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After a month, the Crater Ridge Fire has burned over 3,000 acres in Bighorn National Forest, with dry, windy weather aiding the flames rather than firefighters. The Crater Ridge Fire continues to burn through trees and tinder in Bighorn National Forest. As it moves into its fourth week, spotting flames are just as important as…

Two trapped hikers are rescued after a week stranded without food, water, or the ability to call for help in a remote area of the Big Horn Mountains. Big Horn County Search and Rescue embarked on a special rescue mission. However, there was an added urgency to their efforts, as the victims had spent over…

The Big Horn County Sheriff’s Department posted a video of a daring rescue and helicopter hoist in a remote area of Bighorn National Forest. At 8:50 a.m. on Sunday, July 25, the Big Horn County Sheriff’s Department got a call from a spot satellite. A hiker was in the Cloud Peak Wilderness of Bighorn National…

Park County Search and Rescue – at it again! The latest call to the county’s elite rescue team was received on Monday afternoon. At 2:30 p.m., the Park County Dispatch Center received a 9-1-1 call regarding Walter Zimbelman, a 61-year-old hunter from Fullerton, North Dakota. Zimbelman and two other individuals were hunting and successfully bagged…

The Park County Search and Rescue Team was at it again, as a helicopter was used for an overnight effort to save an injured hunter on the Shoshone Plateau. On Oct. 9, The Park County Sheriff’s Office Communications Division received an InReach SOS activation via International Emergency Response: a 38-year-old man had been hunting in…

The Cody Field Office of Wyoming Game and Fish spent July restocking several mountainous lakes and ponds on the west slope of the Bighorn Mountains. 21 thousand Yellowstone cutthroat trout and other native fish were stocked in over a dozen ponds on the slope. Cutthroats were stocked in East Marion Lake, Emerald Lake, Lake Elsie,…


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