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THERMOPOLIS, Wyo. — Death and taxes are two of life’s certainties. In Hot Springs County this year, there’s another one.
CLARK, Wyo. — Three years have passed since Jerry Ruth nearly lost his life in a chance encounter with a grizzly bear while hiking through tall Wyoming sagebrush in a valley near here.
CODY, Wyo. — The looting of an archaeological site in the Shoshone Canyon west of here has law enforcement officials with the Bureau of Land Management offering a reward for the capture and conviction of those responsible.
CODY, Wyo. — Park County commissioners on Tuesday joined more than a dozen Wyoming counties by implementing countywide fire restrictions.
CODY, Wyo. — A vintage B-25 named “Grumpy” lumbered though the northwest Wyoming skies on Monday, drawing a large crowd to the tarmac where the old bomber sat on display between flights.
CODY, Wyo. — The Wyoming Highway Patrol has released the names of five people killed in a crash south of Meteetsee on Highway 120 on Saturday morning.
CODY, Wyo. — Stage 1 fire restrictions went into effect Sunday on the Shoshone National Forest, banning campfires and barbecues except in developed campgrounds.
CODY, Wyo. — From Ennis to Cody to the heights of the Beartooth Pass, cyclists from around the world next year will embark on an epic group ride through the scenic wonders of the greater Yellowstone ecosystem.
MEETEETSE, Wyo. — Five people were killed south of here on Saturday morning and four others were seriously injured when a sport utility vehicle collided head-on with a motor home.
CODY, Wyo. — What is believed to be the oldest B-25 bomber still flying will arrive here on Sunday to help kick off the city’s Fourth of July celebration in World War II style.
COOKE CITY, Mont. — The Index Creek fire tripled to more than 300 acres on Thursday, but despite the growth, fire officials were pleased with the day’s firefighting progress.
THERMOPOLIS, Wyo. — Opportunities for motorized recreation on the Shoshone National Forest would increase if the agency’s preferred management alternative emerges intact from the forest’s draft plan.
CODY, Wyo. -- Stage 1 fire restrictions will go into effect across the Shoshone National Forest on Sunday night, and fire managers are hoping that the arrival of more firefighters and equipment will help stop a small fire from ballooning in size.
THERMOPOLIS, Wyo. — Fire officials with the Shoshone National Forest spent Wednesday evening waiting for dwindling resources to arrive at a wildfire burning on the forest’s north end.
CODY, Wyo. — The morning sounded like a good old-fashioned jailbreak, the basset hounds baying with their noses to the ground.
CODY, Wyo. — Dry thunderstorms rumbled over the Shoshone National Forest and across the arid Bighorn Basin on Monday, prompting fire officials to look for signs of fire in Tuesday’s hot winds.
CODY, Wyo. — The Shoshone National Forest this week will unveil a preliminary draft of its new forest management plan during a two-day meeting in Thermopolis with cooperating partners.
WAPITI, Wyo. — A group of volunteers set off early Sunday into the morning shadows of the North Absaroka Wilderness, where they’ll spend three days and nights working to remove an old fence from an important wildlife migration corridor.
CODY, Wyo. — Jerri Sperry fired up the Bobcat at the city’s old recycling center on Thursday afternoon as customers delivered cans and plastic bottles, newspapers and cardboard.
CODY, Wyo. — The Wyoming primary election on Aug. 21 promises a crowded field of candidates across the Bighorn Basin in county-level races dominated largely by Republican office seekers.
CODY, Wyo. — Looking to track trail use and secure funding for future projects and maintenance, the Bighorn National Forest is asking visitors to the Cloud Peak Wilderness to register before entering the forest.
CODY, Wyo. — The president of a bank that was robbed Tuesday praised his staff for staying calm and following protocol, and said counseling was available to employees and families if needed.
CODY, Wyo. — A grizzly bear was trapped south of here and relocated to Crandall over the weekend, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department said Tuesday.
CODY, Wyo. — A downtown bank here was robbed shortly before noon Tuesday, less than two hours after a robbery attempt at another local bank failed.
CLARK, Wyo. — Back in 1877, at a point not far from here, a band of Nez Perce Indians slipped from the Absaroka Mountains onto the prairie, eluding the U.S. Army’s 7th Cavalry in hot pursuit.
