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NPS taking more comment on Lamar Ranch plan

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — The National Park Service is accepting more public comment on proposed infrastructure improvements at the historic Lamar Buffalo Ranch in Yellowstone National Park.

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Travel and Leisure: Women face special issues when traveling

Now more than ever, women are striking out and traveling by themselves both for business and pleasure. And, although their reasons for traveling are similar to their male counterparts, women traveling alone have very different needs and concerns. From safety issues to cultural variations, wo…

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Republican incumbent faces Democrat challengers in Wyo House District 22

Republican incumbent faces Democrat challengers in Wyo House District 22

Rep. Marti Halverson, R-Etna, is seeking re-election in House District 22 and has a Democratic challenger in Natalia Duncan Macker of Hoback Junction.

March 29, 2014 12:00 pm Photos

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Williston opens $76 million recreation center

WILLISTON, N.D. — The city of Williston on Friday was opening a highly anticipated new recreation center.

March 28, 2014 10:49 am
10 items every outdoors person should own

10 items every outdoors person should own

Outdoors folks also tend to be gear junkies. No matter their preferred form of recreation, there are a myriad of items to choose from to ease their adventure and maybe add to their overall weight. So picking only 10 essential items seems like a sure-fire way to either be overly broad, or too…

March 04, 2014 1:54 pm Photos

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40 Under Forty: Sean Graves, owner, Montana Brewing Co., Hooligan's, The Vig

40 Under Forty: Sean Graves, owner, Montana Brewing Co., Hooligan's, The Vig

Montana Brewing Co. ushered in a new era in the hospitality industry 20 years ago when it opened a combined restaurant and brewery at 113 N. Broadway.

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Gazette opinion: Happy Trails: Expanded system means better quality of life

When folks think of quality-of-life issues, things like traffic, crime, schools and parks come to mind. Folks take inventory of where they live and where they'd like to live. Like it or not, Billings competes for workers, businesses and retirees all the time, against cities and towns of all …

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Equestrian program therapeutic for riders, Boys and Girls Ranch youth

Equestrian program therapeutic for riders, Boys and Girls Ranch youth

Mary Mitzel kicked up a small cloud of dust as she weaved around a handful of people and raced up to a small milk chocolate-colored horse tethered to the wall.

December 01, 2013 6:30 am Photos

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Red Lodge ski area boasts biggest opening day in years

Red Lodge ski area boasts biggest opening day in years

RED LODGE — Friday at Red Lodge Mountain Resort was a good day for Anne-Marie Wade.

November 29, 2013 4:30 pm Video Photos

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Deck Out Your Backyard

Deck Out Your Backyard

There is no doubt that we Americans love our homes’ outdoor spaces. In fact, a 2011 report on housing and household economic statistics, based on the 2010 U.S. Census, details that nearly 90 percent of homes include a deck, porch, balcony or patio.

June 16, 2013 12:05 am Photos

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Snowmobilers seek fee hikes to fix trails

CASPER, Wyo. — Money for snowmobiling is melting away, hurting the state’s trails for the vehicles, a snowmobiling group says.

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Sales Moves: Feeling blessed? Let's count the ways

I'm sure you've heard the expression, “Count your blessings.” I wonder how you interpret that. I wonder how you count them. I wonder how you take advantage of them. My biggest wonder is how grateful are you for your blessings.

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Steel for new Scheels store reaches into the sky.

Steel for new Scheels store reaches into the sky.

When the Billings store was announced in the fall of 2011,

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Eagle Mount celebrates 25 years, moves into new building

Eagle Mount celebrates 25 years, moves into new building

On a sunny and unusually warm February morning at Red Lodge Mountain Resort, Lyndee Pfister, 31, slowly turned and pointed her skis toward the base of mountain.

April 07, 2013 12:05 am Photos

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Study: Wyoming outdoors spending nets $4.5B, jobs, tax revenues

Study: Wyoming outdoors spending nets $4.5B, jobs, tax revenues

CASPER, Wyo. — Outdoor recreation is a big business and job creator in Wyoming, an industry report shows.

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Game and Fish license fee proposals up for debate

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A proposal to increase Wyoming Game and Fish Department license fees faces its first legislative committee Friday.

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State seeks nominations for tourism awards

HELENA — The Montana Department of Commerce says it is looking for nominations for its annual tourism awards.

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Some ideas for summer trips in Idaho

BOISE, Idaho -- Great outdoors trips don’t happen on their own. If you’re planning a river trip, you may need to apply for permits during winter. If you want a prime campsite in the Sawtooths or at Ponderosa State Park in McCall, you may need reservations months in advance.

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Wright rec center gets more funds for expansion

WRIGHT, Wyo. — A recreation center under construction in the town of Wright is getting an addition of more than $93,400 to upgrade existing basketball hoops and add new backboards.

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Proposed hunting, fishing fee hikes advance

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A legislative committee has voted to sponsor legislation that would raise fees for dozens of hunting and fishing licenses for both residents and non-residents.

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