Recreation And Leisure
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Fans attending Wyoming athletic events in Laramie can help brighten a child's holiday.
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…
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.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — The Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests are offering permits to cut Christmas trees at locations in Wyoming and Colorado.
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…
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.
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?”
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.
BIG SKY — If Beehive Basin is Big Sky’s classic alpine ascent, then Ousel Falls is surely its canyon counterpart.
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.
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.
NEW YORK — Halloween seems to be getting scarier, with attractions going ever-more interactive and in-your-face.
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.
JACKSON, Wyo. — Jackson Hole hunters can get free bear spray from a local foundation and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.
WEST GLACIER — Glacier National Park has broken its record for most visitors in a single year.
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.
JACKSON, Wyo. — The National Park Service is considering raising entrance fees to Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks by $5.
JACKSON, Wyo. — Wildlife photographers say they aren't to blame for the death of a moose at a campground in Grand Teton National Park last week.
AUSTIN, Texas — Visitors to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, Texas, can stroll along paths featuring colorful blooms abuzz with butterflies, relax while swinging under towering oaks, let their children play in a new family garden, get ideas for using native plants in their …
MISSOULA — Two mountain lion cubs rescued by firefighters in Western Montana in August have a new home in Ohio.