CODY, Wyo. — A ghostly image of William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody stands by the door, inviting visitors to explore the “humors and stirring scenes” of the Western frontier.
CODY, Wyo. — Dry conditions and a rash of unattended campfires prompted Shoshone National Forest officials to issue a statement Wednesday asking campers to be cautious when building fires on the forest.
CODY, Wyo. — Marge Wilder stepped aside for the honor guard while recounting her husband’s service in World War II, her brother’s flying duties over Vietnam, and where she was on Sept. 11, 2001, when she got the news from New York City.
CODY, Wyo. — A man hiking in Yellowstone National Park encountered a female wolf outside a den and sprayed the animal with pepper spray before fleeing the scene.
FORT BLISS, Texas — When the worst happens on the battlefield, it’s the combat medic who steps up and works without flinching to save lives.
FORT BLISS, Texas — They are brothers in arms and brothers in blood. They are sisters, cousins and in-laws, too.
CODY, Wyo. -- Police arrested a 17-year-old boy Friday after several vehicles were burglarized downtown.
FORT BLISS, Texas — Makeshift bombs laid by insurgents continue to kill civilians and U.S. troops in Afghanistan, and over the next year, soldiers from a specialized Montana Army National Guard unit will attempt to meet this threat head-on and eliminate it.
FORT BLISS, Texas — With his first sergeant at his side and his soldiers clinging to a rare patch of Texas shade, Capt. Fred Terry considered the year ahead with all the gravity of a commanding officer on the verge of a wartime deployment.
CODY, Wyo. — Top guns from across the country will test their skills as long-range shooters this week when Best of the West Productions and the Irma Hotel host a Western-flavored event over three days.
GRASS CREEK, Wyo. -- Armed with wire cutters and chain saws, a team of volunteers spread across the LU Ranch on Thursday to remove a rusting old fence as part of an ongoing effort to improve livestock operations and wildlife habitat.
CODY, Wyo. — A company looking to produce natural gas using biotechnology is accusing the Bureau of Land Management of stonewalling its permit in what it believes is an effort to kill its project.
MAMMOTH, Wyo. — The National Park Service is looking to create a new concession contract in Yellowstone National Park late next year, and it will ask the winning bidder to complete $134 million in improvements to visitor lodging and other services as part of the bargain.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — Holiday visitors braved a potent spring storm over the weekend that prompted on-and-off road closures and helped bolster moisture levels throughout the region.
At 11 a.m. Saturday, the National Park Service said that all roads in Yellowstone National Park were open except for the Canyon to Tower connection over Dunraven Pass. The Beartooth Highway remains closed.
CODY, Wyo. — A conservation group based in Montana is asking the Shoshone National Forest to consult the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service when considering the impacts a zip line at Sleeping Giant Ski Area might have on grizzly bears and other sensitive species.
LOVELL, Wyo. — An early bloom of aquatic algae on the Bighorn River has frustrated some irrigators and anglers, who say the masses of green goo are thicker than in recent years.
When a huge poster depicting Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show in 1887 surfaced this year at a Colorado auction, the Buffalo Bill Historical Center jumped at the opportunity to buy it.
Yellowstone National Park has released a trail guide for visitors who use wheelchairs.
CODY, Wyo. — Visitors to the Buffalo Bill Historical Center will gain a better understanding of William F. Cody this summer, even if they’ve seen the icon’s exhibit at the museum before.
CODY, Wyo. — A sportsmen’s group looking to preserve hunting and fishing opportunities on public and private land recently donated $10,000 to Wyoming Game and Fish to help support a state-run access program.
CODY, Wyo. — Rural counties in the Rocky Mountain West that are managed more for conservation and recreation than resource development enjoy greater economic success, from higher home prices to more jobs, a new study suggests.
CODY, Wyo. — When William F. Cody talks, people listen.
CODY, Wyo. — A 27-year-old man remains in the hospital here recovering from wounds he suffered when his pet bulldog turned on him Saturday afternoon.
LOVELL, Wyo. — It’s another hot, dry day on the state line, and the ground crunches underfoot. The desert plants are sparse, and what little grows does so in rows and bunches.