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Georgia girl with abdominal distress rescued from Heart Mountain

An Atlanta teen was rescued 400 feet from the summit of Heart Mountain by the Park County, Wyo., Search and Rescue unit Monday after she fell ill and was unable to climb back down.

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Ups and Downs:

Student health. The proposed student health center at Orchard Elementary would be a godsend to families in a school where 90 percent of students qualify for free/reduced-price meals. We commend the school district, Billings Clinic and RiverStone Health for collaborating to turn this idea in…

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YAM's lecture on Heart Mountain set for Dec. 12

YAM's lecture on Heart Mountain set for Dec. 12

As an adjunct program to the Yellowstone Art Museum’s exhibit, “Abandoned Traces,” the museum will host a lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, by Brian Liesinger, executive director of the Heart Mountain Interpretive Center near Powell, Wyo.

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New citizens sworn in at 'a place of hope'

New citizens sworn in at 'a place of hope'

POWELL, Wyo. — Tuesday was a big day for Jesus Jonathan Davila.

June 11, 2013 5:42 pm Photos

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Historic cabin marks trail to summit of Heart Mountain

Historic cabin marks trail to summit of Heart Mountain

HEART MOUNTAIN, WYO. — Perhaps the most immediately visible and recognizable landmark in Wyoming’s Bighorn Basin is Heart Mountain, an 8,123-foot butte rising from the valley floor that can be seen for miles in every direction.

August 19, 2012 4:00 pm Photos

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Heart Mountain trail

Heart Mountain trail

Nature Conservancy supporter Anne Young speaks at the opening celebration for the the Trailhead Cabin at The Nature Conservancy Heart Mountain Ranch.

August 19, 2012 1:09 pmLoading…
Heart Mountain trail

Heart Mountain trail

The Trailhead Cabin at The Nature Conservancy Heart Mountain Ranch offers a basecamp with interpretive displays for hikers and others using the land.

August 19, 2012 1:09 pmLoading…
Gazette opinion: Heart Mountain stories live on as internees pass away

Gazette opinion: Heart Mountain stories live on as internees pass away

At the age of 25, Gloria Kubota arrived at Heart Mountain, Wyo., with her parents, her husband and toddler daughter. Like thousands of other Japanese-Americans, Mrs. Kubota’s family was incarcerated by the U.S. government during World War II.

May 21, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Wyoming's Heart Mountain center gets museum award

Wyoming's Heart Mountain center gets museum award

Wyo.'s Heart Mountain center gets museum award 

May 14, 2012 8:29 am Photos

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Heart Mountain Interpretive Learning Cent

Heart Mountain Interpretive Learning Cent

Visitors check out the Heart Mountain Interpretive Learning Center grand opening Aug. 20, 2011. The Learning Center got $30,976 out of $3 million in grants awarded to 17 former internment and isolation camps by the National Park Service on Thursday.

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Heart Mountain volunteer day scheduled

It is spring cleaning time at Heart Mountain and the Interpretive Learning Center staff invites people to join them for Volunteer Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 17. Bring your rakes, shovels and rags. Help with the construction of the historic garden, cleaning the flower beds arou…

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Army Navy Surplus ready to relocate across street

Army Navy Surplus ready to relocate across street

Even for a small family, moving is a pain.

January 29, 2012 12:15 am Photos

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Preserving Wyoming's POW past

Preserving Wyoming's POW past

DOUGLAS, Wyo. — An aerial photograph shows a fading outline of what used to be there, where 180 buildings sat on 687 acres.

January 15, 2012 12:05 am Photos

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A Shinto blessing

A Shinto blessing

The Rev. Alfred Tsuyuki of Konko Church of Los Angeles performs a Shinto blessing to celebrate the opening of the Heart Mountain Interpretive Learning Center grand opening on Aug. 20.

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Heart Mountain open house planned for Dec. 1

POWELL, Wyo. — The staff of Heart Mountain Interpretive Learning Center is holding a "Scenes of Winter" holiday open house from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Dec. 1. Admission is free.

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Heart Mountain internment photos donated to Washington State University

Heart Mountain internment photos donated to Washington State University

PULLMAN, Wash. — A Japanese-American boy stands outside the barracks of the internment camp, looking at the distinctive shape of Heart Mountain in the distance.

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Sun rises over Heart Mountain

Sun rises over Heart Mountain

Through smoke and haze, the sun rises over Heart Mountain and the Bighorn Basin in Wyoming before Wednesday’s stormy weather cleared the air.

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Outings to explore wilderness study areas in Wyoming

Two outings are being offered in Wilderness Study Areas in the Bighorn Basin, the management of which is being addressed in a Bureau of Land Management study.

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2 wilderness trips offered

The Wyoming Wilderness Association is offering two final summer outings to explore BLM Wilderness Study Areas in the Bighorn Basin. These areas are of high interest because the BLM is drafting a new Resource Management Plan for the Bighorn Basin with comments due Sept. 7.

September 02, 2011 11:15 pmLoading…
Billings architect 'in the middle of history'

Billings architect 'in the middle of history'

The original barracks at Heart Mountain were slapped together with tar paper and wood lath.

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