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Bison hunt in Jackson Hole sets record

Bison hunt in Jackson Hole sets record

JACKSON, Wyo. — Hunters have killed about 300 bison in the Jackson Hole region, eclipsing the all-time high and helping reduce the number of wild bison to levels closer to where wildlife managers prefer.

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Mountain-sea trail to get master plan, hiker guide

Mountain-sea trail to get master plan, hiker guide

RALEIGH, N.C. — One day, hikers will be able to step on a trail near one of Appalachia’s highest peaks and follow an off-road path that ranges from leafy to sandy all the way to the Atlantic Ocean.

January 11, 2015 12:00 am Photos

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Jackson Hole ski resort looks to bring in families

Jackson Hole ski resort looks to bring in families

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. — For decades, Jackson Hole’s reputation for its abundance of expert terrain — and relatively little else — preceded it.

January 04, 2015 12:00 am Photos

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Review: 'Five' by Ursula Archer is intriguing

Review: 'Five' by Ursula Archer is intriguing

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Sleeping Giant Ski Area to open for winter season

Sleeping Giant Ski Area to open for winter season

CODY, Wyo. — A ski area just east of Yellowstone National Park is about to open for the winter season.

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Yurts a new way to camp in Sinks Canyon State Park

Yurts a new way to camp in Sinks Canyon State Park

RIVERTON, Wyo. — There's a new way to camp at Sinks Canyon State Park outside Lander.

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Wyoming Game and Fish: Stay safe on ice

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is urging ice fishermen to stay safe this winter.

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Proposal to double Yellowstone entry fee isn't popular

Proposal to double Yellowstone entry fee isn't popular

JACKSON, Wyo. — A proposal to double the cost to enter Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks in northwest Wyoming is drawing resistance.

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Community rallies to help Montana veteran's hunt

Community rallies to help Montana veteran's hunt

HELENA — Sgt. Brian Messersmith tells his story in the calm and direct way you'd expect from a solider.

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Medicine Bow-Routt Forest offers tree permits

LARAMIE, Wyo. — The Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests are offering permits to cut Christmas trees at locations in Wyoming and Colorado.

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Online course offered for Yellowstone snowmobilers

CASPER, Wyo. — The National Park Service is offering a free online course for those who want to operate snowmobiles in Yellowstone National Park.

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Ousel Falls is a short but memorable Montana hike

Ousel Falls is a short but memorable Montana hike

BIG SKY — If Beehive Basin is Big Sky’s classic alpine ascent, then Ousel Falls is surely its canyon counterpart.

November 01, 2014 10:00 am Photos

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Forest Service churns up old logging roads

GREAT FALLS — Hard-packed roads that were identified for removal in 2007 are now being churned up and restored to a natural state across Lewis and Clark National Forest, with the aim being improved vegetation growth and water flow.

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Number of female hunters in Wyoming increases between 2008 and 2013

Number of female hunters in Wyoming increases between 2008 and 2013

CASPER, Wyo. — Betsy Peterson shot her first mule deer outside of Casper with her husband and 5-month old daughter. It didn’t seem strange, bringing the infant into the field. Peterson had a mule deer tag and mouths to feed.

October 26, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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6 grizzly bear deaths expected in Wyoming elk hunting

6 grizzly bear deaths expected in Wyoming elk hunting

JACKSON, Wyo. — Federal wildlife managers expect six more grizzly bears will be killed during the next nine years as an unintended consequence of elk hunting in Grand Teton National Park and the adjacent National Elk Refuge.

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Elk hunting season in Grand Teton begins Saturday

Elk hunting season in Grand Teton begins Saturday

MOOSE, Wyo. — Grand Teton National Park's annual elk reduction program is scheduled to begin Saturday.

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Grand Teton grizzly removed from Jackson area

Grand Teton grizzly removed from Jackson area

JACKSON, Wyo. — A grizzly bear that was removed from a residential area near Jackson late last week was the same one that caused a temporary road closure in Grand Teton National Park last month.

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Free bear spray available for hunters

JACKSON, Wyo. — Jackson Hole hunters can get free bear spray from a local foundation and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.

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Glacier National Park breaks attendance record

WEST GLACIER — Glacier National Park has broken its record for most visitors in a single year. 

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Ghost towns of the Southwest

Ghost towns of the Southwest

DEATH VALLEY JUNCTION, Calif. — The Amargosa Hotel was once a hub of activity, the Spanish Colonial-style buildings filled with workers from the Pacific Coast Borax company.

October 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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