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Twenty-five bighorn sheep took flight from the Big Horn Mountains last week.

Nabbing 25 bighorn sheep from Devil Canyon for relocation to the Seminoe Mountains of south central Wyoming appeared to go off without a hitch Saturday.

The only prize East Newton Lake anglers may be taking home are bragging rights.

The only notable proposed modification to local 2017-18 Wyoming fishing regulations was revising East Newton Lake north of Cody to catch and release only.

Predicted spring inflow to Buffalo Bill Reservoir is expected to be a little light and the Shoshone Irrigation District is easing off on projects due to less revenue.

Different types of fires were the No. 1 reason Powell firefighters answered the call last year, but plenty of false fire alarms kept them scrambling too.

Grizzly bear relocation program moves problematic bears away from populated areas

Of the 45 grizzly bears captured and relocated in Northwest Wyoming last year, most were in Park County.

Approximately 315,800 YNP lake trout were killed in 2015

It appears the National Park Service is slowly turning the tide against lake trout in Yellowstone Lake, but the war has yet to be won.

Christmas came early for wheelchair-bound Powell resident Ellen Lieberman.

Come Wednesday afternoon, Lieberman was riding down the highway in her wheelchair-accessible van, thanks to the community in and around Powell who supported her.

Helpers pitch in to keep the ball rolling

Fresh from the hospital after suffering a broken hip, Sally Montoya is still piloting the Christmas Basket Program, thanks to her army of volunteers working for weeks to help their highly esteemed leader with her efforts to help children in need.

Bear hunts possible by 2017

As the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service decides whether to remove Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE) grizzly bears from federal protections next year, there are various perspectives from proponents and opponents.

The wolf population in Yellowstone National Park has declined a bit since its heydays in the mid 2000s.

In 2003 there were nearly 180 wolves in the park. In 2004 the number was down to more than 170, according to a graph in the Yellowstone Wolf Project Annual Report for 2014 by the National Park Service.

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