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JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A 27-year-old snowboarder has been found dead in a tree well at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. The Jackson Hole News& Guide reports that the man was reported missing by friends on Sunday. Search and rescue crews looked for him on Sunday before calling off the operation overnight and discovered the man…

Bighorn Basin residents are being asked to give their opinion’s on how the Ten Sleep community and its surrounding landscape will climb into the future. Rather than being just another out-of-the-way Wyoming community, Ten Sleep is becoming a destination for many outdoor enthusiasts. One activity is primarily driving that attention: rock climbing. The Tensleep Canyon…

Shoshone National Forest is looking to recruit Bighorn Basin veterans for a walk in the woods – and a few other things. The Clarks Fork, Greybull, and Wapiti Ranger Districts of the Shoshone National Forest are looking to fill several temporary recreation-related positions out of Cody for the summer 2021 field season. Some of those…

After months of uncertainty followed by salvation, Dec. 4 is the official opening day for the 2020-2021 season at the Sleeping Giant Ski Area and Zipline. The ski area opens this morning for its first influx of winter recreation enthusiasts, who will be able to enjoy the traditional Sleeping Giant experience while savoring the newest…

The future of Wyoming’s economy looked brighter in 2019, thanks to billions of dollars generated from outdoor recreation – with every sign that growth will continue. The Bureau of Economic Analysis released its latest analysis of how outdoor recreation contributed to the economies of the states and the nations. The results are impressive and show…

After over a year and millions of dollars, the “impossible” is finished and open. The Cody Chamber of Commerce joined the city’s public works department, Mountain Construction Company, and other agency representatives Thursday for the official ribbon cutting at Castle Creek. The original scope of the $14 million dollar  Southfork Federal Lands Access Project was…

A lobby of outdoor enthusiasts is stepping up to defend their passion. The national organization Artemis Sportswomen, a wing of the National Wildlife Federation is lobbying the Trump Administration to stop their impeding oil and gas lease sales. These sales are occurring from September through the end of the year, and involve thousands of acres…

Monument Hill Road opens for public use once again.  Effective yesterday, June 2, the Monument Hill Road – approximately 1.6 miles west of the Belfry Highway -has been opened for general use. The road itself is in rough condition, but its passable. This means that an entire section of roadways in the area are open…

The Bureau of Land Management has a Memorial Day message – stay safe this weekend. A statement on behalf of the BLM was releases yesterday asking everyone to enjoy the nation’s public lands during the holiday, but to come prepared, be flexible, and respect others as well as natural and cultural resources on public lands.…

Five wildlife habitat management areas will soon be open for the year. Wyoming Game and Fish maintains these areas to give big game a safe, unaffected range to weather out the winter, but all species benefit from the lack of human incursion. In winter, these areas are closed to stop stress-inducing disturbances. Now that winter…


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