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Mark Davis

Maintenance roads for the Heart Mountain Irrigation District have been used for decades by those seeking outdoor recreation. Unfortunately, the roads have also been abused. The district has now taken the first step to permanently close them to the public.

Wyoming plans to offer a grizzly season for the first time in more than 40 years with a limit of two dozen bears outside of national parks in the northwest corner of the state.

Task force leaders: Mother Nature main culprit

After a large silt release turned the Shoshone River gray below the Willwood Dam and prompted a public outcry in 2016, federal, state and local officials formed a trio of working groups to study the problem.

The popular national park property will either be free or see admission increase as early as summer

One of the area’s most spectacular views may soon be more, or less, affordable to visit.

As wave after wave of young hunters took to the field chasing pheasant and learning the joys of hunting, Big Horn Basin Pheasants Forever organizers beamed.

There was a different feeling in the air as Powell firefighters battled a blaze in the Cactus Garden Court on a recent Saturday night. When the call first came out over the radios, it was thought someone was trapped inside.

The release is the sweetest moment in the heartbreaking work of rehabilitating wildlife. Friday was three times as sweet as usual for Park County’s only bird rescue.

Fifteen years ago, the river was a mess. But then fishermen and community members took matters into their own hands.

When Ari Novak stepped in to organize the Cody Ice Festival two years ago, it was out of love for climbing the ice in the Shoshone National Forest. Many consider the area to have the best climbing in the west.

With about an hour left in the tournament, Powell’s Terry and Brenda Mari were nervous. The four-time champions didn’t have a full stringer — six fish for the two-day tournament.

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