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Organizers end Cody hot air balloon festival

CODY, Wyo. — Organizers of Cody's annual Wild West Balloon Fest have reluctantly decided to end the event after 19 years.

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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.

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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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Center officials rope China museums with tales of West

Center officials rope China museums with tales of West

CODY, Wyo. — No livestock made the trip, but Paul Brock's roping in China was a hit with the locals who seemed fascinated and bemused each time he twirled a rope.

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Review: 'Five' by Ursula Archer is intriguing

Review: 'Five' by Ursula Archer is intriguing

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A tourist in Detroit: Motown, Coney dogs and art

A tourist in Detroit: Motown, Coney dogs and art

DETROIT — I arrived in a power outage, got a $45 parking ticket and drove past dozens of abandoned homes. But as a tourist on my first trip to Detroit, I also sang in the Motown studio, saw the paintings that were nearly sold to pay the city’s bills, and bumped fists with the sculpture of bo…

December 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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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

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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 pack stock trips in Yellowstone National Park.

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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.

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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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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

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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…

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$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.

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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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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…

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