Showing: 1-20 of 130

Recreation And Leisure

Weird museums: Travel off the beaten path

Weird museums: Travel off the beaten path

SEATTLE — Travelers looking for something beyond top attractions like the Space Needle in Seattle might consider adding a weird museum or two to their itineraries.

December 21, 2014 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Loading…
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 pack stock trips in Yellowstone National Park.

December 18, 2014 3:15 pmLoading…
2 new games joining Wyoming Lottery lineup in 2015

2 new games joining Wyoming Lottery lineup in 2015

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Two new games are expected to join the Wyoming Lottery lineup next year.

December 12, 2014 7:10 amLoading…
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.

December 09, 2014 11:40 amLoading…
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.

December 09, 2014 11:40 amLoading…

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.

December 09, 2014 11:40 amLoading…
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.

December 07, 2014 12:15 pm Related Loading…
Met Museum gets major gift of African-American art

Met Museum gets major gift of African-American art

NEW YORK — The Metropolitan Museum of Art has received a major gift of works by contemporary African-American artists from the South.

November 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Loading…

UW collecting Toys for Tots Saturday

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Fans attending Wyoming athletic events in Laramie can help brighten a child's holiday.

November 23, 2014 10:25 am
5 free things in and around Wilmington, Delaware

5 free things in and around Wilmington, Delaware

WILMINGTON, Del. — The history of Delaware’s largest city, Wilmington, stretches back to 1638, when a Swedish ship, the Kalmar Nyckel, landed with two dozen settlers. Today the area offers not only history but also contemporary art and nature walks along the riverfront. Many of these attract…

November 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
$27 million hotel, casino to replace Gray Wolf Peak in Evaro

$27 million hotel, casino to replace Gray Wolf Peak in Evaro

MISSOULA — EVARO – Construction on a $27 million, 40,000-square-foot casino and hotel here that will replace the Gray Wolf Peak Casino will start in 2015.

November 19, 2014 9:50 amLoading…

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.

November 18, 2014 6:40 amLoading…
Mark Twain's town by the river a trip back in time

Mark Twain's town by the river a trip back in time

HANNIBAL, Mo. — Mark Twain only lived in Hannibal, Mo., for 13 years, but many of his most famous stories were inspired by this humble Midwestern city. A visit to Hannibal today, with its excellent museums, preserved historic sites and old-timey antiques shops, offers a way to appreciate the…

November 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Loading…

Resort's new snowmaking equipment delayed

JACKSON, Wyo. — Snow King Mountain got its first dusting of snow Monday, but it wasn't from the new $3.5 million snowmaking equipment installed on the ski hill.

November 11, 2014 10:00 amLoading…
Solvang, Calif.: Danish sweets and fine wine

Solvang, Calif.: Danish sweets and fine wine

SOLVANG, Calif. — As a Southern California native with a Danish dad and the tongue-twisting Danish name “Solvej,” I’ve always been asked, somewhat cheekily, “Hey! Do you know the town Solvang?”

November 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Loading…
2nd scenic flight firm offers tours of Tetons

2nd scenic flight firm offers tours of Tetons

JACKSON, Wyo. — A second commercial operation has been permitted to conduct scenic air tours based out of the Jackson Hole Airport in Grand Teton National Park.

November 02, 2014 10:40 amLoading…
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

Photos

Loading…

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.

October 27, 2014 6:00 amLoading…
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

Photos

Loading…

Halloween attractions up the scare factor

NEW YORK — Halloween seems to be getting scarier, with attractions going ever-more interactive and in-your-face.

October 26, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Top headlines delivered to your inbox daily.

Follow The Billings Gazette

Activate Full Access RED

Popular Stories

Deals & Offers

Featured Businesses