longtime West Yellowstone businessman adapts to winter changes

Until the 1970s, most West Yellowstone business owners would board up their windows, lock the doors and travel elsewhere as summer tourists dr…

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First documented Utah condor chick likely dead

First documented Utah condor chick likely dead

While no body has been spotted or found, biologists following the first documented California condor chick hatched in Utah have reluctantly co…

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Scoring animals offers way to compare

Scoring animals offers way to compare

LEWISTON, Idaho — People have a fascination with comparing and contrasting and, most of all, ranking.

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More routes in Yellowstone open to snowmobiles, snowcoaches

More routes in Yellowstone open to snowmobiles, snowcoaches

Thanks to additional snowfall this week, Yellowstone National Park staff announced the opening of additional groomed road segments to motorize…

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8 Missouri, Madison recreation projects funded

8 Missouri, Madison recreation projects funded

Eight public recreation improvement projects on the Missouri and Madison rivers are being proposed next year by NorthWestern Energy and the Mi…

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Yellowstone solicits saddle, pack trip contracts

Yellowstone solicits saddle, pack trip contracts

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. — The National Park Service is soliciting proposals from businesses interested in providing guided saddle and …

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Deciphering rock art sites provides window into olden times

Deciphering rock art sites provides window into olden times

The sunken VW-sized boulder stood alone on the prairie, plunked down by a retreating glacier thousands of years ago miles from its birthplace.

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Gear junkie: Button uses cellphone to provide alerts

Gear junkie: Button uses cellphone to provide alerts

The growing product category of “wearables” includes fitness-tracking bracelets, stick-on medical gauges, biometric watches, and things like …

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Outdoors just for kids: Some of the best presents are free

Outdoors just for kids: Some of the best presents are free

Being a youngster and trying to find a present for your mom, dad or grandparent is tough. Old people seem to already have all of the stuff the…

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Wyoming outdoors: Take the crass out of Christmas with special gifts

Wyoming outdoors: Take the crass out of Christmas with special gifts

In one week we will be celebrating Christmas in one fashion or another. At the moment, I am in a quandary trying to come up with gifts for fa…

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Biathlon club to celebrate new range on Sunday

Biathlon club to celebrate new range on Sunday

The Bridger Biathlon Club will officially open its new biathlon range at Bohart Ranch on Sunday with a ceremony passing the torch from previou…

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Parks board rejects bear-proof requirements for Smith River floaters

Parks board rejects bear-proof requirements for Smith River floaters

Recommendations by Montana State Parks staff to put the onus on bear-proofing Smith River campgrounds on floaters was unanimously rejected by …

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Copper John tying demonstration on Saturday

Local fly tyer Roger Bauer will be demonstrating how to make the Copper John beadhead nymph from noon until 2 p.m. on Saturday at East Rosebud…

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Wyoming hunt applications available Wednesday

Beginning Wednesday, big game hunting application information for Wyoming residents and nonresidents will be on the Game and Fish website at w…

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App contains Yellowstone geyser eruption times

App contains Yellowstone geyser eruption times

A new app will help visitors to Yellowstone National Park find out when Old Faithful and five other predictable geysers may erupt.

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Washington arrests 3 men with 376 whitefish

Washington arrests 3 men with 376 whitefish

COULEE CITY, Wash. — Three men illegally using gillnets caught 376 whitefish and a trout from Banks Lake before being apprehended on Dec. 8 by…

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Pneumonia outbreak kills 10 bighorns in Gardiner area

Pneumonia outbreak kills 10 bighorns in Gardiner area

Ten bighorn sheep have died over the past two weeks following an outbreak of pneumonia in a herd that lives along the upper Yellowstone River …

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Buffalo rifle match set for Sunday

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

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